Speaker’s Corner

Success is Within Your Reach

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Speaker's Corner | 0 comments

Success is Within Your Reach

The next NEVA Luncheon is all about the issues of motivation and success. How to achieve it and how to keep the momentum going. This presentation deals with the “the roller coaster ride of building a business, staying motivated, and finding the power from within to achieve success”. Does this sound interesting? It certainly will be. This presentation will motivate and empower you to forge ahead and make your virtual assistant business very profitable. The presentation talks about FOCUS and BALANCE. Charlene DeCesare of creates an interactive and humorous presentation to demonstrate, educate, and motivate you to create the business success you want and deserve. You put in so much time and effort into your business, now you can find out the secret to success. Charlene says, “One consistent divot for me was the disconnect between all of the external strategies and what it required internally to be successful. I also recognized other dynamics at work related to feeling “judged,” perfectionism, focus, consistent habits, etc. In 2013, I had a mentor who encouraged me to use my intuitive abilities and business savvy to start my own coaching and consulting firm. I first started as a coach and consultant with one large client, and then eventually gained the confidence to branch out to helping many more individuals and organizations.” Tips and Strategies for Success Charlene not only provides tips and strategies for success,  she explains how your subconscious could sabotage your goals.    When asked about her business, she says, “My work helping business builders achieve their biggest goals and go from stress to success, makes me come alive!! I truly love the variety and caliber of clients and businesses. The people who come to me are superstars who endeavor to be the best possible versions of themselves; it is highly rewarding to see their transformations from good to great! I also love that I have the ability to help so many people while also growing myself, both personally and financially.” What’s An Hour of Your Time, When You Can Learn All You Need to Succeed in Business? Please join our members at The Common Man, 88 Range Rd, Windham, NH on Saturday, May 21st at 11:30 a.m. for networking, learning, and social interaction. Learn the secret to success from someone, who created and developed the process and is proof that it works. This presentation is a must for any virtual assistant struggling to make your business profitable and achieve success. Learn how to balance sales and marketing with client delivery and take care of yourself through all of it. Learn to organize your time/tasks, and prioritize your self-care. These luncheons are a great way to meet like-minded individuals and share your successes, questions, and issues. This is a great way to get out of your home office and, as Charlene says, “Inspire, Ignite,...

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Our Next Conference Call is about Invoicing Programs To Help You Get Paid Faster

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Speaker's Corner | 0 comments

Our Next Conference Call is about Invoicing Programs  To Help You Get Paid Faster

We all need a system to receive payments and create invoices. Our next conference call on Wednesday, April 13th at 12 noon will deal with invoicing and receiving payments. On this call, we will talk about which accounting software we use and how effective it is. This is a great time to learn about all of the different software our members use and how it can help you with your business. We all have different needs as our businesses grow, so this conference call will help you to learn about what works and what doesn’t. Do you read customer reviews? This conference call is a time to listen to what others have to say about the accounting software they’re using. Learn about the pros and cons of each software program and get the opinions of other members, who are using that software. You’re free to ask questions! Why spend time reading reviews, when you can ask our members about their experiences with various accounting software? Google has come up with the top 5 award-winning accounting software programs for 2016. Most of us are familiar with QuickBooks, but there are others. Have you ever heard of Tallie, Invoice Ninja, Xero, and Invoicera?  There are so many out there. Which one is right for you and your business? Mark your calendar to attend the NEVA conference call on Wednesday, April 13th at 12 noon and learn about other accounting software, share which software you use, and give your opinion on what works for you. These conference calls are part of the benefits you receive as a NEVA member. Instead of researching and reading through all kinds of ads and confusing text, you can sit back and learn about accounting software that definitely impacts your business. The right software can save you time AND money, so join us for the NEVA conference call and help yourself and your business to be more productive and cost efficient. There’s so much information out there, you might want to take notes! Please send your comments to...

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Speaker’s Corner – Karen A. Benz, M.S.

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Speaker's Corner | 0 comments

Speaker’s Corner – Karen A. Benz, M.S.

Our speaker for this month is Karen A Benz, M.S. She will discuss “Communicating for Better Results”. Karen started her own business 20 years ago as a Leadership/Management Trainer, Facilitator, Executive Coach and Consultant. She loves what she does and finds many opportunities to help clients and give speeches. She attended college as an adult, while raising her family and working full-time. Her work involves direct involvement with individuals and small groups. She feels her work greatly influences the lives of others and it is extremely meaningful to her. Karen utilizes some of the same strategies that virtual business owners need to use. She says, “I am NOT a salesperson and I’m very honest.  I pride myself with my integrity and reputation.  I realized early on that I needed to: a) reinvent myself from time to time to reflect changes in the market; and b) that I needed to have a solid business development plan. For me, that meant regular and consistent networking with the right people.  From that, the work came.  As long as I didn’t have to “sell”, I was fine!” Karen specializes in businesses with growing pains. She says that any business that is experiencing growing pains or anticipates growth would be a good referral.  As an organizational development consultant, I look at where the company is now and where they want to be.  Together, we look at ways to close the gap.  My specialty is people development.  If someone is new to a management or leadership role and needs a confidence boost, as well as skills building, I would love to talk with them! Karen is a graduate of Bryant College with a B.S. in Business Administration as well as Salve Regina University with an M.S. in Management. She also completed the Odyssey Management Consulting Program in Dublin, Ireland in 2007 and the Rubicon Leadership Training Program in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2009. She also graduated from Corporate Coach University and holds the following certifications: DISC, PIAV, Trimetrix, and DNA. She has taught business courses at UMass Dartmouth, Providence College, The University of Rhode Island, and currently teaches “Enterprise” at Roger Williams University’ Gavelli School of Business. Contact Karen at karen@businesslegacyconsulting.com...

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