Private service education

Interview with the 2016 DEMA Educator the Year – Tonya Sakowicz of Newborn Care Solutions

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Tonya Sakowicz is the founder of Newborn Care Solutions, a company dedicated to the education of families and training of Newborn Care Specialists and Nannies. As an INA Credentialed Nanny, Newborn Care Specialist, and Parent Educator, Tonya provides consulting and in-home sleep conditioning for her clients, in addition to teaching seminars. Her training focuses on proven strategies, methods, and tips found to be the most beneficial for the newborns and their families.

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2016 DEMA Convention

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If you attended the 2016 Domestic Estate Managers Association Convention this past weekend, you are probably still processing all the people met, the conversations had, and the knowledge, technology, and products presented. If you were unable to attend, then you missed the best gathering of private service professionals to-date. Participants represented multiple states from across the country, including Hawaii. However, the member that traveled the farthest came all the way from the Principality of Monaco.

As in past years, Career and ...

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Agency Spotlight: Private Chefs Club

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Private Chefs Club is a domestic staffing agency for chefs only. They are the only chef placement agency that provides extensive coverage throughout the whole duration of the placement.

More than just an agency, PCC is a network for private chefs and estate managers that provide direction and guidance for any situation. Some of the services offered include menu development, specialty diets guidance, nutrition information, event planning, party staff employment, consulting on equipment purchasing and pricing for custom kitchens, and much ...

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Educator Spotlight: Peak Technical Institute

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Peak Technical InstituteIf you are looking to expand your knowledge and training for the Private Service industry, Peak Technical Institute teaches two unique programs. With campuses in both Tennessee and Colorado, Peak offers a variety of classes to cover virtually any topic the busy Private Service professional could possibly need. We had a chance to ask Theresa Stratton a few questions to get ...

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Private Service Education Spotlight: Be the Ultimate Assistant

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Within the personal assistant industry, Bonnie Low-Kramen has been helping PA’s become more effective in their roles.  From co- founding the New York Celebrity Assistants (NYCA) to writing her book, Be the Ultimate Assistant, Bonnie has strived to elevate the industry and the PAs who work so hard within it.

 

Along with Vickie Sokol Evans, Microsoft Office Master Wizard (okay, the technical term is Master Microsoft Certified Trainer, but we all know she actually works ...

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Review: “Be the Ultimate Assistant” Workshop

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men and Vickie Sokol evansOn June 8 and 9, 2013, I attended the “Be the Ultimate Assistant” workshop hosted by Bonnie Low-Kramen and Vickie Sokol Evans at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas, Texas. (See below for their full credentials.) The weekend workshop drew about 20 people from diverse locations, such as California, Colorado and Washington State.  Attendees varied from Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants and professionals who bridged the gap between the two ...

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Book Review: “The Butler Speaks” by Charles MacPherson

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butler speaks book charles macphersonFirst and foremost, this is not a “tell-all” book, disclosing the secrets of the high net worth families like the fictional accounts described in “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett.  Instead, this is a guide to entertaining, etiquette and good housekeeping.  What makes the book really stand out is that it makes these arts relevant in today’s 21st Century modern ...

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Education Spotlight: Estate Management Solutions

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Estate Management solutions logoBased in Dallas but producing weekend workshops across the United States, Estate Management Solutions was started by Peter Van Ryder.  Building on his consulting business to wealthy families, The Essentials of Household & Estate Management workshop covers some of the common tools that every successful Household Manager needs.

In this Education Spotlight, Peter tells us more about his intense, 2-day program:

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Education Spotlight: Be the Ultimate Assistant’s Bonnie Low-Kramen and Vickie Sokol Evans

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men and Vickie Sokol evansWithin the personal assistant industry, Bonnie Low-Kramen has been helping PA’s become more effective in their roles.  From co- founding the New York Celebrity Assistants (NYCA) to writing her book, Be the Ultimate Assistant, Bonnie has strived to elevate the industry and the PAs that work so hard within it.

Along with Vickie Sokol Evans, Microsoft Office Master Wizard (okay, the technical term is Master Microsoft Certified Trainer, ...

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