Career development round-up 2019

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Welcome to the career development round-up for 2019. Career development round-up 2019 Here are some of our highlights and a video from How to set goals for your career that you can stick to […].

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Key skills round-up 2019

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I hope you enjoy our key skills round-up 2019. We covered a lot of skills including minute taking, event management, organising business travel, project management and everything in between!

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Collaborative tools for 2019

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There are so many fantastic platforms available that will really help you work collaboratively and today I wanted to share some collaboration tools for 2019.

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Taking dictation in 2019

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Core Skills Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology

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The EA competencies you will need in 2019

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Well, that is us in 2019 folks! Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Career Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantHappy New Year.

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Venues + Events Live 2019

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The Best Ways To Save Money In 2019

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But what are the best ways to save in 2019? There are many 401(k) plans you can open and many tools you can manage one with. The post The Best Ways To Save Money In 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Saving money is more important than ever.

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Top Remote Working Trends in 2019 You Should Know More About

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Let’s have a look at the biggest remote working trends of 2019. Digital skills are an absolute must, with in-depth knowledge of web design or social media management topping the list of prized abilities. The ability to manage a virtual office is a sought-after skill, too.

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How to send a fax in 2019

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Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual AssistantHands up. Who has been asked to send a fax in the last year? I see a few of you nodding, some of you are rolling your eyes thinking – fax?

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Launching the Future Assistant 2019

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That is right, we are launching the Future Assistant 2019! The Future Assistant is taking place on the 14th and 15th February 2019 at RichMix London and again we are streaming the conference […].

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The 2019 Top Tech Events to Attend for Your Business

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It’ll help organizations better manage the challenge. The UX and Digital Design Week 2019 will be held in London between August 12th-16th. FinTech Connect 2019. The post The 2019 Top Tech Events to Attend for Your Business appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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2019 Joan Burge Innovation Award for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Therefore, I created the Joan Burge Innovation Award in 2019. My executive, Don Harms, tried multiple different task management tools but found that none were designed for the unique relationship between an executive and executive assistant.

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Good Practices for A Successful Dropshipping Business In 2019

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Thanks to mail subsidies, Chinese suppliers manage to ship the product to the customer at a fraction of the return shipping cost. The post Good Practices for A Successful Dropshipping Business In 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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[Webinar] How modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019

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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. […]. 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?

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Technology to help with email management

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These ten fantastic pieces of software will help you manage your emails and your Executives. It is worth looking to see which ones will work for you, but they will all help you manage and automate emails!

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Launching the Virtual Summit June 2019

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Featured Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantAs you know, Practically Perfect PA is in the business of delivering the most up to date, cutting edge content to improve the career of our readers.

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Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. The tips below are for supporting a group of managers on a regular basis. Encourage managers to use uniform procedures. Limit personal tasks for managers.

Managing a travel crisis

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If your Executive travels regularly you will both be used to travel delays and disruptions, sometimes those delays are easy to manage and sometimes they are much bigger than expected and can cause chaos around the world.

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10 skills needed to be a fantastic office manager

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There are so many Assistants who are also working as an Office Manager and a lot of Office Managers who are also Assistants! However, Office Managers do have to take on some tasks that are high-level and move the business forward.

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15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

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The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process.

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The Future Assistant Conference 2019: What went down?

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Assist Events Featured The Future Assistant admin administrators assistants EA Education and Training Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantI can’t quite believe I am writing about our 5th conference!

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Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

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The post Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training. Administrative Professionals Day Career Management Self Development Uncategorized

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Five tips on team management

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Managing a team isn’t easy. In fact management, in general, is pretty tough – that is why so many people are bad at it! It can be hard for Assistants to juggle managing a team of other Assistants or Administrators (which is often the case) and support their Executive.

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The Virtual Summit April 2019: What did you miss?

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Featured Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantTwo weeks ago, we hosted our forth Virtual Summit for Executive Assistants around the world, and I’ve got to say, so far the feedback has been fantastic!

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10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

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Time management is one of the most important skills that you need to develop in life. With effective time management, you enable yourself to become more productive at achieving the goals and objectives assigned to you at work.

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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

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Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. Therefore, managers should always aim to provide a relaxed environment for their employees to work in. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals.

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Strategic Career Management Fundamentals (Webinar)

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Strategic Career Management Fundamentals.”. All too often, professionals fail to truly embrace the principles of Strategic Career Management. What is Strategic Career Management and why is it essential for every professional?

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Our Virtual Summit April 2019 speaker lineup is awesome!

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Assist Events Featured Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantI’m so excited to share with you speakers for this April’s Virtual Summit and their session details.

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5 Ways to Manage Anxiety in Public Places

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After losing my second child during pregnancy in May 2019, I developed what I thought would never fully grip me — anxiety. Here are some things that have helped me in managing anxiety in public places.

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How to work with a visionary manager

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Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant working relationshipsEvery business is started by someone with a vision.

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How Gut Health Can Support Weight Management

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Foods that contain a lot of unhealthy fats are also not good for your gut health and corresponding weight management. Managing stress appropriately is helpful as well. The post How Gut Health Can Support Weight Management appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use

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Below are tips on managing emails effectively: E-mail Checking Time. Knowledge and awareness in managing emails effectively can make a huge difference in your productivity. See Also: 8 Principles to Manage Emails in No Time.

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How to Position Yourself for Management (Free Webinar)

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Position Yourself for Management.”. Let’s be honest: Management isn’t for everyone. It takes a specific set of skills to be a great manager, and some people just don’t have what it takes.

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Managing your Executive’s one to one meetings

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Core Skills Diary Management Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

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Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantJust think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? It’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week? Maybe more?

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The Most Common Distractions At Work and How To Manage Them

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Because as you’re aware that you’re losing time, you may try to manage your tasks quicker to compensate the time you’ve lost, which increases the chance of an error. The post The Most Common Distractions At Work and How To Manage Them appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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If time management is so obvious why don’t you have enough time?

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If time management is so obvious why don’t you have enough time? Time Management is so obvious, and it’s unlikely you will read anything new in this blog post. So why should you keep reading? Simple, if you already ‘know what do to’…WHY aren’t you doing it?

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5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

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In this article, I’ll give you 5 tips for effective time management for business owners. If you want to be more productive and grow your online business, try at least one of these time management tips for business owners.

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The ten best Event Management blogs for Assistants

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Event management is a full-time job, and we have to juggle event planning with all our other tasks. Core Skills Events Management Featured admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Project Management: Not my circus

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Managing a Sustainable Office — Recycling E-Waste

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So, for every office striving for sustainability the question remains, how do you manage and recycle e-waste effectively? Reusing older devices and repairing broken devices are a close second in the waste management hierarchy.

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Assistant Managers: How to motivate your team

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It is becoming more and more common for Assistants to manage staff and lead teams on projects. Many Executive Assistants manage teams of other Assistants and Administrators, and we all know it can be tough keeping Assistant’s careers on track and keeping them motivated.

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3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

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Managing people isn’t that easy. The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson is a remarkable book about management. It is about a young man who is in search of an effective manager and is willing to work for one.

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