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Preparing for a Practically Perfect Meeting

Whenever you hear the word ‘meeting’ floating around the office, there’s always that stroke of fear that trembles down everyone’s spines. There’s no need to be scared! Everybody knows that meetings can either be the biggest time-wasting distraction known to man, or they can be the most productive things you participate in. Depending on what […]

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What to expect at Friday's Virtual Summit

What to expect at Friday's Virtual Summit

The Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit is happening this Friday. That is Friday 19th October 2018 from 10 am – 6 pm GMT+1. If you haven’t grabbed your ticket yet, the time is now! Here are all the details. The whole event is online which means you can watch it anywhere in the world. The Summit takes place […]

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Technology: Future Proofing Your Career

Artificial Intelligence to Intelligence Amplification “Human intelligence will always be number one, but with machine learning and artificial intelligence you can amplify it.” Anil Kamath, Vice President at Adobe The landscape of the employment market is experiencing a tidal wave of change. We are deep in the middle of the 4th Industrial Revolution, where Tech and […]

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Managing someone else's calendar

Managing someone else's calendar

Managing someone else’s calendar. You know how it is. You are managing your boss or client’s Inbox and/or Calendar. They want you to set up meetings on their behalf and they don’t want the bother of accepting them – they would prefer you to receive the meeting responses. If they set up their own meetings, […]

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How to set up an ideal week calendar and why it’s a must have

How to set up an ideal week calendar and why it’s a must have

Why am I here? How am I going to get through this? Shouldn’t I be doing something else with my time? Will I ever eat again? These are the questions executives ask themselves while sitting in meetings they don’t need to be in. As the meeting progresses, the inner dialogue continues… How did this happen? […]

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4 scheduling tools to try in 2018

4 scheduling tools to try in 2018

Well, we are a few weeks into 2018 and I have seen a ton of articles, opinion pieces and social media messages about technology, specifically Artificial Intelligence, taking over the role of Assistants. I can understand the cause for concern because so many of us are still battling with the perception of the Assistant role. […]

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Technology: Future Proofing Your Career

Artificial Intelligence to Intelligence Amplification “Human intelligence will always be number one, but with machine learning and artificial intelligence you can amplify it.” Anil Kamath, Vice President at Adobe The landscape of the employment market is experiencing a tidal wave of change. We are deep in the middle of the 4th Industrial Revolution, where Tech and […]

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Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market? And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too. We all know just how […]

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How to use 'Feedback-to-self' as a development tool

How to use 'Feedback-to-self' as a development tool

Hello! In this blog post, I’d like to share an extract from my award-winning book “A-Z Pearls of Wisdom” on how to effectively use “feedback-to-self” as a development tool.  If you enjoy this read, remember you can order my book from Amazon (e-reader version is available too) or I can bring copies with me if […]

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