Virtual Assistant

Is a Virtual Assistant Really What You Need?

September 7, 2017

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 business owners need to ask themselves in order to determine who […]

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My Amazing Virtual Assistant Just Resigned …What Do I Do Now?

August 24, 2017

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 business owners need to stay on top of to ensure […]

How to Integrate a Virtual Assistant into Your Business Successfully

How to Integrate a Virtual Assistant into Your Business Successfully

August 10, 2017

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 question of “What do I do to get my VA started?”   Some of […]

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How Brian Casel, Founder of Audience Ops, Has Built a Virtual Team of Specialists to Help Grow His Online Content Marketing Business

July 27, 2017

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.   Brian reveals that in order to grow a successful business in today’s constantly evolving marketplace, business […]

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The Stop Doing List – Part Three: How to Actually ‘Stop Doing’

July 13, 2017

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, Matt focuses on the importance of the KRC model – Knowledge, […]

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The Stop Doing List – Part Two: Unpacking and Creating Your Stop Doing List So You Can Step Into Your Genius Zone

June 29, 2017

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 time – your Genius Zone.     During this episode, […]

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The Stop Doing List – Part One: The Essential Mindsets You Need To Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Freedom And Ultimately ‘Stop Doing’

June 15, 2017

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 mindsets in order to gain more time, more profit and more freedom in your […]

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Gordon 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

June 1, 2017

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 services of a VA…and the results may surprise you!   Gordon touches on […]

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Think You’ve Only Got 5 Hours of Work to Delegate to a Virtual Assistant…Think Again!

May 11, 2017

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 onboard a VA and how, if you are […]

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How Entrepreneur and Blogging Expert, Yaro Starak, Is Embracing ‘The Laptop Lifestyle’ and How to Break Free From Emails in the Process

April 20, 2017

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.   This episode is full of insights and tips from Yaro on how you can begin the […]

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Why a Virtual Assistant Can Be a Great Investment in Your Business

March 30, 2017

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 common question of “Well, what can a […]

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How Women’s Fitness & Nutrition Expert, Elle Kealy, Has Used a Virtual Assistant to Take Her Global Business To The Next Level

March 16, 2017

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 taking on a VA has been a liberating one.   Elle takes us back to […]

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How Maria Golding, Founder of Intuitive Motherhood, Has Embraced the World of Virtual Teams to Achieve Her Business Goals

March 2, 2017

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.  This episode is full of insights from Maria on how she has played to her strengths and the things she loves […]

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From Corporate Jungle to Lifestyle Entrepreneur Using Virtual Teams with Paul Higgins

February 16, 2017

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 immense business success. Paul, whose passion is helping business owners slash their work […]

Growing Your Business

How to Keep Growing Your Business Even If You Have to Take Time Off

February 2, 2017

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 the day-to-day running of her business. This episode focuses on the […]

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How Nathalie Lussier Built a Powerhouse Business Using Virtual Teams

January 19, 2017

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.  Nathalie takes us back to the beginning when she started with just one […]

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The Evolution of The Virtual Success Show Podcast and How Barbara and Matt have Effectively ‘Fired’ themselves from Podcast Management

December 15, 2016

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.  This episode focuses on the step-by-step process that Barbara and Matt followed to make their […]

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Online Course Specialist, Janet Kafadar, Shares the Trials and Triumphs in Recruiting the Right Virtual Assistant for Her Growing Business

December 1, 2016

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.   Janet steps us through the trials she faced when looking for the right VA […]

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How Nathan Chan Used Virtual Teams to Smash Foundr Magazine Out of the Park

November 17, 2016

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. This episode is full of insights and tips from Nathan on how he has built […]

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Virtual Angel Hub Success Coach Ram, Reveals The Biggest Challenges Virtual Assistants Experience with Clients

November 3, 2016

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 achieving success with their clients. Ram shares his insights into […]

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Setting up a Project – Part One: How To Set Your VA Up For Success When Executing a Day-to-Day or Small Scale Project

September 23, 2016

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, Matt and Barbara step you through the methodologies that they themselves follow, […]

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How Matthew Barby, Global Head of Growth & SEO at HubSpot, Is Leveraging Specialist Virtual Teams To Drive Business Growth And Ultimately, Business Success

August 31, 2016

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, can lead to exponential growth and success for your business.   Many entrepreneurs fall into the trap of ‘trying to […]

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How Taki Moore, Coach Marketing Expert and founder of the is leveraging his virtual teams to encourage everyone to work in their ‘genius’

July 28, 2016

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’.   This episode is packed full of useful tips and insights […]

Challenging Conversations To Achieve a Win-Win Outcome

Communication – Part Three: How To Approach Tough And Emotionally Challenging Conversations To Achieve a Win-Win Outcome

July 14, 2016

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 for all involved.   Let’s face it! No matter who […]

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Communication – Part Two: Why Being Open To Giving And Receiving Effective And Constructive Feedback is Vital For Your Business And Personal Growth

June 23, 2016

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, as well as your own personal growth.   Giving feedback can be quite a challenging […]

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Communication – Part One: How To Ensure Your Communication Style Sets You Up For Success With Your Virtual Teams

June 9, 2016

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.   Communication is not only one’s ability to listen; communication is the response you get. […]

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Why 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

May 26, 2016

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, as a 24/7 operation. This episode is full of insights from Siimon into how to effectively use […]

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Leveraging your virtual teams, both locally and overseas, to co-ordinate successful projects

April 21, 2016

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 from Matt on how to utilize your virtual teams to do the majority of […]

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How Annette Lackovic, Australia’s #1 Female Sales Expert Is Building On Her Success With The Help Of Virtual Teams

April 7, 2016

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. This episode is full of insights and tips from Annette on how to overcome some of the common traps entrepreneurs can fall into […]

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Why a Recurring Task list is the Ultimate Gamechanger with Virtual Teams

March 17, 2016

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 tricks from Barbara on exactly why and how to build […]

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The Entrepreneur Mindset You Need To Get Real Success With Virtual Teams

March 3, 2016

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 your Virtual Team. The episode goes deep into the 5 critical entrepreneur mindsets you […]

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How Dan Norris, Co Founder of WP Curve is Using Virtual Teams To Build A Million Dollar Business

February 18, 2016

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 tips from Dan on how to engage your virtual teams for maximum […]

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How To Get Your Virtual Team To Ace Your Expectations

February 4, 2016

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 is expected of them. To help solve this, in this episode we […]


Why Some Entrepreneurs Struggle While Others Fly High When It Comes To Productivity Success With Virtual Teams

January 21, 2016

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 sadly many struggle to really make it work. There are a few key […]

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Opening The Kimono On How Any Entrepreneur Can Use Virtual Teams To Start Liberating Time … Successfully !

November 26, 2015

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 utilise their precious time on more high value, business growth activities. Unfortunately, […]

The Hosts

Matt Malouf is a passionate business coach, speaker, author and entrepreneur on a mission to help entrepreneurs around the world break the shackles of mediocrity and reach new levels of personal and business success. [continue]

Barbara Turley

Barbara Turley is the Founder & CEO of Virtual Angel Hub, a company that specialises in recruiting, training and managing superstar ‘Virtual Angels’ in the social media, digital marketing and systems automation space. [continue]

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