Tag: #PA

7 EXERCISES YOUR TEAM SHOULD BE DOING THROUGHOUT THE DAY

Your employees work a lot, spending most of their waking hours in the office. This might help them meet your productivity goals; however, their health can take a hit as a result. And they’re not […]

4 ON-THE-JOB HACKS THAT CAN IMPROVE YOUR TIME OFF

If you’re like most employees, you don’t take a lot of time off during the year. That’s why when you do plan for a vacation, you want to make the most of it. But when […]

Getting It Done: Three Steps to Goal-Setting Success (BONUS) 90-Day Action Plan Worksheet

I have a friend who says he doesn’t like to write, he likes to have written. The truth is, he loves to write, but not as much as he loves the satisfaction that comes from finishing a writing project. I feel the same way about goals. I love to set goals, but I love it even more when those goals are accomplished.

An Outfit for Business Casual or Just Business

“Business Casual” means different things in different offices. In my Hill office, it meant no jeans, ever. When I worked at the court, it meant jeans but only with a jacket. And on campaigns, it means searching a hotel room dresser for a clean candidate t-shirt. So today’s outfit vacillates from business casual to dressy depending on your office.

HERE’S WHY TAKING A WALK DURING WORK CAN HELP YOUR MORALE

Work can be stressful. From hot projects to tight deadlines and difficult customers, it can certainly take a toll on the overall well-being of both you and your staff. Not only that, but if you’re all sitting in front of computers all day, it’s even worse. This can drain your brain and deplete energy.

HOW TO TALK TO THE EMPLOYEE WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING

Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the only way.

Top tips for taking effective minutes

As an Executive Assistant, it’s likely that at some point or another your Executive will ask you to take minutes at a meeting. It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed by the idea of doing […]

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Letting Go Without Losing Control

Great leaders know when and how to let go without losing control. I was reminded of this timeless truth and how crucial it is to let go of the reigns more often during a recent experience […]

Mindful Eating In Your Everyday Life

The link between what you eat and how your body performs is clearly established. Even your brain function improves with the right vitamins and minerals. In fact, approximately 20 percent of the calories you consume are used […]

How to build trust with your Executive

One of the most common challenges I hear from Assistants who want to push their career forward is that their Executive’s do not trust them enough to hand overexciting projects and tasks. This is generally […]