A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

Alongside sourcing a venue, we have to think about the catering, any overnight guests, travel logistics, dietary requirements, speakers, training materials, seating plans, AV equipment… the list is endless. Not a confident negotiator? Picture the scene.

Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

Don’t feel guilty about being out of the office to attend a program or conference that will make you better equipped, faster, smarter, and sharper. . Executives travel all over the country. Negotiate if necessary.

2019 247

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SURROUND yourself with a team of experts to make you and your organization SHINE!

Office Dynamics

I knew enough about AV equipment and computers to know that I needed both an AV and computer tech on MY team. The last thing you want during a meeting is equipment malfunction.

2019 225

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Don’t get me wrong they still travel for Board meetings and client engagement but they don’t get on a flight simply because there are no alternatives to getting everyone together. Once the initial cost of equipment has been paid teleconferencing is inexpensive. Pin It.

2012 236

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Don’t get me wrong they still travel for Board meetings and client engagement but they don’t get on a flight simply because there are no alternatives to getting everyone together. Once the initial cost of equipment has been paid teleconferencing is inexpensive. Pin It.

2012 226

NOT, “Just An Admin!”

Office Dynamics

He asked me to find a location, negotiate a lease, remodel the space if needed and take care of all interior decorating and procurement. Three months later I selected the location, negotiated the lease, remodeled the space and purchased new furniture, office equipment, and supplies. Our role is no longer confined to typing letters, answering the phone, scheduling meetings and travel. Negotiators. Expert Travel Agents. Designed by Freepik.

2017 169

The wonderful world of events – roundup

Practically Perfect PA

Here are the links to my previous blogs: How to negotiate when planning an event. Sometimes it is worth looking outside of London (or any major city) for venues, even if some people have to travel it could save lots on the overall budget.

2013 226

Productivity Secrets Top-Level CEOs Would Rather Keep to Themselves

Dumb Little Man

There are plenty of mobile apps that can make their lives a lot easier and stress-free, especially for the ones who travel a lot. It will show you what mobile apps can completely and effortlessly replace traditional office equipment. Ice freezing offices. Social media. YouTube.

2018 283

The site visit and other venue considerations

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly I put a little infographic together on various seating arrangements and then I shared some top tips on how to negotiate with a venue. The price point for this can be negotiated. Are they amenable and willing to negotiate? Technical Equipment – What do you need?

2012 176

Serviced Office Vs. Virtual Office – What’s Good For Your Business

Small Business CEO

Along with the office, you get office furniture and equipment and even qualified staff. You can negotiate for extras and pay for add-on services like meeting rooms as and when required.

2013 89

75 Names of Unusual or Obsolete Occupations

Daily Writing Tips

chandler : a candlemaker, or a retail supplier of specific equipment. drummer : a traveling salesman. higgler : a peddler of dairy products and small game (also, a haggler, or someone who negotiates for lower prices).

2016 82

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I knew we were going to go back to that city the next year so negotiated with the hotel that if I booked the next event at their venue would they waive the cancellation fee. Negotiation As you saw above, negotiation is possible.

2010 141

First Long Hike Complete

The Marq

Packing Knowing that we’d have an early start in the morning, I packed the car with all of the equipment and necessities the night before. I had the usual material based on the Equipment Check we’d already created. I also had to get the rest of his equipment.

2011 68

How To Train Your Brain

Brilliantly Better

It also monitors your energy levels sending stimuli of hunger (that would be the equivalent of re-fueling the planes), it does long-term planning (equivalent of upgrading the equipments and planes) or makes estimations (learning by example, for instance, after a plane collision).