Resources for Assistants

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Curated from our community of over 6,000+ assistants, discover resources to learn, grow, and advance your career.

Podcast

Taking Risks and Having the Tough Conversations with Linda McFarland

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

Case Study

How Base Helped the Lead EA at Terminus Streamline Efficiency and Communication

A case study featuring Nikki Morales, Lead Executive Assistant at Terminus

Article

Effective Communication as an Executive Assistant

Techniques to help you build and strengthen positive working relationships

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Article

How to Maintain Job Security as an Executive Assistant

Become an integral part of any business by unlocking your potential

Article

3 Tips for Strategic Executive Assistant One-on-Ones

Strategies for leading thoughtful 1:1 meetings with your Executive

Article

Honing Your Executive Assistant Communication Skills

Excel in your career with these communication tips and strategies

Article

How to Set Executive Assistant Goals With Your Executive

Achieve optimal success by creating goals with your Executive

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WEBINAR: How to Approach Tough Conversations

Join assistant leaders as they discuss practicing expectation management with executives and highlighting your value.

Article

How to Make the Most of 1:1 Meetings with Your Exec

Plan well to make the most out of 1:1 meetings with your exec!

Article

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.

Article

OP-ED: EA Coach Exclusive: Questions EAs and Executives Should Ask Each Other

The best way to improve communication in an executive/EA relationship is to ask good questions. Here are some each can ask one another.

Article

EAs and Executives: Exercises to establish a productive working relationship

If you are about to start a new relationship with an exec (or if you have an existing one you want to improve), use these tips to hit the ground running with productivity.

Podcasts

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Tune into our biweekly podcast, Courageous Help, to hear more about how EAs are changing the world left and right.

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Virtual Events

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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.

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