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Why time blocking can work for your business

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How to make Batch Working work for you

Most of us probably start our working day with a ‘bit of a plan’ as to what needs to be completed by the time you switch you computer off. BUT how many of us are jumping from one task to another to another. What is batch working and how could it work for you? Multi […]

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Using a Virtual Assistant – a case study with Reshma Field

If you’re thinking of hiring a Virtual Assistant but are still unsure whether it’s right for your business we’ve written a case study to help better explain. Reshma Field runs two very different businesses but remains super passionate about both of them.  A former partner at a law firm in Kent plus the head of […]

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5 Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

If you’re looking at the rest of the year ahead and wondering if this is the time to get organised then this blog will explain the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant.  Are you constantly looking at your to do list and wondering how your going to do it all?  Often in business it’s a […]

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5 tasks you can easily hand over to a Virtual Assistant

You’ve made the decision that you want to start working with a Virtual Assistant but how on earth do you decide what tasks you can immediately start to hand over? Calendar Management Calendar management can be critical when running your own business. We’ve all experienced trying to set up a meeting and it’s taken 5 […]

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Tips for Managing Stress in your Business

April 2020 is Stress Awareness Month so we thought it would be a good time to stop and think about how we run our businesses. You can have a LOT of plates spinning if your running your own business. Running 3 businesses in our case is BUSY and we work in a fast paced environment. […]

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Productivity advice when working from home

The last couple of weeks have seen in a rise in people moving from their offices to working from home due to government advice around Covid-19. For all of us this a strange, daunting period we are in but we must try to be as positive as possible. For some of us, working from home […]

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5 Daily Habits for a Better Work Day

We rush from one task to the next and before we know it, it’s the end of the day and what have we actually achieved? This post highlights 5 small habits that we’ve adopted to become more productive in our working day. Get up and Get Dressed! Since we started Boatman Admin Services, we’ve never […]

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Introducing Calendar Hacks for More Time in Your Diary

Here we are – racing into the last quarter of 2019!  Before we know it, it’ll be dark when we wake up and dark when we finish for the day.  This last quarter of the year always seems extra busy.   The lazy hazy days of summer are a distant memory and people are ready […]

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A Day in the Life of a Virtual Assistant

It can be difficult to explain what a Virtual Assistant does as our days can be SO varied – there’s a LOT of work that falls under the ‘admin banner’. By talking you through an average day… Emma has chosen a Monday as these tend to be her busiest days! 6.30am I’m up and out […]