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Focus, Focus, Focus
A few Saturdays ago, I cycled from Moira to the edge of Lough Neagh (largest freshwater lake in the UK)
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Video-People buy from people so Who is Virtuali
Who is VirtuAli? The skills I have acquired over a long career have forged the services I offer and how
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Video-VirtuAli What a Virtual Assistant can do for you
What a Virtual Assistant can do for you. The 3 most common questions I’m asked as a Virtual Assistant are:
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5 reasons to hire an independent note taker
5 reasons to hire an independent, neutral note taker
While the Clergy only has a 0.81% probability of automation, according to data from the book “The Future of Jobs”
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5 Reasons Why You Need A Virtual Assistant For Your Next Event
Guest blogger for Get Invited on the topic of organising events and why it’s a good idea to outsource admin
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My Brain has too many tabs open
10 Admin tips to protect your mental sanity
10 Admin tips to protect your mental sanity How has your 2018 been so far? Are you frazzled? Every freelancer
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International Women’s Day
On 19th January 2018, I spoke at the joint Women in Business/Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Female Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs at
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Video VirtuAli_Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time there was a Virtual Assistant called VirtuAli who came to the rescue of stressed-out business people
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Nothing is Impossible
On New Year’s Day, I swam across this bay in Lanzarote and let me tell you the Atlantic Ocean is
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Belfast PA Network-Members Moment
They say people buy from people so I’m delighted to be the first member to feature in Belfast PA network’s
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Don’t let the day run you
When you ask a freelancer, what motivated them to become freelance in the first place, 9 times out of 10
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Lighting the Spark
Guy Fawkes day what better day to talk about lighting the spark! Have you ever had a fascinating conversation that
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project administration
I love it when a plan comes together
Do you have a project that you have just started but are feeling overwhelmed with the administrative tasks that you
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WIBNI Members’ Moment
Featuring today in WIBNI ‘s Member’s Monday. Sharing with other business owners how I can save their time and sanity by
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Relationship building forums and networking opportunities
Having worked as a PA to CEO’s for more than 7 years, there are always two periods in every year
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Guest blogger for Sensei on the topic of overcoming fears #Toastmasters International
I’m wearing one of many hats, speaking about my recent nomination as President of Lagan Valley Toastmasters Club, overcoming my
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List of time-saving resources
In June, I published a post every day on my business Facebook page about productivity and as fortune would have
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Looking for a virtual office or registered UK address?
Looking for virtual office space or a registered UK address? Whether you are a start-up who isn’t just ready to
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Implementing a CRM system to help you now and in future
As a Virtual Assistant, I’m often initially approached by micro-business owners to alleviate whatever admin burden they have: entering data, cleaning
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Top reason to hire a Virtual Assistant in 2017
One word sums up the reason to hire a Virtual Assistant rather than a full-time admin member of staff=uncertainty! Uncertainty:
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Are you the stumbling block to your own success this year?
  January is often considered a dry month after overindulgence of every kind in December. However, there is one thing
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10 reasons to hire a Virtual Assistant at any time of the year!
Christmas is just 4 weeks away and it’s official, it’s up there with divorce, moving house and changing jobs as
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CEO of your own life?
This week I’ve researched venues for Christmas dinner, put together course materials, made travel arrangements for a business trip, taken
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Never Forget to Entertain Strangers -Aftermath Brexit
When I studied French at Queens University Belfast, we read as many people did Albert Camus ‘l’étranger’. The definition of  ‘étranger’ in Collins French Dictionary
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Location, Location, Location
I was recently at the excellent Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council workshop delivered by Digital DNA (part of the optimise
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Back to the future-1st year of VirtuAli
Despite virtual nature of my job, I am still of the generation that likes to send snail mail and was
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Making my video debut for Women in Business Power4 programme
Women in Business NI Video created by Samantha Robb for Women in Business NI 26/04/2016 Watch our video and find
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WIBNI-Power4-Dragon’s Den Award 2016
Winner of Power4 end of traineeship ‘Dragons Den’ 2-minute pitch event sponsored by Ulster Bank Belfast http://www.womeninbusinessni.com/programmes/the-power-of-4.aspx  
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Hello is it me you are looking for? A Virtual Assistant
I recently saw an advertisement in one of Northern Ireland’s leading newspapers placed by a busy entrepreneur who was looking
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To leap or not to leap to self-employment
What does it take to make the leap to self-employment? This is the question on the lips of anyone who’s
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