Tag: #personalassistant

Use This Marketing Tactic to Boost Customer Engagement and Get More Sales

I’m sure you’ve seen this message (or something similar) on the bottom of a website when you’re shopping for clothes or a trip: “3 left at this price!” It’s a classic example of a nudge, one […]

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 […]

20 tips to dress appropriately for work

Whether you like it or not, the way you look plays a role in your success in the modern workplace. “The problem with appearance is that it translates to performance,” says Nicole Williams, a career […]

Practical Ways that Canadian Startups Can Go Global (Without Leaving Home)

If you’re from Canada and have traveled abroad, you’ve probably got one somewhere—a beat-up maple leaf patch that is sewn onto your backpack or jacket. In a world that can seem big and scary, that little insignia […]

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 […]

LinkedIn’s 25 best Australian startups to work for

Challenger business bank Judo Bank has shot to the top of LinkedIn’s list of the 25 best Australian startups to work for on debut, beating Sydney design unicorn Canva. It’s just the second time the […]

To prepare for the future of work, we could do much worse than learning from Geoffrey Owens.

Remember Owens? He’s the former Cosby Show actor who was thrust into our timelines after a “look where he is now” image of him bagging groceries at Trader Joe’s went viral. The tabloids’ attempt was to […]

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 […]

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. If this sounds […]

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 […]