Who am I?

Who am I?

Who am I? When you work for a private individual it can be complicated defining your role in their life. As well as dealing with all the usual challenges, much depends on their personal situation, and how that reflects on what is required. Working the way I do, I am usually in a client’s home, so the relationship is very different to being office based. Looking back over many years and many clients I have identified a few categories.

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Healthier choices for your conference

With spring here and summer on the way, I am sure I am not the only one thinking about trying to include some healthier choices in my life.  And why not extend that to your conference or event.  It can be easy to opt for the standard conference package, but with a little tweaking and few extras you can energise your delegates enough to make for an incredibly productive event.

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Are you a networked PA?

The word networking can strike fear, horror and / or joy into the best of us. Networking is without a doubt a valuable skill set and resource tool but for many it can involve going outside our comfort zone when confronted with the notion of chatting to a complete stranger.

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Getting to grips with IT issues

Getting to grips with IT issues

Don’t blame your tools they say, but we’ve all had those days when the equipment fails and things do not go to plan. Laptops do not synchronise properly, emails disappear, photocopiers jam and chew up your important documents etc. Here are some important tips so that you can keep calm when IT problems arise.

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Becoming a Social Media Specialist

Becoming a Social Media Specialist

‘We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media; the question is how well we do it?’
Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics

I started my career as a PA back in 2010 and although it was only four years ago, I’ve really noticed how much the role of a PA/EA/Office Manager has grown and what is now expected of us.

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