Life Lessons from Sir Richard Branson

Life Lessons from Sir Richard Branson

One of the top influential business leaders that I admire is Sir Richard Branson. I knew him previously as the owner of Virgin Companies (Virgin Records, Virgin Airlines, Virgin soda, and get this, Virgin Brides!). I came to know of his success story from the book that Jay McLean released in Australia. Branson’s success story […]

UpWork Uprising

UpWork Uprising

May 4 was supposed to be Star Wars Day. But freelancers, particularly those who have online gigs in UpWork, got the shock of their lives. Effective June 2016, UpWork’s new pricing will take effect. It resulted into Inside Out emotions – anger, fear, sadness, disgust, and believe me, a few joy. I compiled few of […]

Ask AEVA: Don't you miss your officemates

Ask AEVA: Don’t you miss your office mates?

A former office mate (and still a friend) asked me a question via Facebook Messenger. Don’t you miss your office mates? See my response in my screenshot (together with the comments that I got from other virtual assistant friends). Now, before you glare at me and scream “How ungrateful!”, “What a loner!”, or worse, “Mewling […]

Cut yourself some slack

Cut yourself some slack.

Recently, I talked to another virtual professional and a good friend. As we were about to end our conversation, we talked about being busy with many things. My friend has highly satisfied clients, expertise on chosen niche, and is able to reach monthly income goal. Seriously, my friend can ask for the moon. However, sometimes, […]

I just shed a tear on live Internet

I just shed a tear on live Internet.

Believe me when I say that I am always grateful to my mentor, Jomar Hilario, every time he is giving me an opportunity to share my virtual professional journey. Recently, I shared to the participants of his latest Ask Me Anything Marathon Webinar how I prepared our house, bedroom and family for my virtual career. […]