• Confidence

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people travelling to DC and National Harbor for IAAP Summit 2019: Oronoco Bay Park in Old Town Alexandria – just across the Potomac from National Harbor

  • Directions

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people I’ll see in DC and National Harbor this week for IAAP Summit 2019: Old Town Alexandria, across the Potomac from National Harbor

  • Together

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people I’ll see in DC and National Harbor this week for IAAP Summit 2019: a shot from my last visit to DC, and departing from home with our flight path over the National Monuments

  • Options

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people I’ll soon see in DC and National Harbor for IAAP Summit 2019: one of our earlier night time tours of the National Monuments

  • Confidence

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Paris’ Louvre shortly before a summer sunset

  • Nothing

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a look across the Douro in colourful Porto, Portugal

  • Attitude

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the colourful rooftops of Granada, Spain, taken from the Alhambra Palace

  • Forward

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a March (yes) rose from San Diego’s incredible Balboa Park

  • Goals

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: leaping into the beautiful waters of Figuera, in Mallorca, Spain

  • Lessons

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Indian Arm, near Vancouver, BC

  • Counting

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: mountains and sunny skies off Vancouver’s Spanish Banks

  • Character

    Happy Fourth of July to American readers! A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: fireworks over English Bay, Vancouver, Canada

  • Summer

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sunshine and sand castles just off the Pacific Ocean, in incredible Cannon Beach, Oregon

  • Nurture

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a vibrant spring garden outside one of the charming pastel homes of Notting Hill, London

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%…

Confidence

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people travelling to DC and National Harbor for IAAP Summit 2019: Oronoco Bay Park in Old Town Alexandria – just across the Potomac from National Harbor

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Directions

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people I’ll see in DC and National Harbor this week for IAAP Summit 2019: Old Town Alexandria, across the Potomac from National Harbor

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Together

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot, with a nod to all the people I’ll see in DC and National Harbor this week for IAAP Summit 2019: a shot from my last visit to DC, and departing from home with our flight path over the National Monuments

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