Category Archives: Life Hacks

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

VA Chronicles: Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts

October 30, 2014 | by Pepper
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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
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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
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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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Business Insights from the World Cup: The Triumph of Teamwork

July 2, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
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Whether you’re a football fan or not, you will not miss the World Cup 2014 craze as it has been in the headlines over the past weeks. From the debate to which World Cup song is better—Shakira’s or J.Lo’s—to the surprising loss of Spain, there are many things to talk about this sports event. Great […]

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App Development Made Easy

March 4, 2014 | by Pepper
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With offshore teams becoming a norm in many businesses, online collaboration has also become a common practice. Business processes done in the cloud are growing including application development. Over the past weeks, we are looking at different ways to optimize Google Enterprise for your business. Google Business Suite is composed of tools that can help […]

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Hybrid Integration: Maximizing the Cloud and the Chrome

February 16, 2014 | by Pepper
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Now more than ever, business environments are becoming more competitive and dynamic. Efficiency on all business areas is crucial to your success. Integrated processes are part of efficiency. It involves utilizing platforms that allow you to accomplish more by doing less. Web mogul Google has mastered the art of integration from its search engine to […]

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Efficiency the Google Way: Gmail, Calendar, and Drive

January 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Making the Most of Google for your Business Virtual Assistants Philippines

Gmail. You have may have tried different emails for your business or perhaps your current in-house email is working just fine but Gmail has something more to offer. Google’s popular email has a lot of unique features and here are some of them: Powerful search engine. Searching for emails and attachments can consume a lot […]

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Google Business Suite 101: What Google Apps Can Do For You

January 24, 2014 | by Pepper
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Running your own business involves a great deal of coordination. Your business is a sum of many parts, so to speak. From top management to office staff; back office departments to front liners; production groups to sales teams—all these branches have specific functions that support each other. As a business owner, streamlining your processes is […]

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5 Ways QR Codes Can Boost Your Marketing Campaign

November 19, 2013 | by Pepper
Utilizing QR Codes to Boost Marketing Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

QR codes or quick response codes are making marketing efforts more multidimensional than ever before. It is capable of uniting your marketing campaign in one quick scan. It gets even better because this unique two-dimensional matrix can contain any information you want! If you haven’t seen one, QR codes are often found in magazines and […]

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Locked In: How to Keep Your Data Secure When Working with Virtual Assistants

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Data security is one of the primary concerns of business owners who are considering outsourcing their business processes. A study done by Ponemon Institute reports that 65% of companies that have outsourced to a third party have experienced data breach on its consumer data. Moreover, 58% of the companies said that they discovered the breach […]

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