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Hi everyone and welcome to the March issue of What's New@DeskDemon the largest website in the world for Executive Assistants, PAs and Secretaries - all Office Professionals.

We do hope you are all safe and well and recovering from any flooding where you live and are looking forward to Spring. 

A reminder that the clocks go forward this Sunday, 30th March - which is also Mother's Day - so just a few days left to buy a card and a gift.

Don't forget to check out Ask the PAnel and read the latest questions and answers covering all sorts of office related queries, issues and problems from Office Professionals just like you. You can contact us in the strictest of confidence - so don't sit and worry, send us your problems, we are here to help: 

As usual DeskDemon is packed with articles and information and here's a sample of what's new this month.

A-Z Pearls of Wisdom L is for... Listening with your whole body
by Lindsay Taylor

A-Z Pearls of Wisdom L is for... Listening with your whole body
Listening is the key to creating and maintaining rapport and the great working relationship that we all want with our manager and team.
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Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Pain in the Neck for Businesses
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) are costing UK businesses £7.4 billion a year through absenteeism and an estimated £15 billion a year in presenteeism – people at work, but working less productively due to a MSD.
 Top 10 reasons to keep moving are:
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All Clients Great and Small - A Must Read for All Virtual Assistants
All VAs know the importance of attracting and retaining good clients. But if you’re not the extrovert type, if your background isn’t in sales, marketing or PR, where do you start? How do you push yourself forward to get noticed and get your business growing?
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Keeping Mind Clutter in Check
The force of other people's priorities into your life to distract you from your true passion. Someone drops by your office just as you are hitting your stride on a project. Your boss 'voluntolds' you for a local board that you really aren't interested in. The school calls because (according to the rules) your daughter's skirt is too short and you need to come to the rescue with a potato sack.
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Love Your Life (and Your Work)

Do you wake Monday morning and dread the fact that you have to go into the office for your "job"? Do you count the weeks until your next holiday? Did you stop and buy a lottery ticket - hoping that you will be the one in a million that wins?!?

The reality is that you need to work and you need to pay the bills. So you get dressed, get the kids off to school, and hope that Friday comes quickly!

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News from DeskDemon's community
  • msmarieh is discussing Webinar 1 April
  • Susan is discussing High stress job
  • tIvana is discussing Wrapped biscuits for meetings
  • Blogs
  • Three Different Ways to Color Code Your Files
  • EA Challenges
    Did you miss?
    Health and wellbeing an employee/employer 'job share'
    March Edition of PA Enterprise - our e-magazine
    International Women's Day: survey finds UK is still stuck in gender discrimination dark ages
    Cooking up a passion for business
    So that's it for the March issue of What's New.

    Please keep visiting DeskDemon for information, advice, tutorials, vital tools, training and relaxation. This is your site, so make sure you're part of it - and keep your comments coming via our forums, blogs or emails. We love to hear your thoughts and opinions!

    We'll be back in April and look forward to bringing you more great offers then.
    Until the next time
    Best wishes
    The DeskDemon Team
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