Don't want to annoy your Exec? Ask these questions!

Don’t want to annoy your Exec? Ask these questions!

As we all know having a good relationship with your Executive makes your job, as an Assistant, much easier! It is the key relationship for Assistants and the one part of the role that you have to get right. Without a successful partnership, the work just becomes that much tougher. You can try your best every day […]

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Is multitasking still a useful skill for Assistants?

Is multitasking still a useful skill for Assistants?

Being a good multitasker was on the job description of pretty much every Assistant role I applied for when I first started as an Assistant. Since then experts have shown that multitasking does precisely the opposite of what we thought it did. So, multitasking doesn’t keep us productive and able to get through lots of […]

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Competencies for Assistants roundup for 2018

During 2018 we delved into everything from influencing, productivity, resilience, rapport building and a whole load of competencies that Assistants need to thrive in the role. Here are just a few of our highlights from this year including videos from our recent Virtual Summit. Please enjoy our competencies for Assistants roundup for 2018. Competencies for Assistants […]

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How mindfulness can support lasting change in behaviour

How mindfulness can support lasting change in behaviour

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness can be described as a way of being and living rather than a tactic or strategy for life. When practised on a continuous basis, mindfulness improves mental health and functioning by helping decrease stress and psychological distress. It can support lasting change in behaviour, as through practice, you can increase emotion […]

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