Tag: #PA

Does your fear stop you from being productive?

Many of us have a fear of something – of rejection, of stepping out of our ‘comfort zone’, of failure, of being laughed at, of change, of taking risks, of not fitting in, of ‘going blank’ (especially when giving presentations), of not being worthy and so on.

Internal ‘negative gremlins’ and internal ‘positive coach’ .Which one don't you have?

The most important person you’ll ever ‘talk’ and ‘listen’ to is yourself! You can encourage yourself and be positive or you can criticism yourself, sometimes unnecessarily, and become negative. Constructive criticism is always good to listen to, whether it comes from yourself or someone else. I call the inner voice that criticisms you destructively the ‘negative gremlin’.

Conscious and subconscious minds

We have approximately 70,000 thoughts each day that determine what we think, what we feel, what we say, how we react, what habits we establish and how ultimately we are perceived. These are just our conscious thoughts; we have seven times as many thoughts going on in our subconscious mind that we are unaware of until something pops into our consciousness.

Self-esteem, self-awareness and self-belief. Are they the same?

Our beliefs have a strong effect on our self-esteem, which is the ‘picture’ we carry around about ourselves in our minds. Self-esteem is to do with identity, feelings of self-worth and values and relationships with others. If we receive positive messages, then we are likely to have higher self-esteem, and it therefore follows that if we receive negative messages, whether true or not, then we will develop low self-esteem.

Focus on your strengths and boost your confidence at work

Help to build self-confidence by focusing on your strengths, improving on any weaknesses and learning to like yourself. Think about the things that you like about yourself, including your skills, knowledge, behaviors and personality traits. Consider what has brought you success so far. Remind yourself of all the challenges that you have faced and overcome.

Personal assistants are the City’s unsung heroes

Accepting a leadership role has always meant taking on a certain level of stress and pressure. However, evidence suggests that the strain on executives is increasing.

Mel B’s Personal Assistant Files Lawsuit for Wrongful Termination and Running Up $200,000 in Debts

The Spice Girl allegedly used Gary Madatyan’s credit card and bank account for furniture, transportation and partying and never paid him back.

The Queen’s personal assistant is writing a book about their friendship

“The Queen and I have a lot of fun together”

The Queen’s right-hand woman is writing a book about their relationship to give the public an inside view of the goings on of the palace.

How to Remember people’s names

When people introduce themselves to you and you don’t quite catch their name, then ask them to repeat it. If it is an unusual sounding name you might ask them to spell it for you […]

Manage stress and your state of mind

You can manage your state of mind before you enter a room to make a great first impression, thereby creating self-confidence and being prepared for any meeting where you feel you need to influence and […]