Pros and Cons of Traveling by Car You Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Many people all over the world are fond of traveling. However, when you travel by car, you are your own boss on the road. In this article, we gathered the common pros and cons of traveling by car you should know. Pros of traveling by car. Cons of traveling by car.

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Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Assist Travel.

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Travel Planning for Others – Putting Yourself in Your Traveler’s Shoes

Practically Perfect PA

Every admin wears many hats: office manager, personal assistant, life coach, travel planner. Every time your manager is heading out of town, it’s time for you to don your travel planner hat, slip into your traveler’s shoes, and equip yourself with your suite of travel planning tools.

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5 Important Tips Before Traveling Overseas

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of which country you are traveling to, there are things you can do and prepare to make the trip not only hassle-free but safe, too. To give you an idea, here’s the best international travel checklist you’ll ever need. Tip #1 Check Your Passport And Other Travel Documents. Before making any travel plans, you must first know where your passport is. Your passport should be valid for at least six months before you travel overseas. Featured Goals Travel

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Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. Well along with the usual stresses of travelling your boss also has to attend meetings and act professionally when in many cases they are dealing with jet lag and the continuous business activities back in the UK office. Happy travel planning, Nicky x.

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The Secret To Packing The Perfect Travel Dopp Kit

Dumb Little Man

The worst thing about traveling is packing, especially for men. Simply tossing items from your bathroom cabinet into a bag is clearly not the best long-term strategy for staying prepared and exuding style while on your travels. However, it shouldn’t be too big or it will use up a large space in your travel bag. When purchasing a Dopp kit, go for quality and style rather than cost efficiency, especially if you’re traveling often. Safe travels! Tasks Trave

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Cannes

Practically Perfect PA

The airport is 40 minutes from Cannes by road, and you can jump in a taxi, organise a transfer prior to travelling, or hire a car. Trains are your other option – and during the peak season months of July and August, can often be much faster and convenient than travelling by road.

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Minimum Life Traveling Baggage

Brilliantly Better

Even came up with 4 4 tips for traveling long distance. So, I usually take with me my identity card (in Europe I can travel only with that, I don’t need a passport), my driver license and my passport. Never used traveler checks so far. I’m a digital nomad and traveling without any of these won’t make sense. It’s a nice to have equipment but also requires a great deal of attention. Post tags: baggage , minimalism , traveling.

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel! I have observed hundreds of assistants travel and heard numerous stories about their travel experiences both while in transit to Las Vegas and during their stay in Las Vegas. It will certainly reduce any travel stress you may experience.

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

Office Dynamics

The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel! I have observed hundreds of assistants travel and heard numerous stories about their travel experiences both while in transit to Las Vegas and during their stay in Las Vegas. It will certainly reduce any travel stress you may experience.

Practically Perfect PA Visits: The Hay Adams DC

Practically Perfect PA

Each room is equipped with the following: Etro toiletries. The hotel has everything that a business traveller requires with access to a 24 hour business centre and faultless wifi throughout the building.

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Practically Perfect PA visits: Royal Sonesta Houston Texas

Practically Perfect PA

Having booked business travel to Houston more times than I can actually remember I am very aware of how little time executives have when they arrive in Houston. The Galleria area really is the hub for business travellers with most oil and gas companies based near by.

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Practically Perfect PA visits: Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin Texas

Practically Perfect PA

Well I think it is only fair to say from the outset that Condé Nast Traveler are right in voting Lake Austin Spa Resort the #1 Destination Spa on the Condé Nast Gold List. Business travel. The spa actually has a well designed meeting space with all the equipment you would expect.

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Practically Perfect PA: Le Méridien Perimeter Atlanta

Practically Perfect PA

It has a boutique feel, is very contemporary but has all of the mod cons you come to appreciate when travelling on business. I was really impressed with the gym equipment and the overall set up of the fitness centre.

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Practically Perfect PA visits: The Sofitel Lafayette Square Washington DC

Practically Perfect PA

It seems like the hotel has given quite some thought to the female traveller which always makes a nice difference. There is a well-equipped fitness centre for those that do not want to brave the elements. For a female business traveller this hotel is perfect.

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11 Halos - Part 3 (reporting & fans)

Loosely Speaking

Received equipment, signed up for his new insurance program (yeah!),

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Practically Perfect PA visits: Hampton Inn and Suites Myrtle Beach

Practically Perfect PA

The suite had everything I needed for my stay including a fully equipped kitchen, a huge bedroom with two double beds, a big bathroom and a really comfortable lounge area with a patio door leading out to the balcony.

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Practically Perfect PA visits: Hotel Sorella Houston Texas

Practically Perfect PA

The hotel is surrounded by really nice restaurants, shops, cafes and bars which makes it a perfect location if you are travelling over for business and do not have a car.

2014 179

Go Native Apartments, London

Practically Perfect PA

The kitchen was fully equipped (I must confess I ordered a takeaway) and the space was big enough for those wanting to do a little work before retiring to the super comfortable bed.

