8 TIPS FOR STAYING POSITIVE WHEN FACING SETBACKS

It's easy to act sad, mad, or feel guilty if things aren't working out the way you planned, but don't let those emotions take over because they can keep you from moving on and making things better. Instead of wallowing in the past, use these tips to move ...

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7 DEADLY SINS THAT ASSISTANTS COMMIT

Just like there are deadly sins (and various equivalents in different religions), there are certain ‘faux pas’ assistants commit without even realizing it.This article is not a guide on how to be a good assistant, but a guide on what not to do. These are ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-CARE FOR ASSISTANTS

The busy lives of Assistants make self-care often seem like an unrealistic goal. But neglecting your own needs can have negative consequences for your physical and mental health. No individual is an island, it's important to take time out for yourself to ...

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SETTING MEANINGFUL PERFORMANCE GOALS

Performance goals are objectives that are in tune with your executive duties and responsibilities. These goals depend on the organization you work for and the expectations of your employers. Working with no set goals or taking each day as they come will l ...

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10 COMMANDMENTS OF EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

Assistants serve a unique role, and they need to ensure that they are familiar with all aspects of the job. In this regard, Assistants Nation has complied ‘’10 commandments of executive support’’, a sassy, fun yet factual guideline for all aspiring elite ...

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10 WAYS ASSISTANTS CAN IMPROVE THEIR WRITING SKILLS

Assistants are expected to be great with the written word. The more you write for work, the better your writing becomes. For those who lack confidence in their writing abilities, it can be daunting having to put pen to paper.Here are ten ways you can impr ...

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HOW TO EFFECTIVELY WORK WITH MULTIPLE BOSSES

Excelling is daunting but not impossible if you work with multiple bosses and cater to their different preferences and personalities.The more teams, bosses and managers assistants have to work with, the heavier their workload and stress level. If you have ...