Category Archives: Career Development

A Week in the Life – January 2018

A new year with new thoughts. I used to write a little feature called ‘a week in the life’ a long time ago and then y’know life happens, things change, stuff goes in a different direction and sometimes things come … Continue reading

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How I Became a 37-Year Old Fashion Intern

By Gena Dorris  Fashion has a notorious reputation for being a nearly impossible industry to penetrate. Even more so if you’re older than twenty-five and don’t have a load of connections in the industry. An unpaid internship in the fashion … Continue reading

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One-on-one Coaching with Donna – Summer Sale

SUMMER SALE – One-on-one coaching offer! Want to brush up or perhaps re-discover those PA skills? Do you need to feel motivated again? Do you want to work on networking and learn how to build up your contacts? From now … Continue reading

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Yorkshire PA Awards 2017

CELEBRITY PANEL TO VOTE ON YORKSHIRE PA AWARDS 8TH MAY 2017 MOLLY DYSON Donna Coulling, Celebrity Assistant to BAFTA Award winners Sir Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham Carter is leading a panel of judges in the search for assistants who … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Unknown

I went to the David Hockney exhibition at the Tate Britain on Monday for the second time and took my daughter and a friend. I went for the first time a few weeks ago and couldn’t get anybody to come with … Continue reading

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Personal Productivity

After seeing the spoof BBC video of how a working mum would have dealt with the invasion of her kids during a live TV interview, it got me thinking about my own personal productivity. I think PA’s are natural jugglers; … Continue reading

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To Freelance or not Freelance

That is the question I get asked a lot when I’m coaching or giving a talk. It’s a risky business being freelance and doesn’t suit everyone but I love it. Maybe it’s the old actor gypsy in me of having … Continue reading

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