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PodcastEp8. Planning, automation and productivity, with Alison Matthews

Ep8. Planning, automation and productivity, with Alison Matthews



Suzanne talks to Alison Matthews of Virtuali. Alison specialises in helping entrepreneurs automate processes around running course / events (online / face to face) to be a virtual set of hands, eyes & ears. She is a whizz at productivity coaching & how to incorporate it into your business and every day life!

They talk about 

– automation and planning for an easier working life
– collaboration not competition with other VAs
– Alison’s love of wild swimming and connecting with nature
‘You have to have a helicopter overview of what’s happening in the business, how it works and what it’s all about so as you can really see what areas can be more automated and productive.’
13:16 ‘To me, planning is a massive part of being productive’
20:47 ‘When you find that niche of what you want to do, it creates lots of energy for you, and then when you talk about it, because you talk about it in a passionate way, other people buy into it as well’

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Expert in Coworking, FlexSpaces & Remote Working | Help you identify the most productive working environment for you & your team | Propagator of meaningful connections | Podcaster Did you know: 📌40% of people feel the greatest benefit of remote work is the flexible schedule 📌16% of companies exclusively hire remote workers Engaging with small businesses and the faces behind them and making meaningful, human connections brings a big smile to my face as does anything horticulture & heritage! I love to help business owners & individuals grow and succeed in a life that truly reflects the real them and uses their core values and characteristics. Over the last 20 or so years I’ve centred around relationship management within the property and finance sectors in London and more recently my story has brought me into developing a network of coworking and flex spaces in Northern Ireland. For the last 12 years I’ve been self-employed and during this time founded The Hub Newry coworking spaces. As co-founder of a multi award-winning network of flex spaces with global connections and partnerships I help educate & research around the future of work & evolving workplace best practice. In short, I want to put a smile on the face behind your business & help you find your best flexible working environment to be your most productive, resilient & successful self. Who do I work with? ✨Entrepreneurs / Coaches & Professionals 💻SME's 😎Coworking operators

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