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How to Engage Your Next Remote Support Resource

Emily Morgan | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Emily Morgan

Making the commitment to engage support is the first step towards the continued growth of your company. Now that you've made that choice, the next step is to identify the best support resource for your specific needs.

Facebook Is Testing Its Own Siri-Like Feature

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Facebook Inc is testing a personal digital assistant called "M" within its Messenger service that can answer questions wit...

Avoid Solopreneur Burnout: 3 Tips to Keep You Sane and Satisfied

Erin Hook Kelly | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Erin Hook Kelly

Starting to feel jaded? Frustrated? Beyond exhausted? If you're at the point where your to do list is more of a novel than an achievable list, and you aren't sure HOW you can get it all done, you're at risk of business burnout.

8 Soft Skills That Make for a Great Assistant

Sharon Tsao | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Sharon Tsao

Not everyone can be an administrative assistant. It takes a very specific set of skills to assist an executive or manager. The following soft skills make for a great assistant: time management, project management, strong communication, and active listening skills, as well as common sense.

Breaking Up With Siri Who Was Supposed to Be My Best Friend

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 08.24.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Imagine giving commands to a virtual assistant and having an even smarter smart phone working for me! Even at my age, I am embracing new technology if it makes my life easier. Everyone needs a virtual assistant, right?

Exactly How to Get Started Using a Virtual Assistant

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Do you have tasks in your business that you don't necessarily need to be the one to do? As a mom who raises her kids during the day and works on her business during naps and after bedtime, my time is precious to me.

In Business You Must Delegate to Succeed

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.29.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

Most small business owners and service professionals are doing way too many things that they could, and should, be delegating to someone else. Are you in this category?

Partner With a Virtual Assistant to Grow Your Business

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 02.13.2014 | Small Business
M. Shannon Hernandez

I knew that in order to grow my business, the way I envisioned from the very beginning, I needed a support team from the get go.

Inject a Dose of Tech Into Your Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Are you a recent grad having trouble finding a job in your area of study? Or perhaps you're mid-career and feeling trapped, unable to move up the ladder.

Will Mobile 'Virtual Assistants' Propel the Future of Medicine?

Jonathon Dreyer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathon Dreyer

The future of a quality, efficient health care system rests in our ability to press industry players to embrace collaboration and push for the creation of a connected ecosystem where, from patient to payer, mHealth technology acts as the ember to spark ongoing innovation.

Bianca Bosker

SIRI RISING: The Inside Story Of Siri's Origins -- And Why She Could Overshadow The iPhone | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Technology

The world got its first inkling of the quick wit that would make Apple’s Siri an icon during a packed press conference held before an auditorium of ...

Wanted: Someone To Make Siri Sassier

Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Multinational corporation with $470 billion market-cap ISO witty, creative writer/editor to help virtual assistant charm humans with witty repartee....

LOOK: Dulles Airport Deploys Paige The Hologram At Customs

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dulles International Airport, following the lead of London, Frankfurt and other airports, has added a virtual assistant greeting interna...

Small Business Essentials

Nelson Davis | Posted 12.21.2011 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

If you are only focused on what business is trendy today and how much money you can make quickly, the end is already in sight for your enterprise.

Does Your Small Business Need a Virtual Assistant?

Karen Leland | Posted 10.12.2011 | Small Business
Karen Leland

Here are just a few signs that a virtual assistant might be a productivity enhancer for your small business.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 2: How Do I Find a Good Assistant? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.29.2011 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to find a good assistant, what it takes to maintain a healthy relationship with your board of directors, and m...