What is an executive assistant, and who needs one? You do—at least if you are serious about focusing on the job you are better equipped to do than anyone else in your organization. In his book How to Get Rich, Donald Trump says, “ask God for a great assistant. No joke. A great one can make your life a whole lot easier—or, in my case, almost manageable.”1
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Having my assistant Lynn in my life has been transformational for me. I am a different person and my business is a completely different phenomena than it used to be.
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Donald Trump and Meredith McIver. How to Get Rich (New York: Random House, 2004), p. 11.
Richard Branson. “Things I Carry: Smart Phone? I Prefer a Brilliant Assistant.” LinkedIn. April 2, 2013. Accessed February 4, 2015. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20130402091536–204068115-things-i-carry-smart-phone-i-prefer-a-brilliant-assistant.
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Jones, J. (2015). What Is an Executive Assistant, and Why Do You Need One?. In: The CEO’s Secret Weapon. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-44424-0_3
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