The Authentic Assistant

A Collection of New Year Quotes

A collection of New Year quotes

The year is coming to a close and we are all looking for some inspirational New Year quotes. It means a new beginning and a fresh start. Maybe you made some new goals which you want to achieve or some plans.  Whether you have made them already or are looking for some motivation to get started, […]

Christmas Planning Made Easy

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How is your Christmas planning going?  Yes it is December. The year has just flown by and it seems to go quicker every year. Are we wishing our lives away and just looking forward to things and not even enjoying the moment. We can’t change the fact that it is December and Christmas is around […]

How To Enjoy A Stress Free Thanksgiving

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Can there be such a thing as a stress free Thanksgiving? While it is an exciting holiday celebration, most people are looking forward to some time off work and school. Some may travel to visit and spend time with family and friends.  It feels like a happy time. Yes of course, black Friday is also […]

Inspirational Customer Service Quotes

A collection of inspirational customer service quotes

The rollercoaster of customer service. We all deal with it everyday. For those of you working in customer service it really is a challenging profession. Yes, I call it a profession. Some people are amazing and the job is fun and so rewarding. Then there are the negative ones and they can be draining and […]

Why You Should Be Your Own Personal Assistant.

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Just who is the authentic assistant? Well the simple answer to that question is you! Whether you are an entrepreneur, successful or not or even just starting out, working for someone else, managing your family or even your own life.  Who knows you best? You do, of course.  The perfect personal assistant to help you manage […]

What Happens If You Change Something?

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If I change something will it have any effect on my life?  Ah that is a very good question. The thing you should also consider is  “If you don’t change something nothing will change.” You will never know if that one thing you changed has any effect at all on your life if you don’t […]

A Collection of Quotes About Complaining

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If you think complaining quotes are negative, think again. It is very easy to moan about things. It is more difficult to come up with solutions to those problems. Take another look at this collection of quotes about complaining and rethink your outlook on criticizing. Inspirational quotes to motivate you to improve your life. Read […]

How To Complain Without Complaining

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We are all guilty of complaining about things in our everyday life. Some do it more than others. Who doesn’t know of someone in their lives who seems to get a thrill out of criticising something or someone else.  Whining about things is a hobby for some. Others hate having to confront an issue and […]

What Organisational System Are You Using?

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It doesn’t matter what organisational system you are currently using, the important question to ask yourself is, is this method working for me? “Implement whatever organisational system works best for you, but then be sure to review your to-do list at least once a week. Cheryl Barker Don’t be afraid to change the organisation system […]

Self Love Quotes To Inspire You

Self love is not selfish. A collection of self love quotes to inspire you today

What exactly are self love quotes? Are they for the self absorbed people and even the narcissists among us?  No, self love is actually appreciating yourself and supporting your own physical and psychological health. Taking care of your own needs so that you can help and support those around you, whether that is family, friends […]