Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. The tips below are for supporting a group of managers on a regular basis. Encourage managers to use uniform procedures. Limit personal tasks for managers.

Managing a travel crisis

Practically Perfect PA

If your Executive travels regularly you will both be used to travel delays and disruptions, sometimes those delays are easy to manage and sometimes they are much bigger than expected and can cause chaos around the world.

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Expense Management Process

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Expenses Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantCollecting and processing expenses is not fun. There I’ve said it – call me controversial if you like but I stand by my statement!

Technology to help with email management

Practically Perfect PA

These ten fantastic pieces of software will help you manage your emails and your Executives. It is worth looking to see which ones will work for you, but they will all help you manage and automate emails!

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Managing someone else’s calendar

Practically Perfect PA

Managing someone else’s calendar. You are managing your boss or client’s Inbox and/or Calendar. You know how it is. They want you to set up meetings on their behalf and they don’t want the bother of accepting them – they would prefer you to receive the meeting responses.

How to Become Great by Managing Procrastination

Dumb Little Man

Managing Procrastination. Greatness also requires the ability to manage procrastination. The trick here is to break the task down into small, manageable chunks. The post How to Become Great by Managing Procrastination appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Effective Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Effective calendar management for Executive Assistants is a hugely important aspect of th role. There are also a lot of tasks related to diary management, for example, ensuring the Executives get [.].

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Technology can help organize your projects, and it can even help execute certain elements of your projects, but it can’t manage your projects for you. Project Management is a role that requires a human. Interested in Upgrading Your Project Management Skills?

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Strategic Career Management Fundamentals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Strategic Career Management Fundamentals.”. All too often, professionals fail to truly embrace the principles of Strategic Career Management. What is Strategic Career Management and why is it essential for every professional?

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How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity. Even if you have no formal project management training, you still want to be taken seriously in your PM duties.

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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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Evernote: Managing Someday Tasks

Simple Productivity Blog

The post Evernote: Managing Someday Tasks appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity Software Task Management ToolsMost people have moments when they see something and think, "I'd like to do that someday."

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Time Management for Remote Workers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re a remote worker, such as a PA, EA or VA, time management is essential to your business success, as often you’re billing on an hourly basis or for the time spent on a specific project.

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10 skills needed to be a fantastic office manager

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many Assistants who are also working as an Office Manager and a lot of Office Managers who are also Assistants! However, Office Managers do have to take on some tasks that are high-level and move the business forward.

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Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

Administrative assistants and executive assistants have a unique set of time management challenges. All of this can make time management feel like a nearly impossible task! The post Time Management for Admins appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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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.

Assistants as information managers

Practically Perfect PA

Back in 2013 HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland released the Management Assistant 2020 report , which detailed how the role of an Assistant will change by 2020. So what do we mean by Assistants as information managers?

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15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process.

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How To Manage School Documents Efficiently

Dumb Little Man

Manage Electronic Documents Better. Find the Right Tools for Document Management. The post How To Manage School Documents Efficiently appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Managing expectations

Practically Perfect PA

Here are my tips on managing, meeting and exceeding your manager’s expectations! To manage your manager’s expectations you firstly have to know exactly what is expected of you. It is especially important when it comes to managing expectations.

Project Management: Not my circus

Practically Perfect PA

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Managing a LinkedIn Profile

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Social Media admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant LinkedIn Office manager PA Personal Assistant social media Virtual AssistantWell folks I think we can all agree that Social Media isn´t going anywhere (understatement of the year right?!)

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Cash Flow Management Tips to Improve Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Cash flow management is simply a process of tracking the amount of money coming in and the amount of money going out. There is no business that can survive without proper cash flow management. Cash flow management is especially important for startups.

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Managing your Executive’s one to one meetings

Practically Perfect PA

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Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

As an executive coach and leadership trainer, I have talked to experienced senior managers and executive about their careers over the two decades. Here are some insights I can share that can advance, shape and revamp the careers of managers and executives. Self-management.

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Timeless Time Management Truths

Eat Your Career

But something changed about 10 years ago…I started getting really interested in the science and art of time management. In fact, I’ve never met a professional who isn’t constantly seeking ways to become a better time manager. These beliefs are the backbone of my time management system.

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5 Ways to Efficiently Manage Your Web Design Projects

Dumb Little Man

Use a visual project management tool. By using a visual project management tool such as a Kanban board or a calendar, you can keep track of all your tasks better and avoid going beyond your deadline.

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Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

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How to work with a visionary manager

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant working relationshipsEvery business is started by someone with a vision.

2019 172

Manager Support

Office Dynamics

The post Manager Support appeared first on Office Dynamics. Career Management Executive And Assistant Partnership Mgr/Asst Team Problem Solving Teamwork UncategorizedTwo to Tango. You and the person you support make up a team, even if it’s a small team.

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Assistant Managers: How to motivate your team

Practically Perfect PA

It is becoming more and more common for Assistants to manage staff and lead teams on projects. Many Executive Assistants manage teams of other Assistants and Administrators, and we all know it can be tough keeping Assistant’s careers on track and keeping them motivated.

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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.

How to Position Yourself for Management (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Position Yourself for Management.”. Let’s be honest: Management isn’t for everyone. It takes a specific set of skills to be a great manager, and some people just don’t have what it takes.

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Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

As an assistant of 20 years, I had one perspective of meeting management. You must keep these things in mind when you are managing your executive’s calendar. Calendar management is an important skill. Every manager and executive has their personal preferences.

25 tools for managing social media accounts

Practically Perfect PA

During next month’s Virtual Summit we will look at the structure that you can put in place to manage social […]. Many Assistants are being asked to look after their Executive’s online profiles and their organisation’s social media messaging.

Managing the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There is another phrase for this and it is called ‘managing up’ Some people are great at ‘managing up’ but assistants have to be fantastic at it! There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up.

How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. Therefore, managers should always aim to provide a relaxed environment for their employees to work in. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals.

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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. Just be polite when working with multiple managers.

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Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Year after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. If you would like more time management tips, get a copy of my downloadable eBook, Time Management for the Modern Assistant: Proven Tactics for Taming Your Day.

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Easy event management

Practically Perfect PA

We recently worked with Gallus Events who managed our Assist Travel event in London. The event management was seamless and one of the main reasons was because they used an online event registration / management platform called Eventbrite. Eventbrite Event Management.

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33 Unwritten Rules of Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Whatever the source, they are useful aphorisms for life management. The handbook has become an underground hit among senior executives and management thinkers. The Unwritten Rules of Management is part Ben Franklin and part Yogi Berra, with a dash of Confucius thrown in.

How to Manage a Micro-Manager

Eat Your Career

There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’re being smothered, and micro-managers are really good at making you feel that way. Micro-managers don’t allow you to have any freedom and eventually, work can start to feel like a prison sentence.

20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantJust think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? It’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week? Maybe more?

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