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Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017

We have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month. We are offering one lucky reader the chance to […]

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Getting buy in from the boss

   “Succeeding in business is all about making connections.  Business is all about personal contact. No matter how heavy your […]

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Tech of the week: TransferWise

What is TransferWise TransferWise is an online money transfer service. It allows users to move foreign money from one bank account to another […]

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How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?! I hope you all had a lovely break […]

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When Losing is the Answer – 3 Things to Lose for your Best Year Yet

I love the book Transitions by William Bridges, he says that new beginnings, all begin with an ending.  As a […]

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10 reasons to attend Assist 2017

Over the last few months I have been busy behind the scenes working on the programme for Assist 2017. It […]

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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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