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ReThink Review: Clouds of Sils Maria -- Actors Can Be Smart

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

An actor's preparation is one of the main subjects of the excellent Clouds of Sils Maria, where Stewart co-stars with the luminous Juliette Binoche in a film that reveals aspects of an actor's life few ever see.

I Was An Accidental 'Fluffer' On A Porn Set

Ravishly | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Ravishly

Sometimes, a PA's job entails offering a kind word or a smile, or bringing in a home-cooked roasted chicken to the shoot by way of the "7" train. Other times, it involves a strategically placed posterior or helping hands.

10 Tips to Leverage Your Personal Assistant to Get More Done in Less Time

David Finkel | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
David Finkel

I get it. On the one hand you say, "I know I need help managing the details and leveraging my time." But on the other, handing off more to your personal assistant takes time and effort too -- especially in the beginning as you train him or her.

8 Soft Skills That Make for a Great Assistant

Sharon Tsao | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Sharon Tsao

Not everyone can be an administrative assistant. It takes a very specific set of skills to assist an executive or manager. The following soft skills make for a great assistant: time management, project management, strong communication, and active listening skills, as well as common sense.

5 Support Systems Entrepreneurs' Staff Need to Thrive

Marissa Brassfield | Posted 10.26.2014 | Small Business
Marissa Brassfield

Imagine if every entrepreneur had at least one key team member who could self-manage, continuously become more effective, communicate efficiently and excellently and still have the time and energy to lead a fulfilling life.

6 Stress Management Tips for Moms

Tara Campbell | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

As a mother, it is important to take necessary steps to ensure that you don't feel guilty about your career choices or suffer from anxiety overload.

Here's A Peek At Siri's New Competition

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology

A newly leaked video appears to give the public its first glimpse at Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri. World, check out “Cortana.” The tw...

RUMOR: 'Halo' Fans Will Dig Microsoft's Answer To Siri

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Microsoft may be turning the dreams of fanboys everywhere into a reality by putting Cortana, the sexy AI companion from the "Halo" franchise, into the...

Wanted: Personal Assistant

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 02.16.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Finish my Christmas shopping -- with your own money. Wrap said Christmas presents beautifully. Find my sunglasses. Make a kick-ass gingerbread house that looks like the Witch's cottage from Hansel and Gretel so that I can look like all the other awesome moms on Pinterest.

5 Things A Bride Should NEVER Say To Her Wedding Planner

Bitchless Bride | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Hmmm... how to say this nicely... I'm your wedding planner, not your personal assistant. There, I said it. Wow, I feel much better.

Bethenny Frankel Recalls Days As Personal Assistant On 'Kimmel'

Posted 05.24.2012 | TV

Bethenny Frankel has parlayed reality television stardom into genuine financial success with her Skinnygirl brand of cocktails. But it wasn't always t...

Personal Assistant Stole $1.6 Million From Nicky Hilton's Ex For Jewelry Store

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

Evidently one woman thought personal assistant also meant personal banker. A New York jewelry freak was slapped with more than 40 felony charges th...

From EA to Anywhere: How to Get Promoted From Assistant-Level

Amanda Fayer | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Amanda Fayer

If you think your boss is taking advantage and using you more as a personal assistant, then by all means, sound the alarm. But, start with the mentality that no task is too small or too big, and you'll be seen as a team player.

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence Personal Assistant

Grégory Roekens | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology
Grégory Roekens

Soon each and every one of us will have a PA, even PAs themselves. Artificial Intelligence Assistants are at last making a proper entrance.