Virtual Success Show
By Barbara Turley and Matt Malouf
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We open the kimono on the key challenges we see people facing when it comes to working with virtual teams.
||CleanDo I need a VA, Project Manager or Operations Manager…or all three?||In this episode Barbara and Matt take a closer look at what really defines the role of a Virtual Assistant, Project Manager and Operations Manager and when you may need all three roles in your business. During this episode,||7 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Should You Fire Your Virtual Assistant||In this episode Matt and Barbara talk to listeners about the often-avoided topic of firing your Virtual Assistant and help business owners understand the situations when it may be necessary. This episode focuses on the some of the tough situations bu||1 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Often Should I Talk To My VA?||In this episode Barbara and Matt cover a question that they are both asked all too often…”How often should I talk to my VA?” And if you yourself are asking this very question, then the answer is ‘start communicating more’.||11 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Trials And Tribulations Anfernee Chansamooth Has Faced Whilst Building a Virtual Team of Specialists||In this episode, special guest Anfernee Chansamooth, Chief Marketing Officer at Simple Creative Marketing, takes listeners through the challenges he faced when building a virtual team of specialists to support his rapidly growing business.||27 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs a Virtual Assistant Really What You Need?||In this episode Barbara and Matt take listeners through the necessary steps for business owners to take to determine whether they really need a Virtual Assistant or the help of a specialist. This episode takes a look at some of the key questions busi||6 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Amazing Virtual Assistant Just Resigned …What Do I Do Now?||In this episode Matt and Barbara discuss the reasons why business owners should never become dependent on any one person in any specific role and the common traps many fall into in this area. This episode focuses on some of the key areas that busines||23 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Integrate a Virtual Assistant into Your Business Successfully||In this episode we take a look at how to integrate a virtual assistant into your business successfully and the importance of having a sound on-boarding process. This episode is full of insights from Matt and Barbara into answering the common questio||9 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Brian Casel, Founder of Audience Ops, Has Built a Virtual Team of Specialists to Help Grow His Online Content Marketing Business||In this episode, special guest and founder of Audience Ops, Brian Casel, shares with us his experience of building a virtual team of content marketing specialists and how you may not always get it right the first time.||26 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Stop Doing List – Part Three: How to Actually ‘Stop Doing’||In the final episode of our three-part special on The Stop Doing List book, author Matt Malouf takes listeners through the final step in the process – how to actually ‘stop doing’ those tasks that are not in your genius. During this episode,||12 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Stop Doing List – Part Two: Unpacking and Creating Your Stop Doing List So You Can Step Into Your Genius Zone||In the second episode of our three-part special on The Stop Doing List book, author Matt Malouf talks about the key to understanding where you are spending your time and how to categorise those tasks to get clear on where you should be spending more ti.||28 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Stop Doing List – Part One: The Essential Mindsets You Need To Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Freedom And Ultimately ‘Stop Doing’||In the first episode of our three-part special, our very own Matt Malouf, author, business coach and co-host of the Virtual Success Show, talks us through his recently published book, The Stop Doing List, and the importance of adopting several specific.||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGordon Jenkins, aka The Visible Guy, Shares With Us The Results of His Global Survey and How Virtual Assistants Can Market Themselves in a Way That Clearly Differentiates Them From Others||In this episode, special guest, Gordon Jenkins, takes listeners through the results of a global survey he conducted aimed at people who have used, or are using, Virtual Assistants to get their feedback on exactly what they look for when engaging the se.||31 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThink You’ve Only Got 5 Hours of Work to Delegate to a Virtual Assistant…Think Again!||In this episode, Barbara and Matt talk listeners through some honest truths when it comes to deciding just how many hours per week you ‘think’ you may need a VA for. This episode takes a look at the essential factors to bear in mind when deciding to||10 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Entrepreneur and Blogging Expert, Yaro Starak, Is Embracing ‘The Laptop Lifestyle’ and How to Break Free From Emails in the Process||In this episode special guest and online blogging expert, Yaro Starak, takes us through how he has adopted what some may call ‘The Laptop Lifestyle’ and how to break free from emails to focus on the things he loves.