SHELLEY FISHEL

Tomorrows VA

Speaker Interview

Q: Please tell us a little about who you are and what you do

I run tomorrow's VA. An online training Academy for Microsoft Office software. I provide training on the everyday tasks that VAs, PAs and EAs need to accomplish using Microsoft Office. From taking control of your Inbox, to using Excel and Styling your Documents with Word. I show you how to use the software you already have for so many different things.

Q: What would you say is your specialty in your industry?

Delivering friendly approachable training which is totally focused on the task at hand. Not sending to learn absolutely everything, rather learn exactly what you need to get the job done.

Q: How long have you been in this industry?

I have been in the industry for over 20 years, starting out as a classroom based trainer for another training company and then running my own face to fact Training Company.

Q: What's your story of how you got into your business

 started training Microsoft Office after I taught myself to use Excel and Access to solve an issue I had when working for a charity. I then went on to teach in the classroom and started teaching online in 2011! Find out more about my journey here

Q: What are your 3 biggest success's in your business to date

Selling my face to fact IT Training Company Helping VAs get more done in less time Being sought out to speak at events

Q: What would you have done differently in your business knowing what you know right now?

Set up my online academy sooner.

Q: What is a common myth in your industry?

That you need to teach everyone everything about the software

Q: What are the biggest challenges you help your customers overcome ?

Using Outlook more effectively so that they can claw back hours. Getting to grips with Excel - seeing how easy it really is. Styling their documents - as a VA working for many clients - each with their own distinct style, it can be time consuming to switch between clients. I teach VAs how to do this in the shortest possible time. Helping people use PowerPoint not just for presentations!

Q: Tell us 1 thing that is not commonly known about you

I lived abroad for 10 years in the 1970s

Q: What is your big mission that has kept you going in business

 I believe that anyone can learn how to do things more effectively so that they can save time, feel more confident and supply a professional service -so increasing their earning potential.

Q:BONUS QUESTION - If you had a superpower what would it be and why?

If I had a superpower - it would be to bring peace to the world so that everyone could live side by side with tolerance and acceptance.

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