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Understanding Employee Personality Types for Business Growth and Communication

Understanding Employee Personality Types for Business Growth and Communication

Whether you're looking to better understand yourself or others, employee personality typing can give you some insight into how people tend to think, behave, and react. And, when it comes to business growth and communication, this knowledge can be invaluable and go a long way to building a strong and healthy company culture. By learning the personality types of your employees, you can recognize how to best motivate and inspire them. What works for one person might not work for another, so it's...

Executive, Virtual, Personal, and Administrative Assistants: A Comparison

Executive, Virtual, Personal, and Administrative Assistants: A Comparison

Today’s business owner frequently has many more demands than just working on their company and often needs a clear strategy and plenty of support to avoid working too much in their company.  They need to have trusted resources to who they can go when they are being pulled in directions that distract them from focusing on growth and efficient operations. When looking for support with day-to-day tasks, scheduling, and overall organization, there are several options but assistance comes in...

Do not let your customers churn on you!

Do not let your customers churn on you!

When developing or maintaining a sales strategy, the importance of current customer retention is often overlooked. New business should always be a goal, but investing time and resources in keeping your clients on board actually costs less; as much as 5 to 25 times less, which results in a much greater ROI in the long run. Taking the time to save your customers before they leave should be a top sales strategy as it is far easier done than winning them back once they’ve gone. So how do you keep...

Elevate Your Business With Marketing

Elevate Your Business With Marketing

If this sounds overwhelming, chat with us to see what small marketing changes we can help you adopt! Entering the world of marketing can be daunting but increasing your company's visibility can mean tapping into previously undiscovered markets and unlocking sales growth and revenue potential. If done correctly, increasing your exposure and building a solid and trustworthy brand can expand your reach and build awareness exponentially. There are many factors when developing your marketing...

FREE PRINTABLES – The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

FREE PRINTABLES – The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s Spring and it’s time to do some of that cleaning that you’ve been holding off for months! To help you get organized, we created fancy, highly functional printables that you can print and use to guide you through your #SpringCleaning! Click the link below to download the printables: MPS-Executive-Suites-The-Ultimate-Spring-Cleaning-ChecklistDownload

If it’s broke’, declutter it!

If it’s broke’, declutter it!

In the age of Marie Kondo and organizational TikTok accounts, more and more people are paring down and revamping their living spaces. But why? What are the benefits, both mentally and physically, of de-cluttering your living/working space? These days more and more people are working from home and taking a much more hands-on approach to their mental health, having a safe and healthy place to exist is so important. Not only will this make a physical difference in your daily life, but the mental...

More Planning, Less Headaches

More Planning, Less Headaches

With a little bit of elbow grease, some fun-coloured pens, and a can-do attitude, managing your home and work lives don’t have to feel like insurmountable tasks. So how do you manage your sanity and that of your family’s to keep yourself and everyone sane and organized especially with the new year already well underway? It’s all about time management, being organized and sticking to a plan. Here are some sure-fire ways to help keep everything in order whether you are planning for just you or...

FREE PRINTABLES – 2021 ACHIEVEMENTS & 2022 GOALS

FREE PRINTABLES – 2021 ACHIEVEMENTS & 2022 GOALS

The new year is a time to reflect and plan. Have you ever stopped to reflect on what you achieved this past year and what can be improved? We created a printable just for you to help you realize your efforts and help you visualize your goals for the next year! How to use this printable? Write down one achievement you made for each month in 2021 and either create a new one for the same month in 2022 or try to improve what you achieved in 2021. The choice is entirely yours! Click the link below...

Altruism – Give Yourself The Gift of Giving.

Altruism – Give Yourself The Gift of Giving.

With the holidays very much in full swing, our workloads might be getting a little lighter, the days may be going by a little quicker and when we look around it is bright and sparkly with lights.  This is not the reality for all though and many have endured some not so festive times this last year.  We’ve endured 2 years of pandemic life that has changed the way we do most everything including the documented cases of burnout being at record levels and, if you live in BC, the natural disasters...

Coaching vs Consulting vs Advising – Who you gonna call?

Coaching vs Consulting vs Advising – Who you gonna call?

At any point in the lifecycle of a business, whether it’s just starting, starting to scale up, implementing a succession plan, or preparing to sell, it can be challenging for business owners to be objective, and they sometimes struggle to “see the forest for the trees.”  Oftentimes remaining relevant and competitive is a full-time job that puts day-to-day operations on the backburner; or the opposite can happen and putting out fires in the day-to-day takes priority over making strides toward...

It’s not difficult or expensive to get your own Vancouver office space anymore.

Are you tired of working on your business at your kitchen table? Do you want to work in a professional office but can’t afford your own space? We have executive space for rent in Vancouver. Your office rental also comes with all the office management, administrative support, and office amenities you’ve been looking for.

 

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When you don't need 4-walls, desk or chair, get a professional business address with perks you can use!

Some businesses don't need a physical office rental, but all companies do need a professional address for business cards, legal paperwork, and a Google Maps listing. Use our address as your own with our virtual office space packages and benefit from keeping your personal address safe and private.

 

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When you want to free up your valuable time so that you can focus on other aspects of your business.

If you're like most people, you probably have a lot on your plate. Between work, family, and social obligations, it can be tough to find time for everything. That's where our virtual assistant comes in. A virtual assistant can help you with a variety of tasks, from scheduling appointments to managing your email. This can free up your time so you can focus on the things that are most important to you.

 

 

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Running an association or online event doesn’t have to be stressful; as long as you have the right virtual support.

There are many moving pieces to keep your association running smoothly every day. If you add any special events or galas to the mix, your work is compounded. MPS is one of the few Vancouver business centres that offer full-service Association Management to help you streamline your operations to run smoothly day after day, year after year.

 

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