Thrive Blog

The inevitable Working From Home post

These are everywhere, aren't they? There are posts from people who used to work in offices, writing about how they are pivoting, adjusting, creating new routines, juggling etc. There are posts from people like me, who were working from home before this all began, trying to provide some insight into what works for us, and sharing it in the hopes that it might work for someone out there who is adjusting to it all.

The truth, though, is that for some people, working from home just isn't their thing…

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Impostor Syndrome in a Virtual World

Like a lot of the world right now, I'm a little anxious. I'm anxious about the current pandemic, yes, but underneath that is an anxiety that I have had for much longer.

I sat on the decision to make the leap to being a virtual admin (VA) for a really long time. I didn't have the faith in myself to be able to get clients, let alone paying clients, for what I thought were pretty common skills. I've only been a VA for a relatively short period of time, but it really does feel like it's the right ch…

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Your Secret Weapon

Being a small business owner, or an entrepreneur (or solopreneur) comes with this expectation that you can do it all - it's YOUR business, so you are responsible for it, right?

Wrong!

Your business is about you, and your passion. As it should be. But I bet all of the advice from the start was to surround yourself with people who can make sure you are protected, meet your requirements, and help you focus on your business. And for most people there are some obvious choices:



  • an accountant

  • a…

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