Category Archives: Life Hacks

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

Making the Most of Our VA Services, Part 2: Communicate!

January 18, 2013 | by Pepper
Communicating with your Virtual Assistant Pepper Philippines

Welcome to the second part of our primer on virtual assistants. Since you’re here, it’s a safe bet that you, like many people, you don’t quite know what to expect from a virtual assistant, or VA for short, and aren’t quite sure how to work with her. The simple fact is that working with a […]

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Making the Most of Our VA Services, Part 1: Don’t Expect Super(wo)man

January 15, 2013 | by Pepper
What to Except from Virtual Assistants Pepper Virtual Networking Philippines

For many people, working with a virtual assistant, or VA for short, comes with a steep learning curve. Most people don’t know what to expect from their VAs, and are never quite sure how to work with them. We’re not surprised by this, because just a few short years ago, the concept of a VA […]

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Finding Inspiration

September 12, 2012 | by Pepper
Finding Inspiration Virtual Assistants Philippines

No matter how much you love writing, or doing any type of creative work for that matter, it doesn’t always come easy. It’s inevitable – there will be times when your creative juices simply don’t flow. What do you do then? We have a few ideas. Just beat it Sometimes the way to get your […]

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Beating Writer’s Block

September 5, 2012 | by Pepper
Overcoming Writer's Block Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

Writer’s block sucks. Whether you’re crafting a blog post, typing up an essay for school, preparing a report for work, drafting an email, or writing anything else, writer’s block sucks. Yes, it sucks so much it bears repeating. Writing about how much writer’s block sucks (again) doesn’t really accomplish anything though, and as the title […]

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Virtual Teams Series: Pros & Cons of Working with Virtual Teams

September 8, 2011 | by Pepper

This is the 4th and final post in Pepper’s Virtual Teams Series. In case you’ve missed the first three posts, you can check out What is a Virtual Team, How to Effectively Work with a Virtual Team, and Online Collaboration Tools for Virtual Teams. Everything has an upside and a downside, and this includes working […]

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Virtual Teams Series: Online Collaboration Tools for Virtual Teams

August 17, 2011 | by Pepper
Online Collaboration Tools Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

An important aspect of effectively managing virtual teams is the collaboration that goes into the work. Many online tools are available for seamless communication and coordination so that the virtual team manager is always on top of every team member’s tasks, schedule, and work results. Here are some of the useful online collaboration tools for […]

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Virtual Teams Series: How to Effectively Work with a Virtual Team

August 10, 2011 | by Pepper
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Communication and collaboration are two key success factors of effectively managing virtual teams, and ultimately, making the team work efficiently for you. Virtual teams are linked together by communication technologies that allow them to interact electronically by email, instant messaging, and Voice over IP technologies like Skype. For US based businesses, an internet-based telephone service […]

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Virtual Teams Series: What is a Virtual Team?

August 3, 2011 | by Pepper
Working With A Virtual Team Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

Purpose, people, and links – these are the three main aspects of a virtual team. Purpose, being the most critical aspect among the three, is what links the virtual team together. This purpose is defined by individual tasks that result to a common goal. The number of organizations and businesses that choose to work with […]

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Claim and List your Blog in Technorati

May 20, 2011 | by Nikki Romero
Claim and List Your Blog in Technorati Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Technorati is a real-time search engine concentrated on tracking blogs. This will not only drive more traffic to your blog, but also help position you as an authority in your respective field. So, if you’d like to get more exposure for your blog, make sure to get it listed there. It took us a while […]

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Passion for Work

May 11, 2011 | by OJ
Passion for Work Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

The key to success is finding what you love to do and to making a career out of it. It’s definitely easier said than done. There are people who took years taking up medicine, law or a master’s degree, putting all of their efforts and time into honing their craft, only to get into a […]

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