With over 40 years combined experience in executive assistance, Capital EA's team of senior EAs know what it takes to deliver, succeed and thrive. Managing Director, Ursula Kohler interviews Executive Assistants from all walks of life and includes a few invited guests for intriguing value along the way. Join the conversation today!
Have you struggled during this 'unusually different' year? It has not been easy for so many, particularly for EAs in having to juggle it all!
Lacey Clews is a registered psychologist with over 20 years experience and shares with us what is typically happening on the ground for people during this time. She shares insights and ideas that could help your general wellbeing, whether it be to remember to simply 'just breathe' to checking in and taking stock on how you're actually feeling.
If you're wanting to get in touch with Lacey, you can reach her via her website www.laceyclewspsychology.com.
Our EA guest this month is larger than life, Nick Ginsburg. He has jumped into the online world this year with lots of gusto to share with EAs everything he knows about how to become successful, remain successful and true to yourself along the way!
Nick is the EA to the Provost and Senior Vice President at Monash University. Nick shares his story about pivotal steps he took to push himself out of his comfort zone, how being vulnerable played a big part and people he sought advice from to help guide him along the way. We share some deep and meaningfuls about surviving and thriving in the EA role!
You'll be sure to pick up a few ideas from this one......let us know what you think and don't forget to subscribe! x
Harry is 21 years old, he is bright and has an incredibly open mindset to seize the moment! He continues to trial opportunities that present themselves and as his workplace engages regularly with parliamentarians and tight turnaround times, Harry has a calmness about him that resonates in all that he does! Harry shares the importance of connection with the team and why choosing the best channel to be yourself, take advice from your Mum and give the app Couch to 5K a go to get you moving again. Enjoy this really lovely chat!
Bev is the Executive Assistant to Dr Martin Parkinson, current Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Bev shares some real insights into working within the executive team to deliver frontline outcomes!
Bev's EA experience spans over 30 years and it is clearly displayed here in her very fine words of wisdom.
Nadene is an Executive Assistant with Leidos, she has over 20 years experience working in the private sector. Nadene talks on her past opportunities, working with the Australian Medical Association, Booz and Company, HP and Leidos Australia now from her home office during COVID-19. Nadene shares some great insights on what she's discovered to work well whilst at home and with various personalities working to a direct lead and four managers within her team at Leidos.
We all get caught up in the small stuff, but when a life threatening event hits you, a whole new perspective unfolds.....so when does the big stuff become your priority? Bin shares her 'present reality' and how being too busy can really be a serious issue!
Bin is a mentor and coach and incredibly motivational woman that everyone needs to connect with!
Our conversation with Narelle was simply inspiring! Resilience is the first word that comes to mind, and when working as an EA for over 25 years, resilience can be a learned skill and one that Narelle describes beautifully.
This is essentially what keeps us going after 25 years as an Executive Assistant! Enjoy!
Sarah is one of the VA super stars within the Capital EA family! Sarah talks experiences working with a virtual executive assistant business over the past 4 years and shares her tips and tricks in working remote with a young family in tow!
Geraldine chats with me about transitioning in the EA career, by moving into a completely new role and being promoted to an EO. Gerry shares her steps taken on moving, which was actually quite methodical including gaining some coaching to help with the succession plan!
We welcome the wonderful Cathryn Rodriguez to After 5 this afternoon. Cathryn is the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Australian War Memorial, The Hon Dr. Brendan Nelson AO BMBS FRACP (Hon) FAMA. Today we chat about her career to date, personal experiences and why she loves being an EA!