Three Shots Ahead

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Whether you are working in an office, from a coffee shop or at home we bring you tips and advice on working life.

Launch of the Women’s Hall Exhibition: The East London Federation of Suffragettes

Last night The East London Federation of Suffragettes were appropriately remembered at the launch of the newly recreated Women’s Hall at the Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives. The lobby of the Grade II listed building, almost unrecognisable, had… Continue reading →

An Author’s Assistant

The rain was pounding against my window on a Saturday afternoon back in November 2015. I was deliberating whether to stay in my warm cosy flat or go to a  book reading at the Idea Store’s Write Idea Festival in Whitechapel…. Continue reading →

Freelance EA & Author’s Assistant

Sticky Post

I’m Sarah Richards and I’ve been an Executive Assistant for over 15 years working in both the retail and media industries. Last year I became a freelance EA. The type of projects I can undertake are: Diary management Managing invoicing… Continue reading →

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

Last night, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham embraced International Women’s Day at a special event hosted by the Council’s Town Hall. A group of women, leaders in their industries, joined a discussion panel to discuss the situation of… Continue reading →

Time to Get Organised!

I began the year staring down in hopelessness at the pile of receipts, books and papers falling off their supposedly organised piles, melting into a collage of admin that hadn’t been touched during the month long frenzy of busyness also known… Continue reading →

Control your fears using sports psycology

How do you handle pressure at work and at home? Are there lessons you can learn from elite sport athletes to harness pressure and nerves and convert it into positive energy? I was glued to my TV screen on Saturday… Continue reading →

Your Christmas Party: 5 Reasons to Book Early

I know, I know you think it is too early to even mention the ‘C’ word. However, if you are in charge of planning your company or team’s Christmas party then it really is best to plan ahead. 5 reasons… Continue reading →

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Women in Leadership

According to The World Economic Forum, we won’t reach gender equality for 170 years. This is far too long to wait and it is the driving force of this year’s International Women’s Day. The campaign encourages us all to make… Continue reading →

How to Network in 7 Top Tips

Networking is something many of us are not very comfortable with; Do I really have to walk into a room full of people I don’t know and start a conversation with someone? What if they don’t want to talk to… Continue reading →

How to Influence People and Get What You Want

A constant stream of emails into our inbox seems to be a growing problem of the 21st century. Have you heard your colleagues complaining that they have had a day off and come back to 200 plus emails? you have… Continue reading →

Changing Communities

Earlier this month I’d spent a frosty Tuesday in the docks of East London keeping warm and toasty in the University of East London’s archive library. The area used to be the hub of London’s Docklands up until the middle… Continue reading →

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