No Frills VA Podcast

AVA’s No Frills VA Podcast is the leading podcast on learning more about the careers of Virtual Assistants, clients who use VAs, and the industry of VAs.

Every week we bring you insightful information and interviews to propel your Virtual Assistant career.

Our podcast can be found on all of the most popular players, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.

Subscribe now and never miss an episode!

Like the podcast? Rate the podcast below or share the episodes you love and tag host Kiri Mohan on LinkedIn or on IG at @virtuallykiri.

Podcast: Chrissie Kenaston: Creating More Conversions as a Copywriter with a VA

Chrissie Kenaston is a Virtual Assistant turned copywriter who knows the key to attracting ideal clients is creating authentic messaging that builds true connection. She

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Your VA Business Profit Margin

In this episode, Kiri discusses the profit margin you can have in your VA business. She talks about the importance between saying what you make

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Podcast: Jamie Feinberg: Living A VA Life That Lights You Up

Jamie Feinberg is a virtual assistant, traveler, entrepreneur & creative problem-solver helping sensitive, aspiring adventurers get the confidence & tools to craft their dream life

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Podcast: Monday Musings: What’s a Common Misconception People Have About Virtual Assistants?

We LOVED this question submitted to AVA! Thank you to @upwestsocial for giving us this killer question: what's a common misconception people have about VAs?

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Podcast: CC Henderson: Knowing Your Capabilities & Limitations as a VA

Capri Henderson is a multifaceted force with an impressive resume that boasts over 20 years of administrative, organizational, and leadership skills rendering her one of

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Podcast: Monday Musings: If You Could Tell Yourself One Thing When You Started Your Virtual Assistant Business

If you're looking at starting a VA business or in the process of getting it off the ground, this is a good episode for you!

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Podcast: Dori Zabari: Crystallizing a VA Career From Academia

Dori Zabari created DIZI (“dee-zee”) strategies for purpose-driven business owners, supporting them by prioritizing process details, market research, and the user experience. Their purpose becomes

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Analyzing the VA State of the Industry Report

AVA's Virtual Assistant State of the Industry survey is out! (Go to associationofvas.com, under free resources tab) If you haven't had time to review it,

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Podcast: Dr. Aviva Legatt: How the Gold Standard Consultant in College Admissions Hires Virtual Assistants

Dr. Aviva Legatt is an elite admissions expert and founder of Ivy Insight, the gold standard in college admissions consulting for undergraduate elite college applications.Ivy

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Choosing a Business Name

In this episode, Kiri Mohan explores how VAs and others came up with their business name. It's a fun episode that delves into topics like:

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Podcast: David Rockey: From a Varied Career to a Virtual Assistant Business

With 50 years of cumulative experience, David Rockey has a seasoned perspective on how to build, grow, and run small businesses. He created Your Office

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Measuring Success in a Virtual Assistant Business

In this episode, Kiri Mohan explores how Virtual Assistants measure their success. Do you measure your success by certain financial gains? By how much flexibility

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Podcast: Erin Sturm: Niching to Enjoy Life

Erin Sturm has worked as a virtual assistant since 2014. She launched The Sturm Agency in 2015 specializing in social media marketing and virtual assistant

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Dream Clients vs. Less Than Ideal Clients

In this episode, Kiri Mohan explores what some VAs consider their dream client and those that make them pause. As you progress along your VA

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Podcast: Sher Downing: EdTech and the Questions You’re Not Asking (Even as a VA)

In this episode, Kiri Mohan interviews Sher Downing, PhD, the Founder & CEO of Downing EdTech Consulting, a company creating connectivity between clients, vendors, designers,

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Podcast: Monday Musings: What’s the Biggest Mistake You’ve Made in Your VA Business?

In this episode, Kiri Mohan talks about the biggest mistake she's ever made for a client in her VA business and how it was a

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Podcast: Robbie Samuels: Leading Virtual Events with Virtual Assistants

In this episode, Robbie Samuels goes into how he was able to pivot his business, which was based on in-person networking/events, to a completely online

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Podcast: Monday Musings: A Successful VA’s Morning Routine

Most successful people have a morning routine. It's a way to set the intention for the day ahead, to get prepared, or to center yourself.

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Podcast: Sarah Noked: Evolving from a VA to an OBM

Today’s guest is Sarah Noked, founder of Sarah Noked OBM, an Online Business Management Agency where she empowers entrepreneurs and creatives in all stages of

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Podcast: Monday Musings: VA Agency? Single Business Owner?

In this episode, Kiri asks AVA members: If you moved to a VA agency, when did you make that switch and why? Have any of

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Podcast: Ethan Bull: High Touch Hospitality in an Executive Assistant Role

As Co-founder of ProAssisting, Ethan leverages his 25+ years of experience as a Sr. Executive Assistant as well as Director of Administrative services to lead

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Podcast: Latrice Prater: Freedom to Design Your Life

We are so excited to release this episode on Veteran's Day! Get ready for a FUN episode! Latrice Prater is a confident, savvy business woman

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Podcast: Monday Musings: What is One Song That Describes Your VA Business?

Music affects each and every one of us. Some are affected more, some are affected less. This episode is a little bit silly and a

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Podcast: Oxana Romanyuk: Elevating a VA Business

Oxana Romanyuk is founder and CEO of Remote Rockstars® that offers high-end online business management and professional virtual assistant services to visionary entrepreneurs, industry experts,

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Podcast: Monday Musings: Why Did You Start Your VA Business?

In this episode, Kiri Mohan goes into why she started her VA business in 2014. From there, we explore why other AVA members started their

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Podcast: Speaking a Mutual Language

In this episode, Lizabeth discusses a bit of her Six Sigma training, how she sold her designer bags to start her business, and also touches

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Podcast: Melissa Smith, AVA’s CEO

Melissa, AVA's Founder and CEO, goes into how she began her career as a career assistant, transitioned to a remote assistant, and finally to a

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Podcast: Mimi Klosterman, AVA’s CMO

Mimi Klosterman is the owner of Your Virtual Services, a VA company she started in 2009 because she wanted to learn about running a business

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"That was a wonderful experience, thank you [Kiri], for having me. You were great, you really set me at ease, and that allowed me to open up and share...It’s so very hard for me to talk about my experiences, but you really did a great job with helping me along."
- Jeannie H.

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