Editor's Letters
Issue: October / November 2023

Partnerships, Presence and Planning

By - September 25, 2023

Collaboration is the hallmark of a great Assistant-Executive relationship. But, whilst planning for the new year, don’t forget to plan your own development and training explains Kathleen Drum
Personal Development
Issue: March / April 2020

How to Avoid Decision Fatigue

By - March 25, 2020

Jacqueline Leib shares the weekly planning process that allows her to avoid decision fatigue
Issue: September / October 2019

We Are What We Plan to Be

By - September 25, 2019

Create a life that overflows with lasting success and fulfillment says Catherine Middleton
Events Excellence
Issue: May / June 2019

7 Strategies to Successfully Plan a Large-Scale Meeting

By - May 24, 2019

Feel confident in handling a large-scale meeting with Marie Herman’s guidance
Career Development
Issue: March / April 2018

A Career by Design

By - March 25, 2018

Is your career by design, or formulated by default? asks Catherine Middleton
Issue: November / December 2017

What’s Your Disaster Plan?

By - November 25, 2017

Disaster can strike without warning, so create a plan and be better prepared says Julie Perrine
Processes & Procedures
Issue: July / August 2017

Conquering Travel Planning, One Step at a Time

By - July 27, 2017

Planning travel and creating itineraries needn’t be daunting if you follow these simple steps says Tae Lee
Issue: July / August 2015

Planning Is the Difference Between Being Busy and Being Effective!

By - July 25, 2015

Marsha Egan details her top planning tips We’ve all heard the expression, “Fire, Shoot – Aim!” Unfortunately, many of us use this approach in planning our work and our days. The more you plan, the more effectively your time will be spent. Instead of being busy, and even overwhelmed, planning will help you accomplish the... Read more »
Project Management
Issue: January / February 2014

Be Results Driven

By - January 25, 2014

‘A professional is someone who cares about results, not just the activity. The only catch is that it takes a certain kind of person’. Michael Hammer, author of Re-engineering the Corporation Successful leaders do not think “What are the tasks I have to do today?” They think “What are the results I have to achieve?” Their... Read more »
Project Management
Issue: March / April 2012

Where did daily planning go?

By - March 25, 2012

Before the advent of e-mail and smart phones and nearly constant electronic interruptions, daily planning was a strategy that was used quite effectively in the business community. Not so much, anymore! Oh yes, we still make the attempt to set our daily plan, but I am willing to bet that for a lot of you... Read more »