Resources for Assistants

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What Santa’s Elves & Executive Assistants Have in Common

Santa's elves and executive assistants have some interesting similarities. Above all else, they are both making the world a better and more magical place!


The Small Details: Color Coding Calendars

Color coding your calendar can help you to visualize the week ahead as well as stay organized around key goals and objectives.


Building a Strategic Executive and Executive Assistant Relationship: The Importance of 2-Way Feedback

You likely expect feedback from the executive you support, but are you returning the favor? Engaging in two-way feedback with your executive is necessary to build and grow a thriving partnership.


How My Assistant Changed the Way I Work

Paige McPheely, Base's CEO, talks through why she believes all high performers are doing themselves a disservice by not accepting help from an assistant


Base Raises $2.6M in Seed Funding to Build the First-Ever Software Platform for Executive Assistants

Base, a SaaS platform built for executive assistants, today announced the completion of a $2.6M seed funding round. Base is modernizing the way assistants and executives work together by providing tools and technology tailored to the executive work style.


Password Management Through LastPass

Password management systems like LastPass create, collect, and keep track of passwords for you, while also protecting all your vital information.


EA Toolbox: Screen Sharing Software

In today’s digital world, you likely work with many people who are not in the same physical location as you. Screen sharing software helps to bridge the gap by allowing you to share your work with others in real-time.


Perfecting the Gatekeeper Role

As the gatekeeper, protecting your executive’s time will help to ensure his or her success, thereby increasing your value and solidifying your position.


EA Toolbox: Reliable Transportation for Your Executive

Looking for a car service that is reliable and safe? Look no further than Blacklane. The global chauffeur service offers many benefits that are not available through competitors like Uber and Lyft.

Automate Scheduling

The AI Series: How EAs Can Use AI to Automate Scheduling

EAs deal with scheduling challenges on a daily basis. Base has outlined a few ways you can simplify calendar management through AI.

EA Relationship

Attention Executives: It’s Time to Take Care of Your Greatest Asset, Your EA

As an executive, the most impactful relationship in your workplace is the one between you and your assistant. To help you create a healthy dynamic between you and your EA, Base is here to share some advice.


The AI Series: How EAs can Use AI to Automate Outreach

As an EA, you likely handle a lot of outreach in your day-to-day that could easily be allocated to AI. You simply have to identify patterns of communication that follow paths of logic and then use those patterns to trigger AI.


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