Marco Macente is an Italian office professional who has been working as an Executive Assistant for ten years. He is based in Milan and has studied in the United Kingdom where he undertook a Masters in Corporate Communications in London.
Marco supports senior managers within the Oncology unit of Bayer Pharmaceuticals and in this episode shares how he is fulfilling the role of EA as an Executive Business Partner.
Marco is a wonderful personification of what I mean when I describe someone who is a Linchpin Assistant. You will hear in this interview how he is:
- Knowing: Marco invests time in knowing himself, his manager/s, his organisation, his job and his Power Skills
- Empowered: How Marco uses his Power Skills to propel him into that Linchpin Assistant space
- Strategic: What he does to ensure he is able to see around corners and stay one step ahead of his manager
- Effective: The skills and competencies he has developed that enable him to be more than efficient but truly effective.
Come back next week for Part Two of our chat.