• Focus

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: from a flight above the East Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada

  • Thinking

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a temple entrance at the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Failures

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a home in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood

  • Futures

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

  • Intelligence

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: above the East Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada

  • Rest

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the view from historic Signal Hill in St. John’s, Newfoundland

  • Remembering

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the Statue of Liberty, New York, USA

  • Passion

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Vancouver, Canada’s Sunset Beach

  • Uphill

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Gaudi’s Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain

  • Climb

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Las Casas De La Juderia, Seville, Spain

  • Progress

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: on the waterfront, San Francisco, California

  • Lessons

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Paris’ Café de la Paix, in the InterContinental Paris Le Grand

  • Leadership

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the most easterly point of North America – Cape Spear Lighthouse, Newfoundland, Canada

  • Nature

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

  • Noble

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Miami Beach in Florida, USA

Shelagh’s Podcasts

Listen to my podcasts any time, any place You say you like to listen to podcasts during your commute? Maybe you prefer to set aside a bit of time at your desk to play them on your PC/laptop … or…

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: How Linked In Are You?

This weekend, we’re looking at

Weekend Poll: How Confident Are You?

This weekend, we’re looking at confidence and resilience in the context of your career. This is my second annual poll on the topic, so watch for year-over-year results next Tuesday.

Weekend Poll Results: Do Your Principals Assume You’re Happy?

Do you and your principal discuss your job satisfaction and career aspirations? Or are there assumptions that you’re jumping for joy? Read on for the results of my latest Weekend Poll.

Focus

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: from a flight above the East Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada

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Thinking

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a temple entrance at the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

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Failures

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a home in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood

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