4 New Productivity Techniques to Try

Here are a few new productivity and task management techniques to help you be super productive without burning out. 

“…the property was put into my car by mistake…”

It sounds like a line that David Walliams might utter (as Sir Norman Fry) in Little Britain.

Too shy to network?

Being a PA means there are certain traits and skills that are assumed. Networking and the ability to communicate are two of them. But if those don’t come easy to you, this advice might get you over the line.

Keep that conference call on track.

It might be difficult enough to keep face-to-face meetings focussed. Conference calls can be even worse. 

Saying YES a whole lot less.

Let's be realistic. How much time you save by saying ‘No’.

Good PA = Key Productivity

How an executive personal assistant changes business in a good way.

Take Ownership Of Your Career

End the dependence on other people for your success.

How the other half lives.

Tempers, tantrums and creative dispositions. PAs to Hollywood’s A-List given the ‘Miracle Worker’ moniker

Are you ready to celebrate?

How are you getting ready to celebrate?

Try “and” instead of “but”

Simply change one little word to end the defensive nature of a colleague.

Yes, you are that good.

EAs have finally started to earn big bucks....somewhere...

2014 awards pictures released

Katrina Arratoon - 2014 PA of the Year

340 images from the 2014 Executive PA magazine awards gala dinner released.

Is now a good time to quit?

An article on LinkedIn has set the cat amongst the pigeons. Readers didn’t hold back.

Needing a big break?

If the rat-race is taking its toll, beware of the gap an extended break might leave on your CV.

Keep email for conveying the facts

Communicate in person if emotion is the key.

Katrina Arratoon is 2014 PA of the Year

Katrina Arratoon

Katrina Arratoon crowned 2014 Executive PA Magazine PA fo the Year at the London Transport Museum.

More sticky fingers

When the hallmark trait of a PA goes awry. 

Making more time in the workday

“Everything you ever learned about managing time is a complete waste of time because it doesn't work.”

Award winners to shine at office*

The must-not-miss event for the office professional.

End the ‘working back late’ cycle.

With not enough hours in the day, maybe you’re just taking on too much.

You have to start thinking about it.

It’s still a little way off, but sooner or later, it’s coming around.



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Executive PA Awards 2014

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The Business Travel Show, taking place on 25-26 February, Olympia Grand in London, is Europe’s largest specialised exhibition & conference bringing together 6,500 European travel professionals

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