Category Archives: Skills and Talents


VA virtual assistant at My Special PA

What does a VA do all day?

So What does a VA do all day? I’m often surprised when I'm introduced to someone who is unfamiliar with the term 'VA'. ‘Virtual' and 'working from home' are completely absorbed into our working culture - and yet perhaps this idea of being someone’s' right arm and not being physically in...

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virtual assistants and consultants at My Special PA

Asking for help

Asking for help Critical mass: an amount or level needed for a specific result or new action to occur So I hit a critical mass this summer. As a freelancer, you’re always juggling - but this was different. Too many plates spinning = total overwhelm. In our last blog post, I shared my story...

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making art

The art of procrastination and what I’ve been afraid of

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...

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Sara Levy - My Special PA

6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist

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...

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PR Specialist Andrea Freeman joins My Special PA

PR Specialist Andrea Freeman joins My Special PA We are thrilled to welcome our new PA and PR Specialist Andrea Freeman as the fourth member of the MSPA Team.... With a sharp eye for detail, style and design, Andrea is quick to assess a businesses’ marketing and PR needs and can confidently build...

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My Special PA – 3 Years In Business and going strong

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...

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