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Run your business from the beach


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Run your business from the beach

  1. 1. Run Your Business From the Beach Angela Stalcup Membership Director, Ladies Who Launch
  2. 3. Today’s Expert Presenter <ul><li>Angela Stalcup </li></ul><ul><li>Membership Director </li></ul><ul><li>Ladies Who Launch </li></ul><ul><li>Founder: The Curvy Life </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 4. Outline <ul><li>Expected/Unexpected </li></ul><ul><li>The 4 Ds </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Working with a Team </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Other Essentials </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  4. 5. Expected/Unexpected <ul><li>Easy to prepare for the expected </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to prepare for the unexpected </li></ul><ul><li>In the process of building and growing your business, always think about how to make your day-to-day participation unecessary </li></ul>
  5. 6. The 4 Ds of Tasks <ul><li>Delegate </li></ul><ul><li>Delete </li></ul><ul><li>Defer </li></ul><ul><li>Do </li></ul>
  6. 7. Preparedness <ul><li>Capture your process </li></ul><ul><li>Automate as much as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Solopreneurs—establish a relationship with a virtual admin, even if only for periodic projects </li></ul><ul><li>Team—make sure all team members have access to mission critical materials, processes </li></ul>
  7. 8. Working with A Team <ul><li>Define roles and responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Clear expectations for each task—understand the “deliverables” </li></ul><ul><li>Defined systems—keep them as simple as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline and task line—clear milestones, deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Regular review—stay in contact </li></ul>
  8. 9. Organizing Categories <ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Group Email </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Document Storage/Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar Sharing </li></ul>
  9. 10. Virtual Basics <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail: </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Conferencing: </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: --Group chat, video, screen sharing </li></ul>
  10. 11. Communication <ul><li>Teleseminar/Phone recording/Webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Free Conference Calling: </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare: (Post documents online) </li></ul><ul><li>GoToMeeting (first month free, up to 15 attendees): </li></ul><ul><li>Yugma: </li></ul><ul><li>Calliflower: </li></ul><ul><li>Camtasia (Record/edit): </li></ul><ul><li>Recorder App for iPhone : Record calls on phone, email recordings ($0.99) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Voice to Text (dictation) </li></ul><ul><li>QuickVoice Recorder/QuickVoice2TextEmail for iPhone: Send voice recordings as audio recordings/ send voice as text (Free/$2.99) </li></ul><ul><li>Recorder App for iPhone : Record calls on phone, email recordings ($0.99) </li></ul><ul><li>Jott: : Mail and text, add to your lists, set reminders and appointments and use the web…all with your voice. ($3.95/month+) </li></ul>
  11. 12. Other Essentials <ul><li>Document Storage/Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare: (Post documents online) </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox: </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Evernote: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>Hoot Suite: –add Team Members to specific social media accounts </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Calendars/Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Google Calendar: Share calendars across team </li></ul><ul><li>Tungle: : Calendar sharing; share availability, propose times </li></ul><ul><li>TimeTrade: : Online appointment scheduling ($30/yr) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Base Camp: –Manage multiple projects/multiple team members (Free and premium pricing) </li></ul><ul><li>Excel Spreadsheet: Project, Task, Assigned To, Date Assigned, Due On, Status, Comments, Budget </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Case Study </li></ul>
  13. 15. Connect with Today’s Expert <ul><li>Work Virtual Makeover Consult </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2-hour individualized virtual consult for your business ($199) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Angela at [email_address] for details </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personalized Incubator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One-on-one coaching around your business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local Member Host </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host an in-person meeting with other Members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[your market]/hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Angela Stalcup </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 16. Become an Expert Presenter! <ul><li>-Available to Platinum Members Only- </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting one of our webinars is a great way to spread the word about your expertise! </li></ul><ul><li>Log in to your LWL account and visit the Member Benefits page to fill out the application. </li></ul><ul><li>Not a Platinum Member? Log on to to join! </li></ul>