Homeschooling Mom By Daybreak, Thriving Entrepreneur By Noon [Episode #1]


Melissa Stauffer (Missy) loved her “day job” of being a stay at home mom, but her passion to pursue her career and a need for supplemental income lead her down the path of entrepreneurship.

Missy started her company ISimplify Virtual Assistant after her mom saw a news report about people who were working virtually.  After doing a bit of research on sites such as and she found her first client and the rest is history.

Missy and her team have helped both small and mid-sized companies administrative tasks, accounting and book keeping, employee screening and technical and website duties.

Here are some highlights from our CHAT:

  • How Missy went from finding her first client to being a successful women entrepreneur
  • Her thoughts on the untapped pool of smart women that stay home with their children
  • How she learned by doing and grew her business organically
  • Her biggest fear when starting her business and how she managed that fear
  • How she manages to homeschool her son and run a successful business
  • The role that technology plays in her small business



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Missy Stauffer is the owner of ISimplify Virtual Assistant a full service VA firm that specializes in small and mid-sized businesses, including website development.  You can follow Missy on Facebook at isimplify…. and on Twitter at @isimplifyva

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