The Trusty Oak Blog

How to Superpower Your Chrome Browser with Extensions

The internet is a wide world full of possibilities. Endless possibilities. So when you start to go down a rabbit hole (like, for example, realizing that there are some wildly useful browser...

Remote Collaboration: How to Use Trello to Work With Your VA

I will be the first to admit I am basically a novice when it comes to Trello. Before starting with Trusty Oak I hadn’t even heard of Trello. But I will also be the first to admit it’s an...

How to Make Your Office Virtual with Slack

If your office has gone virtual due to COVID-19, you’re not alone. A major concern and time drain on businesses right now is converting office communication online, keeping up company morale, and...

How to Delegate an Inbox with Gmail

Once you get to a certain place in a managerial role, your email inbox can become unbearably full. It’s hard to handle all of your daily tasks as it is, and in positions of leadership, you can...

Stop Trying to Be More Productive: 2 Ways to Optimize Your Business for Organizational Efficiency

I love getting things done and checking off lists, and I love helping other people do the same. (How unlikely would it be if I started a virtual assistant company without this in my DNA?) However,...

Challenge and Change: 2 Takeaways from GLS 2019

Austin in August is hot, y’all. So why was it the best time to visit this year? Because it meant that part of our remote team got to be together—some of us for the first time! 

How to Create an Automated Workflow

This is our second post in a two-part series about automation. Find part one here.

Getting From Hesitation to Automation: 10 Reasons You Should Automate

Workflow automations are becoming increasingly popular, and more and more automation platforms keep popping up.

3 Lessons for Leaders of Remote Teams: It All Starts With Trust

Last month, I had the opportunity to spend a full month away from Trusty Oak’s Austin, Texas-based headquarters and wow, was it an adventure! Although part of my time away was meant to enjoy a ...

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