Podcast: Ethan Bull: High Touch Hospitality in an Executive Assistant Role

As Co-founder of ProAssisting, Ethan leverages his 25+ years of experience as a Sr. Executive Assistant as well as Director of Administrative services to lead and manage top-level, remote executive assistants who support and serve their clients ranging from CEOs and C-suite executives to business owners to non-executive board directors to known personalities who want high-level, full-service support but don’t need an on-site, full-time employee.

In this episode…

1:33 Ethan discusses why ProAssisting decided to use the term Remote Executive Assistants instead of Virtual Assistants for their company

5:21 Ethan explains the 3:1 Executive Assistant ratio that is foundational to ProAssisting’s business

11:55 “The Velvet No” every EA should practice and instill in their phone conversations

19:46 Ethan talks about his life after college, which includes piano lessons and singing, and how that creative side helped his career

29:36 How has ProAssisting changed over the years? Ethan talks about the shift from training for EAs to what it is today

41:10 Ethan talks about how he finds and hires remote EAs for ProAssisting

50:14 Ethan tells you where you can go to apply to work with ProAssisting

51:25 The quote Ethan runs his business by that circles back to his mission and high touch hospitality

To get to know Ethan a ProAssisting better, he suggests you connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ethanbull/

You can also find them here:

https://www.linkedin.com/company/proassisting/

https://www.facebook.com/proassisting/

https://twitter.com/proassisting

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