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20 career experts to follow on Twitter

Social Media is the place to start when you are thinking about boosting your career in 2018.There are loads of fantastic articles, advice and free training on all the different platforms. So, today, I thought I would share my top 20 career experts you should all be following on Twitter. Of course, there are loads […]

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Top tips for a productive flight

With all the extra queuing involved these days, having to fly for business doesn’t always seem like the great adventure it once did.  However, with a little preparation, the time you spend in the air can be some of the most productive of your working week. There can be a lot of standing around, waiting, […]

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Assistant Resources: Your Excellency Limited

We are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018.  More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon.   In the meantime, I asked Lindsay to introduce herself and share details of the learning and development Your Excellency provides to the PA and […]

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The road to strategic thinking

In today’s blog post I’ve adapted the presentation I gave at the Future Assistant Conference back in February. The title of the session was ‘The road to strategic thinking’.  Over the last 7 years I’ve followed how the PA industry has changed, publications have come and gone, new thought leaders have stepped up…. How we […]

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Five prioritising tips for PAs

You know when you’ve just got an absolute load of stuff on your plate and you have no idea where to begin? Yeah, I can see you nodding – hello, isn’t every day like that?! I’ve been feeling like that a lot lately, so what tends to happen is that nothing gets done and I […]

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Managing your own time and dealing with interruptions 

I thought I would start the week by sharing another video from last year’s Virtual Summit. This is one of my favourite panel sessions, we had a brilliant line up and some really honest and thoughtful conversations around time management and dealing with interruptions, which as you will know, is a constant battle for Assistants. […]

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Top tips for a productive flight

With all the extra queuing involved these days, having to fly for business doesn’t always seem like the great adventure it once did.  However, with a little preparation, the time you spend in the air can be some of the most productive of your working week. There can be a lot of standing around, waiting, […]

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Assistant Resources: Your Excellency Limited

We are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018.  More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon.   In the meantime, I asked Lindsay to introduce herself and share details of the learning and development Your Excellency provides to the PA and […]

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What's the Biggest Blocker Holding You Back in Your Job Search?

What's the Biggest Blocker Holding You Back in Your Job Search?

It’s that time of year, when we start reflecting on what we have achieved, question if we are on the right path and possibly asking ourselves if we are adding value or creating an impact in any way. Even if it’s just on a small scale.

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