Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! So here you will find some great blogs, books, tools and general tips on how to Project Manage like a pro. Top five blogs for Project Management.

Managing meeting rooms

Practically Perfect PA

Was pretty much the sound I made when I was asked to take on the task of managing meeting rooms for my office. The meeting rooms became my enemy and managing them became almost a full time job in itself. When I took over the managing of the meeting rooms the booking process was a joke.

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Best tips on working with multiple managers

Practically Perfect PA

Last month I asked everyone on the Practically Perfect PA social media platforms to give me their best tips on working with multiple managers. Here are my best tips on working with multiple managers. I recommend this blog post from Edwina at Who’s the Real Boss.

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Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

This is the best advice you will ever receive on how to build a strategic partnership with your executive, manage their day, and stay on top of the volumes of tasks and projects you have to handle. When it comes to e-mail management, there are various approaches.

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Practical Project Management

Practically Perfect PA

After speaking at the Assist Conference Heather Dallas from Dallas Development has written a great follow up blog on her popular Project Management for Assistants session… Taking on a project is a great way of raising your visibility and getting you the recognition you deserve.

9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

However, managing a remote team requires a framework that needs to allow for all team members across different time zones to collaborate effectively. A simple solution to this problem is to use a project management system that helps capture all your ideas in one place.

2016 91

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times.

2016 89

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

Here are my top ten tips for managing your social media – these are all tried and tested! Blog content: As you can imagine I follow a lot of blogs. I always find it is best to sign up to the blog RSS via email. I wrote a blog a few years ago on Twitter resource s.

85% of Managers are Looking for This

On The Job

Recently I received an interesting study from Instructure that showed: 85% of managers place the highest emphasis on hiring candidates with fundamental skills like attitude and hard work. Only 8% of managers say millennials are very prepared to contribute immediately at work.

2015 105

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

When I was an assistant 40 years ago we complained about not getting time with our executives; we complained about not getting enough information from our managers; we complained about not getting support for training. 1 Idea: Establish and protect regular 1:1 time with manager.

2016 97

24 Time Management Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Time Management Tip #1 ( Use Time Management To Improve Your Life ( Time Management + Effective Meetings (Self Development Blog) [Dr JOY Madden] ( The Skinny On Time Management (

It’s Not Poor Time Management…It’s Focus

Simple Productivity Blog

Recently I have observed several people whose time management skills are exceptional. It''s not poor time''s poor focus management. The post It’s Not Poor Time Management…It’s Focus appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2014 97

Is Your Business Blogging?

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? Is Your Business Blogging?

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Infographic: Lead Management

The Small Business Blog

Today’s infographic is all about taking the initiative when it comes to managing leads. There is a lot of useful information for anyone looking to improve their lead generation, including the… Read the full article here: Infographic: Lead Management on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics infographic lead generation lead management

11 Top Tips for Time Management

Productivity Bits

Although it can be difficult at first, waking up early can boost your time management skills, simply because you have more time to get things done. In other words, goals remind you of WHY you are bothering to be productive and manage your time effectively. Prioritize Prioritising is arguably one of the most important time management skills. Be Accountable Ever thought posting on social media could help your time management skills?

2016 47

Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage your own time is a crucial skill in the workplace. If you work for yourself, it’s even more important – poor time management could spell the end of your business, or at least make you less successful than you’d hoped.

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Infographic: Management Revolution

The Small Business Blog

The changing world of business has also often necessitated a change of management style for many business owners. A lot of newer businesses have eschewed the traditional hierarchical approach to management. Business Infographics HR infographic management

Infographic: Small Business Time Management

The Small Business Blog

Nearly half of all… Read the full article here: Infographic: Small Business Time Management on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics infographic mashable small business infographic Time Management

Key Steps to Becoming a Better Project Manager

Productivity Bits

The skills that are required of you as a project manager are numerous and various. You are supposed to be able to manage time and schedules well, and only those with developed planning skills can do this successfully. Staying on budget is a crucial aspect of any project, which is why a good manager must know how to efficiently distribute money and other resources so that the project development runs smoothly. A message from the Productivity Bits Blog Team.

Producteev: Task Management Application

Productivity Bits

Judi is the community manager of the task management application She is an active member of several community management groups and passionate about inspiring others to become contributors – whether in the Producteev community or elsewhere.

