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The Modern-Day Assistant
Build Your Influence and Boost Your Potential
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About the book
Assistants and administrators are the backbone of every organization. Discover how to innovate and thrive in this vital sector with The Modern-Day Assistant.
As technology and disruption continue to reshape the business world, the responsibilities and skills of a modern-day assistant have transformed. Executives and leaders are more dependent than ever on the unique and varied responsibilities of their administrators and assistants. Drawing upon decades of experience, Lucy Brazier OBE demystifies the strategies and approaches that will allow you to reach your full potential as an assistant, and how to accelerate your career while doing so.
From building your network and developing your communication skills to time management and strategic planning, The Modern-Day Assistant is the ultimate guide to developing your abilities and reaching your full potential at work. It also explores how you can effectively capitalize upon your skills, whether that's climbing the ranks of the assistant sector or pivoting into a new role.
About the authors
Lucy Brazier OBE is one of the world's leading authorities on administrative and assistant skills. She is CEO of Marcham Publishing and Publisher of Executive Support Magazine, a training magazine dedicated to the development of administrative professionals.
She was awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to office professionals in 2021. She has also received an Honorary Fellowship to the Institute of Administrative Management and is based in London, UK.
- The Modern-Day Assistant is a must read book. I loved reading it. Lucy delivers a truly knowledgeable, heart driven book for assistants and their leaders.
- Samantha Cox, COO, Denny Group and former EA to Sir Richard Branson