• Weekend Poll Results: Career Satisfaction in 2018

    I asked, and you answered! Here’s a look at the state of assistants’ career satisfaction in 2018 … including your peers’ insights on what you can do to enhance yours.

  • The Incredible Isle of Skye

    Are you looking for a fascinating place to add to your travel list? The Isle of Skye is a place of incredible beauty, whether or not you have Scottish roots.

  • Weekend Poll: Are You Satisfied with Your Career?

    On the heels of recent Weekend Polls on workaholics and life-work balance, it’s time for my third annual poll on whether you’re able to give your career a thumbs up.

  • Weekend Poll: Do You Have Balance in Your Life?

    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.

  • Weekend Poll Results: Fewer Assistants Say They’re Workaholics, but …

    This is the second consecutive year for this poll, and fewer assistants self-identified in 2018 as workaholics … but have a look at the results, and you’ll see why my next Poll will focus on achieving balance.

  • 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

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: Are You Satisfied with Your Career?

On the heels of recent Weekend Polls on workaholics and life-work balance, it’s time for my third annual poll on whether you’re able to give your career a thumbs up.

Weekend Poll: Do You Have Balance in Your Life?

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.

Weekend Poll Results: Fewer Assistants Say They’re Workaholics, but …

This is the second consecutive year for this poll, and fewer assistants self-identified in 2018 as workaholics … but have a look at the results, and you’ll see why my next Poll will focus on achieving balance.

Safety

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the ice rink atop Grouse Mountain near Vancouver, British Columbia

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Responsibilities

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a sea plane over British Columbia’s North Shore mountains

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Definitions

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the Chain Bridge over the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary

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