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Assertiveness is a key personal and business skill
28 July 2020
Quick tips to make reports easier to write and easier for your audience to read
28 July 2020
Use the acronym HOST to ensure your meetings start well
28 July 2020
Long gone are the days of “tea and typing.” Today's PA is a mix of business partner, project manager, operations manager, HR Manager, event producer, expert researcher, the list goes on. It's a demanding and rewarding role.
18 June 2020
Resilience isn't something we're all born with, but everyone can learn how to improve their adaptability to change at work. Some people have the ability to take stress and turn it into something they thrive off, and for others there are skills that can be developed.
12 June 2020
Many of us have been working from home during the national lockdown. Some have enjoyed this time at home and the freedoms it's afforded them, while others have battled with juggling parental responsibilities and work schedules. There have been some clear advantages, like more sleep in the mornings and of course the reduced commute – but also the unspoken benefit of learning to communicate and continue to reach targets in ways we've never seen before.
03 June 2020
As the coronavirus crisis continues, we look towards our frontline workers and commend them on their dedication to their role and the strength they have shown during very challenging times. As we see how frontline workers find ways to handle their workload, we can draw from it and adapt their strategies into our own management technique.
20 May 2020
How to ask for and get the training you need
12 May 2020
Managing a team remotely can have its challenges, but it also opens up the door to working more collaboratively by using new tools. Ensuring your teams stays on track with their projects while maintaining a positive mental attitude is key to keeping processes going, and we've compiled a list of the top five challenges that you may be facing as a newly remote manager, and the tools to help you to overcome them.
04 May 2020
If you've recently found yourself trying to work remotely as a personal assistant, there are some positives to focus on! Without the distraction of an office setup, remote working provides the right environment to channel your focus on achieving goals on tight deadlines. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, there's been a shift towards remote working – and with good reason. Shorter commutes, less technological barriers to overcome and a tendency to work ‘an extra shift' all add up in our favour.
17 April 2020

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