Weekender Issue #82

The Assist Newsletter
May 13, 2023

Brainteaser of the day: A word I know, six letters it contains, remove one letter and 12 remains, what is it?

Click here to see the answer.


Treat Yo’Self


👩‍👧 To Mother’s Day
Happy Mother’s Day to all you mamas out there! Celebrate the moms in your life with these gift ideas >

🌎 To Fair Trade Shopping
Love shopping, but want to be more sustainable and ethical? We got you! Check out what Fair Trade is and these certified companies >

🐢 To Living Your Turtle Fantasy
Have a little fun this fine Saturday and find out what type of turtle you are. Take this quiz here >

🤓 To Meaningful Work
Feeling purposeful in your career can help you boost your self-esteem and professional satisfaction. Check out the 7 steps to do so >

🧆 To Homemade Hummus
Attention dip lovers! Try making this homemade, delicious hummus at home >


Crush Your To-Do List



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Not in one of those job titles? No worries — monday.com is a versatile platform that can be used for all your project management, event planning, content creation, and customer relationship management needs.

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5 Instant Credibility Killers


Our credibility is our currency and like money, it’s hard to earn and easy to lose.

Credibility is particularly important for EAs. Achieving trusted advisor status as an EA helps reduce noise and time wasting, allowing an executive to remain focussed on highest impact priorities.

It’s the little things that can unintentionally unravel hard work building credibility and establishing a great reputation.

Behaviours, communication style, our presence and how we show up all contribute to establishing credibility.

Here are 5 watch points to consider when you’re working hard to establish your professional reputation.

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Experience The Power of Talkspace


From Walter Anderson


“It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest.”

Joanna’s Recs


Joanna Ericta

Show to binge 📺 : 
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

Song to bump 🎵:
Soul Searching by Bazzi

Podcast 🎙️:  
The Sunshine Place

Book 📚:
Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler

Wishlist Rec 📝:
OLLY Sleep Gummies

Cameron’s Recs


Cameron Huber

Show to binge 📺 :
The Night Agent

Song to bump 🎵:
Chemical by Post Malone

Podcast 🎙️:
Brain Leak

Book 📚:
Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi

Wishlist 📝:
Motivational Pens


In Case You Missed It…


The GIST is a free must-subscribe newsletter that provides a refreshing female voice and perspective on sports.

Sunsama is not just the best digital planner out there, but it also helps you build sustainable productivity habits.

Beekeeper’s Naturals is a health and wellness company that produces a variety of natural products made from bee-derived ingredients.

NativePath offers a high quality collagen powder you can add to your daily routine to improve skin elasticity, joint health and bone strength.


Latest Listings


💻 If you’re interviewing candidates virtually, check out these tips.

🗓️AAPI Heritage Month is here. Find ways to celebrate at work.

🔖 Catch up on all Weekender newsletters here.

🏪 The Assist Store: Check out our Icebreakers Questions and browse our Etsy Store.

🚨 Job Openings

❗If you have a job opening at your company that you’d like us to share in our newsletter, please submit it here.


Simon & Phineas


Simon & Phineas pet of the week

What a duo! Simon is the office manager (left) and Phineas is the intern (right). Together, they monitor their human’s home office activities and ensure they put in a full days work.

P.S. Have you heard of NomNom? It’s the leading fresh dog food delivery service that provides your furry friend with fresh food for their health.

💌 We’re huge pet lovers at The Assist and want to feature a pet each week — fill out this form for your fur baby to be featured!
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