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Launching the Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit

Today I am very, very excited to be writing this blog post. Today I am launching the Practically Perfect PA […]

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Best tips on working with multiple managers

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Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

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

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Need a fresh start this Easter?

Need a fresh start this Easter?

I don’t know about you, but I love Easter and not just because of the chocolate consumption! For me, I […]

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Day in the life: Donna Lindsay

Day in the life: Donna Lindsay

Today’s Day in the life is with Donna Lindsay, who is a PA with the Scottish Government. Donna recently spoke […]

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Using networks to get stuff done

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The key to a successful relationship between an assistants and their Executive is having a good understanding of how each […]

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Dealing with lazy colleagues

Dealing with lazy colleagues

At some point or another you will encounter lazy colleagues. They are everywhere and a lot of them have been […]

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Working for a workaholic

Working for a workaholic

To become a successful board-level director you would expect that individual to be somewhat of a workaholic, if not extremely […]

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How to handle the office drama queen

At the moment I am mainly working with a small number of people or I work for myself at home […]

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How to really deal with difficult colleagues

As the saying goes you can choose your friends but you sure can’t choose your family the same can definitely […]

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Man vs. Woman

I was at lunch with a fellow EA a few weeks ago and as usual we were discussing our jobs […]

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Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

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

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How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings.

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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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