Handle criticism better

The most common ways people handle a professional critique, and how to not take it personally.

Your personality could add-up to your salary

Education and experience usually equals pounds and pence, but a growing body of research shows how personality is connected to productivity and unexplained wage differences.

Blink, and you almost miss it

In just one minute, billions of interactions take place on the internet, and that’s last year’s figures.

A Bold Step about that Undone Item

The one thing that has been loitering on your To Do list for weeks (or months) is ready to be jettisoned.

Shutting Down the Interrupter

Despite your diligence, your meeting is being hijacked. How should you handle a persistent interrupter? Rebecca Knight shares some ideas.

Psychologically feel more productive

According to research, we generally assume that multitasking will make us happier than focusing on a single activity. And we’re right — sort of.

Did you miss Xero’s launch for iPad?

The popular accounting software has released a version of Xero for iOS that provides custom layouts for iPad.

Quit slouching at your desk…

…and 5 other things ruining your work day.

Working the Network

We know that networking is a major part of keeping up-to-date with trends and services that assist us with being efficient. But finding time to do so is sometimes impossible with the demands of day-to-day responsibilities. Here are some tips.

A Spot to Work Outside the Office

Cubefree finds cafes and other places to work.

Feeling Happy? Survey says you should be.

Teachers, gardeners and PAs are among those who most enjoy their jobs, according to The Guardian’s survey of surveys. 

Get Things Done by Choosing the Correct Due Date

Setting the right deadline might be the key to getting tasks started.

Worst Hotel Guests to be Named

In response to hotel appraisal websites where guests post what they really think about their accommodation, this hotel group is turning the tables.

Flying remains the Safest Form of Transport

Recent extensive media coverage of incidents highlight exceptions in an otherwise secure way to travel.

Workload Paralysis

The busier you get, the less work you seem to do. Sound familiar? There’s a fix for that.

Ending Over-Commitment

It’s possible to apply a simple formula in order to ensure you don’t overpack your day, according to the folks at Harvard.

Stop sighing over the incomplete jobs on the To-Do list.

Instead of looking at what you didn't get done on your list, here’s a few tips on how to evaluate your day. 

Motivating Lazy Colleagues

The job is hard enough without a member of the team hiding behind other ‘priorities’ to avoid the heavy lifting. But one simple invitation could change their engagement.

Achieving an effective result in a day too packed to progress

Determine the minimum you need to get done in a busy day to make a dent in the ‘to-do’ list.

Advice given to Execs about how to manage their PA

You may be privy to the information contained in your company’s manuals about how to achieve efficiency within the firm's workflow, but do you know what the business coaches are saying about managing PAs? Read on…

Make an instant customised resume from your LinkedIn Account

You should already know about LinkedIn’s resume builder, but this service allows for greater customisation.



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Enter yourself into a Prize Draw to Win A Team building Experience of your choice at The Lensbury for you and Your Team This Summer.



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Executive PA Annual Awards

Get involved as we continue to celebrate the critical role of the modern PA throughout the world. Follow @PAoftheYear for up to the minute news.

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Brunch and tour with conference Cambridge

You will arrive by train mid-morning on Friday 18th September 2015 (complimentary rail travel to and from London will be provided) and enjoy Brunch and a tour of Robinson College, taking in its new Crausaz Wordsworth Building.

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