SMART objectives for Executive Assistants SMART objectives for Executive Assistants are crucial because, without them, Assistants can be at such a disadvantage. They can be taken for granted, can be mismanaged, and can be left [...]
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Earlier this week I wrote about the initial stages of organising an event, specifically the first meeting you should have with your colleagues involved in the event. One of the issues I said you should discuss is the event objectives. [...]
What you need to know when working with a C-Suite Executive In this article, we will cover the information you need to be aware of to be on the same page as your C-Suite Executive and [...]
Taking ownership of your work as an Assistant For high-performing Assistant and Executive partnerships, there is a high value placed on ownership, accountability and trust. All three areas are essential to a strategic partnership. In this [...]
Finding opportunities to grow in your Assistant role Finding opportunities to grow in your Assistant role takes initiative - you have to work in a culture where initiative and proactivity are recognised and rewarded. You [...]
Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’ One of my go-to tools for prioritising and managing my to-do list is Trello. I use the collaboration tool to manage all of my tasks and projects, and I [...]
Is your Executive a poor communicator? In a recent survey conducted in the UK, Hays recruitment found 43% of those surveyed said leaders needed to improve their communication skills. This skill improvement was much more [...]