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.


Speaking Up and Sharing Your Story with Nick Ginsburg

Featuring Nick Ginsburg, Executive Assistant at Monash University and Founder of The Admin Collective / Episode #22


Stepping Into the Role of Strategic Partner with Hallie Warner

Featuring Hallie Warner, Chief of Staff and co-author of "The Founder & The Force Multiplier" / Episode #21


Being the Nerve Center of an Organization with Rachael Bonetti

Featuring Rachael Bonetti, a consultant, corporate trainer, and international speaker with 30+ years as an assistant / Episode #20


Changing Business with an Executive Operations Cohort Model with Lynn Walder

Featuring Lynn Walder, Executive Operations Scaling Consultant and founder of Executive Management Partners / Episode #19


Making the Commitment to Show Up with Natalie Lee

Featuring Natalie Lee, Senior EA to the Chief Administrative & Legal Officer at Atlassian / Episode #18


Getting Out From Behind the Desk with Lindsay Robinson

Featuring Lindsay Robinson, a 20+ year veteran Executive Assistant currently at LinkedIn / Episode #17


Championing the Admin Industry as a People Industry with Liv Wilson

Featuring Liv Wilson, Senior EA to the Head of APAC at Slack / Episode #16


Creating the Communities You Need with Kelsey Mendenhall

Featuring Kelsey Mendenhall, Executive Assistant at Hims & Hers Health / Episode #15


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


Understanding and Communicating the Value You Bring with Kristine Valenzuela

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


Dismantling Assistant Stereotypes with John Shaw

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


Taking Risks and Having the Tough Conversations with Linda McFarland

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

About the host

Natalie Turner

Natalie is the Executive Assistant to both the CEO and President of 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 here on the podcast and in her role at Base, in her personal life, and in her own entrepreneurial pursuits.

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