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Managing your boss's schedule like a mega star

In my mind, the single most important aspect of our role is to save our Executive’s time. Saving our Executive time […]

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Branching out - moving on from being an EA

Being a personal or executive assistant is a career in itself, with the right drive and ambition you can carve […]

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Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Recently, the OpenMeet team had the pleasure of participating in the annual Practically Perfect PA Assist Conference 2017, where we […]

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Are you wasting time?

So today I am sitting at my kitchen table hoping to write a few blog posts before my son wakes up […]

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Technology of the week: iTranslate

What is iTranslate iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in 90 […]

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Creating Powerful Presentations

At the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I did a session entitled ‘creating powerful presentations’. I wanted to share […]

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Things you shouldn't say to your boss... Even though you are thinking it

If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would […]

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Effective communication tools

After nearly 5 years of blogging about assistants it now goes without saying that I think communication is the most […]

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Working with an old school Executive

I recently organised an event for just over 150 assistants in Leeds and Edinburgh, where we showcased loads of office technology […]

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How to make your Executive happy

This is a pretty fundamental question for assistants, isn’t it? How do you make your Executive happy? Some of them can be […]

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The future Assistant

 When I was approached to do a panel session with my boss at Assist Conference initially I felt nervous about […]

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What is going on with your Exec?

The key to success in this role is a great relationship between the assistant and their boss. That kinda goes […]

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How to have an end of year detox in the office

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s a good time to focus on your surroundings and think about […]

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Travel Planning for Others - Putting Yourself in Your Traveler’s Shoes

Every admin wears many hats: office manager, personal assistant, life coach, travel planner. And each hat requires a different set […]

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Just how much time is lost to disorganisation?

Did you know, on average office workers will spend 13 minutes and 13 seconds each day searching for missing paperwork […]

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Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Brother winners are…

Last month, we teamed up with technology specialist Brother to give you the chance to win one of five state-of-the-art […]

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller's guide to Boston

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest and most illustrious cities in the U.S. It’s where the pilgrims […]

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Practically Perfect PA readers review of the Brother P-touch PT-D600VP

We recently teamed up with technology specialists, Brother, to give you a chance to win one of their office labelling machines. It […]

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