Category Archives: Life Hacks

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


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

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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The Work-Life Balancing Act

March 17, 2011 | by Pepper
The Work-Life Balance Virtual Assistants Philippines

Work-Life balance – the phrase was first heard in the late 1970s, describing the balance between an individual’s work and personal life.  Now, almost half a century has passed, and just when the world started believing that the conveniences of modern technology would mean an “easier” life, consumerism and fast-paced competition tipped the scale to […]


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The Morning Rush

February 22, 2011 | by Pepper
Tips on Beating the Morning Rush Virtual Assistants Philippines

QUIT THE MORNING RUSH There was a time when my rush hour would start even before I hit the road – when all I had time for was a quick shower and two sips out of my coffee mug. For over a year, my mornings seemed like that of a tazmanian devil running in and […]


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How to Manage Stress

December 13, 2010 | by OJ

Have you ever read a job post which says “must be able to handle stress or can cope up with stress” as one of the traitsbeing looked for? This only shows how society perceives stress. It has already become a part of our lives, a given, an inevitable that must be dealt with. There is […]


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Quarter Life Crisis

October 6, 2010 | by OJ
Quarter Life Crisis Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

This is the time during your mid-twenties to late thirties when you feel as if you are still waiting for your life to unfold despite having finished school for years. When you were younger, you have set your personal goals, and now, you begin to question if you have made the right decisions or chosen […]


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