Episode 4: Anna Burke

Getting Your Message Across

What does the future hold for business communications?

Anna Burke is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Anglesey-based creative visual design agency, Animated Technologies. They are 'visual communicators', specialising in using virtual reality and augmented reality to help businesses and other organisations - even schools - to get complex messages across in a visual way.

As well as helping others to share their products and services effectively, Anna is clear about the importance of good communication in all aspects of business. In this episode, she chats to Gemma about how 'sales' can be approached in a collaborative way;  being honest with colleagues about the effects of hormone fluctuations and monthly cycles; and why good networking isn't all about talking.

Episode Topics

01:06: What Animated Technologies does - creating VR, AR and photo realistic animations for technical companies and the public sector.

02:21: Pilot project using VR for language learning in schools.

05:03: Moving from a background in graphic design to animation.

06:11: Setting up in business and seeking support with strategy, sales and target market.

11:24: Mindset and resilience.

15:04: Imposter syndrome.

17:09: Women's cycles and hormone imbalances affecting work.

19:21: Networking - the importance of listening as well as talking.

23:48: Getting your message right in a pitch.

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