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Living Pay-Cheque to Pay-Cheque
6 Steps to Stop Living Pay-Cheque to Pay-Cheque

Does this sound familiar? Your salary has just landed in your bank account and you ‘celebrate’ by going to a restaurant that evening. You then buy that item that you’ve been eyeing for the past month and spend a little more on impulsive buys. After the 1st of the month, […]

Work Smarter Not Harder
Learn from the Pros how to “Work Smarter and Not Harder” at PACSA 2018

You’ve probably heard the popular saying“work smarter and not harder” countless times. Yet we are all probably guilty of falling into this trap over and over again, as we get pulled in a million different directions and battle to prioritise our workload and systematically work through it. So does that […]

Humility
Humility: A key attribute that PAs sometimes forget – by Adam Fidler

I was having a conversation very recently with a former – and highly successful – PA to the CEO of a high-profile FTSE100 firm, and we got on to talking about why she had been promoted to the role of the CEO’s PA, amongst many other highly competent Assistants. ‘I […]

Why Today's EAs need to be more Strategic - Adam Fidler
Why today’s Executive Assistants need to be more Strategic – by Adam Fidler

The role of the Executive Assistant (EA) continues to evolve and in my capacity as a trainer, educationalist, and thought-leader in the industry, I continue to observe and reflect on what the role of the EA will become. Having worked as an ‘Assistant’ for 20 years, and having transitioned from Secretary, to […]

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. […]