Tag Archives: success

14Aug/21

Ep 52: Ethics and Success

(12 min listen)

Our industry’s new crop of VA is a new generation – used to instant success, and influencers rather than mentors. This has brought with it a change in what is perceived as ethical, and what they define as success in business.

In this show I look at a recent discussion with one such new VA.

If we want our industry to continue into the future, we need to ensure we are all moving it in a forward direction, and not just looking after our own needs.

© Lyn Prowse-Bishop – The Virtual Business Show

Resources and Mentions:

Ep 36: VA Training

Kate Toon: 19 Things NOT to Do in a Facebook Group

Forbes: What Percentage of Small Businesses Fail?

Venture Beat: 50% of Businesses Fail in Their First 5 Years

Huffington Post: Small Business Failure

US Small Business Administration (Office of Advocacy): FAQs About Small Business

13Sep/16

Ep 28: Peaks and Troughs in Business

If you’re going to go into business, you need to understand that there will be peaks and troughs. Business ebbs and flows. So what do you do to help you through those low points?

 

Some useful network links:

Australian Virtual Assistants Association

VA Directory

Alliance for Virtual Business

International VA Association

 

 

(Image Credit: Jeshu John)

 

© Lyn Prowse-Bishop – The Virtual Business Show