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?

2019 148

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. 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.

Modernising the ‘bring up’ folder

Practically Perfect PA

Today I thought I would write about a system I used to use to keep my Executive organised everyday – the ‘bring up folder.’

2017 207

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.

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.

2017 219

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.

2019 245

This Is How To Manage Your Client Follow-up

Office Organization Success

And one of the ways I keep things simple is in my client follow-up. There are all kinds of fancy CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems out there—you may even be familiar with a few, such as Outlook, Salesforce, or ACT.

2015 194

Managing a LinkedIn Profile

Practically Perfect PA

In fact, many Assistants are being asked to look after their Executive´s online profiles and their organisation´s meanwhile they have to keep their own social profiles up to date and professional.

2017 177

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. SIGN UP HERE.

2019 200

Will CBD Change Modern Pain Management?

Dumb Little Man

With the information we now have about this treatment, many are asking whether CBD is the future of pain management. What’s The Problem With The Current Pain Management? What results is over 40,000 hospitalizations and 3,300 deaths per year — all in the name of pain management.

2019 279

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.

2019 203

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.

2018 161

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.

Career development round up for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […].

2018 156

How are you ‘managing up’?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Question: “I’ve been hearing a lot lately about the concept of ‘managing up’ and how I should be more aggressively working with my supervisors, and even leading them toward decisions, so I can get ahead. Do any admins out there have examples of what they’ve done to be more like a manager of the people above them instead of just reacting to their needs?

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

Practically Perfect PA

That time will be taken up by meticulously planning trips with the hope that nothing will go wrong while their Executive is away from the office. Just 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?

2019 205

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.

Why Giving Up Can Be the Best Time Management and Productivity Technique

Dumb Little Man

However, from time to time we find that our time management skills and productivity start to suffer when we try to take on a particularly taxing task. Here are some reasons why giving up can be the best decision that you make for your time management and productivity.

2014 285

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. I know what you’re up against. They may not seem significant by themselves but can add up to hours of wasted time!

2019 173

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.

2017 211

We have to raise each other up

Practically Perfect PA

Editor's notes Featured Mentoring admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantHappy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers.

2018 198

Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

” When I asked my subscribers recently what their biggest office headache is, email is right up there with the rest of them! ” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? “Help!

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Manager Support

Office Dynamics

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

2018 131

Shake It Up!

Office Dynamics

It’s time to shake things up. This week I’d like you to really step out of your comfort zone—shake it up! See what your manager is working on and ask that they delegate a piece of that project to you. Teach your manager one thing this week. The post Shake It Up!

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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.

10 tips to tidy up your inbox

Practically Perfect PA

So today, I am sharing my 10 tips to tidy up your inbox. Set up a free email address (Hotmail or Gmail for example) that you can use for newsletters, updates, subscriptions etc. Plan time into your day to do email management.

2017 186

How to set up an ideal week calendar and why it’s a must have

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Diary Management Featured Resources for Personal Assistants Writers admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Scheduling Time managementWhy am I here? How am I going to get through this?

2018 222

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.

2017 236

10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

Time management is one of the most important skills that you need to develop in life. With effective time management, you enable yourself to become more productive at achieving the goals and objectives assigned to you at work.

2019 277

Career development round up for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […].

2018 130

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.

2015 200

30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Spending Freeze

Simple Productivity Blog

As I talked about when I started it, I wanted to reduce the stuff I was bringing in to the house, and see if could manage to break my spending habit. The post 30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Spending Freeze appeared first on Laura Earnest.

2019 130

Managing your own time and dealing with interruptions 

Practically Perfect PA

This is one of my favourite panel sessions, we had a brilliant line up and some really honest and thoughtful conversations around time management and dealing with interruptions, which as you will know, is a constant battle for Assistants. […].

2018 196

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.

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.

Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use

Dumb Little Man

Below are tips on managing emails effectively: E-mail Checking Time. For more professional emailing, marketers and sales professionals use email validation tool for email list clean up. If you open up an e-mail and do not reply immediately, it can be a risky habit.

2019 246

Diary management for PAs and EAs

Practically Perfect PA

While the role of a PA or EA is constantly evolving, diary management continues to be a fundamental task. PAs spend at least a third of their time managing diaries, so it’s essential that you’ve mastered this aspect of your job.

2015 276

24 Time Management Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Have a simple filing system and keep it up to date. Time Management Tip #1 (yourislandrunners.com). Use Time Management To Improve Your Life (wheelingabout.wordpress.com). Time Management + Effective Meetings (Self Development Blog) [Dr JOY Madden] (ecademy.com).

Take Up Your Business: How To Pitch A Business Idea

Dumb Little Man

What’s up?” or show up dressed in a swimsuit. Ask your colleagues for advice and get some information about your manager’s opinion. Try to get into your manager’s shoes and anticipate potential objections. Define your peculiarity and show it up!

2018 236

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

If you have accounts set up on every social media channel (as I do) it can be a little overwhelming dealing with all of the stuff coming at you. Here are my top ten tips for managing your social media – these are all tried and tested!

Listen up! Building Rapport with your new Executive

Practically Perfect PA

Core Competencies Featured Working with Executives assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant working relationships Working with your Executive

2018 177

5 Strategies for a Super Follow Up System

Office Organization Success

Having a super-duper follow-up system in place is a critical, if not the critical, system you need to grow and build your business. What system do you have in place to follow-up with them and turn them into a paying client?

2012 259

Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

On The Job

No phone calls or emails from the hiring manager. Should you follow up? First, the hiring manager is probably interviewing other candidates, which is pretty common. Second, the hiring manager probably has to check in with others about making a job offer.

2019 163