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Ready to hear some business productivity sense from somebody who is EVERYTHING I am not? (Techy, smiley and generally organised, in case you were wondering)

In this episode, I’m interviewing one of my Mastermind sisters, Joyce De Bakker about all things streamlining, systems, productivity and (gasp!) GDPR.

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The key takeaways:

💛 When we start a business, it feels like our baby. It’s something that we’ve nurtured and cared for, something we’ve protected fiercely, and it can feel scary to put it into someone else’s hands. But if you want both of your to flourish and grow, it’s got to be done!

💛 Track what you’re doing each week, and how much time you’re spending on all of these tasks… is that really (objectively) how you should be spending your time and energy?

💛 When faced with shiny new tools, be discerning. Do you actually need it? WIll you be using it to its full extent? Eliminate all the tools you can’t get into or are only half using. You’ll instantly feel a lot clearer.

💛 Stop feeling ashamed every time you need to ask for help.

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The quotables:

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“Productivity = success and value in all of our eyes.” – Daire Paddy

“It should all be easy. We put so much time and effort into building a business and we all have our own creative magic that we’re working. If you get bogged down by all of these little things that we have to do every single day, your magic diminishes.” – Joyce De Bakker

“You don’t have to be like the pack animal and run along with everybody else because everybody else is doing it. Definitely not. Do what works for you, and what’s most important for you.” – Joyce De Bakker

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I am a systems consultant and ActiveCampaign expert. I combine my analytical brain with my intuition & love of all things practical to create systems and automate processes that work for them, so they can get ready to outsource more of the day-to-day running and get ready to scale up. There’s no one-size-fits-all. Each woman running the business is unique, so their systems need to be too!


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Hey! I’m Daire – writer, editor, all-round content weaver. I help business owners stand out online by channelling their personalities into everything they do. My dream is to show you that you can have an inspiring, insightful, INTERESTING online presence (and that you can use that to attract the best and brightest buyers into your orbit).