• Virtual Executive Assistance

    We offer a team-based approach to your general administrative pain-points. Beth Beutler becomes your Virtual Executive Assistant and coordinates help through her team as needed, providing you expert help for your general administrative needs using streamlined communication.  Long or short term relationships without long term contracts give you the support and flexibility that YOU need, for even as little as 15 minutes a week! Try our unique, affordable membership program or pre-purchase retainers of 10 or 20 hours at a time.

  • Virtual Specialists

    Well-qualified specialists are available  for graphic design, bookkeeping, copy writing, resume development, social media strategy and more to provide you the short or long-term focused competencies  you need, all coordinated by Beth Beutler.  Most services are initiated by a retainer suggested after consult.

  • Virtual Strategies, Solutions and Support

    We provide a wide variety of strategies, solutions and support through Breath of Hope. Creative resources encompassing micro-learning, self-paced exercises and videos, fun downloads and more offer encouragement and guidance, helping overwhelmed professionals craft a unique balance between excelling and exhaling to thrive in their professional life, whether they use our other virtual services or not.

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  • Committed To Helping You Excel (& Exhale)

    Your professional life is demanding. We help you stand out ... but also breathe easier.

  • Beth Beutler, CPBA, has over 30 years of administrative, office management and leadership experience.  A Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst designation complements her strong administrative and communication skills, making her a unique asset to overwhelmed professionals who want a thriving and harmonious work life. 

  • Beth Beutler, CPBA

    Executive Virtual Assistant
    Worklife Behavior Strategist
    Owner/Managing Director of H.O.P.E. Unlimited

  • Unique Options to Help You Excel and Exhale

  • Virtual Executive Assistance with a Teamwork Approach

    An Executive Assistant with widespread competencies, Beth Beutler is always the primary VA for our clients. When the timing is right, and with a strategy that fits you, she will incorporate and oversee independent contractor VAs to help ensure all your tasks are done in a timely way. We offer 10 & 20 hour pre-paid packages with generous "shelf life" to provide you this collaborative, at-the-ready approach, or you can select our monthly membership program.

  • Virtual Specialized Services as you need them.

    Our team of independent contracting virtual specialists bring focused competencies to your business keeping HOPE as your central hub for support. These services are invoiced conveniently, as needed. Available services currently include graphic design, social media strategy/engagement, bookkeeping, copy writing, transcription, audio/video formatting, and website auditing, plus a referral network for needs not covered here.

  • Virtual Strategies, Solutions and Support

    Breath of Hope is a (primarily) virtual oasis of encouragement and refreshment. There are a lot of training resources in the business world, so instead of competing with those, we offer a framework of encouragement and refreshment like a friend coming alongside you. We use a variety of resources and approaches to help you craft a unique balance between excelling and exhaling so you can thrive in your professional life.

    Resources include courses, books, slide presentations, downloadables  and more.

    In order to serve professionals of all income levels, many of these resources are offered with an "pay what you can" pricing model, and some can be accessed free.  Breath of Hope is also supported by our Friends of Hope program.

  • Dynamic Workshops and Keynotes Customized for You

    An experienced speaker and business soft skills trainer, Beth's creative, audience-involved, fun-focused approach brings a breath of fresh air to professional events held live or online. She has spoken for Michelin, CCT Business Training (various clients), LeadX, the Kevin Eikenberry Group, the National Association of Church Business Administration and others. Webinars, live feed training, conference keynotes or workshops can all be customized for your audience or team.

    Contact Beth for details.

  • Requst Your Free 30-Minute Strategy Session

    Let's grab a virtual cup of coffee and talk about your professional pain points.

    I'll share practical ideas and as appropriate, information about how our resources and services can help.


    There's no obligation to purchase. This is a gift to you.

  • Breath of Hope

    Breath of Hope is a virtual oasis of refreshment and encouragement for overwhelmed professionals.  Our practical, multi-format resources (including weekly blog posts) are built around four key topic areas.  Our "Pay what you can" pricing model guarantees that professionals of any income level, or those unemployed or underemployed, can benefit from our assistance in crafting a balance between excelling and exhaling so you can thrive in your professional life!

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Is Your Professional Life Moving forward, Stagnating, or Retreating?

