• Weekend Poll: Life-Work Balance and Workaholics

    Do you have a good life-work balance, or do you find yourself working from home or staying extra hours at the office? It’s Weekend Poll time, and I’m asking if you’re a workaholic.

  • Generosity

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Plaça de la Seu – the Palma Cathedral; Palma de Mallorca, Spain

  • Value

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Fall in Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park

  • Try

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: flowers blooming in the October sunshine outside a store in Budapest, Hungary

  • Friendship

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a bouquet inside Aspinal of London, Covent Garden

  • Hmm

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the ancient Bruges Market Square, Belgium

  • Gratitude

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

  • Go

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: early Fall in Jericho Park

  • Change

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Covent Garden, London, England

  • Futures

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a vineyard in the Okanagan Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna, British Columbia

  • Perspective

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sunset over Vancouver, Canada

  • Trust

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Molly Bawn’s, Mobile, Newfoundland

  • Futures

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sunset at Mallory Square, Key West, Florida

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: Life-Work Balance and Workaholics

Do you have a good life-work balance, or do you find yourself working from home or staying extra hours at the office? It’s Weekend Poll time, and I’m asking if you’re a workaholic.

Shelagh Interviewed for Staples Article on Cybersecurity

Did you know that October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month? How do you reduce risks of a data breach? That’s an important question, because a full 52% of respondents have yet to receive cybersecurity training in the workplace.   Check my…

Weekend Poll: Onboarding to Your Role

Like me, you may know one or more assistants who have recently begun new jobs. Do you remember the first couple of weeks in your current role?  Onboarding ideally begins before day one The interview process is an opportunity for a…

Weekend Poll: Life-Work Balance and Workaholics

Do you have a good life-work balance, or do you find yourself working from home or staying extra hours at the office? It’s Weekend Poll time, and I’m asking if you’re a workaholic.

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Leaves

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: last week at Meech Lake, Quebec, Canada

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Weekend Poll Results: Onboarding Experiences and Recommendations

How well equipped were you when you landed in the starting blocks for your current job? With thanks to all who participated, here are the results of my latest weekend poll.  My third annual poll on assistants’ onboarding This marks the…

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