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Hi Everyone

Welcome to the December issue of What's New at DeskDemon!

With the whole country still in the icy grip of the big freeze, being in a warm and cosy office seems like a pretty good idea! Especially when there's DeskDemon to turn to for news, great offers and all the support, advice and information a PA could wish for.

In our line up this month, we have a great offer from Marriott Hotels - for every 9 delegates or guestrooms you book, get the 10th free of charge between 1st January – 31st March 2011 at over 165 Marriott hotels across Europe.

Here's an exciting challenge for all PAs. QHotels are looking to crown Yorkshire's PA of the Year, and want to know what makes PAs across the UK tick, so complete the mini survey online - click here - and you could win a fabulous spa break with QHotels.

If you are responsible for booking flights, take a look at Centreline Air Charter's live Empty Leg Availability on its website The new system shows when and where these cut price legs are available, and costs can reduce to a third of normal rates.

So - What's New at DeskDemon this month?

One for You
For every 9 delegates or guestrooms you book, get the 10th free of charge between 1st January – 31st March 2011 at over 165 Marriott hotels across Europe. From London to Lisbon, Moscow to Munich and Paris to Prague each Marriott hotel offers the perfect environment for successfully hosting meetings and events, large or small.
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Win one of two spa breaks with QHotels

Could you be one of the UK's best PAs?  The iconic Queens Hotel in Leeds, part of award-winning hotel group QHotels is searching for Yorkshire’s PA of the Year. To help us to find out what makes PAs across the UK tick, complete our mini-survey.  Open to all PAs, you could also be in with a chance of winning a fabulous spa break with QHotels.

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Private jet operator targets empty leg market
Centreline Air Charter have launched a live Empty Leg Availability on its website As much as 40% of its private jet flights are flown without passengers and the new system shows when and where these cut price legs are available. Costs can be as little as one third of the normal hire rates. Centreline has been operating private aircraft for over 20 years.
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How to become the Leader of the Pack
If you are one of the team, stepping up to the role of team leader can be a challenge. It’s a transition that wil inevitably alter  your relationships with the individual team members. It is crucial to believe in yourself and your abilities, and acknowledge the work and skills that led to your promotion. Choosing the right training and support will help you to succeed in your new role as team leader. Marion Coles, of Platinum Training Solutions, offers some helpful advice.
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10 ways to dispel those winter office blues
Let's face it - winter can be a wholly depressing season. The short days and long, dark cold nights can psychologically affect the most cheerful of us. Unfortunately, our offices can make the whole situation worse, often being the opposite of vibrant and filled with positive energy! Instead they can be cluttered, tatty - and really pretty depressing.

But things do not have to be this way!

Here are ten great tips to make winter in your office seem like the first day of spring - well almost!
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News from DeskDemon's community
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  • peaches2160 is discussing New Bosses Office
  • SandiG is discussing Employee Phone Directory
  • bluana is discussing Meeting rooms around Brussels airport
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  • What I have Learned in the Past 24 Hours
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  • So that's it for the very last issue of What's New for 2010. This year seems to have flown by!

    Everyone at DeskDemon would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas   and   New Year, and we look forward to bringing you loads of new offers, competitions and useful information in 2011.

    Please keep your ideas coming - don't forget we're here to help YOU - so let us know which topics you'd like us to explore. Email the next time
    Best wishes
    The DeskDemon Team
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