Denise Dukette

Insanely curious. Super enthusiastic. Offering sanity via virtual assistance.

Denise Dukette, former Marketing Director, former admin, former “glue that keeps it all together,” is the insanely curious, super enthusiastic owner Out of the Office Virtual Assistance. Working from her home office in Vermont since 2006, Denise works with select clients who make the world a better place and pass the “Is Awesome to Work With Test.” Focused on streamlining administration, her approach to achieving and exceeding client goals is by offering simple methods to increase productivity and help everyone work more efficiently. In her free time, Denise enjoys her XBox (a little too much), reading, attending Vermont Lake Monsters games, and, when Mother Nature allows, kayaking.

4 Reasons to End a Client Relationship

4 Reasons to End a Client Relationship

Nobody likes saying goodbye. Sometimes, whether the relationship is of a personal or business nature, the ultimate ending of it is inevitable. Being an entrepreneur you may find it necessary to cut ties with associates due to a variety of reasons – personality clashes, they aren’t prompt with payments, or they are inconsistent with every Continue reading 4 Reasons to End a Client Relationship

Moderating Criticism

Moderating Criticism

When someone attacks or criticizes you, it’s hard not to take it to heart. Approach these as learning opportunities — they are exercises in deflection and can help you to focus on who you are and what you really value. It will make regaining your focus easier and allow you to continue moving forward in your day, week and month.