A while back we
spoke about how work location
often didn’t matter
anymore and that knowledge work might very well be the
new cottage industry

More and more
people are working independently.

More and more
roles are being filled by people outside the traditional “walls” of the

About a month ago
I stumbled on to The
Virtual Wire
, a blog run by several virtual assistants.

They define a
virtual assistant as:

Virtual Assistant is a highly trained and skilled professional who, as a
support and growth partner to entrepreneurs, business owners, and busy people,
provides high level, long-term collaborative administrative and personal
assistance without having to be physically present in the client’s

I don’t know
about you – but I have got to get me one of those!