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Tagged With: virtual assistant

A Virtual Success!

Last August we held an event for virtual assistants in Vancouver British Columbia while house sitting in the area. Kathy had found our event online and registered. We’ve kept in touch over the past year by email and calls. Today we received this email from Kathy: Hi Sue & Joel, Just wanted to let you … Continue reading »

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Meetup with a Virtual Assistant at Vanillas Coffee and Tea Cafe in Grand Rapids

Tuesday we drove from Jackson Michigan to Madison Wisconsin. Along the way we were going right through Grand Rapids Michigan where Pam Thompson lives. She's a virtual assistant that has joined us on mentoring calls and just became a member of The CVO Source for virtual assistants. We couldn't pass through her town without meeting … Continue reading »

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Connecting With Virtual Assistants in Canada

Now that we're here in Quebec for four weeks, we're taking some time to reach out and .connect with virtual assistants in Canada. Cristina (we're staying here with her and her family) has been a virtual assistant and VA coach. This morning I reconnected via Skype with Roslyn D'Souza, a virtual assistant in Toronto. Our … Continue reading »

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We're Almost There

We leave the day after tomorrow - finally! We've been going non-stop for over four weeks preparing for our nomadic life. I'm so glad we're almost there - ready to drive away. We need a nice long drive to unwind and let go of all the stress! Today and tomorrow we finish getting things ready. … Continue reading »

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Nomadic Travel: What Are We Really Doing?

You've heard that the Canfield family is going to travel and live a nomadic lifestyle. What does that mean? What are we really doing? Let me explain. We are no longer renting a place to live. We're packing our Kia Sedona minivan with our clothing, Joel's musical instruments and equipment, important books and papers, Fiona's … Continue reading »

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Guest Post by Sara Gaffney: You Have My Blessing and Envy

Sara is a virtual assistant who founded the Northern California Virtual Assistants Meetup Group. We've been able to get to know Sara quite well over the last year or two. She recently sent us a couple of emails that she has agreed to let us share as a guest post. Hi Sue & Joel, I … Continue reading »

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Connecting with People and New Friends

This morning we'll be visiting with new friends as we walk in the neighborhood taking in scenery and visiting. This afternoon we reconnect with Kathy, an aspiring virtual assistant who attended the Client Communication Clinic last Friday. We'll be meeting her at a Waves Coffee Shop at 2:30 in North Vancouver on Lynn Valley Road. … Continue reading »

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Working Location Independent

Today has been a typical day for our family. Except we can do it as a location independent family. We did all the usual things we do when we're living in our rented home in California - except we were able to do it from New Westminster British Columbia from the home were we're house … Continue reading »

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Meeting Virtual Assistants in Person in Vancouver British Columbia

The Client Communication Clinic we hosted in Vancouver last Friday was great! We finally met Renee Shupe, The Redhead VA, in person. We also met an aspiring virtual assistant and are meeting her again Wednesday while we're still in the Vancouver area. We will be in the Vancouver area until August 23rd at least. We'd love to … Continue reading »

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Quiet, Relaxing, Rainy Day in New Westminster

Since we arrived on Monday it's been non-stop work. The Client Communication Clinic yesterday in Vancouver went well. We met an aspiring virtual assistant that we are meeting again next week at a North Vancouver Waves Coffee Shop to chat with and see how else we can help her get her business up and running. … Continue reading »

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