We love all types of puzzles and are particularly excited to hear that Rob Lowe is hosting a new show, Mental Samurai, a mental obstacle course that tests people on their … Continue Reading 5 tips for becoming a Mental Samurai with Rob Lowe
HAVE YOU ever considered how many of your work hours are wasted on multitasking and refocusing your attention after every email and small task? It takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 … Continue Reading Want to Get 30% More Tasks Done? – Use a Weekly Work Plan
Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the … Continue Reading How To Talk to the Employee Who Knows Everything
You have a lot of relationships in your life. But did you know that one of the most important is with your boss? It not only has a big impact … Continue Reading You Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Boss Using These 4 Steps
Business etiquette is a practical and profitable social skill that plays an important role in career success, building better relationships and increasing professionalism. The ability to successfully relate to and … Continue Reading Business Etiquette Opens Doors – 12 Tips to Boost Your Career Success
Are you making a switch with a new job from a public to a private company? Considering a new job in a different industry, and realizing that industry is mostly … Continue Reading Making the Change to Working for a Private Company
Much of what I see and read about the future of work seems to be doom and gloom. Will AI make the assistant role a thing of the past? As … Continue Reading Top 10 Skills for 2022 – Good News for Assistants?
It’s startling to me how things seem to be getting more amazing every year, and until you try something new or different, you don’t realize how much more your happiness … Continue Reading 13 Tips for Establishing Healthy Boundaries at Work and in Life
Very few people thoughtfully manage the scope of their job. I suggest you do. Reframe the criteria for success There’s no shortage of ways to view your job. At a … Continue Reading Make Your Job Doable
Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. However, there seems to be this common understanding that we have to choose between the two. What … Continue Reading Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?
Success is gradual, not spontaneous. It is a collection of thousands and thousands of good life choices, marred with many regrettable choices. To succeed, regrettable choices need to be minimal. … Continue Reading 7 Really Common Habits That Are Holding You Back From Success
If you’ve never been overwhelmed by stress, you can stop reading this now. For everyone else, know that you’re not alone. Because EAs are skilled problem solvers, it shouldn’t come … Continue Reading 8 Stress Breakers That Actually Work
Supporting the needs of travelers at any level requires precision, attention to detail, an awareness of safety and grace under fire. There is, however, a level at which expectations begin … Continue Reading Managing Travel for High-Level Executives: Key Differences You Need to Know
When we asked EO members to share how being a parent and an entrepreneur overlap for them, we heard from Joel Patterson, a member of EO Dallas and founder of The … Continue Reading How Entrepreneurs Can Invest in Their Families
Beware these engineering mistakes for your early stage software startup In 2016, I gave technical advice to a first-time entrepreneur building a seed-funded food delivery marketplace. In my view, every … Continue Reading Four Startup Engineering Killers
For executive assistants (EAs) and others, note taking can seem like a tedious activity that doesn’t differ far from the Power Point or company hand out. Many executive assistants take … Continue Reading Tips and Tricks for the Diligent Note Taker