The 29-Hour Work Day Foreword - Bonnie Low-Kramen

ProAssisting Blog

When Ethan Bull and Stephanie Bull asked me to write the foreword for their book, I was more than eager to dive into the much-needed conversation about how executive assistants can be leveraged by super busy executives like you. Why is it needed?

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Why You Need a Work Journal

Eat Your Career

I’m a big fan of documentation, especially in the workplace. I firmly believe that, when we put thoughts into words and commit them to “paper” (whether physical or digital), we make them more real.

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Top Skills Every Assistant Needs to Succeed

Practically Perfect PA

Top skills every Assistant needs to succeed How do you stay on top of the many and different responsibilities that an Assistant must perform, as well as the required abilities?

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Quiet Quitting Doesn’t Create Lasting Workplace Change. Neither Will Quiet Dying.

Virtual Moxie

Have you heard about “quiet quitting?” How about “lying flat,” or #actyourwage? They are all terms belonging to recent movements in reaction to inequity and inequality for employees in “The New American Sweatshop™.”.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

Power Skills for Administrative Assistants?

Office Dynamics

News Flash! Soft skills are now being referred to as power skills. In recent articles and blogs from reputable sources in the training and the administrative industries, soft skills are being touted as power skills.

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Does a Home Business Need Regular Business Hours?

Tips From T. Marie

One of the reasons owning a home business is many people’s dream job is the desire for flexibility. Working 9 to 5 or longer, plus the added time of commuting means a large chunk of time daily is spent either going to, coming home from, or being at work.

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Yes, Going Back to the Office Means Talking to Humans

On The Job

As more people head back into the office this year, there will be adjustments.

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How to Negotiate a Pay Rise as an Assistant

The Assistant Room

If asking for a promotion or pay rise has been on your mind lately (or even over the last few months…) take a look at our guide below to give your confidence a boost and kickstart the process of receiving exactly what you know you are worthy of!

Work Phobic Anxiety In The Workplace Is A Real Issue; Here’s How To Navigate It


Mental health awareness has helped to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health conditions, such as anxiety. As a result, now more than ever, openly seeking treatment for such conditions is accepted as the norm. .

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10 Things the Gym Taught Me About Life


For the past month, I have been posting raw and fairly unflattering gym selfies of me in the process of transformation at the gym to Facebook. Sorry “friends,” but I needed a place to be accountable and also to give myself some external recognition.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Your Executive Assistant Must Have These 4 Superpowers

ProAssisting Blog

Your Executive Assistant Must Have These 4 Superpowers. The 29-Hour Work Day

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3 Project Management Practices to Improve Your Daily Work

Eat Your Career

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about project management. One of the reasons I love this field of study is because it’s just so darn useful. A lot of project management practices have broad application; they can be used for managing many aspects of work, far beyond projects.

Taking ownership of your work as an Assistant

Practically Perfect PA

Taking ownership of your work as an Assistant For high-performing Assistant and Executive partnerships, there is a high value placed on ownership, accountability and trust. All three areas are essential to a strategic partnership.

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5 Smart Steps to End Micromanaging by a Client or Team Member

Virtual Moxie

Micromanaging, unless it’s a result of a mental-health issue, is a reaction to feeling unsafe.

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A Key Factor to Consider When Looking for a Venue for Your Meeting

Office Dynamics

What is the most important factor to consider when looking for a venue for your meeting

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Do You Really Know Your Target Market For Your Home Business?

Tips From T. Marie

You’ve gotten through the startup phase and now it’s time to connect with clients or customers. You’ve read a ton of stuff on the internet, so you know you need to build a mailing list and create a newsletter. You also have chosen a social media platform or two to be active on.

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The Gen Z Vibe Is Making Work Better For Everyone

All Work

Gen Z believes in making the world a better place. How does this translate to the work environment? In the workplace, they expect flexibility and transparency, with flexible spaces and work zones that enable that all-important autonomy.

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20 Different Ways to say "Good Job"

On The Job

If you sometimes feel like a broken record saying "Good job!" to your team, here are some other ways to say the same thing: 1. Exactly right 2. Excellent 3. Exceptional 4. Fabulous 5. Fantastic 6. Sensational 7. Wonderful 8. Outstanding 9. Unbelievable 10. Marvelous 11. Stupendous 12.

