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World Administrators Summit and finding your tribe

World Administrators Summit and finding your tribe

For those of you who don’t know the World Administrators Summit is taking place on 24th and 25th October 2018 […]

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The benefits of working abroad for Assistants

As many of you will know, I moved to Barcelona a few years ago to work as an assistant and […]

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The Practically Perfect PA Advisory Panel

The Practically Perfect PA Advisory Panel

Practically Perfect PA has now been up and running for 5 years. Over that time, I have seen the blog […]

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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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Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder

Thank you to everyone who has completed the Practically Perfect PA survey. So far we have received just over 350 […]

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Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder

Thank you to everyone w has completed the Practically Perfect PA survey. So far we have received some great feedback, […]

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Assistants as information managers

Assistants as information managers

Back in 2013 HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland released the Management Assistant 2020 report, which detailed how the role […]

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How can you be more accountable at work?

How can you be more accountable at work?

This week I have been working on the programme for the Future Assistant conference taking place next February. The conference […]

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Launching the Future Assistant 2018

Launching the Future Assistant 2018

I thought I would start the day by launching the Future Assistant 2018! Hurrah! Following the success of the last […]

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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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Creating Powerful Presentations

At the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I did a session entitled ‘creating powerful presentations’. I wanted to share […]

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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London. I can’t quite […]

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