Tag: #PA

Announcing Projector — A Startup I’ve Been Excited to Tell You About for Years

A few years ago I spent time in prison with Trevor O’Brien, the founder of Projector. Yes, I always imagined announcing the company that way. We were of course there to work with incarcerated men on developing […]

Dear Young Entrepreneurs: Skip College, Do This

When I see a stereotypical graduation ceremony photo, I think to myself: “I hope the 6 years and $100,000 of debt was worth it.”I don’t mean to disgrace the college tradition, and by no means […]

How the Right Mindset can Help You Grow

Your mindset plays an important role in your life. Why? Because your mindset determines how you make decisions. The right mindset leads you to make the right decisions while the wrong mindset leads you to make […]

Making Steps Toward Better Mental Health in Your Workplace

Despite options like remote work and virtual offices, adults will spend at least one-third of their lives working. And our workplace environment, culture and habits have a significant impact on our health—particularly our mental health—which, […]

Is Your Device Listening to You? It’s More Complicated Than Just ‘Yes’ or ‘No’

It’s more influenced by data and past patterns than current conversations Editor’s note: Industry consultant Shelly Palmer is taking his popular newsletter and turning it into an Adweek article once per week in an ongoing column […]

7 Little-Known Tips For Effective Communication

It’s easy to assume that as your relationship grows so will your closeness and ability to communicate with one another. That may be the case for some couples, but for many, this just isn’t true. […]

I’m Working Less Hours – And I’m More Productive (Here’s How)

I should perhaps start this post by confirming I don’t work a 4-hour day. Because, no matter how much that particular way of working is regarded as being achievable for us all, I genuinely can’t […]

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 […]