Resources for Assistants

Courageous Help

How are assistants changing the world? In this bi-weekly series, current and former assistants will explore the various ways assistants are challenging the status quo — from impacting global business practices to molding new career paths and beyond.


Best of Courageous Help 2023

Featuring some of our favorite moments from all of Courageous Help in 2023 / Episode #40


Celebrating What You Uniquely Bring to Your Role with Debra Coleman

Featuring Debra Coleman, Executive Assistant to the VP of Learning & Employment Records at Western Governors University and host of "Have a Seat...Conversations with Women in the Workplace"/ Episode #39


Mining for Strategic Gold with Ebony Belhumeur

Featuring Ebony Belhumeur, former Silicon Valley EA, now Head of Operations at Subspace Labs and Curator at The Assistant’s List - A Guide for Assistants in the New Era / Episode #38


Deciding If the Chief of Staff Path Is For You with Maggie Olson

Featuring Maggie Olson, Former CoS to a President at T-Mobile & Creator of the Chief of Staff Certification Course / Episode #37


The Impact of Humanizing Business with Mary Ryan

Featuring Mary Ryan, Executive Business Parter to the CEO of Stitch/ Episode #36


Breaking the Confidence Code with Melissa Peoples

Featuring Melissa Peoples, Founder of Admin Gurus/ Episode #35


Embracing AI as Your Thought Partner with Jessica McBride

Featuring Jessica McBride, Founder of Tech Savvy Assistant/ Episode #34


Where to Focus Your Energy and Effort with Victoria Leech

Featuring Victoria Leech, Chief of Staff at Phoenix Hydrogen and EA & CoS Coach/ Episode #33


Redefining the EA Standard of Excellence with Sarah Wright

Featuring Sarah Wright, Executive Assistant to the Founder and CEO of The Opportunity Trust / Episode #32


Combining Communication & Tech Skills to Become Unstoppable with Naomi White

Featuring Naomi White, Former Senior EA and Current Engineering Program Manager at Cohere / Episode #31


Getting What You Want Out of Your Career with Laura Johnston

Featuring Laura Johnston, Creator of The Assistant's Handbook / Episode #30


Finding Opportunities in Not Obvious Places with Elle Tyra

Featuring Elle Tyra, Former EA to the CEO of The New York Times / Episode #29

About the host

Natalie Turner

Natalie is a content strategist, seasoned facilitator, certified leadership coach, and formerly the Executive Assistant to the CEO and President at Base. She believes in the power of supportive relationships and rituals, both personal and professional, to change individual lives and therefore the world. She explores these concepts in Base workshops, on the Courageous Help podcast, and in her own entrepreneurial pursuits.

stylized image of a host interviewing a guest using online teleconferencing technology

Virtual Events

Be an active participant.

Don’t be shy - we have plenty of opportunities for EAs to get involved. Take a look at our calendar full of our upcoming events.

stylized representation of a list of virtual events - examples used are 'How to Present Yourself' and 'EA Book Club'

Get the support you deserve.

6,000+ assistants are already working smarter with Base.