We Support You We have built a strong community to support, inspire, uplift and empower each other and to create opportunities to lead, learn and excel. We also believe in continued career development and we have partnered with the best leaders in our industry who are helping admins. Here are some educational resources for your career!
Bonnie Low-Kramen Former PA to Oscar-Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis Board Advisor at Creative Admin International speaker and teacher, Bonnie Low-Kramen is recognized as one of the world’s most respected and inspirational leaders in the administrative profession. In 2015 Bonnie was named Educator of the Year by the Domestic Estate Managers Association. She worked as the Personal Assistant to Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis for 25 years until 2011.
Bonnie’s passion is to affect positive change in the global workplace by paving the way towards healthy and productive relationships between assistants, managers, and fellow staff. Bonnie and Vickie Sokol Evans host a monthly Podcast series where they tackle the burning issues of the workplace. A writer for Executive Secretary Magazine, SmartCEO Magazine, and the Ultimate Assistant blog, her website was named as one of the “Top 10 Websites for Assistants of 2015” by Business Management Daily.
Bonnie is the bestselling author of the desk-side resource book “Be the Ultimate Assistant, A celebrity assistant’s secrets to working with any high-powered employer.” She is a sought-after speaker and trainer at conferences and corporations around the world. In April 2015 she launched an international initiative called Speak Up! Pledge to motivate more positive and productive communication in the workplace (SpeakUpPledge.com.) She is a member of many professional organizations, including New York Celebrity Assistants (co-founder), International Association of Administrative Professionals, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, and the National Association of Professional Women. Bonnie is at the center of the movement to close the wage gap and to end workplace bullying.
Monique Helstrom Former Chief of Simon Sinek Board Advisor at Creative Admin After nearly a decade as the Executive Assistant, Producer, and “Chief of Simon Sinek,” New York Times Best-Selling author and TED celebrity, along with her (mis)adventures as a two-time small-business owner, Monique has had unparalleled experiences and gained unique perspectives from thought leaders, executives, celebrities, educators, military, social activists, and the general workforce that this world depends on. These encounters have equipped her with the tools necessary to decipher and disentangle common issues plaguing humans around the globe.
Monique has dedicated her life to helping others reach their next evolution so that everyone can share the responsibility of making this world a better place. To that end, Monique is an empire builder who offers coaching and speaking for assistants, executives, and speakers. She helps Assistants build confidence within their relationship by focusing on their own innate strengths and natural abilities. She helps executives communicate and collaborate with ease (and with a plan). Last, she helps speakers build a clear message, identify their audience, and pinpoint their purpose and brand. She knows that inspiration only comes to life if there is a good process to back it up. Monique can help you build a solid plan to scale your role, scale yourself, or scale your business that is smarter, faster, and undeniably human!
Creative Admin’s purpose is to disrupt this traditional way of thinking for administrative professional industry and promote the idea that we are all in this together. The way we will do this is by respecting our backgrounds, history, roots and by supporting each other without criticism or judgement. We are proud of being ever-evolving admins by creating memorable experiences that bring us together.
Creative Human’s purpose is to disrupt the traditional way of thinking about career and lifestyle by promoting the idea that we are all creative, ever-evolving humans and delivering memorable experiences that bring people together.