Books Every Executive Assistant Must Read

Executive Assistants or EAs looking to boost their careers and refine on-the-job skills can find everything they need and more in this carefully curated list of Executive Assistant books. We classified the books according to the skills most critical to an Executive Assistant’s success.

The Proactive Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch Up and Start Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life!)
Build Your Professional Development Plan Workbook – The Ultimate Career Planning Tool
The Innovative Admin
Become A Procedures Pro: The Admin’s Guide to Developing Effective Office Systems and Procedures
Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed
The CEO’s Secret Weapon
Who Took My Pen … Again? Secrets from Dynamic Executive Assistants
Jewel in the LEADER’s CROWN: Powerful Strategies to Shine as an Executive Assistant & Beyond
Be the Ultimate Assistant: A celebrity assistant’s secrets to working with any high-powered employer
Sitting on a File Cabinet, Naked, With a Gun: True Stories of Silicon Valley CEO Assistants
SHINE: Secrets of Extraordinary Executive Assistants
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential
The New Executive Assistant: Exceptional executive office management