Blog – Heather Mac VA
Have You Considered The Benefits of Mentoring?

Have You Considered The Benefits of Mentoring?

Mentoring is a relationship between two people with the goal of professional and personal development. The "mentor" is usually an experienced individual who shares knowledge, experience, and advice with a less experienced person, or "mentee." What’s the difference...

CHALLENGE:  Throw Away The Rule Book

CHALLENGE: Throw Away The Rule Book

Being the organised professional, I just love to plan with intricate precision.  Almost everything I do, I plan ahead, and I do mean everything!  I’m going share with you how I was challenged to do some of my own personal travel arranging a little differently. Road...

My Journey

My Journey

In the beginning... My journey began when I selected Secretarial Studies at school.  I learnt keyboard skills using an old fashioned typewriter, and much to my surprise won the annual award for the subject!  I didn't realise then how naturally typing and presentation...

What is a Virtual Assistant?

What is a Virtual Assistant?

So, what is a Virtual Assistant or VA? We’re not talking about the artificial intelligence type like Alexa or Siri! A Virtual Assistant is a self-employed person providing support to businesses remotely and can work for several clients at one time. Virtual Assistants...

Collaboration not Competition

Collaboration not Competition

As I enter the world of Virtual Assistants (VA), I have found the welcome to be everything the ethos says it is - ‘collaboration not competition’.  This is special industry to be part of, and I am grateful for all the support I’ve received from this strong community....

Procrastination Across the Nation!

Procrastination Across the Nation!

‘Procrastination, the art of postponing or delaying a task’.  Are you guilty?  I know I can be. Take my empire biscuits as an example – I’m no baker, but I do love eating them!  I decided to check out a recipe, it seemed reasonably simple, so I decided I would make...

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