Resources for Assistants

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Curated from our community of over 6,000+ assistants, discover resources to learn, grow, and advance your career.

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6 Inbox Management Tips from Experienced EAs

EAs share 6 brilliant tips to keep your leader’s inbox clean and efficient for the long run, achieving inbox zero time and time again.

4 Key Principles to Great Inbox Management
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4 Key Principles to Great Inbox Management

EA Training manager Sara Altuna shares four inbox management principles to help assistants declutter, organize and keep their leaders’ inboxes efficient for the long run.

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Creating the Future of Work for Assistants and Leaders at Base: an update from Paige McPheely, CEO

Base CEO Paige McPheely shares how Base is becoming the modern solution for assistants with the successful onboarding of 33Vincent to the newly-refreshed Base brand.

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Using Your Voice to Build Connected Partnerships with Monique Helstrom

Featuring Monique Helstrom, Keynote speaker and former Executive Assistant and "Chief of Simon Sinek" / Episode #14

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Understanding and Communicating the Value You Bring with Kristine Valenzuela

Featuring Kristine Valenzuela, a 20+ year EA and Chief of Staff / Episode #13

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Executive Assistant SMART Goal Examples

How assistants can set SMART goals and achieve more in the workplace

Inspiring Books for Executive Assistants
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Inspiring Books for Executive Assistants

Books that will energize you for the day-to-day and keep you motivated for the long-run

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Dismantling Assistant Stereotypes with John Shaw

Featuring John Shaw, Senior Executive Business Administrator to the Board of Directors at Microsoft / Episode #12

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The 20 Most Essential Executive Assistant Skills in 2022

A list of must-have hard and soft skills for all Executive Assistants this year

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Managing Up for Assistants: How to Empower Your Exec to Be Your Best Supporter

Equip your leader to be your biggest advocate and support your growth

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7 Great Digital Tools Every Executive Assistant Should Use

Fill your digital toolbox and tackle your to-do list like a champ

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Taking Risks and Having the Tough Conversations with Linda McFarland

Feautring Linda McFarland, author, keynote speaker, and Senior Executive Assistant at Intapp / Episode #10

Podcasts

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