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: November / December 2015


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 »
Editor's Letters
Issue: May / June 2015

Vive la Difference

By - May 26, 2015

This weekend I spent an informative and inspirational day with over 200 Assistants from Italy. I spoke at their Secretary Day conference with a translator using consecutive as opposed to simultaneous translation. It meant that I had to pause every couple of lines in order to allow the translator to relay what I was saying... Read more »
Issue: November / December 2012

PROFILE – Susie Barron-Stubley: A tribute

By - November 2, 2012

As a tribute to Susie, we are re-publishing our profile of her, first published in January 2012
Personal Development
Issue: September / October 2012

The Gentle Art of Saying No…

By - September 25, 2012

Saying ‘no’ to people can actually be good for your role, your mental health, and your career says Susie Barron-Stubley We’ve all been there, we’ve got a hundred and one things to do, deadlines are pressing, emails are mounting, phones are ringing, the Blackberry is beeping, and the reminders just keep on popping up, apparently... Read more »