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The Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in Mayfair London

The Assistant Room

Read our monthly roundup of the top 5 private dining rooms across London starting off 2022 in stylish Mayfair. The post The Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in Mayfair London first appeared on The Assistant Room. Lifestyle Restaurants

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Online Friends With Benefits: Build A Remote Buddy System To Boost Productivity, Creativity, and Happiness


Loneliness, unwanted distractions and a lack of motivation are some of the main issues facing people who continue to work remotely. .

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10 Tips for Setting Your Greatest Goals


I’ve told people countless times that they’ve just got to ask for what they want. The problem is, most people don’t know what they want. You can’t ask for what you want unless you know what it is. So I’m going to start you on the wonderful path of painting your dreams into reality.

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Strategies You Can Take to Partner with Your Executive Assistant

ProAssisting Blog

This article is adapted from The 29-Hour Work Day. The 29-Hour Work Day

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Is Loyalty Hurting Your Salary?

Eat Your Career

Most of us were raised to believe that loyalty is a good thing that will be rewarded. But in the professional world, this often isn’t true. In fact, the longer you stay with one employer, the more you could be missing out financially. Keep reading to learn more.

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How to build confidence in the workplace

Practically Perfect PA

How to Build Confidence in the Workplace Confidence is something we must build, grow and develop over time. It doesn’t come naturally to most of us, and thoughts of self-doubt creep in, stopping us from becoming the best version of ourselves.

Always Use Systems That Help You be Utterly Brilliant in Your Work

Virtual Moxie

After my post about micromanaging , Maria reached out with a terrific question: Anastacia, you said that MY systems and processes need to support me well.

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5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants

Office Dynamics

You are a top-performing, high-achieving assistant who has accomplished much. You have the fundamentals down pat and even demonstrate advanced skill sets. So where do you go from here? What might be missing from your bag of skills?

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Home Business Owner, Are You Charging Enough?

Tips From T. Marie

You’re working more, but it seems like you have less to show for it. You started your own business to find a better work/life balance, yet you have less free time to do the things you love than you did before. You need to sell more or gain more clients…or do you?

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3 Ways To Revamp Your Office Without Breaking The Bank

All Work

According to a survey from McKinsey , occupants are focused on just a few things when it comes to their workplace needs: flexibility, inclusion, wellbeing and work-life balance. . A 2017 report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency shows that furniture waste made up 12.2

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How You Derail Your Own Career

On The Job

If you've ever had a bad performance review that blindsided you or found yourself excluded from important projects or teams without a clear idea of why, then it might be time to consider that you've sabotaged yourself. Most people don't knowingly sabotage themselves, but it happens.

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A Review of: 108 Brasserie

The Assistant Room

Tucked away in the chic neighbourhood of Marylebone you’ll find 108 Brasserie & Bar, the perfect al-fresco dining venue for the summer season and a hidden gem that oozes glamour and sophistication.

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Eye Strain At Work Can Be A Literal Headache — Here’s How To Prevent It


The amount of time people spend staring at screens has increased significantly, especially for work — remote employees spend nearly 13 hours per day on average staring at screens . Almost 70% of remote workers are experiencing eye strain, but there are ways to mitigate this. .

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10 Happiness Practices from Around the World


Life isn’t easy, but over thousands of years of human civilization, people across the world have developed philosophies and strategies to cope with the stressful times and to navigate the trials of daily life.

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5 Performance Multipliers that Will Enable Your EA (and You) to Achieve Maximum Impact in Minimal Time

ProAssisting Blog

5 Performance Multipliers that Will Enable Your EA (and You) to Achieve Maximum Impact in Minimal Time. The 29-Hour Work Day

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Is a Two-Week Notice Necessary When You Quit?

Eat Your Career

Recently, I’ve seen some discussion around the topic of the traditional two-week notice period given when you quit a job. Some folks are saying it’s no longer necessary. Some argue it is. So, as a career coach, I wanted to weigh in on the topic and offer my professional opinion.

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Esther Stanhope Blog Post Perfectionism! The biggest career blocker ever

Practically Perfect PA

Perfectionism! The biggest career blocker ever I was shocked. Perfectionism was completely crippling his daughter’s career! A very good friend of mine, a fellow expert, author and speaker (let’s call him Stew), recently asked me if I would meet his young daughter, Alice, who’s just graduated.

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