GMail’s UNDO SEND now set in stone

When you push that SEND button, do you ever have a change of heart? Now Gmail has an answer for that.

Keynote speakers now face a bigger challenge.

While we expect audience members to switch their phones to ‘silent’ when attending a conference session, a new emerging trend is making the role of the guest presenter more difficult.

Remember the goal setting rules

Setting a vague goal in your mind without any follow-up is the surest way to fall short of accomplishing what you want. Here are 4 simple strategies leading to effective goals setting.

Desk Job/Bad Habits

Do any of these sound familiar? Changing a few simple things in your work routine might drastically improve your career-long wellness and productivity. 

The Simple Way to Kick Start your Day

If you start your day without direction, you can waste time from the start. Just a single note could get your daily productivity underway. 

Introverted? Here's how to connect

Seven simple questions that move conversations from chitchat into relationship building.

Too many jobs, so little time

Many PAs feel like they have a crushing number of requests coming at them from every side that make them a victim to their circumstances. Here’s 3 tips to help you stop playing the victim with your time.

2015 PA of the Year to stay at the Pyramids

2015 PA of the Year will to stay by the Pyramids in luxury resort.

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Stevie Phillips worked as the personal assistant to stage and screen actress Judy Garland in the 1960s, responsible for getting her to shows on time. She witnessed the best and worst of her bizarre behaviour.

A mid-morning slump fixed with a quick glance

A recent study shows that a quick look at a grassy green scene for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration. 

Keep your words positive

Honest communication can be confronting. It’s not always what colleagues want to hear, but to be successful it’s always necessary.

Just 7 minutes could change your work day

Using this routine to start your day at the office will apparently make a ‘world of difference’ to your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your health. Take a look.

Review your goals every three days.

“The more time you spend wondering how best to approach something, the less time you have to actually learn the best way for you” – Leo Babauta


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.



Special Offers

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Win an Apple Watch - Bankside Space showcase
  • Win an Apple Watch
  • Sample Bankside Space's Christmas dish menu 
  • Enjoy complimentary cocktails. 
  • Take a tour of London's newest blank canvas venue

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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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Event Diary

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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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