Build a great relationship with your executive assistant.
It's only been three months since Nalini hired an executive assistant, and, already, she can't imagine how she coped beforehand.
So far, her assistant has freed up an average of 15 hours a week, and Nalini uses this time to focus on high value tasks such as strategic thinking, project planning, and research. Her productivity has gone up significantly, and her stress levels have gone down. What's more, she can now leave work at a reasonable time and spend more time with her family.
Executive assistants can dramatically improve the capabilities and potential of the professionals that they work with. But, what should you look for in an executive assistant? And, if you're currently working with one, how can you make sure that you're getting the best from the relationship?
In this article, we'll examine how you can work effectively with your executive assistant.
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