Welcome to our Administrative Assistant Conference Speaker Series! We have dedicated several blogs to informing you about our administrative assistant conference speaker line-up. With each message we'll introduce a speaker and share with you a little bit about them as well as why we chose them to be a presenter at the 19th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.
Please allow us to introduce...
Linda McFarland, CEO Assistant Overland Storage,
Author, Coach, Speaker & Trainer
With extensive hands-on experience supporting high level executives, Linda has mastered her “never-panic” demeanor. She has held executive assistant positions with a variety of start-up and Fortune-listed companies. She is performance-driven, a strategic thinker, and intuitive problem solver. Linda coaches, mentors, develops and trains administrative professionals. She is co-author of the book “Sitting on a File Cabinet, Naked, With a Gun: True Stories of Silicon Valley CEO Assistants” and has a progressive record of achievement developing and training administrative professionals.
Be BOLD! Linda will share stories, tips, and ideas to give you incentive to start making cognitive decisions. She will inspire and empower you to take ownership of your career and guide you to the path of success in your career and as a business partner with your executive.
Here is what attendees will learn in Linda's general session...
Unleashing the Power of the Leader Within
Linda McFarland brings her professionalism and humor to unleash the power of the leader within. Take charge of your career and break through your self-imposed limitations. Don’t leave it to fate or your leader. It is up to you to make things happen. Be BOLD! Linda will share stories, tips, and ideas to give you incentive to start making cognitive decisions. She will inspire and empower you to take ownership of your career and guide you to the path of success to becoming a business partner with your executive.
I hope you can join us to hear Linda speak! Last year she won the Professional Image, Shining Star Award - Linda was elected by her peers at the event.