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EP#16 – Rapid Business Growth Using Virtual Assistants

As a woman we need to learn to let go and start to gain back our time for
ourselves, our business and our family.

Gone are the days we try and do everything ourselves and be super woman, even though we are truly capable….

though why burn the candle at both ends when we can work smarter not harder, reduce the stress and grow our business at rapid speed?

Kristy shares with you exactly how to do that by using Virtual Assistance and Outsourcing.

So many business owners sit on the idea of getting a VA for years, getting stuck with where or how to even start.

If you know you need help, yet know one of the hardest things about growing your virtual team is knowing what tasks to give them… and even harder how to train them, then listen up!

Kristy hits this all on the head in this interview PLUS she will have you completely sure in knowing if a VA is for you.

Kristy also shares her biggest secret on how to be successful from the get-go when hiring a VA.

Today’s interview covers:

  • How to know when you need a VA
  • What tasks can you give a VA
  • What tasks to give the VA that you are doing now
  • How to rapidly grow your bottom line by Outsourcing
  • How to train and get VA ready

Who is Kristy Smith?

Kristy Smith is the founder of Virtual Elves, and has worked with many businesses helping them to develop the strategies, methods and tools for effective outsourcing.  She shows them how, with outsourcing, they can scale, grow and be profitable. She is known for her ability to see how businesses can operate in a more efficient way, and for walking business owners through the process. She uses her own business growth, mistakes and lessons learnt to give hands-on practical strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Virtual Elves started in 2009 with just Kristy at the helm and now boasts an international team of over 25 virtual assistants, graphic designers, web developers and other various contractors.

Kristy features in her recorded show for BRiN called Outsourcing for Success, and is a popular expert in her field for guest podcasts and Entrepreneur education groups such as The Entourage.

Prior to founding Virtual Elves, Kristy managed large teams and implemented front office processes and customer service training for private hospitals and 5-star hotels. A mother of two, she lives on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with her husband and family.

 

Mentioned on the show:

GET VA Ready Download: Kristy’s Task Audit
100 Things you can get a VA to do (Download)
Screen recording tool: Useloom.com
Virtualelves.com.au
Virtual Elves Facebook
Virtual Elves Twitter

Ep#11 – Up-close, Raw and Honest with Jack Delosa

Business is full of highs and lows.

It doesn’t matter how successful you become, problems will always arise.

Jack is extremely raw and honest in this up-close, personal interview (I learnt even more about him than any interview before)…

Jack shares his hardest time in business history.

When everyone was telling him to pack up and walk away to then how he turned it around and carved a new way to succeed.

Key take-aways:

  • How to use challenges to up-level your existence.
  • Jacks openly shares his two hardest times in his life …ever!
  • How Jack stays fit, connected to source and his secrets to a optimal health and well-being.
  • Jack’s 2 biggest pieces of advice for start-up and growth phase businesses.

 

Who is Jack Delosa?

Jack Delosa is one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs and investors. As Founder & CEO of The Entourage, his drive to change education globally has driven The Entourage to be the largest and most disruptive training institution for entrepreneurs in Australia, with 360,000 Members.

Prior to The Entourage, Jack co-founded MBE Group which assisted SMEs to raise money from investors. Enabling their clients to raise over $300m, MBE grew into one of Australia’s Fastest Growing Companies as awarded by SmartCompany.

Along the way, Jack also became a high-profile investor, investing in growth companies such as Q-Biotics, and founding The Entourage Growth Fund.

His first book ‘UnProfessional’ became a best-seller in just three weeks. His most recent book ’Unwritten’ outlines the unconventional wisdom he’s become known for, to living a life on purpose and making the world a better place. Unwritten became Australia’s number one best selling business in its first week of sales.

Jack has been listed in the BRW Young Rich List, Australia’s 100 most successful self-made entrepreneurs, since 2014.

 

Mentioned in the show:

Want to know more about Jack? Go to: www.jackdelosa.com

Want to learn more about The Entourage: www.the-entourage.edu.au

Interested in Rock The Stage: annettelackovic.com/rockthestage

 

Grab Jack’s “Mind. Body. Soul: Rituals to Enable Peak Performance”

Ep#1 – Welcome To Herpreneur Lifestyle Show

women in business

The Herpreneur Lifestyle Show is for women in business who are craving more fulfilment in their life. It’s time to discover a more stress-free way of living while building your beautiful business empire.

Bringing you world-class education to help you be the best version of yourself and your business.

Every women deserves to thrive and feel brilliant when building her business.

Join speaker/entrepreneur, Annette Lackovic on the Herpreneur show as she helps you harness a more holistic way to work like a women and not like a man.

A healthier focus on business, more fullness in your whole life, better health, more happiness
and world class business education whilst building your beautiful business empire.

You deserve to have the healthiest, happiest Herpreneur life.

It’s about a more holistic way of living.

xxAnnette

Interview with Mary Barker: Your Wealth Designer

Many women in their 40’s suddenly get a rude shock and realise that it’s not long before they will be retiring.

For most, a worried wave of emotions that have them say to themselves “Oh shit, I better start doing something with my money” hits them.

Perhaps that is you?

Perhaps you are making good money now, but have nothing to show for it?

Okay you do have a few hot pair of shoes, designer handbag and a car…but let’s face it that doesn’t keep its value.

Mary Barker, the Wealth Designer has been helping people with their finances for over 20 years. 

Her absolute passion is helping people sort out their future and start getting their eggs lined up now, before it’s too late.

Check out what the information packed interviews teaches you:

  • Mary shares how to get a handle of your spending and have an investor’s mindset.
  • How budgeting doesn’t have to be painful.
  • Why to use cash than card for personal purchases.
  • How to kick start your wealth building…even when you are at ground zero.
  • PLUS some kickass usable strategies of what to do next once you have got your foundations right.

 

Who is Mary Barker?

Mary Barker is a wealth designer, author, and speaker.

She is a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry. Every day she sits down with her clients and talks with them about their financial goals and dreams and how to make them a reality.

She is the director of Mary Barker Financial Planning, and co-founder of Females
Inspiring Females Inc. (FIFI), and Smart Girls, a financial education group for women.
Mary is a regular on the speaking circuit.

For any further information or or to contact Mary Barker please visit her website www.marybarker.com.au

“The information in this segment is general only. It is not intended as personal recommendation for the audience. Please consider whether the information suits your circumstances before acting on it.

Mary Barker Financial Planning Pty Ltd trading as Mary Barker Financial Planning is an authorised representative and credit representative of Hillross Financial Services Limited
ABN 77 003 323 055,
Australian Financial Services Licence and Australian Credit Licence No. 232705″