Remote Assistant Success

Remote Assistant Success

Learn how to communicate, act and lead in a high-trust remote environment

with Ebony Belhumeur
of The Assistant’s List

About the Course

Remote working has never been more necessary than it is right now. And while remote working has its benefits it also has some unique challenges. Current predictions are that at least 30% of the global workforce will continue to work from home at least one day a week.

It’s time to embrace your future and get the skills you need to become a successful remote assistant.


This course is our first official collab at The Officials and we couldn’t have teamed up with a better person. Ebony Belhumeur of The Assistant’s List is the ultimate remote assistant.

This course is for you if you…

  • Or anyone at your company needs to master remote working techniques
  • Want to learn productivity tips from a pro
  • Work for a fully remote company
  • Help your company during times where remote working is necessary
  • This course is designed for administrative professionals including office manager, administrative assistants, personal assistants, executive assistants, chiefs of staff and more

What you will learn

  • To remain visible and relevant when not physically present
  • To develop a mindset for success
  • Must know tech that increases remote working productivity
  • How to develop your ideal remote working routine
  • How to be an ideal remote candidate
  • How to successfully support your team and executive from afar

Meet Your Instructor

Ebony Belhumeur

Ebony Belhumeur

The Assistant’s List

Ebony is the curator and blogger behind The Assistants List. Past lives include EA to the CEO of Sephora and the EA to the CEO at Twitch. Currently, she lives in Tours, France while working for a fully remote company in Silicon Valley.

Notion: Harnessing the Power of Knowledge

Notion: Harnessing the Power of Knowledge

with Laura Johnston
of The Assistant’s Handbook

# Slack Channel: #course_notion

About the course

Where are you filing your notes? Multiple notebooks? Onenote? Evernote? Does your company have a shared, collaborative repository for collective knowledge in the company? A Single Source of Truth otherwise known as a SSOT? No? Not sure. Let’s talk.

Notion allows you to create, collect and collaborate all in one single workspace. International EA and Notion whiz, Laura Johnston will walk you through this powerful tool and show you why it’s an assistant’s best friend.

This course is for you if you…

  • Want to tame your to do list
  • Love the art of note-taking and want to take it to the next step with a digital solution
  • Need one solution to write, plan, collaborate and organize your projects
  • Are tired of being asked for the same forms and documents over and over and need a wiki to streamline your workflows
  • Love staying on top of the latest tech

What you will learn

  • The basics of Notion including blocks, databases, toggles, callouts, nested columns, page creation and templates
  • Slash commands and basic formatting
  • Documenting workflows and transitioning to digital platforms
  • How to create a dynamic and easy to use wiki for more efficient workflows
  • Utilizing Notion for Task Management
  • Collaboration and permissions hierarchies
  • The basics of Scrum and Kanban
  • Pro tips such as global blocks, nested columns, customized icons, embedding, integration and more

Meet Your Instructor

Guest Instructor Laura Johnston

Laura Johnston

EA + Creator of
The Assistant’s Handbook

Laura is the force behind The Assistant’s Handbook and our first Official to instruct a course! We are all so proud. She is a Dubai-based EA focused on helping leadership teams succeed.

Before you begin

Before you begin you will need to get yourself a Notion account.

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Trello for Productivity

Trello for Productivity

Level-up your project management skills with this intuitive application

with Lauren Bradley
Founder of The Officials

About the course

Is your To Do List out of control?⁠ This course will introduce you to Trello, a fabulous online application that helps you organize and stay on top of your complex To Do lists and projects. ⁠

This is a crash course that will walk you through getting started with Trello, teaching you about boards, power-ups, automation and integration.

This course is for you if you…

  • Overwhelmed and looking for new ways to organize your to do list
  • Interested in project management
  • Striving to be more productive in your day to day
  • Have several projects you need to track more efficiently
  • Need a way to track your VA clients and projects
  • Looking for new fun tech solutions

What you will learn

  • The power of Kanban boards
  • The essentials of Trello
  • Managing a project through Trello boards
  • The power of Kanban boards
  • Project management 101
  • Powerful add-ons including Power-ups, Butler automation and Extensions
  • How to integrate complimentary applications

Meet Your Instructor

Lauren Bradley

Lauren Bradley

Founder of The Officials

Lauren has held every admin and assistant title under the sun including Office Manager, EA to the CEO and private PA to HNWIs. She is a former OfficeNinjas All-Star winner and founder of The Officials. She is passionate about empowering admins and assistants.

Before you begin…

You will need to get yourself a Trello account.

Please note this page has affiliate links. You can read our Affiliate Disclaimer for more information.

Notion: Harnessing the Power of Knowledge Course

Where are you filing your notes? Multiple notebooks? OneNote? Evernote? Does your company have a shared, collaborative repository for collective knowledge in the company? A Single Source of Truth otherwise known as a SSOT? No? Not sure. Let’s talk.

Notion allows you to create, collect and collaborate all in one single workspace. International EA and Notion whiz, Laura Johnston (Officials Member and force behind The Assistant’s Handbook) will walk you through this powerful tool and show you why it’s an assistant’s best friend.

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Course: G Suite All-Star

G Suite is a powerful productivity tool. This is the tool that startups are built on and that assistants that are pursuing a role in startups/fintech/tech need to master. This intuitive suite of products rivals Microsoft in a way that can convert even the heaviest Office power user. Why? Because so much of it’s functionality is free! Also, because Google is constantly evolving and experimenting. They are great at boiling down the essence of a product and then adding easy accessibility, collaboration and a sprinkling of kickass features.

Google has announced it will be releasing its video conferencing tool Meet, a Zoom competitor, free to all consumer Google accounts this month of May 2020. We will be updating the course with all you need to know about Meet as soon as it has been released – a promising tool specially convenient nowadays when we are all still working from home. In the mean time, you can read more about it here.

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Course: Getting the Job

Whether you are starting your career as an admin or assistant and wondering what it takes to break into the industry; or you find yourself back in the job hunt due to the difficult and unfortunate current climate; or you are looking to take your career to the next level in a new role, now is the time to prepare, reasses, and give your resume a good dusting off to give yourself the best possible chance of landing the role of your dreams.

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Course: Remote Assistant Success

Remote working has never been more necessary than it is right now. And while remote working has its benefits it also has some unique challenges. The Remote Assistant Success course was built with the eager, self starting assistant in mind. This course is our first official collab at The Officials and we couldn’t have teamed up with a better person. Ebony Belhumeur of The Assistants List is the ultimate remote assistant.

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Course: Trello for Productivity for Admins and Assistants

This comprehensive course for admins and assistants will introduce you to Trello, a fabulous online application that helps organize and stay on top of your complex To Do lists and any projects you manage. If you are an administrative professional who is struggling to manage your day or would like to learn more about project management and how this great app (FREE!) app can help then read on!

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