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Thank you so much for a fantastic interview! I have been thinking about joining your site.
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Thank you so much for a fantastic interview! I have been thinking about joining your site.
I am always thrilled to see people are still reading this interview and getting something from it. So pleased to help you and others.
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Wow, good to here some great answers from a veteran of the Va world so to speak!
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Wow, good to here some great answers from a veteran of the Va world so to speak!
Thanks Mandee. Lovely to hear from you.
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I just joined the Yahoo group from this website. I am almost ready to join.
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So I couldn't sleep I just joined!

I have picked out a name for my business and will start the ball rolling today by getting my ABN number organised.
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So I couldn't sleep I just joined!

I have picked out a name for my business and will start the ball rolling today by getting my ABN number organised.
lol, that's funny. I get like that about things I'm excited about too. At the moment I want to work out how to set up a site to sell photos from, so am doing the research. I'm going away for June to Canada (Virtual Assistant conference and holiday) so realistically I should wait till I get back home to set it up. But I'm thinking I'll probably have got it started before I go away.
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Well I am the proud owner of Virtually Organised. I will send you an update on the company name and really need to fix up my awful resume (not my strong point).
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Excellent Interview, I appreciate all the nice things you had to say. One day I hope to be successful like you have.
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Excellent Interview, I appreciate all the nice things you had to say. One day I hope to be successful like you have.
Set your goals and keep focussed on them - you never know where they will lead to - other than your goals!
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Thank you so much for sharing the information. I know it will certainly assist me and help me not get so discouraged!
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Thank you so much for sharing the information. I know it will certainly assist me and help me not get so discouraged!
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Hang around here and chat with other VAs and you'll always be encouraged.
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I'm a little confused about how many posts you need to reply to RFP's. I know that some are 50...are there other ways to see who is looking for a virtual assistant. I have no issue with the posts as they have been very helpful but I'm not sure how to navigate this site very well. Any advice?
Thanks, Krista
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It is so helpful reading through all of the interviews that are on here. I have learned more from each and everyone of them. Thanks so much for keeping the interviews going. AJ
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Some really great words to remember "Weaknesses are just opportunities for learning/developing new skills".

Good interview from a pioneer!
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Default Re: 1/2008 Interview with Kathie M. Thomas of A Clayton's Secretary
This is indeed a great interview Kathie. I, too, kept coming across your name when I first began researching this industry!! I greatly appreciate you for all you've done for the industry and look forward to being as great as you one day!!
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Thanks Julie and Shellye. And of course time has moved on since then. I celebrate 16 years in business next month (24 March) and I've now launched a VA Coaching Club as well. Oh, and I'm organising a VA Conference in Australia also taking place next month - exciting times!
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Fantastic!! I'd love to know more about the VA Coaching Club! I'd have to get more business to be able to attend the conference!! But I believe I will be able to someday!!
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There are also online conferences Shellye so check out OIVAC.com as there is one coming up in May I believe.

Re the Coaching Club - visit my site and you'll find details there.
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Good deal. I will check them both out!! Thanks, Kathie!
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