I’m very excited to share this conversation between Paige McPheely (CEO of Base – the first software for modern assistants) and Llewellyn Gravely (Lead Executive Assistant Business Partner to the Global Head of Uber for Business) from a recent webinar Base hosted called “How to Take Charge of Your Career and Make it Your Own.”

Llewellyn Gravely and Paige McPheely - Base Live Webinar Leader Assistant Bonus

There is no one-size-fits-all career path for executive assistants. Every assistant role is unique, impacted by the leader you support, your unique skill set, and the relationship you build together.

Every assistant role is unique, impacted by the leader you support, your unique skill set, and the relationship you build together.

What this means: the EA role is rife with opportunity. With no set path in place, assistants are in a unique position to disrupt the system and bring their own magic to their job description — and beyond.

In this conversation from a recent live webinar, Llewellyn Gravely, Lead EABP to the Global Head of Uber for Business, talks about turning passion for diversity and inclusion into becoming a change agent on a global scale for Uber — advising HR partners on talent searches, training hiring managers, and pushing changes organizationally to eliminate bias in the workplace.

Llewellyn will be sharing best tips and insights for how you can:

  • Find success without homogenizing yourself in a corporate setting
  • Blaze a new trail and take control of your career growth authentically
  • Have vulnerable conversations with your executive about your career

A special thanks to Paige and the team at Base for letting me share this amazing conversation with you on The Leader Assistant Podcast!

NOTE: You can watch the video replay of this webinar here.


Elkhorn Peak Cellars Gift Pack Leader Assistant

Elkhorn Peak Cellars is a small, family-owned vineyard and winery on the south end of the Napa Valley. Owned and operated by father/daughter duo Ken and Elise, Elkhorn Peak Cellars makes only 1,000 cases of wine annually. You won’t find their wines in any wine shops, so their fruit and wines continue to be one of Napa Valley’s best kept secrets.

Elkhorn Peak Cellars Leader Assistant

Impress the board, your company’s clients, your favorite vendors, the leadership team, your admin team, and their families with a carefully and craftily packaged wine + handwritten note gift pack from Elkhorn Peak Cellars. Ken and Elise and their team can accommodate large or small orders for all your holiday gifting needs this season.

So visit ElkhornPeak.com ASAP to get your holiday wine packages ordered in time for the holidays.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For gift pack arrival BEFORE Christmas, orders must be received no later than December 11th (if you’re on the EAST COAST), and December 18th (if you’re on the WEST COAST).

Oh right, did I mention they sent me some wine and it was seriously delicious? 🙂

Reach out to the amazing team at Elkhorn Peak today for your personal and corporate gifting wine needs at elkhornpeak.com/leaderassistant and let them know you heard about them on The Leader Assistant Podcast!


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