Tag: assistant

Tips to Setting Career Goals and Sticking to Them

It’s the second day of the ELS Forum in Toronto and, walking into the conference, my eyes are immediately drawn to the bright teal step and repeat banner with the heading, “Support the Supporters.” Executive assistants (EAs) […]

Eight great business books for strategic Assistants

The trait that I admire most in exceptional leaders (think Oprah Winfrey and Brene Brown) is the time they dedicate to learning new things. I love that they read, take on new ideas and concepts […]

6 executive assistant tips to make you shine above the rest

An EA’s role is changeable and often hectic. In a position where there’s rarely a set standard to measure yourself against, it’s difficult find a way to shine. However, the following six tips can help […]

How to Build Your Startup’s Social Media: In-Depth Guide

Marketing your startup is no easy task. Between every channel and platform, there’s a lot to consider. However, social media can be a successful tool to launch your startup and attract customers. Businesses will spend over […]

8 Business Titans Reveal the Best Social Media Tactics to Promote Your Company

If you aren’t promoting your business on social media, you’re asleep at the wheel. Here’s what eight social media masters and advisors in The Oracles told us about the channels and tactics that impact their businesses most. […]

5 Self-Motivation Tools for Executive Assistants

If you’ve never seen a Tony Robbins ad, video, or show, it’s worth a Google search. You’ll find stadium size crowds cheering for the one piece of advice to help change their lives through his powerful seminars […]

Handling colleagues who think you are their Assistant (when you are not!)

We’ve all been there, picture the scene. You are sitting at your desk, working hard, you are focused and you have a deadline to meet when a colleague comes up to you, interrupts what you […]

No Box Thinking

How often have you been asked to think outside the box?  Someone comes to you and says they’ve hit a snag, and they need to think outside the box to come up with a new […]

Nobody likes using technology

If you are an engineer, the title of this article may shock (or even offend) you. But if I rephrase, I’ll merely state what’s immediately obvious: people are motivated towards achieving their goals and technology is simply the […]

3 Simple Ways To Stay Motivated Even When Nothing Is Working Out

Have you ever wake up in the morning thinking… What´s the point of this? Why should I keep working when nothing ever works out? Well, youre not alone. From time to time, every one of […]