If you are going to attend an Assistant industry conference, you will get much more value if you spend a little bit of time preparing correctly for the event. We all know this, and yet all too often an event pops up on our calendar for the next day, and we think, is this tomorrow […]
I took my first online training course, probably around 15 years ago now. It was a live webinar, and we had to listen to the speaker via the phone on my desk while watching the slideshow on my computer screen. It was a bit of a novelty, and funnily enough, a lot of my colleagues were […]
We are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018. More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon. In the meantime, I asked Lindsay to introduce herself and share details of the learning and development Your Excellency provides to the PA and […]
“Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. No matter how heavy your workload is… Everyone can and should be a Networker.” Richard Branson Generation Y makes about 50% of the current workforce. Millennials belong to a Show and Tell Culture. This is a culture which embraces tooting your […]
Hopefully you are familiar with Ted Talks, if not, here is a quick overview of what they are all about. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today […]
There have been so many times over the years that I have received an email about a fantastic training course or conference that I would love to attend.
Quite often I am asked which courses I would recommend for Assistants that are just starting in the profession and want to undertake some training to increase their skills and help them move up the career ladder. I always say that it is essential for assistants to attend training courses throughout the year. We have […]