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The Remote Work Revolution – A Very Human Argument ✌️

The world is finally working remotely. Sure, it’s taken a deadly global pandemic for us to give it a go, but we have finally made the jump. At long last, we’re embracing the benefits of what technology has been able to offer us for so many years. We’ve swapped a fairly miserable, unproductive commute, for […]

Successful Diary Management – A Guide For Busy Execs

With an ever-growing team of Virtual PAs at Virtalent, I'd estimate upwards of 25% of the time we spend working for our clients is spent on diary management. But what exactly does it take to manage their diary successfully? In this post, we'll explore what it takes to successfully manage your busy schedule. It's a […]

5 Clever Ways To Manage Email Overload

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when faced with a 'manic inbox'. That's why learning to manage email overload is key: not only is it frustrating to spend so much time in your inbox, but we can often lose track of important conversations or even open the email in the rush – get distracted, forget to […]

Sleep And How It Affects Your Work

Our modern, busy lifestyles mean that these days most of us don’t get enough sleep. And whilst we may think we have bigger things to concern ourselves with than being ‘a bit tired’, there is an increasing body of evidence to suggest that actually, we really should start worrying about it. Sleep deprivation can have […]

How To Manage Email Overload

Ah, the humble email. It is, without a doubt, an essential tool of modern business. It’s convenient, it’s quick and it’s less intrusive than a phone call. It allows us to run our businesses from anywhere in the world, at any time of the day or night. This offers us enormous benefits but what makes […]

6 Apps To Organise Your Time (And Get More productive)

As a business owner, it must be difficult to keep on top of everything that needs to be done. You have work tasks, domestic duties and social events. All of which impacts on your overall productivity. What I need is an extra 6 hours in the day. Alas, this may be a little too ambitious. […]

Become More Successful And Productive By Waking Up Earlier

To some, the idea of getting up earlier seems like a complete anathema. The thought of dragging yourself out of your deep slumber, possibly before the sun is even up, sends shivers down their spine. We are often told that you are either an early bird or a night owl. Well, that is not strictly […]

Learn The Scientific Truth Of How To (Really) Boost Your Productivity

There is a common myth in our society that is so part of the norm and accepted as truth that it barely ever gets challenged. It is the idea that “the more you work, the more you produce” or “the faster you work, the better”. There is a whole range of myths around productivity that […]