||19 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy a Virtual Assistant Can Be a Great Investment in Your Business||In this episode, we take a look at the positives of bringing a Virtual Assistant into your business and how you need to look at your VA as an investment rather than an expense. This episode is full of insights from Matt and Barbara into answering the||29 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Women’s Fitness & Nutrition Expert, Elle Kealy, Has Used a Virtual Assistant to Take Her Global Business To The Next Level||In this episode special guest Elle Kealy, founder of Rebelle – an online women’s fitness and nutrition coaching business – shares with listeners her experience of taking the plunge into the world of Virtual Assistants and how the experience of tak||15 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Maria Golding, Founder of Intuitive Motherhood, Has Embraced the World of Virtual Teams to Achieve Her Business Goals||In this episode Intuitive Motherhood & Embodied Parenting Coach & Speaker Maria Golding, talks us through how she has built a team of virtual specialists to assist her in achieving her business, and personal, goals.||1 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Corporate Jungle to Lifestyle Entrepreneur Using Virtual Teams with Paul Higgins||In this episode special guest and co-founder of TrackZEN, Paul Higgins, chats with us about his transition from the corporate world to running his own business and how, along the way, he has amassed a team of virtual specialists to help him achieve imm||15 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Keep Growing Your Business Even If You Have to Take Time Off||In this episode Barbara shares with Matt and the listeners, her own personal journey of the process she followed to ‘fire herself from her own business’ when a very important life event – having a baby – meant she had to step right back from th||1 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Nathalie Lussier Built a Powerhouse Business Using Virtual Teams||In this episode special guest Nathalie Lussier, who has been making websites since she was 12 years old, takes us through her journey of starting her own business and using virtual teams to help her grow her business to what it is today.||18 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Evolution of The Virtual Success Show Podcast and How Barbara and Matt have Effectively ‘Fired’ themselves from Podcast Management||In this episode Barbara and Matt, share with you the evolution of the Virtual Success Show podcast and give us a behind the scenes look at how they have utilised their own virtual teams to bring the shows to life.||14 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnline Course Specialist, Janet Kafadar, Shares the Trials and Triumphs in Recruiting the Right Virtual Assistant for Her Growing Business||In this episode special guest Janet Kafadar, who is the Fairy Godmother of Online Course creation, shares her experiences, both good and not so good, in finding a Virtual Assistant that was the right fit for her and her business.||30 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Nathan Chan Used Virtual Teams to Smash Foundr Magazine Out of the Park||In this episode special guest Nathan Chan, who has had the pleasure of speaking with some of the world’s leading and aspiring entrepreneurs, shares his experiences in building and using virtual teams to take Foundr Magazine to the next level.||16 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVirtual Angel Hub Success Coach Ram, Reveals The Biggest Challenges Virtual Assistants Experience with Clients||In this episode we cross to the ‘other side’ and hear from special guest, Ram Sta. Maria, a Success Coach and Virtual Assistant at Virtual Angel Hub, about some of the problems he commonly sees happening for new VAs and also VAs who are not achievin||2 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSetting up a Project – Part One: How To Set Your VA Up For Success When Executing a Day-to-Day or Small Scale Project||In part one of our two-part special, we explore the world of project management and take a closer look at what it really takes, from both you and your VA, to make those day-to-day and small scale projects really successful. During this episode,||22 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Matthew Barby, Global Head of Growth & SEO at HubSpot, Is Leveraging Specialist Virtual Teams To Drive Business Growth And Ultimately, Business Success||In this episode special guest Matthew Barby, an award winning blogger, industry speaker and lecturer, shares his experiences in creating and working with specialist virtual teams and how when you commit to making it work,||31 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Taki Moore, Coach Marketing Expert and founder of the CoachMarketingMachine.com is leveraging his virtual teams to encourage everyone to work in their ‘genius’||In this episode we hear from Taki Moore, one of Australia’s leading ‘coaches to coaches’ on the benefits of using virtual teams to grow your business and how, if done correctly, will allow you to play to your strengths and live in your ‘genius||27 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunication – Part Three: How To Approach Tough And Emotionally Challenging Conversations To Achieve a Win-Win Outcome||In the third and final episode of our three-part special, we take a look at those tough conversations you have to have when things aren’t going as planned and why the approach you take to these is so important in obtaining the most positive outcome fo||13 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunication – Part Two: Why Being Open To Giving And Receiving Effective And Constructive Feedback is Vital For Your Business And Personal Growth||In episode two of our three-part special, we focus in on the area of giving and receiving effective feedback and why being open to this as a business owner is essential for the growth of your people and your business,||22 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunication – Part One: How To Ensure Your Communication Style Sets You Up For Success With Your Virtual Teams||In the first episode of our three-part special, we delve deep into the world of communication and take a look at how your ability to communicate effectively with your virtual team is often the difference between your success and failure.