Time management is something we all think we’re great at until we realize our to-do lists are still full of tasks we haven’t gotten around to yet. There’s no way these tasks could take more than one day to tackle, you say to yourself. And yet, at the end of the day, you have to work long hours to finish everything on the list.
Raise your hand if you ever felt like you were on the verge of falling asleep during an office presentation. We can't see you, but we assume your hands are up in the air. Studies show that 25% of people walked out of a presentation because it was longer than it should be.
An executive assistant has to wear many different hats. You are not only your boss’s right hand, but also a strategic partner, a professional problem solver, and a trusted ally. You help coordinate the different needs, aspects, and demands of your boss’s life and ensure that nothing slips through the cracks.