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Spring Cleaning for Your Business: 3 Things to Do to Get More Organized

Spring is in the air! The birds are singing again, the snow is finally melting, and the weather is finally warm enough to walk outside without all your winter garb.

In all of the excitement for a new season to begin, it’s only natural that you should want to clean and organize your whole life to get ready for the warmer weather. Your home is an obvious place to get started—the windows will need washing, the siding will need power washing, and the garden will need tending to—but how can you also get your business organized during this season of renewal?

Here are some tips to do a little bit of spring cleaning for your business. Try one or try them all to get a renewed sense of motivation in your business!

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The 3 Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Whether you’re a business owner, busy executive, entrepreneur, coach, or a consultant, chances are: your work is very busy.  Not only is your work life busy, but it’s likely that you also have tons of responsibilities outside your working hours—from date nights with your spouse to book club nights with the gals to picking up your kids from soccer practice—and life never seems to slow down.

Everyone is always talking about achieving the perfect work-life balance, but if you can’t seem to ever stop answering emails and the work keeps cutting into your home life, then maybe it’s time to make a change.

Hiring a virtual assistant is a great way to keep on top of everything in your work life while also making more room for what matters: your friends, your family, those movies you’ve been meaning to see, that book you put down six months ago, that room that needs redecorating.

In addition to giving you a better work-life balance, here are three benefits of hiring a virtual assistant.

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How to Plan for a Vacation When You’re Self-Employed

Vacations are your chance to truly get away from it all—your phone, your computer, your meetings, your commute, and house hold responsibilities. But why does it take so much work to get prepared for a vacation, especially when you’re self-employed?

In addition to worrying about getting to the airport on time, fitting everything in your bag, and making sure you have someone available to water your plants and check the mail, if you’re self-employed or you own a business you also have to make sure everything is prepared to be temporarily closed down or that someone is there to fill in as temporary boss.

Here are a few tips on planning for a vacation when you’re self-employed.

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The 4 Rules of Customer Support

You’ve always heard that the customer is always right, but as it turns out—customer service is always a bit more complicated than that. Whether you’ve been in business for 20 years or two days, it’s always a good idea to remind yourself how to effectively, efficiently, and professionally assist your customers if there’s a problem or if they have a question.

Here are 4 golden rules of customer support that you’ll always need to follow.

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Relax After Work: 4 Strategies

Whether you had a day filled with meetings with upset clients, you accidentally misspelled something in your marketing email you sent out to your customers, or you just had one headache after another, you need to relax—and now.

When you’re feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, there are multiple ways to unwind from it all and relax.

Here are 4 strategies that can really work when trying to relieve stress.

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Delegate the Responsibilities in 2018: Hire a Virtual Assistant

Somehow another year has wrapped up and it’s time for a brand new one. If you’re thinking about New Year’s resolutions for your business and work life, think about making 2018 the year of delegating responsibilities.

You might be thinking, “There’s absolutely no way that I can let go of X, Y, or Z,” but the truth is that many tasks can easily be handed off to another professional who can get it done quick, efficiently, and can free you up for other more pressing tasks.

Here are just a few tasks that the professionals at CVA can handle for you in the new year.

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