• Vision

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a small bird among new growth in Stanley Park

  • Hope

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a cafe near Palais Garnier and InterContinental Paris – Le Grand, where we stayed

  • Destiny

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

  • Bettina Wemanis is Coming to Real Careers

    For my next Real Careers interview, I’ll bring you insights from Bettina Wemanis of Stockholm, Sweden

  • Definitions

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: wildflowers in Victoria, British Columbia

  • Weekend Poll: Administrative Professionals Day™ 2019

    That’s the focus of my latest Weekend Poll. Add your voice, and share the link with your counterparts.

  • Fully

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: inside St. Pancras International railway station in London, England

  • See You in the Peach State this November

    I’ll be back with Executive Secretary LIVE this year, this time in Atlanta Georgia on November 15th and 16th.

  • Light

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: at the temple in Kamala, Thailand on Makha Bucha Day

  • See You in New Orleans this September

    Will you be attending the American Society of Administrative Professionals’ 27th annual Administrative Professionals Conference (APC)? This year’s conference and EA Summit will be held in New Orleans, LA from September 22 – 25.

  • Paddling

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: spot the small ducklings atop their lily pads

  • See You in La Belle Province this August

    I’ll be presenting at the Governance Professionals of Canada’s (GPC’s) 21st Annual Conference in Quebec City. If you work with a board of directors, this is the place to be August 18 – 21, 2019.

  • Spring

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a gorgeous tulip in Vancouver

  • New Scholarship Opportunity to Participate in IAAP Summit 2019

    I’ll be presenting at the International Association of Administrative Professionals’ (IAAP’s) Summit 2019 in National Harbor … and am happy to share word of a new IAAP Summit scholarship opportunity funded through a $25K endowment to the IAAP Foundation by Nora Y. and Roy M. Onishi

  • Forward

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a strawberry moon rising over Kelowna, British Columbia

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: Administrative Professionals Day™ 2019

That’s the focus of my latest Weekend Poll. Add your voice, and share the link with your counterparts.

Weekend Poll Results: Job Changes on the Horizon

… or they’re at least a possibility for some! With thanks to all who participated in my last Weekend Poll, here are your responses to my question:  Is a job change in your forseeable future? Context: speaking from experience Twelve percent…

Weekend Poll: Is a Job Change in Your Future?

Have you made a job change lately, or are you contemplating one? That’s the focus of my latest Weekend Poll. Add your voice, and share the link with your counterparts.

Vision

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a small bird among new growth in Stanley Park

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Hope

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a cafe near Palais Garnier and InterContinental Paris – Le Grand, where we stayed

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Destiny

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

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