24 episodes

If you’re a busy business owner, you’re probably used to wearing many hats, trying to juggle everything at once. Your never-ending to-do list inevitably leaves you time-poor, overwhelmed and feeling burnt out. Teesha Masson, General Manager of New Zealand's award winning virtual assistant company Strictly Savvy, is here to help you discover the power of delegation, automation and streamlining to help you claim back your time.  


She aims to help you Get Savvy and supercharge your business success with more time to focus on revenue-generating activities. Tune in weekly as Teesha shares tips and interviews industry leaders that are working smarter, not harder to achieve their business goals. If you want to skyrocket your productivity and simplify your day, this is the show for you. 

Get Savvy Teesha Masson, Strictly Savvy

    • Business

If you’re a busy business owner, you’re probably used to wearing many hats, trying to juggle everything at once. Your never-ending to-do list inevitably leaves you time-poor, overwhelmed and feeling burnt out. Teesha Masson, General Manager of New Zealand's award winning virtual assistant company Strictly Savvy, is here to help you discover the power of delegation, automation and streamlining to help you claim back your time.  


She aims to help you Get Savvy and supercharge your business success with more time to focus on revenue-generating activities. Tune in weekly as Teesha shares tips and interviews industry leaders that are working smarter, not harder to achieve their business goals. If you want to skyrocket your productivity and simplify your day, this is the show for you. 

    #24 - Tools That Every Small Business Should Be Using

    #24 - Tools That Every Small Business Should Be Using

    In this must-listen episode of the Get Savvy Podcast, Teesha and Jo dive into the essential toolkit that every small business owner needs to know about. It's all about working smarter, not harder, and this episode is your guide to the tools that will help you do just that. 


    Discover how to automate tedious tasks, streamline your communication, and manage your finances with ease, all with the help of some incredibly powerful (and often free!) digital tools.


    From automating workflows to decluttering your inbox and securing your digital life, this episode is packed with actionable advice to boost your efficiency and productivity. 


    More than just a list of tools, Teesha and Jo share their personal insights on integrating these resources seamlessly into your daily operations, ensuring your small business runs more smoothly than ever before.


    What you'll learn: 


    Where to start with finding new tools and apps for your business 8 of our favourite FREE tools How to start using these tools in your business right now 

    • 31 min
    #23 - How Much Does A Virtual Assistant Cost?

    #23 - How Much Does A Virtual Assistant Cost?

    Season 2 of the Get Savvy podcast is finally here, and we're kicking things off with a BANG! 


    That's right, we're levelling with you on the question on everyone's mind... 


    How much does a VA cost? 


    We're taking a real deep dive on this question, and giving you real, concrete figures not just on the cost of hiring a virtual assistant, but also on the return on investment (ROI) that comes with working with one. We'll even break down how long it might take for you to see that ROI. 


    A true must-listen for any small business owner considering outsourcing their to-do list to a Virtual Assistant. Here's a sneak peek of what you'll learn: 


    The types of tasks to start outsourcing How having a VA can make you money The dollar amount of your ROI with a VA 

    • 19 min
    #22 - How Can I Work Less As A Business Owner?

    #22 - How Can I Work Less As A Business Owner?

    In Episode 22 of the Get Savvy Podcast, Teesha and Jo dive headfirst into the age-old dilemma every business owner faces:  


    "How Can I Work Less As A Business Owner?"  


    They spill the beans on the secrets to making your business work for you instead of the other way around. Get ready to throw your ego out the window as they explain why it's crucial for business owners to put it aside. And don't miss their top recommendation to set your business up for long-term success.  


    If you're tired of being a slave to your business, this episode is your golden ticket to working smarter, not harder! Tune in and get savvy with Teesha and Jo. 


     


    What you'll learn: 


    How to get your business working for you, not the other way around Why business owners need to put their ego aside Our number 1 recommendation to set your business up for success in the long run 

    • 35 min
    #21 - Level Up Your Emails

    #21 - Level Up Your Emails

    Teesha and Jo are back with an episode that's bursting with tips on mastering the art of effective email communication. 


    Say goodbye to email mishaps and hello to clear, professional, and engaging messages that will actually be read! They guide you through crafting attention-grabbing subject lines, avoiding spam filters, tailoring your tone to different audiences, and even navigating tough conversations. 


    The result? You won't just save time, you'll skyrocket your efficiency and make a lasting impression with your clear and impactful messages. Give your email communication the makeover it deserves by tuning in to this must-listen episode! 


    What you'll learn: 


    Why first impressions over email really matter The importance of a good subject line Reasons your emails are going to the spam folder 

     

    • 16 min
    #20 - Embracing Your Uniqueness At Work with Jules Harrison-Annear

    #20 - Embracing Your Uniqueness At Work with Jules Harrison-Annear

    Are you ready to embrace your unique abilities and transform how you do business?


    We're very lucky to be joined in this episode by Jules, owner of both JHA Consulting and Humans at Work.


    Jules shares insights into the world of JHA Consulting, a boutique management consulting company. She shares her unique approach of using nature-based models to support organisations in becoming more sustainable and impactful.


    Jules also discusses Humans at Work, a globally focused platform that features a podcast, blogs, and online learning courses. The Humans at Work podcast celebrates diversity and moral courage, featuring guests from all walks of life who share their career journeys and the principles that drive them.


    Jules and Teesha explore the significance of taking action and making conscious decisions to find purpose in life and work. Jules shares her journey of self-discovery, highlighting the importance of not letting fear or busyness hold individuals back from pursuing their aspirations.


    Finally, we delve into the role of virtual assistants in Jules' businesses and the value they bring. Jules emphasises the need for meaningful and interesting work for virtual assistants, as they become valuable partners beyond typical administrative duties.


    Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that covers building meaningful connections, staying true to purpose, creating space for team members to contribute, and the power of finding purpose and taking action in both personal and professional endeavors.


    What you'll learn:


    How to create more value and meaning in your work lifeWhy it's important to share the load, and share your vision with your teamA real-life example of how a virtual assistant can integrate with your business

    Check Jules out here:


    JHA Consulting - https://www.jhaconsulting.org/


    Humans at Work - https://www.humansatwork.org/

    • 45 min
    #19 - The Power of Time Blocking: How to Schedule Your Time for Maximum Productivity

    #19 - The Power of Time Blocking: How to Schedule Your Time for Maximum Productivity

    Feeling overwhelmed by your to-do list, like there just aren't enough hours in the day? Have no fear, Get Savvy is here! 


    In this episode we're talking all about how to schedule your time for maximum productivity. Time blocking is a fantastic technique that can help you stay focused, minimise distractions, and get things done.  


    But, we know that one size does not fit all when it comes to productivity techniques. That's why we're exploring both flexible and structured scheduling options, so you can choose the approach that works best for you. 


    By the end of this episode, you'll have a clear understanding of how to set up a time blocking schedule that maximises productivity, minimises distractions, and fits your individual preferences! 


    What you'll learn: 


     How to start implementing time blocking 


    Flexible vs. structured scheduling options 


    Ways to make this technique your own 

    • 19 min

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