Tag: #leader

Top tips for taking effective minutes

As an Executive Assistant, it’s likely that at some point or another your Executive will ask you to take minutes at a meeting. It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed by the idea of doing […]

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Letting Go Without Losing Control

Great leaders know when and how to let go without losing control. I was reminded of this timeless truth and how crucial it is to let go of the reigns more often during a recent experience […]

Mindful Eating In Your Everyday Life

The link between what you eat and how your body performs is clearly established. Even your brain function improves with the right vitamins and minerals. In fact, approximately 20 percent of the calories you consume are used […]

How to build trust with your Executive

One of the most common challenges I hear from Assistants who want to push their career forward is that their Executive’s do not trust them enough to hand overexciting projects and tasks. This is generally […]

What kind of leader do you want to be?

There are now quite a few of us in the Assistant world running around shouting that you, lovely Assistant, are a leader within your organisation! You may not manage a team, but you do work […]

Fashion in the Workplace

Dress codes represent the “collective selection” that we wear for different “spirits of the time,” as described by Encyclopedia.com. Organizations create dress codes for safety standards or to maintain a specific image. However, when given […]

Why Fashion At Work Matters

love fashion, and I work in fashion, and I used to feel a bit apologetic about both those facts. The idea that fashion is basically nonsense, nothing to do with the real business of life, […]


Want to work from your family room in your pajamas without having to deal with the daily commute? and thanks to technology, telecommuting is easier than ever in the marketing industry. So what are some other […]

A Great Way to Avoid Burnout – Find a Hobby

Did you spend time on your favorite hobby over the weekend? Do you even have a hobby? I pretty much gave up on having hobbies for 6+ years. I was too focused on my role […]


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 on future promotions, but also the quality of the references you’ll get when you’re ready to move on.