Tag: assistant

Do your hands tell about who you are?

Open gestures such as moving your hands away from your body, resting them on your lap palm upwards or on the desk in front of you, including exposing wrists,…

Eye contact while meeting people is the solution

Keeping eye contact makes you appear more confident in almost any situation. in the natural process of talking to someone we do flick our eyes away when we are processing our thoughts.

Making Connections at Professional Meetings

how to make connections with skill at professional meetings and networking events this year: Shake smoothly. Get off to a great start. Win the name game. Make yourself memorable. Keep it light. Be upbeat. Put down your smartphone. Exit gracefully. Follow up.

Growth in female breadwinners leaves families exposed to financial distress

Women principal wage earners have jumped in number, but families are exposed to financial distress as income protection cover levels remain low

Bill Murray hired an assistant who “was deaf” to stop people from contacting

“So he hired a personal assistant who was profoundly deaf, did not have oral speech, spoke only American sign language, which Bill did not speak, nor did anyone else in the production. But Bill said, ‘Don’t worry, I’m going to learn sign language.’

Women with bosses: Want to be treated like a professional? Be like one

In addition, if you are a virtual assistant, an administrative assistant, or an office coordinator of some type, this immediately tells people you might not …

Be proactive, anticipate needs, be prepared and exceed expectations

To be a successful assistant you have to be willing, able, flexible and proactive. Think ahead and plan, carry out tasks before they are required, anticipate problems and try to solve them. Use quieter periods to pre-empt requests. Be organised and prepared in advance (including updating and organizing paperwork and files). A successful assistant deals with as much as possible to prevent it landing on the boss’s desk, and endeavors to always exceed expectations.

Zelda La Grange to Nelson Mandela: ‘I Can Hear Your Voice Loud and Clear…’

Zelda la Grange, Madiba’s long-term personal assistant, has penned this must-read letter to the late Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa with whom she worked for two decades of her life…

Princess Diana’s Assistant Reveals That The Princess Cried Herself To Sleep When Harry Was Born

There are still so many stories about Princess Diana that have yet to be told. In Smithsonian Channel’s documentary, Princess Diana’s “Wicked” Stepmother, former personal assistant and butler Paul Burrell is telling a few.

Ma Anand Sheela(formerly the personal assistant), to be subject of upcoming Netflix-Dharmatic documentary

Ma Anand Sheela, formerly the personal assistant of Bhagwan Rajneesh or Osho, will be the subject of an in-production Netflix documentary, …