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Diary management tips for busy entrepreneurs

Diary management tips for busy entrepreneurs

The role of a PA or EA is constantly evolving but even so diary management continues to be a fundamental task. A good diary manager needs to decisive yet flexible. Below are some tips to help with your diary management: • Clarify your boss’ preferences. You’ll encounter a wide range of personalities in your career as PA, and it’s vital…

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How to manage your diary: tips

How to manage your diary: tips

Diary management, whether it is for your personal or professional life, can be an extremely time-consuming process but by following the suggestions detailed below, the process can be made simpler. • Schedule appointments with sufficient buffer time between them, to allow for travel time, pre-meeting preparation or even a much-needed lunch break.• Colour code. This has the functional purpose of…

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Improve your executive productivity with a virtual assistant

Improve your executive productivity with a virtual assistant

A virtual assistants’ main priority is to help you reach your goals, personally and professionally. When you delegate administrative tasks to an assistant, you are freeing up your mind to concentrate on high value tasks. A virtual assistant can save you time, money and reduce your workload substantially resulting in increased productivity. More and more companies of all sizes are…

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Be yourself at work – it’s more productive

Be yourself at work – it’s more productive

When we talk about being productive, we usually talk about time management, delegation or prioritization. Those things are important for sure but today, let’s take a step back because as it turns out, there’s an overlooked way to increase your productivity and your satisfaction at work…surprisingly, it’s being yourself. Authenticity may feel risky but it’s better for your career. Sometimes…

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Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings, in essence, are meant to boost productivity and efficiency. When everyone is on the same page and aware of what should be done, even the most challenging tasks can be completed. In reality, we find ourselves stuck at unproductive meetings, week after week. Meetings are essential to a smooth-running company; unfortunately, many leaders don’t know how to use them…

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Maximize your productivity both at work and outside it

Maximize your productivity both at work and outside it

Every business expert claims to have “productivity hacks” that can help you get more done in less time. Of course, there are some common-sense tools you can implement to be more productive, like taking brief breaks, creating effective to-do lists and resisting social media. There is no hack for becoming more productive; there are only new habits we can implement…

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Our top tips for effective diary management

Our top tips for effective diary management

Time management is key to running a successful business, and an organised life. A well-managed diary is much more than a glorified to-do list. Effectively use your calendar to save time and free yourself from stress. Here are our top tips on how to tackle diary management confidently and efficiently while managing the multiple administrative tasks related to it. Create…

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How to be more productive

How to be more productive

Everyone assumes that being more productive is simply about getting more done in less time. If you are a productive person, you definitely accomplish more in months than many people do in years. But productivity is more of a way of being. You could be doing less and at the same time, be more productive. When it comes to working…

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The Pomodoro technique – get things done without the mental stress

The Pomodoro technique – get things done without the mental stress

The secret to effective time management is…thinking in tomatoes rather than hours? It may seem silly at first, but millions of people swear by the life-changing power to the Pomodoro Technique. This popular time management method asks you to alternate pomodoros – focused work sessions – with frequent short breaks to promote sustained concentration and stave off mental fatigue. The…

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