Why have a Personal Assistant?

  1. Sort your email so you can finally try to reach the elusive Inbox!
  2. Answer your phone and deal with telemarketers for you.
  3. Take messages while you’re away from your desk.
  4. Coordinate team projects to ensure milestones are being met.
  5. Search travel sites to find your next, affordable vacation!
  6. Record & transcribe your meetings so you can feel safe zoning out.
  7. Handle your calendar to ensure you don’t overbook yourself.
  8. Order birthday/anniversary gifts for your wife/husband/mom so you don’t look like an overly busy jerk that forgets important dates!
  9. Find a reputable dog walker to take your puppy out during late nights at the office.
  10. Schedule fun Facebook posts for your personal profile so it looks like you are doing things outside the office!
  11. Schedule Facebook posts for your business so you can stay top-of-mind with customers and leads.
  12. Tweet on your behalf so you can become a respected online influencer.
  13. Make reservations for two at a nice restaurant and send you twenty email reminders so you don’t miss dinner with your better half.
  14. Order things you need on Amazon so they arrive at your doorstep like magic!
  15. Record him/herself reading NY Times best seller books so that you can listen to them in the car and tell people you always make time for reading.
  16. Provide support to your customers at all hours of the day and night so you can get some sleep.
  17. Make sure all information is entered into your CRM so you don’t miss out on sales.
  18. Handle small data entry tasks so you can stop beating your head on the desk knowing there are a million other things you need to do.
  19. Reach out to mommy bloggers to help promote your new product/service.
  20. Post ads to Craigslist like, “Lost: Mind. If found, please return to owner as soon as possible.”

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Take control of your life and health. Get your Mammogram done and practice monthly self exams. I use this sponge in the shower as a reminder to conduct mine. It is always in the shower and every time I see it, I am reminded to to my self exam.

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