By Beth Beutler

No matter where you are in your career, you are either moving forward, staying stagnant, or retreating.  Where is your professional life right now? Moving forward doesn’t have to mean you are seeking a promotion or have a “big hairy audacious goal” of hitting a certain income in your business. It CAN simply mean that …

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How to Keep Up with Email from Multiple Inboxes

By Beth Beutler

Let me guess. You have email coming to you from more than one box. Maybe you have a Gmail address for some things, a work address, and one or more personal addresses. That’s my story. Currently, I have more than one personal box (one being Gmail in order to use Google services), an inbox for …

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Reminder! Sole Hope Shoe Party! (HOPE In Action )

By Beth Beutler

Each quarter, we share a HOPE in Action project to involve our community near and far. For Q2, we collected a number of Hope Hints from Pros We Know to share on our social media networks perpetually. Earlier in the year, we colored cards to bless some military wives. Now it’s time for our Q3 …

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How to Handle the Workplace Nag (How-to)

By Beth Beutler

Hope received an early morning text from her colleague, Von.* “Please don’t forget to (insert task here) sometime early this week.” Sigh. She’d already put a note on her desk as a reminder to do the task when she got to work.  He’d already talked with her on the weekend about the task. He’d already texted …

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How to Keep Your Desk Surface Productive for YOU (How-to)

By Beth Beutler

My desk could be considered cluttered. That may surprise you, given that I write about ways to de-stress and be more productive as a professional. But having some clutter doesn’t necessarily translate to being inefficient. Stop and take a look at your desk surface right now. What’s on it? Mine has several inspiring items, a …

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Five Things a Real Professional Should Not Say (3 minute read)

By Beth Beutler

We’ve all let out the snippy retort or the thoughtless response to an email. But a true professional will be conscientious about how he/she responds to others at work, knowing that good relationships are the foundation of professional effectiveness. The following examples are based on real-life dialogues I’ve experienced or heard about. “You obviously missed …

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Simple Steps to Make Alphabetizing Easy and Fun (Flashback)

By Beth Beutler

My client sent me a box of hundreds of 8.5 x 11 personalized sheets of paper in random order, along with imprinted labels. He needed these sheets sorted, labeled and mailed. 90% or more of my work for clients is done using technology. But on rare occasions, there have been times to still do an …

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  • Testimonials

    How we've helped overwhelmed professionals excel and exhale.

I highly recommend Beth Beutler, if you are looking for someone to help take your business to the next level.  We used Beth for two years to plan and coordinate client appreciation dinners and events for our company.  She was in charge of all planning details and always did a fantastic job for us.  Her attention to detail and follow up was great and freed up the staff to concentrate on their specific areas of work.  She also took on the responsibility of developing a systematized contact schedule that has allowed us to stay in touch with our clients and set up yearly review meetings. One final task that she helped us develop was social media.  Before Beth, we had no social media presence besides a static web page.  She helped us set up Facebook, Twitter, and worked with our staff to develop a more interactive web site.

Beth is well organized and task oriented, plus always took the initiative to do the “extra” things around the office that others often put off doing.  She has the heart of a servant and was a great complement to our Team!

Roger C. Sims
Sims & Karr Financial Solutions

Beth’s presentation  was  beyond what I was expecting. Not only did she give us great organizational tips for the work place, but for our home and daily lives, too....I strongly  recommend Beth as a presenter at your workshop or conference. We can all use a little peace and calmness in our lives!   ~Carol F., Office Adminstrator

I would have to say that I feel your company really has "us" in your best interest...when I receive news from you, it is always uplifting and useful...it is relevant to our jobs...with a touch of "real life"...I enjoy knowing that it's not just a job for you, but a ministry and blessing to us. Shelly, Lanesville, IN

Beth has provided me with efficient and excellent virtual assistant services. So, I decided her step-by-step instructions for cleaning out my email in-box were worth a shot.

 The directions were simple and easy-to-follow, resulting in a remarkable change to my overwhelming email in-box.  It’s finally manageable.  I plan to keep these instructions handy to incorporate this process into my regular weekly review to help keep my email in-box under control. – Jon Verbeck, JonVerbeck.com

I have known Beth as a friend and a partner in several endeavors for the past several years. She has invested in my growth as she has recognized strengths in me that she was willing to bring to light in projects of her own. She has also encouraged me to use those strengths with my own projects and has introduced me to people that have had an impact on my working toward certain goals. In doing that, it brings to light one of her gifts. She helps people understand that they have something important to offer,  and she is willing to use her vast knowledge of many subjects and her connections with many in different areas of expertise to help someone realize their own goals. It is my privilege to know someone that is eager to see me succeed and brings her gifts to bear to be part of that success.  Karina Whisnant, Michelin / Certified Christian Life Coach 

We booked Beth Beutler to conduct a five-session lunch and learn series over the summer for our employees and were very pleased with the outcome. Beth was professional, always prepared, flexible and easy to work with to achieve our goal of providing an educational and fun learning experience.  Our employees not only enjoyed the fun approach Beth took, including games and prize drawings, but also benefited from the common sense, practical tips for conquering challenges related to email, calendar, task, work space and other productivity issues. We would highly recommend other companies book Beth for one or more of her energetic sessions to help you improve the management of your day-to-day work life and increase employee productivity.  Director of Legal Administration, Accord Financial, Inc.

