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TALX: Scale to Stop Working Nights & Weekends!

March 27, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series!


Mary Sue Dahill, CEO of MSD Advisors

TALX Topic:

Did you know that growing a business and scaling a business are two completely different things? When you grow, there is just more and more and more to do. When you scale, the objectives are to simultaneously reduce the hours you put into your business and increase your time and profits.

Scaling is about doing more with less effort, in less time, and with fewer people. It is maximizing the technologies you are already using to automate routine activities to support your business. Sounds awesome, right? The system I will share will help business owners generate more time by automating and delegating more.

  • Learn the five elements to scale your business that will enable you to do less and gain freedom to focus on other priorities.
  • Cut back time spent on routine activities by 20-30%, while multiplying results and getting your nights and weekends back.
  • Create an operational cadence that will maximize your time and reduce wasted time.

More on Mary Sue:

Mary Sue has an MS in Management of Information Technology from UVA and a Certificate of Project Management from Stanford University, and has a Green Belt in Six Sigma. She is also involved in her community. She currently leads the PTA Classroom Grants Committee and advocates for women’s health care needs through her work with Virginia Hospital Center as an Advisory Board member of the Virginia Hospital’s Women’s Health Circle.

The promise of freedom and flexibility is why Mary Sue Dahill jumped at the chance to be a business owner. But she quickly learned that wearing so many hats and keeping all the balls in the air constantly challenges that promise. Mary Sue leaned on her technology strategy background and implemented low-cost technology to manage information, build relationships, and  automate routine activities.



March 27, 2019
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm



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