Advice for Executive and Personal Assistants
Everyone moans about their boss. Fact! There are occasions when your Executive takes ages to get back to you on something, they are always in a meeting or out travelling. They never have enough time. They don’t manage your needs or expectations. They don’t make decisions, or they make the wrong decision, and they don’t […]Read More ›
This week’s Technology of the Week: Slido What is Slido? Slido is an easy to use question and answer and polling platform for events and group meetings. What does Slido do? Slido gives a voice to the audience at live events. Events can be set up in under a minute, and participants can join the event […]Read More ›
I’m so excited to share with you speakers for this April’s Virtual Summit and their session details. We have a varied group of trainers from all over the world for the Summit who are truly inspiring. I will be sharing more of their tips and empowering stories over the next few weeks, but for now, […]Read More ›
Our latest videos
Packed full of useful tips for Assistants
During the Virtual Summit October 2017, we had the amazing Simone White, Executive Assistant and Global Chair of GAIN – Administrative Professionals Network at BlackRock train our group of attendees on starting their own internal network for Assistants. Today we are really pleased that we can share the video with you. It is full of useful […]Read More ›
Are you currently a PA, dreaming of having your own VA business? Maybe you’re an Admin Professional, who craves having the control and freedom of running your own business? If you’re currently employed and looking to make a career change to VA, it’s a simpler process than you think. Whether you’re a PA, EA or […]Read More ›
At this month’s Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit we are incredibly lucky to have the Captain of BrewDog, James Watt and his First Mate, Bethany Burns. It’s certainly not every day you get to listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership!Read More ›
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March Knowledge Bank
Everything you need to know about managing schedules
It kinda goes without saying that organising your Executive’s schedule is a never-ending task. Their time is always in demand, be it from clients, suppliers, colleagues around the business and of course from members of their team. As an Assistant, it is your role to make sure your Executive sees the right people at the […]Read More ›
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, […]Read More ›
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? […]Read More ›
Blog posts from Practically Perfect PA Sponsors
Ever wondered… How do others in the job do it? What’s the best technology to save time? How can I take on new challenges? Well, now you can find out. On Thursday 14th March at 17:00GMT / 18:00CET, we’re joining TravelPerk’s FREE LIVE WEBINAR on how modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019. […]Read More ›
This week’s Technology of the Week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad What is the Rowrite Smart Writing Pad? The RoWrite, by Royole, brings the traditional notepad into the digital age to capture ideas, notes, and drawings. You can edit, enhance, and even erase your creations in real time, or after you’ve pressed save, when connected to […]Read More ›
Do you want to be in with the chance of winning a €500 travel voucher? While helping others to understand the complex role of being an EA, PA or Office Manager? TravelPerk are surveying thousands of office managers, executive and personal assistants, and other administrative professionals, to get insights into the best ways for you […]Read More ›