Category: Executive

Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

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 if, instead of choosing one […]

7 Really Common Habits That Are Holding You Back From Success

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. That is why you must […]

8 Stress Breakers That Actually Work

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 as a surprise that they […]

Managing Travel for High-Level Executives: Key Differences You Need to Know

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 to shift into an even […]

Tips and Tricks for the Diligent Note Taker

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 notes to avoid missing a […]

Time to quit your job? Here’s when you know you got to go!

Are you thinking about quitting your job but you don’t know if you are doing it for the right reasons? It is a tough decision to leave any job. You have security, a regular pay-check […]

Interview Styles: How I Aced A Job Interview Without Selling Myself

My life as a High-Level Assistant for Chairmen/CEOs of Sony, MGM, Fox, & Executive Producers. These are my PERSONAL stories of being a “Jane of All Trades” to Fortune-ranked companies. Welcome, readers! I’ve been on […]

So You Wouldn’t Want to be a Robot?

Robots are never in resistance; we would do well to emulate them explains Graham Price We’re entering an age when robots are becoming better than humans at many things. They can think faster, build cars […]

Say Goodbye to the Post-Holiday Blues!

Maria Henze gives her top tips for dealing with back-to-work anxiety You know that sinking feeling, when you have had a wonderful holiday, a totally blissful break from inboxes and meetings, organising events and putting […]

8 Ways to Manage Your Manager

Early in my career, I was under two significant misconceptions. I thought that just because someone was my “manager,” that they, knew everything and had to be right about everything. By the time I was […]