Editor's Letters
Issue: September / October 2018

Change has got to come

By - September 25, 2018

Assistants are still nowhere near being recognised for the incredible resource that they are or could be to their businesses.
Editor's Letters
Issue: May / June 2018

Why it’s time to call time on politics and do what’s right for the profession!

By - May 26, 2018

There is no room for egos or politics in this journey. We must work together to drive the profession forward, explains Lucy Brazier
Editor's Letters
Issue: March / April 2018

Changing Lives One Person at a Time

By - March 31, 2018

We have just celebrated the magazine’s seventh birthday. Happy Birthday Executive Secretary and here’s to many more says Lucy Brazier
Editor's Letters
Issue: January / February 2018

If you are waiting for the right time, it’s now!

By - January 30, 2018

For the last seven years, I have been on a mission to change the world for Assistants.
Editor's Letters
Issue: September / October 2017

‘A Tsunami of Love’

By - September 25, 2017

When we relaunched as a global publication in 2011, we were very clear that we wanted to create not just a magazine, but a community explains Lucy Brazier
Editor's Letters
Issue: July / August 2017

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans ~ John Lennon

By - July 27, 2017

The profession has been shaken by the news that Vickie Sokol Evans, the world’s leading Microsoft trainer, has been diagnosed with stage two breast cancer
Editor's Letters
Issue: May / June 2017

A Small Window in Which to Make History

By - May 30, 2017

We are in the process of creating and redefining the new role for future generations. We want you to be part of it says Lucy Brazier
Editor's Letters
Issue: March / April 2017

Demand to be inspired and inspire others! ~ Al-Husein N Madhany

By - March 24, 2017

Al-Husein N Madhany blew the stereotypes surrounding the Assistant role out of the water this weekend at Executive Support LIVE in London
Editor's Letters
Issue: January / February 2017

The Power of Association

By - January 25, 2017

On 1 February, one of the oldest Associations for Assistants in the world, EUMA (European Management Assistants) changes its name and brand to IMA (International Management Assistants). And this year, the IAAP (c) celebrates 75 years.
Editor's Letters
Issue: November / December 2016

A Modern Day Epidemic

By - November 25, 2016

Our global and UK Workplace Bullying Survey results have been released; we finally have what we need to prove our point and give the HR departments facts.
Editor's Letters
Issue: September / October 2016

How Will You Serve Your Profession?

By - September 26, 2016

Those of us that are doing well have a duty to give back. As Gandhi said ‘the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others’.
Editor's Letters
Issue: July / August 2016

Space – the final frontier

By - July 26, 2016

I am a great believer that if you don’t make time for recreation then ultimately you will need to make time for illness, explains Lucy Brazier
Editor's Letters
Issue: May / June 2016

I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul ~ Invictus, William Ernest Henley

By - May 29, 2016

In 1987, back when I was 18, I had the opportunity to visit Kenya. The plan was that I would spend a year in the middle of nowhere and teach English at a local school. But somewhere in the middle of all the plans, my boyfriend at the time announced that if I went then... Read more »
Editor's Letters
Issue: May / June 2016

Don’t just count your years, make your years count

By - May 24, 2016

Back in 2011, with 23 years’ publishing experience behind me, I took the leap of faith and launched Executive Secretary as a global magazine. I had never been an Assistant and to be honest, initially I saw this market as a business opportunity – after all, administrative professionals make up a fifth of the world’s... Read more »
Editor's Letters
Issue: January / February 2016

The Gift

By - January 28, 2016

The saying goes that if you give a man a fish, you have fed him for a day, but if you teach him to fish, you have fed him for a lifetime. For the last year we have been working on something very special. It is amongst one the most exciting projects that I have... Read more »
Editor's Letters
Issue: November / December 2015

Reflections

By - November 30, 2015

The year is drawing to an end and we are entering the period traditionally associated with reflecting on all we have to be grateful for. In many ways this has been an incredible year and there is much to be grateful for. We have travelled to all four corners of the world and met some... Read more »