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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...

How practicing gratitude can help with your mental health and personal development

How practicing gratitude can help with your mental health and personal development

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have bad days, nor would we be bogged down by the “daily grind” or recent global events. But ours isn't a perfect world and we are all humans that have emotions, and for the most part are striving, despite outlying pressures, to be at the top of our game. Sometimes all we need is a little push to get us moving and to help us continue in the right direction. A shift in perspective can remind us that things aren’t so bad but the challenge is switching your mindset...

The Importance of Routine

The Importance of Routine

Summer is not officially over but the week after Labour Day is often an unofficial cue that it is time to get back to taking care of whatever business we might have avoided in favour of more leisurely activities during the warmer months.  Even if you don't have school-aged kids, "Once school is back in" seems to be an impetus to tackle some sort of routine which, if maintained and done correctly, can be the key to unlocking a stress-free, mentally balanced life!  Routines are defined...

The Importance of Having a Mentor

The Importance of Having a Mentor

A mentor-mentee relationship is one in which an experienced person (whether in age or a particular profession) provides guidance and expertise to a less experienced pupil with similar aspirations. Whether you are seeking direction and accelerated development in your personal or professional life, a mentor provides insight into overcoming challenges or seizing opportunities, because they have likely been on a similar path. Acting as a mentor is a very fulfilling role that can dramatically...

Don’t Go It Alone – Asking for Help

Don’t Go It Alone – Asking for Help

Many entrepreneurs find themselves getting easily overwhelmed by the amount of work it takes to run a business - or maybe you had a brilliant idea, service, or product that you wanted to bring to market, and now you're feeling like your innovation is taking a back seat while focusing on day-to-day operations. We don't blame you - we know firsthand that it's a lot of hard, time-consuming work! Over this past year, the importance of prioritizing mental health has become especially apparent....

5 Reasons A Virtual Office Solution Is A Must For Start-Ups

5 Reasons A Virtual Office Solution Is A Must For Start-Ups

If you have just launched a start-up company, you should know that one of the keys to success is keeping your costs low, especially in the beginning. Using a virtual office solution is a great way to ensure that your business needs are met while keeping your expenses minimal. Here are 5 reasons a virtual office solution is a must for your start-up company: 1. Professional Business Address Many new businesses start in a spare bedroom, living room or basement. This is a...

Office Space: Benefits of Renting an Office Space

Office Space: Benefits of Renting an Office Space

Office space & the benefits of renting. Whether you’re an entrepreneur who is just starting out or you have made the decision to change your location, you might be wondering whether you should buy or rent your new office space. If you are in or looking to move to Vancouver, here are 7 benefits of renting an office space from MPS Executive Suites: 1. Great location MPS Executive Suites provides office space rentals in a high-profile business location in the...

Meeting Room Rentals: 5 Things to Consider Before Booking

Meeting Room Rentals: 5 Things to Consider Before Booking

Meeting room rentals in Vancouver. If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner, you may need to host important meetings from time to time. If you do not have a professional space to host these meetings, you will have to consider meeting room rentals. This may seem like a straight-forward task but selecting the right meeting room might be more complicated than you think. It is easy to overlook simple details that could end up negatively affecting your event. So, here are a few...

5 Tips for Successfully Operating Out of a Virtual Office

5 Tips for Successfully Operating Out of a Virtual Office

Operating your business out of virtual offices has many benefits, including lower business costs, no daily commute and flexible business hours, but for your business to survive, you must maintain a professional appearance. Here are some tips for operating out of a virtual office: 1. Have set office hours Having a virtual office means you have a lot of flexibility when it comes to your schedule. However, that will not look good to your potential clients or customers. Displaying...

Full scale office and administrative services without sacrificing the freedom or flexibility to work where and how you want!

You don't need an office or a desk to have a professional business presence. You can get all the perks and assistance your business needs without leaving your home with our Virtual Office and Virtual Assistant packages. Wherever you are, we are too!

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Never miss a call or delivery again!

Our virtual office packages give you the ability to use our address as your own, which is perfect for anyone who wants to keep their personal address private. You can also use our address for your business cards, Google My Business listings, and legal paperwork. With a dedicated telephone line and a receptionist who is trained to know your business, you can be confident your business calls will be answered professionally and efficiently.

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Work ON your business, not IN your business, and leave the tedious administration to us.

If you're looking for a reliable, trustworthy, and efficient team of virtual assistants, look no further than us. We have a wealth of experience in providing high-quality support to businesses of all sizes, and we're confident that we can help you achieve your goals too. Our team is made up of highly skilled and experienced professionals, who are all experts in their field, and willing to go the extra mile for you. 

    

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Turnkey solutions with full amenities to fit your private office needs.

For affordable, available office space in Vancouver, trust MPS Executive Suites. We've been helping small businesses, start-ups, and professional organizations find the perfect office space since 1981. Our tenants enjoy a range of all-inclusive services to help them work more efficiently -without having to hire their own staff or buy their own equipment.

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A full range of services to support your association, members, and events.

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. We are 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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