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Gemma Walton

My first podcast!

Ever wondered how a Virtual Assistant could help you, but been too afraid to ask? I recently had a chat with the wonderful Johnny Pawlik of Mantra Media to record a podcast on how working with a VA can help you get...
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Hiring a Virtual Assistant? Ask these five questions first.

If you’re considering hiring a Virtual Assistant, there are some key questions to ask a VA before you engage with them. When you’re feeling overwhelmed running your business and in need of support quickly, it can be tempting to set...
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What is a Virtual Assistant?

If the term Virtual Assistant is new to you, read on for the lowdown on what a VA is, what services they provide, and how to engage with one. What does a Virtual Assistant do?   A Virtual Assistant is...
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From Good to Great – What Makes An Exceptional Virtual Assistant?

  In the past few years there has been a huge increase in the number of freelance PAs and Virtual Assistants in the market. A simple Google search brings up thousands of individuals and companies offering VA services, so how...
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Top Ten Tasks To Outsource To A Virtual Assistant

Not sure which tasks you can outsource to a Virtual Assistant? Read our top ten tips here. Read More...
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Hacked off? 5 productivity tools that really work.

  Life hacks are the new black. Open Twitter or Buzzfeed and you’ll find thousands of ways to be more organised and turn you into an administrative ninja. As a Virtual Assistant, I am often asked by clients which tools,...
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Whilst I remember…putting an end to forgetfulness.

  Absent-mindedness, scatterbrain, whatever you want to call it… Forgetfulness affects us all. Even the most elephant-like among us have at some point in their lives walked into a room and forgotten why they are there, or left their lunch...
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Eating the frog – the art of procrastination and how to avoid it.

Mark Twain once said ‘Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you for the rest of the day’.  As horrific as that sounds, he was actually talking about tackling tasks head-on and...
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How to keep a New Year’s Resolution!

How to keep a New Year’s Resolution! During December, undoubtedly the busiest month of the year, many of us promise ourselves that come 2016 we will be thinner, more active, better read and most importantly, more organised. But New Year’s Resolutions...
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Running at 100 miles per hour? Help is at hand.

If only I had more hours in the day… My clients often tell me that before I came along, they knew they were running at capacity every day trying to cram in all the tasks needed to keep their business running...
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