Welcome to the September issue of What's New at DeskDemon.
So, one minute it's 28 degrees and then bam autumn is here with chilly mornings, rain and gales! Goodbye summer, we waited a long time for you, but when you did eventually arrive - you were hot! Here at DeskDemon we've been busy bringing you a great new line-up of offers and articles.
Get organised with a wireless Dymo Label Maker and get 50% cashback! It's a win-win situation with Marriott when 1 in 10 attendees go free and you can earn reward points too when making meeting rooms bookings. And talking of points, new members who sign up to Kenco's Reward Club get 10 free reward points - but hurry, you need to join by 6th October to take advantage of this great offer.
Don't miss your chance to earn an iPad Mini and lots of other fab gadgets with IHG's new autumn/winter promotion when you book meeting rooms across the UK and Europe.
There is still time to register for the UK's leading event for PAs, EAs, VAs and Office Managers - as office* returns to London on 8th and 9th October.
Don't forget Visit our Home Page for details of everything above - and much more too!
So, what's new at DeskDemon this month? Read on and enjoy!
|Easy to use. Easy to share. Easy to get done.|
Get more done around your office with the new DYMO® LabelManager™ Wireless PnP – equipped with wireless capability and an automatic label cutter so you and your colleagues can print lots of labels quickly. Right now, purchase the DYMO LabelManager Wireless PnP and receive 50% cash back. It’s our best price, and it’s how office organisation gets done.
|Don't Miss Your Chance to Earn an iPad Mini|
|New Autumn/Winter Promotion with IHG Rewarding Meetings.|
Don't miss out on your chance to earn a choice of fantastic new rewards including Sony DJ Headphones, Apple TV, a Kindle Fire HD or an iPad Mini. Simply book meetings at participating IHG Hotels across Europe, including Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express through IHG Rewarding Meetings.
It's simple. The more meetings you book - the more gadgets you get!
|Kenco Rewards Club - Free Points for New Members!|
|Kenco Professional is offering all new members of Kenco Rewards Club 10 free bonus points when they sign up at www.mykenco.com/professional between 7th September and 6th October.|
Kenco Rewards Club is Kenco’s way to say thank you to customers for joining their ‘eco-journey.’ Each item from the reward range has been chosen with the environment in mind. Customers can also convert their points into a cash donation to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Rewards codes are available on all catering tins of Kenco Smooth, Kenco Rich, Kenco Decaff and new Kenco Millicano.
|Source Hundreds of New Business Suppliers at office*|
On 8-9 October, London’s Olympia will see 175+ office* exhibitors showcasing an unparalleled range of innovative products, services and technologies.
office*’s extensive exhibition has everything, whether you are looking for venues, need ideas for corporate events and travel, or want to source new suppliers. You will find all the inspiration and innovation you need to help you through your working day!
Exhibitors include Fujitsu, Avery UK, Brother UK, Café Point, The Post Office, Selfridges Hampers and Corporate Traveller.
|Your Next Marriott® Meeting Could be a Win-Win|
|Choose one of over 50 UK Marriott hotels as the venue for your next meeting or event and 1 in every 10 of your participants goes free, plus earn up to 100,000 Marriott Rewards® points. Book before 31st December 2013 to be held before 31st March 2014.|
|Is Your Boss Lonely?|
|In today’s business world most CEO’s expect to be available 24/7 and to work an 18 hour day on average, but Cognitive Neuroscientist and Business Improvement Strategist Dr Lynda Shaw believes that CEO’s and top management are becoming increasingly isolated and are struggling to cope with the pressures.|
|Stress: Surviving the hostile workplace by Anel Martin, CAP-OM|
Stress and the Modern PA - Part Four
A critical factor influencing stress at work (in all professions and all countries) is bullying. A study in the US concluded that one third of all stress related illnesses diagnosed in America could be attributed directly to bullying in the workplace. In South Africa 77.8% of employees admit to being bullied at some point in their career.
|A-Z Pearls of Wisdom G is for...by Lindsay Taylor|
|G is for Gatekeeper. As a PA and Administrative Professional, you will know that you wear many different hats and take on many different roles.|
As well as being a Gatekeeper, what other titles can you relate to?
Check out the great video that accompanies this Pearl of Wisdom.
|Just plug, type and print. It's that easy.|
|Keeping the office organised just got simpler. The DYMO® LabelManager™ PnP is easy to use and quick to implement - just plug it in and start making labels for files, facilities, packages and anything around the office. Right now, purchase the DYMO LabelManager PnP and receive 50% cash back. It’s our best price - take advantage today and get DYMO and done.|
So that completes our round up for September. Please keep your ideas coming - we love to hear what you like about DeskDemon and really value your feedback. We're here to help YOU - so let us know which topics you'd like us to explore. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great month, and see you again in October.
Until the next time
The DeskDemon Team
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