Remember that meeting that was hard to schedule with the head of the program? You (appropriately) stayed after them. Looking back, it was that one conversation that made the difference in our son's choice to go to that college. So sometimes it's the little things, that in the end, turn into the big things.

Jeff M. (Executive VA Client)

I’ve worked with Beth and her team for more than a year. They’re great! Beth handles all my social media – posting to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and she manages my newsletter.  She’s a top notch professional and gets my work out even when her power was out during the hurricane! I highly recommend Beth to anyone who needs help juggling your business.  - Shelley Row, CEO ShelleyRow.com

Thank you for providing me with the email tips to clear out my email inbox. I’ve struggled for years to maintain my multiple email addresses especially with the large volume of spam and articles sent to me that one day I think I’m going to read. I’ve used many of the tips you provided in the past but learned several new ideas as well. I did delete thousands and thousands of emails that I will never read or never asked for that ultimately get in the way of emails that I really want to get or should be responding to and I didn’t. That’s not how I like to be personally and or professionally. My Gmail account had over 14,000 emails in it when I started in which I was able to get that down to 5,000 and also opt out to many ads and newsletters I will never read. I also started clearing out the daily emails each day so they don’t continue to stack up and I’m reviewing and deleting the other 5,000 so it will take me a few months to get to a good starting point and create a system going forward. I would also consider myself to be a big email abuser and with 5 different email addresses so most people that take the course and do as you advise, should feel much better that week upon completion. 

Thanks for sharing and caring about others. 

Patrick Van Every, WOMGreenville 

My Gmail inbox currently has 465 emails in it. That's down from over 26,000. 

I've translated what I've learned to my work email which is a smaller project since I've only been at this particular job since August. I'm being ruthless with the delete button and think "Is this me or is this not me?"  to determine whether I need to read or save emails that are sent out to a large mailing list. 

I'm sticking to the good mailbox habits that you taught me. Leigh H.

Beth is a rock star… she takes the time to deeply understand our company mission and goals, and proactively finds ways to streamline our operations and serve our clients. - Karin Hurt, CEO Let's Grow Leaders

I would highly recommend Beth Beutler for all of your clerical and personal assistant needs! She worked for me for many years and was very professional, helpful, and thoughtful. She is also very creative and will be attentive to any and all of your special needs. I’ve had lots of helpers over the years and she’s at the “top of my list”!  – Steve Keyes, Founding Pastor, City Church / Company Pastor, Jeff Lynch Appliances.

Beth’s expert knowledge of different personality types allows her to communicate effectively to a varied audience. Additionally, she possesses the skill sets necessary to share her knowledge with others in a way that helps them enhance their personal or professional lives through better overall communication. – Stephanie Baker, Counselor and Master Christian Life Coach, CEO of Life In Abundance

In all sincerity, thank you for your willingness to speak during “Family First” yesterday. As always, you were full of helpful tips, practical information, and–of course–able to fully engage the group. We couldn’t ask for more! ~ LS, volunteer, First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC

Beth’s an excellent quick tip source and encourager on a variety of topics including health and fitness, finances, organization, business etiquette, and more. I’m amazed at her ability to network with such keen diversity due to her friendly and welcoming communicative style. ~ Barbara Seibel, Ministry Assistant, First Presbyterian Church, Greenville.

Beth Beutler was a delight to work with.  She was very informative, thorough, and was a wonderful liasion between our business and the businesses who hired us for photography needs.  She was able to properly communicate the needs and wants of her clients to our studio which made our job easier during the entire process.  We would highly recommend Beth in the future.” – Phil Hyman Photography, Greenville, SC

The most inspiring, well-organized life management workshop I’ve ever experienced! ~ Kit A., Ninety Six, SC

Best workshop of the conference!” “Beth Beutler runs an excellent class that helped me look at myself in a whole new way!” ~NACBA Conference Attendees, Seattle

I have been meaning to tell you how much I am enjoying your book…it’s a perfect size to take to the gym. So many points have hit dead-on for me I find I lI have been meaning to tell you how much I am enjoying your book…it’s a perfect size to take to the gym. So many points have hit dead-on for me I find I leave the gym uplifted after my reading! ~ Sally C., lawyer, South Carolina

Beth has a practical good sense born in spiritual discernment that helps people do the right thing for the right reason. ~ Larry K. Wood, Retired Attorney 

I used HOPE Unlimited to craft my resume to a place where I felt it better represented my skill sets and what I can offer a company. Their copywriter led me in helpful dialog and feedback and I’m very pleased with the finished product. - Misty O.

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