Issue: December 2023 / January 2024

Open the Window!

By - November 25, 2023

Use the Johari Window Model to help you create and maintain relationships, explains Lindsay Taylor
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Career Development Processes & Procedures
Issue: December 2021 / January 2022

Why SMART Goals Need to Be SMARTER

By - November 25, 2021

In today’s demanding and fast-paced business environment, how smart is SMART? asks Lindsay Taylor
Issue: November / December 2019

Emotional Intelligence

By - November 25, 2019

Lindsay Taylor explains how to develop your emotional intelligence; a key skill for the future
Personal Development
Issue: November / December 2018

The Professional Professional

By - November 26, 2018

It’s paramount that we are able to voice our disgruntlements assertively and professionally says Lindsay Taylor
Issue: November / December 2017

The 5Ps of Presenting

By - November 25, 2017

Follow the 5Ps model to gain confidence in creating and giving presentations explains Lindsay Taylor
Career Development
Issue: July / August 2017

The Problem Solving Assistant

By - July 27, 2017

Use the IDEAL problem solving model to ensure you are solving the right problem, says Lindsay Taylor
Health & Wellbeing
Issue: January / February 2017

Don’t manage your time, manage your energy!

By - January 25, 2017

We need to recognise what behaviours are draining us of energy and take responsibility for changing them says Lindsay Taylor
Issue: November / December 2016

Harnessing The Power of Three

By - November 25, 2016

Lindsay Taylor explains how The Power of Three can add real impact to your communication
Issue: September / October 2016

Me, Myself and I

By - September 26, 2016

Lindsay Taylor explains why creating and maintaining rapport with yourself is the foundation to all success
Issue: July / August 2016

Abracadabra! – The Magic of Words

By - July 25, 2016

Lindsay Taylor shows us how to use the magic of words to create positive consequences
Personal Development
Issue: May / June 2016

Why you’re not getting the recognition you deserve – and what to do about it!

By - May 25, 2016

Appreciate your own and your manager’s preferences for giving and receiving praise says Lindsay Taylor The reason you’re reading this probably means you were intrigued by the title – and you thought “Yep, actually. That’s me. I’m not getting the recognition I deserve”. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. I have PA and Admin Professional clients across... Read more »
Career Development
Issue: January / February 2016

The What, Why, When, Where and Who of CPD

By - January 25, 2016

If you’re confused about CPD you’re not alone, says Lindsay Taylor
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Issue: November / December 2015

The HELLO Strategy to Networking

By - November 26, 2015

It’s all about who you know, says Lindsay Taylor
Issue: March / April 2015

The Powerful Duo of Listening and Empathising

By - March 25, 2015

Lindsay Taylor details the two skills that combine to create a formidable approach Listening Listening is the key to creating and maintaining rapport. Combine it with empathy and you have a powerful duo to ensure a great working relationship with your manager and team. Let’s consider each in turn starting with Listening. Listening is a skill... Read more »
Personal Development
Issue: January / February 2015

The Case for Coaching… Your Questions Answered

By - January 25, 2015

Lindsay Taylor explains some common misconceptions about coaching What is Coaching? Coaching is a term used for a Programme of one-to-one sessions that enable you to gain greater awareness and an understanding of how to accelerate and achieve your full potential. According to the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development), Coaching is a “skilled... Read more »
Personal Development
Issue: November / December 2014

The Helpful Executive PA: Why Saying “No” is an absolute “Yes”

By - November 25, 2014

Lindsay Taylor explains the power of the “No!” Being helpful is, you tell me, a top attribute of a successful Executive PA and I totally agree with you. The very nature of your role is assisting and being helpful to ensure your manager(s), office and organisation are operating as smoothly as possible. You are very often... Read more »