||8 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Siimon Reynolds, One Of The World’s Leading High Performance Coaches for CEOs and Entrepreneurs, Is Using Virtual Teams For Many Key Functions Within His Highly Successful Business||In this episode Siimon Reynolds, mentor to business owners worldwide, shares his own experiences with using virtual teams and how using virtual staff for many vital functions within his business allows him to keep his business running successfully,||25 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeveraging your virtual teams, both locally and overseas, to co-ordinate successful projects||In this episode we are given insight into a real-life project and how leveraging your virtual teams, both locally and overseas, to co-ordinate these in a cost effective and time efficient manner. This episode is full of practical tips and suggestions f.||20 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Annette Lackovic, Australia’s #1 Female Sales Expert Is Building On Her Success With The Help Of Virtual Teams||In this episode special guest Annette Lackovic, Australia’s #1 Female Sales Expert, shares her first-hand experience in working with virtual teams and how they have contributed to the growth of her business.||6 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy a Recurring Task list is the Ultimate Gamechanger with Virtual Teams||In this episode we dive into the nuts and bolts of the ‘recurring task list’ concept and why it is such a game changer for those that want to achieve entrepreneurial freedom using virtual teams. This episode is jam packed full of actionable tips and||16 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Entrepreneur Mindset You Need To Get Real Success With Virtual Teams||In this episode we talk about the entrepreneur mindset that is critical to succeed with Virtual Teams. This isn’t a nice-to-have or some off-the-cuff suggestions, Matt & Barbara share with you what they believe to be essential mindsets to succeed with||2 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Dan Norris, Co Founder of WP Curve is Using Virtual Teams To Build A Million Dollar Business||In this episode we had the pleasure of interviewing the inspiring Dan Norris, serial entrepreneur and Co Founder of WP Curve, on how he is building a million dollar business using virtual teams. This episode is jam packed full of great insights and tip.||17 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Get Your Virtual Team To Ace Your Expectations||In this episode we talk about how to align and communicate your expectations with your virtual team to set you and them up to win. A common frustration experienced by many entrepreneurs when implementing virtual team members is that they don’t do what||3 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Some Entrepreneurs Struggle While Others Fly High When It Comes To Productivity Success With Virtual Teams||In this episode we tackle the big issue of why some entrepreneurs really struggle when it comes to getting productivity success from their virtual teams. Having a great virtual team is like the holy grail when it comes to entrepreneurial freedom but sa.||20 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpening The Kimono On How Any Entrepreneur Can Use Virtual Teams To Start Liberating Time … Successfully !||On this very first episode, we open the kimono on the key challenges we see people facing when it comes to working with virtual teams. Liberating time is really the number one reason entrepreneurs look to hire virtual assistants so they can then utilis.||25 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Entrepreneur & Investor
Yes ! I am the co host of this show with the awesome Matt Malouf but that does not mean I can't rate the show. I have learnt so much myself the simple act of putting this show together and delivering it with Matt. We unearth new ways of solving problems in the virtual world and feed off each others ideas and the ideas of the epic guests we interview to make each of our businesses even better.
Anyone looking to get success with Virtual teams and not just 'hire' them should get onto this show and listen regularly.
Quality Content from the genuine article
I have seen my fair share of business "coach" wannabees and folks who can't do anything technical but are good salespeople. Barbara Turley is the opposite of that. She lives and breathes automation in business and striving for work/life balance. Virtual Success show has become one of the very few things I make time for in my busy week because it is full of real, useful, inspiring content and is not just a sales pitch. If you plan on growing your business and want the real how to on modern tools like CRM's + Task Management platforms and how to avoid the common mistakes of outsourcing (I have made quite a few of them) you could do a lot worse than listen to this show.
Great Show - worth the listen!
As a member of a virtual team, The Virtual Success Show has helped me reach a new level of understanding into the client/ VA relationship. Matt Malouf and Barbara Turley really know their stuff!! They don’t only talk the talk, they walk the walk and often speak from personal experience on a variety of issues ranging from onboarding a new VA or virtual team member through to how to delegate and communicate effectively to set your VA up to win. And they don’t only share their own experiences but are frequently interviewing a host of fantastic guests who have all gained huge success from having virtual teams, in their own right. So for anyone looking to enter the world of Virtual Teams, or even if you are already there, The Virtual Success Show is a great source of knowledge and definitely worth tuning in to.
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