Our Event Management Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Event Management Training course is two weeks away! Events Management for Assistants. Best practice, braining storming and loads of case studies. He has managed almost every type of event and has organisers events all across the world.

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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New Case Studies published on Bioteams Business Games


The second game is a Change Management game where company teams make interventions to gain the commitment of senior executives in a company to an important new project.

Do you want to speak at Assist Travel 2016?

Practically Perfect PA

The session is called Proactive PAs: Business Travel Case studies and Panel Session and the second session is called Top 5 business destinations uncovered. Proactive PAs: Business Travel Case Studies and Panel Session.

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John Needs YOU!

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! John needs business owners to use as case studies and some ‘from the trenches’ advice on starting a business like yours. E-Mail me or follow me.

3 Ways Bosses Can Boost Productivity of a Team

On The Job

Kathryn Shaw of the Stanford Graduate School of Business found in a study of technology-based workers that that bosses have a "big effect" on productivity and the good ones keep workers more engaged and productive. Managing output.

2016 64

10 reasons to attend Assist 2016

Practically Perfect PA

We have four fantastic case studies from brilliant assistants who have undertaken a project that has moved their career forward. I also have a business case letter that you can send to your boss to help with any conversations you will have regarding training for 2016.

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…and then what happened?

Practically Perfect PA

Using real life stories and worst case scenarios this session is going to be a lot of fun and we will also come up with a load of practical advice that the attendees can take back to the office and use next time they have a travel disaster on their hands!

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Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management


When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project.

The world’s very first virtual summit for PAs

Practically Perfect PA

Manage your Executive’s diary like a total mega star. Assistants as ‘the time manager’: Making you and your Executive more productive. PA perspective – panel sessions and real life case studies from proactive PAs.

2017 60

A staff away day that worked

Practically Perfect PA

It is a wonderful case study; if only all of our Staff Away Days’ could be so useful! Core Skills Events Featured Sponsored post admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2016 61

Launching the Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

I have always wanted to include the Practically Perfect PA readers from other countries in our events, but I know realistically it is very difficult to get your Manager to sign off the cost of a conference let along travel and accomodation in London!

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Planning your job search

Practically Perfect PA

Magazines and journals, online and offline, which can provide a more in-depth knowledge of specific organisations and roles through interviews and case studies. Whatever the reason is for your latest job search, taking a step back and thoroughly assessing your options is vital.

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5 Business Books Recommended By Top Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

In case you’re looking for a great place to start, here are the 5 most recommended business books by today’s entrepreneurs as well as the best tips you can learn from each of them. Traditional management consists of developing a strategy and overseeing the people executing it.

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The Future of Accounting = The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

  Because of this, the accounting profession provides an excellent case study on the future of work.  It will be imperative for practitioners to manage their web and mobile presences to establish firm reputation and brand. Over the past year Emergent Research, in collaboration with Intuit's Accounting Professionals Division , has been conducting a deep dive on the future of the accounting profession.

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How to Start a Proofreading Business At Home

Dumb Little Man

states that “Customer testimonials and case studies are considered the most effective content marketing tactics, identified by 89% and 88%, respectively, of B2B marketers.”. All this has to be established and tuned up before the first clients fly in, as managing organizational things on the go is not easy if you are a newbie to this area. Do you get annoyed when people keep writing “there” instead of “their,” “its” instead of “it’s” or “ affect” instead of “effect”?

2017 44

For Immediate Release: Experience the Extraordinary

Office Dynamics

Effortless navigation provides essential information with clarity at this highly readable, solution-oriented website chock full of numerous helpful articles, free educational videos, whitepapers, case studies, an ebook, nearly 1,000 blog posts… and a spunky, happy approach to work and life.

2014 46

News on the Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Manage your Executive’s diary like a total mega star. Assistants as ‘the time manager’: Making you and your Executive more productive. PA perspective – panel sessions and real life case studies from proactive PAs.

2017 17

Is That an Accountant in Your Pocket?

Small Business Labs

You don't often see a paraphrased Mae West quote as part of a study on the future of accounting , but with the rise of mobile and cloud computing it makes sense (sort of). The accounting profession continues to be an excellent case study on the broader future of knowledge work.

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How I Use Evernote for Meetings


Evernote Meetings Case Study #1: The FFFing Meeting. We schedule these meetings so that when we have time to spend together we aren’t sprinkling our casual conversations with important discussions revolving around these three important areas of household management. Evernote Meetings Case Study #2: Productivityist Coaching. Evernote is a big part of my workflow. I use it to hold my ideas until I’m ready to do something tangible with them.

2016 32

21Tips For Building the Body of Legend Bruce Lee

Dumb Little Man

More and more scientific studies tell us that that’s bad if your goal is to lift more weights. A case of bad pain is when your knee starts to hurt while you do squats. Take Measurements of Your Body You can’t manage what you don’t measure.

