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.


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


Seeking Support to Navigate Work and Life with Annie Croner

Featuring Annie Croner, Founder and CEO of Whole Assistant / Episode #28


Creating Leverage to Amplify Impact with Paige McPheely and Casey Putschoegl

Featuring Paige McPheely and Casey Putschoegl, CEO and President of Base / Episode #27


Finding Courage to Take On New Opportunities with Anna Read

Featuring Anna Read, Grants Administrator at YWCA Central Alabama and Co-Founder of eaea / Episode #26


Activating Your Power by How You Present Yourself with Lauren Bradley

Featuring Lauren Bradley, Founder of The Officials / Episode #24

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.

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