Top 5 Time Management Hacks To Get You Ahead

Dumb Little Man

Are you needing effective time management hacks ? Peter Drucker quoted, “Time is the scarcest resource, and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.” But, the reality is that there is always room for improvement when it comes to managing time.

2016 76

7 Secrets of Managing Extreme Busyness

Simple Productivity Blog

Everything will ease up in June) Several friends and acquaintances are amazed at what I have going on, and asked me how I manage it. So here are my 7 secrets of managing extreme busyness. The post 7 Secrets of Managing Extreme Busyness appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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28 and a ½ Ideas for Business Blog Posts

Men With Pens

Ah, the business blog. I''m a cake decorator/photographer/project manager/bookkeeper – what on earth can I write about?". Blogging for your business helps attract new customers, and it solidifies your brand for current clients as well. Better Blogging

2013 62

Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and.

Productive & Organized

» Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and Top Mobil Phone Apps February is Time Management Month, so today I'll share some great articles to help you make the most of the time you have.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Use Lists to Manage Your Life

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Use Lists to Manage Your Life appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Lists are the simplest tool or system for managing your life. Blog content. You just finished reading Use Lists to Manage Your Life !

2014 51

How to Blog Regularly When You Don’t Have Time

Small Business CEO

Content alone does not a great blog post make. … Marketing blog management blogging tips We all know we need to be producing content regularly, right? But are you getting the job done?

2014 26

Link Lineup! Time Management Month and More - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Time Management Month and More February is Time Management Month, so today I'll share some great articles to help you make the most of the time you have.    Every other Wednesday, I share links to a number of different blogs and sites. 

2011 52

5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services

The Small Business Blog

As more and more companies turn to managed training services to deliver their training and development requirements, many HR & L&D professionals are wondering whether it is time that their organisation did the same. It can be a tough decision – especially when you already have a pool of highly skilled internal L&D talent which… Read the full article here: 5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Executive Assistants: Managing Your Career

Office Dynamics

Managing My Career. I'll discuss this further in a different blog.). Managing -- Are you managing it or just going wherever life takes you? What is the art side of managing? What is the science side of managing? Admin Assistant Training Career Management

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Is Time Management Really Such a Good Idea?

Dumb Little Man

Whatever your field of work or study, you’ve almost certainly come across the idea of time management. You may well have written a résumé that emphasizes your “excellent time management skills”. But when we talk about “time management”, we’re often missing the bigger picture.

2011 123

How To Use Multiple Task Managers


While it is ideal to have one task management solution on an ongoing basis, for some of us that just isn’t a reality. Maybe the tool you use doesn’t allow for collaborative task management but has an outstanding feature set that is very tough to beat – such as OmniFocus.

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Training Managers to Maximize Your Talents

Office Dynamics

Tags: Mgr/Asst Team Video Blog

Organisemee – Task Management With A Collaborative Touch

Productivity Bits

Ulrich is the creator of Organisemee – a web-based collaborative task management application. His 16 years of experience managing medium and large-scale business processes and IT projects have taught him a lot about achieving high levels of productivity. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

Blog Post Ideas: 3 Simple Strategies for Creating 3 New Blog Posts Every Week

Office Organization Success

Having a blog is an excellent marketing tool for a solo service business owner. But for many business owners the real issue is creating enough content on a regular basis to make it an effective strategy … they could really do with some blog post ideas.

2012 50

Time Management and Your Purpose-Driven Life

Productive & Organized

  If you don't consider those roles, it can cause you time management issues down the line. What techniques do you do to manage all of the various roles in your life? Share your comments in the comment section of this blog posting (at the bottom where it says comment.)

2013 46

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. So what do we do now that the blog-a-thon is over? Just because the event has ended doesn’t mean we stop blogging. This will notify you every time we post a new blog. Wow, what a fabulous April!

5 traits of business owners that can make it difficult for them to be good managers

The Small Business Blog

Personal Effectiveness management style personality traits skills As the owner of a business you must have some entrepreneurial spirit.

2013 55

Effective Committee meeting management

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I wrote a blog on minute taking during meetings. If you do write the minutes at Committee meetings refer back to my previous blog for handy hints and tips. The post Effective Committee meeting management appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Join our April Blog-A-Thon. In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon. Feel free to respond to our blogs every day!

6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

  The situation: Tweet "Rob" is a project manager that is responsible for a number of projects across the world and he needs to keep track of all of them.  We used this as our project management tool when coordinating Extreme Makeover Home Edition too.

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