The Eisenhower Matrix: A Guide for PAs

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As a personal assistant, your day-to-day work is full of tasks that require your attention, from answering emails to organising events. With so many things to do, it can be challenging to know where to start and how to prioritise effectively. One helpful tool for managing your workload is the Eisenhower Matrix. This matrix helps […]

Clear and Concise Instruction: Tips and Examples

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Have you ever enrolled in an online course, only to feel overwhelmed by the lack of clear and concise instruction? Maybe you’re worried that the material will be too complicated, or that you won’t be able to keep up with the pace of the course. Whatever your fears may be, know that you’re not alone. […]

Time Management Tips for Executive Assistants

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  As an Executive Assistant, your time management skills are essential in order to successfully manage your Director’s/CEO’s schedule and ensure that all of their priorities are taken care of. Juggling a million different tasks at once can be overwhelming, but if you use the right time management best practices, you can organise your time […]

How to become a Personal Assistant

How to become a personal assistant

Many of the PA’s that I speak to never planned on becoming a Personal Assistant, but were given more and more responsibility until ultimately, they became a PA in their existing role. This is the beauty of the PA role.  It is also why it has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the […]

Treat Yourself this Christmas

Career change and upskilling opportunties with Lewis College. Christmas is just around the corner, and I think it is safe to say we have all earned a well-deserved break. We also get the chance to spend this festive period with friends and family which will be a relief to all following last year’s restrictions. No […]

4 Tips for Starting a Business as a Mum

Having watched the article released this week from Mumsnet Founder, Justine Roberts, “Why you should always wear trainers to work” – I couldn’t agree with her more. BBC – Why you should always wear trainers to work (Justine Roberts, Founder of Mumsnet) I highly endorse the 4 points she makes about starting and running a […]

5 Ideas for a Positive Working Day

One of the first lessons we cover in the Personal Development/PA Skills section of our courses is to help our students to take a step back from their working week and identify how they can increase the number of positive working days.  The lesson is part of a series we cover in conjunction with Sue […]

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