The art of procrastination and what I've been afraid of
At My Special PA our core brand message is...
Supporting other creatives to succeed in doing what they love really is a passion for me and my team, but it will always be a lesser love than making and selling my own...
Our Guide to Working With a Virtual Assistant
We are always happy to suggest ways of working together, but the interaction between you and your Virtual Assistant (VA) should reflect how you work best. Verbal and written communication can both be helpful, depending on the nature of the interaction...
6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist
Ever since I started up My Special PA in 2009, I have found that the service we get the most enquires for is business development.
We also know that many SME company founders and directors feel that they are really best placed to do their...
Gallery owner Lara Bowen on the business of art
Last week, I spent a really enjoyable morning interviewing artist and Four-Walls gallery owner, Lara Bowen in her Brighton home. Italian coffee and homemade banana muffins were served - 'honestly they're just thrown together' Lara protests through giggles. Home baking on a Monday morning - I'm...
The M.S.P.A. Business Package = Map the Strategy, Plan the Action
Do any of these statements / questions sound familiar?
1. I’ve spent lots of money on a website – why aren’t I getting lots of new enquiries?
2. I want to move into a different creative area - how do I re-invent and re-launch myself?
3. I’m spinning...
Behind the scenes with MSPA Client - Alex MacArthur
We’re delighted to be working with Alex MacArthur, antique dealer and interior designer based in Brighton.
Back in the early ‘80s, Alex worked as a furniture restorer’s assistant on fine museum-quality pieces. This was before she discovered the concept of decorative antiques and...
My Special PA - 3 Years In Business and going strong
Here's hoping you had a lovely Jubilee weekend. I couldn't resist the cupcake picture - No more Union Jacks though I promise. I trust you haven't found yourself too disorientated by landing right in the middle of your working week...
Bella Pieroni at Decorex 2011
For MSPA Autumn can be a particularly busy time. London Fashion Week, London Design Festival and the Affordable Art fair. We have clients who need our support and assistance to book, plan and help deliver their stands, displays and exhibitions at these shows.
Decorex 2011 has been...
WORKING MUMS: - 2 x full-time jobs, 1 x mortal and how MSPA can help.
I have just been reading about the new SJP film 'I don't know how she does it' - based on the novel by Allison Pearson, which is due for imminent release this month. Whilst the movie...