It’s Summer!

It’s Summer!

It’s summer! Those two words make my heart leap. The promise of sunshine, fun with my kids and some downtime. And then…reality sets in. I’m self employed and work from home. I’ve done this since for 17 years and I’m here to but your mind...
Give Yourself Grace

Give Yourself Grace

What does this even mean?! From my heart, I’d like to gently but sincerely offer a thought to all my friends who have recently been “forced” into the reality of working from home a meaning.Grace means give yourself a break. A break from the shame,...
Making Friends with your Inbox

Making Friends with your Inbox

Tiffny Hagan is the founder and owner of Virtual Office Advantage.  Our desire is to thoughtfully offer those business services you need to grow your organization with a virtual assistant by your side.  To see all of the services we offer and to find out more, I...
Warms you Twice

Warms you Twice

When I was growing up my grandma had a cross stitch piece that hung by her back door that read “When you chop your own wood, it warms you twice”. As much as I like that cross stitch piece, it also meant a lot of work. My grandparents lived on an acreage...
Small Business Saturday Reminisce

Small Business Saturday Reminisce

Small Business Saturday is coming soon and while I love most aspects of the day and what it stands for….for me everyday is small business day. And I love it! I’m working through a time of growth right now and it’s pulling me from my family a bit more...
Geekin’ Out over Organization

Geekin’ Out over Organization

Do you geek out over organizing¬† – I’m doing enough for both of us. In this post, I’ve done a video showing how I use a common household container to corral all those small pieces in our personal and business lives. These are awesome and I’ll...
A Little Secret

A Little Secret

Summertime is finally here! Kids are out of school, the weather is warm and the pace of a small business owners life is ….weird. Organization is key if you want to make it through in any sort of a joyous mood. Schedules don’t necessarily get easier during...
How busy are you?

How busy are you?

I have an entrepreneurial friend that is always “busy”. It doesn’t matter the season or day of the week, she’s “busy”. Which seems like a good thing, right? Busy, busy, busy. Busy=work=dollars is the thought. My thought on that...
We’re listening – Thank you!

We’re listening – Thank you!

A few months ago, we launched a new e-course called The Hagan Solution created for small business owners. It has been a dream of mine to help other small business owners organize their day to day tasks in the same simple way that I have been doing for a few decades...
Goals Every 90 Days

Goals Every 90 Days

As we wind down the current year, there are all sorts of expectations for the new year. Expectations we put on ourselves, expectations others put on us and expectations that swirl around on social media that seem to be a good idea. All of these expectations can get...