• Happy

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a heron and ships off the coast of Kitsilano

  • Care

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: on the streets of Notting Hill, London, England

  • Openings

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: water lilies at Van Dusen Botanical Garden

  • Happiness

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot:

  • Busy

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: one of many productive bees at Van Dusen Botanical Garden earlier this month

  • Perspective

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Back in the Cotswolds, England, and a home in Bourton on the Water

  • Time

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: just pne of a handful of clocks that called my name from the windows of a gallery in Moreton-in-Marsh, in England’s Cotswolds, this spring

  • Late

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Windsor Castle at dusk this May

  • Antidote

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This first shot is of a busy bee immersed in pollen at Van Dusen Botanical Garden, and the second is of people strolling the High Line in New York City.

  • Goodness

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a rose in full bloom

  • Wisdom

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a solid place to contemplate life, overlooking the rose beds in Van Dusen Botanical Garden

  • Want to know more about cybersecurity?

    Whether or not your organisation is subject to US Securites Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, my latest article for Diligent Insights offers insights on just how critical good cybersecurity practices are for your employer.

  • Solitude

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: looking over the PATH Station inside the Oculus Building of the World Train Center, New York City

  • Summit Resources

    Here’s an update for those who attended one or more of my four presentations at the International Association of Administrative Professionals’ (IAAP’s) Summit 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland.

  • Curious

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a playful young dog who paused to look out over the waters off Vancouver’s Kitsilano (Kits) Beach

About Shelagh: Speaker and Trainer

Shelagh is a professional speaker and trainer who’s walked the administrative walk. She presents internationally on matters of relevance to career-focused executive assistants, and to governance professionals who support boards and directors. She writes about administrative and governance careers for a…

Real Careers – My Interviews With Assistants Around the Globe

Do you ever look at your administrative role models and wonder how they  pull it all together? Or how the lives of your counterparts in other cities and countries vary, and where there may be areas of common ground? Exceptional EA features Real…

Travel Resources and Inspiration

Are you planning a holiday or business travel, either for yourself or your executive? Looking for some inspiration, or insights into cities in other locales? Or perhaps you’re planning a bit of bleisure travel. If so, you or your principal are in good…

weekend poll

Weekend Poll: Are you cybersecurity savvy?

In just over three weeks, I’ll once again present on cybersecurity awareness for assistants – this time, at IAAP Summit 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. For the third consecutive year, I’m asking readers how you feel about your own cybersecurity awareness.

Weekend Poll Results: Professional Development in 2019

With thanks to all who participated, here are your responses to my question … How do you stay on top of your game in 2019? In my latest Weekend Poll, I asked readers which resources you’re tapping into for your professional development. 63%…

Happy

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a heron and ships off the coast of Kitsilano

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Care

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: on the streets of Notting Hill, London, England

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Openings

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: water lilies at Van Dusen Botanical Garden

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