Ultimate travel itinerary

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A small list of good restaurants close to the hotel or office. Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particuarly when it comes to business travel.

Travel 179

Day in the life: Torsten Maerz, PA at Deutsche Bank

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Since my boss travels a lot, I take care of his travel expenses and supplier invoices. Around the corner from our office in Frankfurt we have a wonderful burger restaurant. Sometimes I enjoy an evening at the Zarges restaurant in Frankfurt – another place I can highly recommend.

2017 198

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Using social media to empower Assistants

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If you are nervous of engaging on social media – my advice is to simply look, listen and learn. You can follow and connect with other Assistants, clients, colleagues, suppliers, brand ambassadors and influencers. You can learn more about my feelings on hashtags via this link: [link].

Getting buy in from the boss

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Will you share your learning with other Assistants thus increasing the ROI? On the day I reverted to ‘show and tell’ and picked up the annual catalogue of restaurants for both of my bosses which greatly impressed them. “Succeeding in business is all about making connections.

2017 213

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

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PA Life magazine is published six times a year and includes a mixture of lifestyle features, updates on suppliers, industry news and articles on how to improve professional skills. Invitations to special ‘limited attendance’ lunches at top restaurants with the Editor of PA Life.

2014 181

A review of Assist Travel 2015

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Throughout the day our delegates had meetings with our exhibitors who represented a variety of suppliers within the travel industry. There are some really cool and funky new hotels, restaurants and bars that can be used to impress clients and colleagues.

2015 187

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

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I’ve said in the past training, networking and meeting suppliers should be an integral part of our career. We need to know about the latest advances in technology, we need to know where the best restaurants are and we need to constantly refresh our soft skills.

2013 221

New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

The Small Business Blog

So now I had my supplier with whom by this stage I had built up a good base for a trustworthy supplier by way of emails. I put together a 10 question survey that I had planned to accost passers by with outside the few foreign wine boutiques as well as restaurant owners.

2007 199

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

The Latest Entrepreneurial Fantasy Is Selling Cupcakes : Move over restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts. Lessons from recession will help SMEs’ future roadmap courage and… : Learning lessons from recession important for future upswing SMEs should graduate from growth by default.

2009 176

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Although he never finished high school, Scudamore loves nothing more than learning. Within his business he has established what he calls a Mentor Board of Advisors, a group of people he turns to for advice and learning. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

2010 141

Entrepreneurship live and kicking! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

What have I learned yesterday? Raphael Dobbin is not going to help me loose any weight soon with his idea of a West African restaurant, but he was going to offer me free fruit as a dessert option for healthier living. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

2008 158

The Success Factor: Meat Loaf and Donald Trump

On The Job

Rick Malir, founder of City Barbeque, a chain of 10 barbeque restaurants in Ohio, has this notion about failure and what people can learn from it. We don’t allow our people to berate the suppliers. 4.What do you think upcoming leaders of today need to learn from them?

2009 130