Taking Great Notes

I recently took a short course on LinkedIn Learning on note taking. It’s a discipline I enjoy – being the handwriting, color coding, beautiful notebooks buying type of person that I am.  What I had not considered before this course was that note-taking is essentially an exercise in “capturing information and turning it into action.” I… Continue reading Taking Great Notes

Stop Procrastination! (Now, Not Tomorrow)

Procrastination is something we’ve all been guilty of now and then. (My particular form of procrastination includes chips, coke (the drink), and excessive organizing). Whatever the specifics, I think it stems from a perception that the project will be difficult, expensive, or confusing. The key word is perception. How then, can we get moving when stalled on… Continue reading Stop Procrastination! (Now, Not Tomorrow)

Be Your Own Detective

As a small business owner or solo professional, you’ve got many processes and procedures in place, not to mention many outwardly facing marketing things, like your LinkedIn profile and website. Over time, it’s easy to look at them, without really seeing them. That can be a problem, particularly as your business evolves. With that in mind, here are three… Continue reading Be Your Own Detective

The Big Announcement

After many months of planning, I am thrilled to announce the launch of my Virtual Assistant business, Susie Burton Virtual Assistant. I specialize in providing general administrative support to businesses and entrepreneurs across the globe.  And what exactly is a Virtual Assistant you may ask. “A Virtual Assistant provides administrative, technical or creative assistance to clients. But… Continue reading The Big Announcement