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,…
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.
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.
Women principal wage earners have jumped in number, but families are exposed to financial distress as income protection cover levels remain low
“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.’
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 …
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, 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…
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, …
A woman from Sydney, Australia, got a lot more than she bargained for when she tried to sell an autographed copy of President Trump’s book The Art of the Deal on Facebook.
Popular Nigerian OAP and fashion entrepreneur, Toke Makinwa says one thing she wanted for her 35th birthday is buying a car for her assistant.
The CEO, who didn’t have a personal assistant, said there was an employee who had the responsibility of ordering office supplies, but it was typically …
Train your boss to communicate with you regularly – this is crucial to the success of your relationship. You should know where your boss is at all times even though you may not reveal this to others. Throughout your relationship it is imperative to have regular meetings and continuous communication – possibly every day, or whatever works for you both and complements your schedules.
‘One of the most important things you can do is to keep well informed and up to date about the business sector you work in, trends in your company and changes in technology.’
Gillian Richmond, European Chairperson for European Management Assistants
In order to build excellent effective relationships and understand others, it is important that you understand yourself first.