The CEO’s New Status Symbol: An Exec Assistant With Leadership Skills

Meetings to keep key teams on track don’t necessarily need the CEO. Instead, an executive assistant can run the show.

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Displaying leadership skills is not the in the sole domain of those in high positions. Everyone can demonstrate leadership skills and those that do will benefit hugely in their careers.

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Newsflash: Anel Martin joins BMTG.

BMTG Ltd are delighted to announce that the fabulous Anel Martin has agreed to join the BMTG stable of trainers to deliver her unique training for Executive Personal Assistants via BMTG’s network of international partners.


Anel will deliver the “BMTG PA 2.0 Upgrade Yourself Workshop “, a 3 day practical and motivational event which will be running initially across the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. Details of the course and upcoming dates can be found on

The BMTG PA 2.0 Upgrade Yourself Workshop will fully complement BMTG’s world leading Executive to PA certified courses The Advanced Certified for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPAtm) and The Foundation Certified for the Executive Personal Assistant (FCEPAtm)

Commenting on this news Richard Arnott, Director of BMTG Ltd. said “Anel Martin is one of the leading lights in the Executive Assistant training world. She is an award winning Personal Assistant who is currently rated one of the best PA speakers in the world. She was a finalist in the Office Professional of the Year Award 2009, Winner of PA of the Year in 2011 and Finalist in the Pitman’s Super Achiever PA of the Year award in 2013.

She has been speaking since 2009 and has experience as a workshop facilitator, MC and chairperson and has written extensively for industry publications around the world and is a published author.

She is a past president of PAFSA in South Africa, was part of the core team for the International Year of the Secretary and Administrative Assistant (IYOTSA) in 2014 and was the communications representative for the World Administrator Summit in 2015.

She is also a Results Based coach (modality recognised in 26 countries), specialising in dilemma and time management coaching  and a skillful mentor who is passionate about the potential of others and helping them achieve their best life with self-directed learning.

Anel is also he director of Isipho Admin Bursary, an initiative to uplift the youth and the profession in South Africa which BMTG will be sponsoring in 2016 and beyond through the ACEPA Bursary.


BMTG are honoured to be working with Anel and look forward to many years of success.




Free PDF sample copy of Executive Secretary Magazine worth £12.50/€15.25/$22


ACEPA in association with Executive Secretary Magazine would like to send you a copy of the world’s leading training publication for Assistants completely free of charge. Each issue contains 48 pages of training from the world’s top trainers of Assistants and no advertising. 

In this issue articles include:

  • Negotiating Styles: What to Do and What Not to Do – Richard Arnott
  • Executives and Assistants Working In Partnership – Joan Burge
  • A Word to the “Whys” – Tips for Choosing Your Words Wisely – Sandy Geroux
  • Think It, Ink It! How Journaling Enhances Your Admin Career – Julie Perrine
  • Report from 9th World Administrators’ Summit, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – Eth Lloyd
  • Great Expectations – Bonnie Low-Kramen
  • Monday Morning Blues and Email Management – Dr Monica Seeley
  • Office Politics – Not Necessarily a Bad Thing – Teri Wells 

and this is only a fraction of the content! .

To request your free copy please email and she will get a copy sent out to you immediately. Offer ends on 24th December 2015.

Executive Secretary Magazine’s Christmas Gift Giveaway – Day Three

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In conjunction with Executive Secretary Magazine we at BMTG Ltd are delighted to offer the chance to win a free place (worth £1899 + VAT) to the forthcoming Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™) to be held in London on 7-11 March 2016

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