No Frills VA Podcast: Saying a Good Goodbye

In this episode, AVA Founder & CEO, Melissa Smith shares why this time of year is the perfect time to say a good goodbye.


In this week’s episode, Melissa shares:

0:58 – Why it’s always a good time to ask yourself if you need a good goodbye;

1:20 – What a good goodbye is;

2:24 – Melissa shares one of her most profound good goodbyes;

4:44 – Why good goodbyes can be challenging;

5:45 – The importance of marking your good goodbye with an occasion;

6:35 – What a good goodbye is not;


What are saying goodbye to and saying hello to in the coming year?


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The Good Goodbye: How to Navigate Change and Loss in Life, Love, and Work



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