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Dare to dream, says Hilary Stoddart, Designated PA’s client development manager and former office-based senior PA…   If you’re considering taking the leap from office-based employment to the world of flexible, home based, virtual work and feel (understandably) daunted, Hilary’s story is sure to reassure and motivate you! It was…(Read More)

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Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Designated PA There are many reasons to hire a virtual Designated PA but the most obvious one and the most important features at NO. 2 – multi-tasking. Multi-Tasking… The second reason to hire a Designated PA is their ability to multitask like no other! … The team are competent…(Read More)

How-To-Create-A-Simple-Media-Pack

A media pack is used as a direct sales tool to target your chosen market and also for PR purposes. It will include all aspects of your business and should be seen like a resume for your site. Unlike the traditional email, media packs create a more enjoyable viewing experience with sleek, sophisticated design. Simply…(Read More)

5-Business-Travel-Hacks-For-The-Frequent-Flyer

Having an all expenses paid business trip to another country is always a buzz for the new executive. However, delays, exhaustion, hours on a congested train for a conference that will only last a morning at best and issues claiming back your expenses tended to make me groan when I was reminded of my looming…(Read More)

A great manager can attract exceptional staff, likewise, a great leader can CREATE exceptional staff. But what are the differences between the two? A manager’s job is to plan and organise, whilst a leaders characteristics help to inspire and motivate. Other notable differences are a manager has employees working for him, where as a…(Read More)

5-Things-Your-Customer-Wished-You-Knew-About-Them

As far as marketing trends go for 2016, the number one priority as always is trying to improve the customer experience. Did you know that 70% of buying experiences comes down to how the customer feels they are being treated? And 78% have bailed on a transaction at the last minute due to poor service…(Read More)

Top 5 secrets of successful remote teams

Did you know that home workers make up nearly 14% of UK workforce? That’s over 14 million that have abandoned the workplace, the highest recorded figure to date.  At least 35% of home workers are professionals or associate professionals, and this trend is growing every year. Whether it be a more balanced life style…(Read More)

Building a successful business takes time. But nothing can get you there faster than someone else. Especially if that someone else is famous in your field.  How do you get responses when you email high level contacts? Imagine this: you’re preparing to launch a new offering and need to get the word out. Sure…(Read More)

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