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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 […]

Multitasking
7 Tips to Multitasking at Work Successfully

Administrative professionals are expected to be versatile and flexible in their jobs. How often does your boss give you multiple tasks to do, which must be completed simultaneously? It’s not that your boss unreasonable but unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced business world, demands are higher than ever before. The only way […]

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 […]

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. […]