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.

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 178

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

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 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 218

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.

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

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 192

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 277

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.

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 185

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.

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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.

2018 161

How to Manage Multiple Managers

Eat Your Career

One that comes up frequently has to do with managing multiple executives or managers. It’s a challenge to be sure, but a manageable one. Here are a few tips to help make managing multiple managers easier. It was important for me to manage them differently.

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 169

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 149

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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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.

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 130

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.

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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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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 269

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 192

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 198

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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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

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 217

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.

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

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 242

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 180

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 189

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 193

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.

7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

But there are many ways to manage it effectively on a daily basis. It can be due to an overwhelming workload or because of the leadership or management style of your boss. When you wake up early, you sleep early. You can use the Pomodoro Technique to manage your time.

2019 168

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

How Can Small Businesses Optimize Financial Management

Small Business CEO

Many small business owners find managing their finances to be quite challenging. The main reason financial management tends to be daunting is that it’s common for small businesses to make a financial mistake or end up falling into a financial pitfall.

2019 91

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 174

How to clean up your online presence before starting a job search

Practically Perfect PA

Following Jennifer Corcoran’s fantastic LinkedIn session at the Virtual Summit a few weeks ago I thought I’d follow up with a post on how you can clean up your online presence before starting a job search. Career Development Featured Job Hunting admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting LinkedIn Office manager PA Personal Assistant

2019 155

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!

Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but I think it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. Email Management.

2017 236

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

The ultimate guide to diary management

Practically Perfect PA

I have written a lot about diary management over the years, which is not surprising when you think assistants spend at the very least a third of their day organising their manager’s calendars. Diary Management fundamentals. Practical tips for diary Management.

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