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Pen and Paper: The Benefits of Physical Note Taking

Taking notes with pen and paper isn’t a dead skill— and it shouldn’t be! Ditch your laptop in your next meeting and see if these benefits prove true for you.


Using Base to Create Effective Email Digests

Creating effective email digests is a piece of cake with Base! We're sharing a quick walk through of Base's digest builder.


Top 5 Calendar Tools That Will Make You More Productive

There’s no shortage of tools to make scheduling appointments more efficient. It’s worth setting aside some time to try a few out and find one that works best for you and your exec's calendar!


TEMPLATE: Ideal Week Worksheet

Your ideal week is out there. Here's how to get it!


The Ideal Week Worksheet

Your ideal week is out there. Here's how to get it!


The Small Details: Get Your Grammar in Check

We’ve all received a poorly written email, full of spelling and grammar mistakes that make us question the abilities of the writer. How can you make sure your emails are […]


6 Free Tools to Boost Your Design Skills

These 6 tools will level up your design skills, help you create great graphics, and (bonus!) they're FREE!


Sending Handwritten Cards Has Never Been Easier!

Sending a thank you email is easy and quick—but sometimes, only a handwritten thank you note will do. If sending physical greeting cards is something you do often, using a […]


The Leader Assistant Podcast: All About Base!

We're big fans of Jeremy Burrows and all he does to uplift the EA community, so we were thrilled to be guests on his podcast, The Leader Assistant, this week!


For Your Eyes Only: Confidentiality Tips for Executive Assistants

Handling sensitive information with professionalism will impress your executive and allow them to depend on you to help protect and grow their business.


4 Great Tools That Make Setting Up Conference Calls a Breeze

Here are 4 tools for conference calls that are consistently reliable, work across a variety of different platforms, are easy to use, and will help the teams you support stay productive.


These Slack Tips Put Productivity Back into Your Day (Plus, They’re Fun)

Slack has a ton of shortcuts that will help you speed through your work and have a little fun while doing it. Here are a few of our favorite Slack tips!


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