The CEO’s Secret Weapon by Jan Jones
(Palgrave Macmillan, £24.99)
The CEO’s Secret Weapon outlines what an assistant is and how executives can maximize their working relationship with them. It features an in-depth analysis of the partnership between boss and PA, as well as tips for assistants to achieve their full potential.
The publication has been receiving acclaim around the world from EAs and their bosses. Here are just a few rave reviews.
“Thank you for giving me words to better describe what I truly do and the impact of my work. The book is helpful for assistants and their bosses in highlighting the benefits of finding the right match and how taking the time to develop a relationship built on trust is incredibly valuable. The relationship between an executive and their assistant can be a bit mystifying when seen from the outside, but it can be incredibly rewarding if you find the right person to work with”.
Minerva Sanchez Rudman, Senior EA, CMHA Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Ontario, Canada
“My boss and I have received so much value out of this book. We both found it motivating, and encouraging. I highly recommend this book to all executive assistants who thrive on developing their role as an EA”.
Nadia Khatri, EA, Hotsprings, Sydney, Australia
“This book is firmly being added to the list of recommended reads for the VAs I train. A lot of the concepts are relevant to VAs, especially the VAs who really want to make a difference”.
Amanda Johnson, The VA Coaching and Training Company, Bournemouth, Dorset
“This book is a must read”.
Danielle Chapeau, EA, Guy Carpenter, Montreal, Canada