The Secret of How to Create Habits to Boost Your Success

One of the most challenging aspects of building any business is how to create habits within yourself to give you the best chance to succeed. In fact, this is one of the toughest things to do in life. Habits are the foundations on which productive behaviours are built. When we want to do things differently, […]

Why UK Virtual Assistants Love Working at Virtalent!

This post may seem a little self-congratulatory but, both to reassure prospective clients that they are indeed hiring a happy, motivated individual to join their virtual team and to reassure prospective VAs looking to apply to work with us, today I want to highlight exactly why our team of UK Virtual Assistants love working with us […]

The Continued Importance of Sustainability in Business

The notion of large corporations making up the rules as they go along and turning into hungry, money making machines at the beck and call of shareholders is far removed from the experience of most companies. Sustainability in business has become ever more important over the last couple of decades and has been accompanied by […]

How To Grow Your Business In The Next 5 Years

Taking a small business to the next level is the ambition of most entrepreneurs. Some businesses start up and stay at the same level, often because the owner wants it to remain manageable, while others suddenly begin to blossom and turn into large corporations because there is a drive to make it so.  If you […]

The Importance of Having a Business Mentor

The importance of having a business mentor cannot be underestimated. Most successful businessmen and women will readily admit they would not have got where they are today without good advice and support. A mentor provides more than just helpful tips. They get to know you deep down and can guide you through difficult times to […]

Top 10 Ways To Better Motivate Your Team

Want to better motivate your team? New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author Dan Pink looks at the best ways to motivate your team in his TED talk. Extrinsic motivation methods try to motivate people through external means; essentially setting goals which earn them reward if completed. This could be a bonus or commission payment, or something like a free iPad. It may surprise you […]

Learn to Manage Yourself Effectively: Eliminate Negativity

It is important to decide on your own “game plan” (and actually stick to it!) if you want to realise your own personal ambitions. Remember, you should think of your business as a means to get where you want to be or be who you want to be, and not as a form of existence itself. […]

The Power of One: Increase Your Productivity

Telling yourself to focus on one thing at a time may seem straightforward, and perhaps even obvious, but there are still so many people that we come into contact with that do try to do everything at once. This is not a productive way to grow your business and maintain a happy, healthy life. We’ve all […]

Need to increase your motivation? Reward, Rest and Repeat.

Are you struggling to motivate yourself? Have you tried and failed to increase your motivation? Growing a business is hard work, but there is one simple trick that you can play on your mind to increase your motivation. Trust us, it really works! Reward You must learn to reward your hard work with rest. Working yourself to death, 24 […]