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Swiss Luxury Apartments, Geneva

Practically Perfect PA

I did manage to escape work for long enough to pick up some groceries from the local supermarket with the intention of using the wonderfully equipped kitchen for some home cooking.

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Wyndham Houston, West Energy Corridor

Practically Perfect PA

The hotel is fully equipped for business travellers with over 9000 square feet of meeting and event spaces to cover every need. There is also a fully equipped fitness centre and pool, but I would say it is more of a plunge pool rather than a pool for doing laps.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. This app is slightly more expensive but worth paying for if your manager travels a lot. You can set it for your current location or receive alerts from places you are planning to travel too. A useful app when travelling and is handy for local information that can be added to your manager’s itinerary. And it is also handy for when your manager is travelling. [Show as slideshow].

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. This app is slightly more expensive but worth paying for if your manager travels a lot. You can set it for your current location or receive alerts from places you are planning to travel too. A useful app when travelling and is handy for local information that can be added to your manager’s itinerary. And it is also handy for when your manager is travelling. [Show as slideshow].

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Memphis Downtown

Practically Perfect PA

The complimentary Wi-Fi was faultless, which is always a bonus particularly for business travellers. On the ground floor of the hotel the space did look well maintained with a variety of flexible rooms and AV equipment.

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Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Insurance: If you carry any sort of business insurance, or if you have extra homeowners or renters insurance to cover equipment losses, count it as an expense. Office supplies, equipment, and software: Office supplies, such as envelopes, postage, pens, paper, computers and printers are obvious expenses of doing business. Travel and Transportation: Do you do a lot of consulting, or offsite meetings? Count it, or figure out how much per mile you are spending to travel.

How to Start Creating A Home Gym That Fits Your Needs

Dumb Little Man

Is waking up early in the morning and traveling a long way to workout making you feel lazy? Then, figure out how much area is required to set the different gym equipment. It is not compulsory to buy expensive gym equipment. Choose The Equipment Wisely.

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Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

If you are a traveler and need a workplace for a day or two, consider signing up for a few days in a co-working space. Most shared spaces have beautifully designed interiors with the finest pieces of furniture and equipment.

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Never Spend Your Money on These Things

Dumb Little Man

Travelling, whether internationally or even domestically, is expensive. Sure, at 4am travelling a long way from home that big golden “M” might look mighty appealing.

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Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Eco-Office Gals

Unless you really need powerful computer equipment, say if you work in video editing or game development, look at whether you can replace inefficient desktops with more eco-friendly laptops.

How to Keep Business Data Secure When Transitioning to a New Office?

Dumb Little Man

It will allow you to monitor the office equipment and gear in real time. Moving to a new office is not easy. More so, you have to ensure that none of the office hardware gets damaged. Additionally, the responsibility to keep the data secure is also on your shoulders.

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How to Design an Office that Is Eco-Friendly

Eco-Office Gals

When designing and eco-friendly office, there are many things to think about, including location, features, equipment, usage and more. Do also have some awareness of how heat travels. The amount of energy that is used by offices and other types of commercial buildings is staggering.

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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.

2019 247

6 Tips for Starting a Home Healthcare Business

Small Business CEO

You’ll need funds to register your business, purchase office space, market your brand, build clientele, buy equipment, travel, and more.

2016 104

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.

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The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are some of my favourites: Great Apps: Travel. This app is slightly expensive but worth paying for if your manager travels a lot. You can set it for your current location or receive alerts from places you are planning to travel too.

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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 230

Which tasks should assistants manage?

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel. Executives should not organise their own business travel, no matter how easy or quick they think it is! Assistants should manage all aspects of their executives business travel including both domestic and international trips.

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Planning the perfect business meeting

Practically Perfect PA

With a boss that travels a lot you’re probably getting to know a lot of different meeting venues across the country. With a trusted company, you can also guarantee that you’ll have all the equipment you might need for your meeting.

2015 169

Are we still going green?

Practically Perfect PA

Turn off all your electronic equipment before you go home. Don’t keep your electronic equipment on if you are not using it – if your mobile phone is fully charged remove it from the charger. Can you conduct a meeting via WebEx or conference call rather than travelling to meet clients.

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7 Tips to Encourage Your Child to Learn A New Language

Dumb Little Man

The more effort you put into creating an environment that is free of distractions and fully equipped with everything your child will need, the easier it will be for them to stay organized and study productively.

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Is Document Scanning Green?

Eco-Office Gals

Staff to manage and secure the facilities and their travel to and from work. So if we are able to scan documents at source how does this impact the factors above: There is the green and environmental cost of the scanning equipment. There is the carbon costs associated with running the equipment, building and the staff. Once scanned the document have to be stored electronically and this computer equipment has to be manufactured, staff are required to operate it.

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Picking up skills along the EA career path

Practically Perfect PA

Learning how to use and fix a variety of office equipment. Junior PA: Booking travel and hotels for colleagues . I’ve been an EA for quite some time now, in fact I started working in 2003 so it has been a decade.

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