Career Development Cover Story

Take Your Strategic Partnership to the Next Level

By - November 25, 2022

Don Harms, CEO of Emmre, details six best practices to take your strategic partnership to the next level
Leadership

Your Sole Purpose

By - January 25, 2021

Joan Burge explains why your sole purpose is to support your Executive
Productivity

Using Power and Influence to Foster a Powerful Partnership

By - September 25, 2017

Vickie Sokol Evans interviews Executive Productivity Consultant, Jennifer Wilmoth Vickie: Many assistants feel like they don’t have any power to control what comes at them – that they are in a reactive mode simply trying to keep up. Jennifer: I suspect that you have heard and likely experienced, the only thing you can control in... Read more »
Technology

Using Microsoft Outlook to create a powerful partnership with your Manager

By - July 27, 2017

Vickie Sokol Evans interviews Executive Productivity Consultant, Jennifer Wilmoth This is my 20th year teaching Microsoft Office classes and one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from an audience of assistants is how to best use Microsoft Outlook to manage their own priorities side by side with their manager’s priorities. It’s such a... Read more »
Cover Story

Executives and Assistants Working In Partnership

By - September 25, 2015

In our fast-moving world, how do we find time to get along? asks Joan Burge
Communication

Creating Powerful Partnerships

By - January 25, 2015

Trust is the foundation of all powerful - and successful - partnerships says Peggy Vasquez
Project Management

Partnerships Really are the Way Forward in Business Today

By - May 25, 2014

A single arrow is easily broken, but not 10 in a bundle – Japanese proverb Having been lucky enough to have the role of Partnerships Manager at Grange Hotels created nearly three years ago, I was filled with a mixture of excitement and trepidation; what did it really mean? Grange Hotels, being London’s largest independent... Read more »
Personal Development

Making the Step Up from Assistant to Business Partner

By - May 25, 2013

As a Business Partner, not only should you have all the requisite technical and IT skills, you and your Executive should support each other and trust and understand one another implicitly says Sue France You are their right hand person, their second brain and their positive coach. You are someone who not only acts as... Read more »