Doing the work to be on a real vacation

My trip to Hawaii is looming. Looming? I mean, “Yea! I’m traveling again!” but it’s all coming back to me now, the work it takes to have a real vacation. It’s really worth it and it takes work. It’s now June 9. I leave June 29. I’ll be gone for 10 days. If I want a...

The Art of Productivity

Being productive takes planning, and energy. We have all put off those things that we really wanted or needed to do! We recently read a fantastic blog post about how time, energy and attention are all at the core of being more productive, and the importance of daily...

Give Your Brain A Break

Virtual meeting fatigue is very real. Have you experienced it? Working from home has a ton of perks, but just because you can sit in front of your laptop all day and attend back-to-back meetings…doesn’t mean you should. Your brain needs a break! Doing...

Don’t Wait To Want To

Don’t wait to want to exercise. Don’t wait to want to make that phone call. Ever notice how happy or relieved you are AFTER you exercise? AFTER you make that call? AFTER you get that issue resolved? The inspiration and satisfaction is coming. It will come AFTER you do...

Thriving During a Crisis

“On the best of days, many CEOs would be lost without their EAs. In the chaos of the pandemic, exemplary assistance is not a luxury, but a requirement.” Of course… we couldn’t agree more! A good Executive Assistant is much more than a...

Delegating the “Heavy Lifting”

The art of delegating can be tricky, but worth it!  How do you develop the people around you to really rise up and take on more of the ‘heavy lifting’ of your company? Giving things ‘away’ can seem daunting but once you do the real work of...