15 Things Every Great Executive Assistant Knows

Thanks to an awesome ZA for sending this one…

This is a pretty great (and funny) list! I think our ZAs have come to know most of these at some point or another. Comes with the job 🙂

Any favorites on the list??



This was originally posted on April 25th as part of Zirtual’s Learningz page, a community promoting self-improvement, inspiration, and good living! Want to be a part of the Zirtual family? Check out our job openings here.

Churchill on Alcohol & Adultery

On a Canadian speaking tour, Winston Churchill found himself sitting next to a Methodist bishop.

A young waitress offered each of them a glass of sherry.

Churchill accepted his, but the bishop said, “Young lady, I’d rather commit adultery than take an intoxicating beverage.”

Churchill said, “Come back, lassie, I didn’t know we had a choice!”



Read More

While you’re here, why not check out some more!

  • Here’s my 2018: In Review — full of ‘best of’ pics from the year as well as travel and writing
  • Here’s my essay on the fantastic Elif Shafak piece Why The Novel Matters In The Age Of Anger’

Lastly, check out my book — The 9 to 5 Nomad: A Modern Guide For The Location-Independent Employee (full website)