So there are many demands on your time and if you find yourself working and working just to catch up on yourself each day, then your work-life balance is completely out of balance.
"Sometimes, there's just too much to do, isn't there?"
During a recent survey of business owners, 58% of people said their workload has increased; a fifth said that it has gone up significantly. But they also said that it's not enough to justify employing someone, so they just get on with it themselves.
But when you're putting in so many hours each day that your productivity is dropping off dramatically, you're constantly feeling tired, or your kids were put to bed hours ago and you didn't even notice ... well, that's the time you really do need to think about getting some help, isn't it?
So who can you turn to? Well, The Office Genie of course! Here are some of the things we do for our clients:
Answering your phone & email enquiries
Updating accounts (invoices, expenses and mileage)
Putting together and sending mailshots
Typing (from longhand and audio files)
Arranging appointments (with both prospects and clients)
Organising hotels and travel plans
Internet research (competitors, clients and new products)
Updating your CMS (with new contacts from networking)
Building presentations ready for your sales meeting
Organising your email inbox
How magical does all that sound?
From a basic call handling service to a full on virtual assistant, The Office Genie can save you hours and hours each week, freeing you up to get on with customer and client work, safe in the knowledge that all that mundane stuff you have to do each day is being taken care of by us!
One of our clients recently said it best, "Working with The Office Genie gave me my life back". We sprinkled a little bit of magic into her business world and helped give her a better work-life balance.
"Would you like us to help you too?"
If you're beginning to feel overwhelmed with the amount of stuff you have to do, why not give The Office Genie a call on 01604 529170 or click here to send us an email enquiry and let's talk about how we can magically help to give you a better work-life balance.
I had a successful 20-year career as an office manager and personal assistant; however, my job was no longer focused on the customers and became all about the numbers. My customer-focused background began when I was 12 in my father's independent carpet showroom. I had a spell with Marks & Spencer before I moved into office-based jobs. I have worked as a training administrator, a PA and PA/office manager in a variety of industries from manufacturing to the IT education sector.
Meanwhile, my husband Ian, a successful Northampton based Master Decorator and owner of Rainbow Frost, was losing out on work due to missed phone calls. When he was busy, callers were getting his voicemail but weren't leaving messages. I knew how to fix that problem!
I quit my job and took on Ian as the first client of The Office Genie in November 2005. Word quickly spread with the second client coming on board just one week later. The majority of our clients since have come to us through word of mouth recommendations and networking referrals. Over the years, I have become well connected in Northampton and Milton Keynes.
Outside of work I enjoy swimming, roller skating, the theatre and my cats and dogs!
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