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Planning an Event
8 Tips to Planning an Event Successfully
Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe“. Planning an event is no different. If you develop a solid plan and stick to it, the actual management of your event will run like clockwork and probably incident free. Related: Why […]
Different Generations in the Workplace
Different Generations in the Workplace and how to Work with Them
Workplaces have become less formal over the years. Gone are the days where everyone wears their “penguin suits” to work. However,  it’s not just the dress code that has become less formal. The way that people interact and communicate has also lost many of the historical rigours of social etiquette. Interestingly, whilst communication has become […]
Authentic Leadership
The Importance of Authentic Leadership for Executive Assistants
In business, leadership is often regarded as a quality that only managers possess. This assumption is very incorrect and frankly very dated. Leadership has become an important MUST-HAVE attribute for the 21st-century executive assistant as you are required to influence, direct, motivate and monitor people and events around you. But leadership in itself is not […]
Personal Branding
Personal Branding: The perfect way to answer “Who are You”
If someone were to ask you the question “Who are you and what do you do for a living”, how would you answer it? If you have a sense of humour like mine, you would probably come up with some witty or funny response but in a professional space, if you answer it seriously your answer would probably be something like, “My […]