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How to Write a Free Ebook in Just 7 Days

Men With Pens

That might not seem like enough time, but with a great topic and a clear plan in place, the writing phase shouldn’t be too difficult to manage. You can probably manage that within a couple of hours. Give an example or mini case-study.

2012 52

When the Money Isn’t in the List: The Case Against Freebies

The Solopreneur Life

I gave away white papers, free reports, ecourses, FAQs, newsletters, and case studies on my sites. Somehow I managed to create a list of thousands of people who only want free stuff. In this case, the money was definitely NOT in the list. T his is a guest post written by Susan Daffron. Susan owns a book publishing and consulting company called Logical Expressions, Inc.

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Book Review: The Family Business Guide – By Frederick D. Lipman

The Small Business Blog

“Everything You Need to Know to Manage Your Business from Legal Planning to Business Strategies&#. Yes, there are legal contract examples for you to consider, but what makes this book relevant are the case studies. The structure of a family business as a business model has been one of my all time favourites, after all over 80 % of all businesses around the world are family businesses.

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BREAKING: Activist interrupts pipeline conference, releases.

Denise Aday

Hamilton, the Manager of Quality and Compliance for the Keystone Pipeline, was supposed to give a forty-minute talk about safety and regulations related to the southern portion of the KXL pipeline.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! With case studies throughout, and strategies to guide you, “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” offers something for all levels of reader. E-Mail me or follow me.

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Editing & reformatting case studies as individual PPT slides for on-the-fly presentations. Bios from one-sheets are cut into manageable chunks and find a home in media pitches. We did a study which concluded that multimedia increases time on page.

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Work & Place Journal

Small Business Labs

 It comes from the Occupiers Journal, which according to their website is: a global learning and development organization serving real estate and facilities management (FM) “end users” with whom OJL engages and cross-shares data, knowledge, experience, and case studies with other occupiers in a confidential environment. Work & Place is a new online journal on, well, work and place.

How to Scale Up Excellence

On The Job

The book, “Scaling Up Excellence: Getting To More Without Settling for Less,” provides case studies and insights from those who have been in the trenches of scaling challenges. In addition, each new employee is given a non- management mentor to help him or her navigate boot camp.

News on the Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Manage your Executive’s diary like a total mega star. Assistants as ‘the time manager’: Making you and your Executive more productive. PA perspective – panel sessions and real life case studies from proactive PAs.

Expert’s Corner: Delivering Voice of the Customer

Customers Rock!

Countless reports and case studies have proven this linkage. Similarly, a CMO Council study found that fifty-six percent of technology vendors perceive themselves as being extremely customer-centric, compared with only 12% of their customers. Recently on Customers Rock!

Sales Psychology: The Nutshell Guide to Corporate Schmoozing

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

A key testimonial, a report, a case study… It doesn’t matter what it is - just make sure you don’t bring it. Because if you can squeeze a reply out of your (insanely busy) prospect, you’ll kick off a dialogue where you can manage all objections and answer any questions.

Swarmteams V2.0 coming soon


Swarm API - comprehensive API with full authentication, session management and rich set of services. For a PDF version: For more information: New Music Case Study.


The Solopreneur Life “Friday Bits” Column #27

The Solopreneur Life

He wants to develop a subscriber list, and I told him that he has to have list-management software. (I I can’t overemphasize how critical it is to use list-management software, and to have the software in place and functioning on Day 1. Mini Case Studies.


50 Words for “Writing”

Daily Writing Tips

As the entry for column explains, all editorial content was originally subjective, but in modern journalism, the term refers to a statement of opinion by a periodical’s management or by a guest commentator. Proposition : Like many words on this list, proposition comes down almost intact from Latin — in this case, from propositionem , meaning “a statement.” A case study is an account of a particular person, event, or situation.

Virtual Teams and Communities Training Manual


The need for Change Management in Teams. Managing conflicting business cultures in teams/communities. Virtual Technology Case Studies.

The Solopreneur Life “Friday Bits” #21

The Solopreneur Life

Here’s a sampling of the great stuff at Pelfusion: • 30 Twitter Tools For Managing Followers. • Willie cites studies that have shown the correlation between site speed and revenue, he describes what determines page speed and what you can do to make your Web pages faster.

Coworking Labs - Our New Research Blog for our Coworking Project

Small Business Labs

Carolyn is leading the coworking study and Steve is a member of the project team.   In-person and telephone interviews will be used to augment the survey research, dive deeper on topics of interest (the role of social media in coworking, for example) and develop case studies.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer loyalty and Toyota

Service Untitled

Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager of Toyota Motor Sales, USA stated, “We launched this program to expand the focus on our customers, and thank them for their loyalty by adding value to our products.&#

What happens to your website if you die | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

We have the advantage of being able to draft a piece just in case and tailor it properly to say what we want to say. Write something up, just in case. Twitter,Facebook, your project manager, your to-do list app, Google Analytics, your bookkeeping software, or your email accounts?