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A look inside the best-seller, Be the Ultimate Assistant, A celebrity assistant’s secrets to working with any high-powered employer is a rare, first-hand look at the world of a celebrity assistant and its place in the larger realm of all professional assistants.

Foreword by Olympia Dukakis
Introduction
Preface
In Their Own Words…Assistants Speak
Chapter 1 Celebrity Assistants: An Evolving Career
Chapter 2 What It Takes: Qualities and Skills Needed for Work
Chapter 3 Job Description: The Sky’s the Limit
Chapter 4 The Art of Public Speaking
Chapter 5 Event Planning
Chapter 6 Good Manners Matter
Chapter 7 The Where of It: Work Environments
Chapter 8 S-C-E-P — Security, Confidentiality, Ethics, and Principles
Chapter 9 Let’s Get Fiscal: Salary and Benefits
Chapter 10 The Inside Scoop! – Secrets to Finding and Keeping the Perfect Assistant
Chapter 11 Glamour, Glitz and other Perks…Sometimes!
Chapter 12 Celebrity Assisting: The Dark Side
Chapter 13 How Do You Get the Job?
Chapter 14 Gender in the Workplace (New chapter!)
Chapter 15 Resources-To-Go
Chapter 16 Assistants in the News
Chapter 17 It’s a Wrap
About the Author
Acknowledgements