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Poor time management is damaging British business

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Poor time management is the biggest growing threat to British business, according to new research. Studies commissioned by online printing company Instantprint have revealed that those that don’t optimise their time find themselves facing a major growth barrier. One in 10 workers find themselves with less than an hour a week dedicated to focussing on […]

Five Ways to Professionally Develop as an Executive Assistant 

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These five ways are all manageable and will help you to professionally develop as an Executive Assistant. Executive assistants have many roles to play every single day. Because of this, they tend to set aside professional development. But professional development is essential for them. They play a vital role in the companies they work for […]

Beating Procrastination with five easy productivity techniques

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Beating procrastination, especially in this heat, is a real challenge for many of us. Kathy Soulsby from Personally Virtual shares her top five tips for productivity techniques you can fit into your day. Most PAs I know thrive on being busy. We love the fast pace of ever-changing diaries and get a kick from the […]

Feeling overwhelmed? Here are 5 tips for regaining control

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By Janet Alkema, Time Management Expert… I think we are all feeling a little overwhelmed right now. When will the lockdown end? When will my child go back to school? Do I want to go back to the office? A million questions, but no concrete answers. We don’t have a new routine, we hold onto […]

Three Strategies For Practising Smarter Business Management

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By Cassie Elias The old saying ‘work smarter not harder’ has proved to be invaluable to businesses across the United Kingdom over the last year. 2021 is set to be filled with growth and investment for SMEs in the UK, thanks to 74 percent of SME owners indicating their plans to invest in their small business this […]

11.42am: The time when PAs and administrative assistants are the most productive

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A new study has pinpointed the most productive and creative times of day for each profession, with the average UK worker being most effective around lunchtime. Brits are most productive late in the morning, at 11:54am, but feel most inventive during their midday break, reaching their creative peak at 12:42pm. The research, conducted by Tic Watches, […]

Top travel stories of the year

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As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the travel world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.   How to avoid embarrassment when travelling abroad… Travel giant Expedia has published an interactive guide on international etiquette rules. Corporate Traveller’s 5-step guide to saving on business travel As […]

App of the Week: WeDo

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How do you keep track of all your day-to-day tasks? Do you use your notes on your phone, a dedicated app or maybe just good old fashioned pen and paper? When a task is time sensitive, do you put it in your notes or do you write it in your calendar? I tend to do […]

Americans spend 15 hours a week procrastinating

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Our counterparts across the pond are falling behind when it comes to solving issues and getting key jobs done. New research shows Americans spend an average of 15 hours a week procrastinating. Over the course of a working life, that adds up to five years putting off important tasks, according to a survey by OnePoll […]

Get back on track with these 8 time management tips

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Time management is one of those skills that everyone in every industry needs. PAs have so many things to do in a day that it’s essential to stay on track to get it all done. If you’re having trouble, follow these eight tips from The Muse to get back on schedule. These 8 time management […]