Founder and Principal of Handled. By Hayden, LLC
Prior to launching her own business, Hayden supported various C-level executives. Most recently, she partnered with the Chairman, President and CEO of a Fortune 5 company, for whom she eventually relocated from San Francisco to establish and manage his New Hampshire satellite office.
Hayden’s professional experience includes project management; organizing small personal and large corporate events; planning conferences and site-wide employee engagement initiatives; partnering with a renowned physician and humanitarian on fundraising for his global health programs; and working as an intern in the Irish Parliament. As a licensed 50-Ton Master Merchant Mariner, she has captained yacht charters and delivered private sailboats. During her tenure managing a Boston charter company, Hayden was named one of “The Top 10 Meeting Planners” by Women’s Business Boston and featured in Boston Business Journal’s “On the Move.”
As an executive assistant, her broad professional experiences inspired her new business enterprise. Handled. By Hayden, LLC is a unique approach to customized support, combining elements of small business consulting, project management, and virtual assistant services. Hayden also mentors in career growth.
Hayden is passionate about animals, dedicating time to volunteer with various animal rescue leagues wherever she has lived. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for a non-profit medical foundation. In her leisure time, Hayden enjoys relaxing at the beach, being active outdoors, painting, traveling, and working on home-improvement projects with her partner, Christopher.
To learn more, visit: www.handledbyhayden.com
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PT
How to Best Support Your Executive Virtually
With the paradigm shift gradually transitioning from traditional office roles towards remote work, it’s crucial to be optimally poised to thrive. Hayden will demonstrate how key strategies and practices will maximize virtually supporting your executive.
As physical distancing increases, sustaining human connection and authentic communication is essential. We can very easily assume a more passive, disconnected role with distancing. However, that shapes the difference between a home-based assistant and a high-level, virtual Executive Assistant and Strategic Business Partner. Ensuring the provision of quality service is never compromised, regardless of location, one must understand virtual support brings a very distinctive skill set. Although this shift might be intimidating, Hayden will challenge you to view this as empowering. This transformation in the power dynamic underscores the opportunities Executive Business Partners have in redefining their roles: setting the tone, the standard, as well as the model, for their future successes.
In this session, you will learn how to:
- Move from surviving to thriving within the virtual support arena
- Evaluate your style of communication – do you manage passively or proactively?
- How to establish a triage system to optimally support your executive, creating your own space and value – collaboration is key!
- Lead by example – human connection is an essential component in what sets you apart
- Specific practices for succeeding within a virtual support role