Category Archives: Life Hacks

Tips and tricks on how to live a fun, fulfillling and stress-free life


Infographics Fridays: An Infographic to Sum it Up

October 7, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
Infograph-ception: An Infographic on Infographics

We don’t just talk the talk. We walk the talk! To wrap up our infographics series, we’ve designed and created our own.  Today, we’re gonna give you a quick overview on everything you need to know about, you’ve guessed it, infographics! What do you think about our infographics? We’d love to read your feedback in […]


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How to Instill Productivity in the Workplace

September 7, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

Instilling a culture of productivity is a challenge many businesses continue to face. Research revealed that employees who are highly engaged are 50% more likely to exceed company expectations than the least-engaged. These companies have been found to outperform their competitions by about 54% in employee retention, 89% in customer satisfaction, and revenue growth. So […]


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Office Productivity Killers and How to Overcome Them

September 5, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

There are good days and bad days in the office. The good days are when you’ve got everything going your way. It’s when you’re ticking off items left and right from your to-do list. But then there are days when you feel like you haven’t accomplished anything and nothing is going your way. A study […]


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Productivity Hacks That Can Boost Your Workday Efficiency

September 2, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

It’s another day at work and you need to finish a lot of things. Yet here you are, reading an article on productivity hacks. You want to do more but you don’t feel like doing more. Procrastination, as we already know, is an unhealthy habit not just for professionals but practically for everyone. Luckily, you […]


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10 Best Productivity Apps You Should Be Using Now

August 30, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of how we work, communicate, and collaborate. It has even simplified how we manage our lives. To make it in the competitive app market, developers are constantly creating unique and functional applications. Over recent years, many apps have shot to the top but have fallen off just […]


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Pepper Blog’s Best of 2014

December 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Best of Pepper Blog 2014 Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

Creating quality and relevant content is one of the things we try to accomplish in Pepper. We want to help our readers in the areas of digital marketing and smart outsourcing through the content we produce. With all the blogs we’ve put out this year, we’ve chosen the top 10 articles we suggest you read […]


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VA Chronicles: Do You Have What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant?

November 28, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Today we’re wrapping up our series on VA Chronicles and we’d like to send a special shoutout to our Pepper virtual assistants for sharing their time and experience with us! Over the past weeks, we’ve looked at the lessons our VAs learned from their clients and how they handled work-related challenges. Our pool of VAs […]


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VA Chronicles: Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts

October 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

We all have committed work mishaps at some point in our career. It’s one of those things that makes us learn the most memorable lessons in the workplace. Mistakes and conflicts force us to eat huge portions of humble pie to rectify the mess we made. On a positive note, it makes us better team […]


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How to Foster a Productive Work Environment

October 7, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
Productive Work Environment Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

There are many things that can influence a person’s productivity. One of which is the place he or she works in. Everything from the lighting to the tools you use impacts the way you work.  As a business owner or manager, you need to know if your work environment helps your employees get things done […]


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Five Tell-Tale Signs That You Need To Slow Down

September 12, 2014 | by Pepper
Signs that You Should Slow Down Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

No one is exempted from stress. Every single person you see is stressed out by something. Psychologists define stress as a reaction to a stimulus that triggers a “fight-or-flight” response, releasing adrenaline throughout your body. That’s why small things can stress you out such as traffic or watching a close game. It’s your body’s way […]


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