Anna Tjumina is a Private & Business PA to high executives, private individuals, socialites and entrepreneurs. She is passionately engaged and devoted to her profession for over 13 years. Providing support to most driven and demanding professionals, Anna mastered the art of service by understanding and catering to the needs accordingly. With financial background she explored areas of luxury yachting, commerce, live entertainment, world class architectural design and insurance giants. Since 2010, Anna founded a PA service providing company in The Netherlands. As the eminent PA on-demand, she is making difference in lives of extraordinary professionals.
Global PA Academy is her latest venture, the ultimate soft skills educational platform for Assistants. Among many activities, GPA content and training focus on personal growth and strengthening of skills needed to fulfill our demanding jobs. Anna also assists executives in their search of new assistants and the recruiting process. Simultaneously, she supports assistants in their Personal Branding while marketing themselves on the job market or considering switching professional fields. Delivering increasing value through online posts, Anna is a resident blogger on several well respected sector platforms, sharing her expertise and knowledge regarding business relationships, dealing with workload and difficult situations, fighting to maintain an acceptable work/life balance, getting things done and being the Indispensable Professional that is focused on quality and high standards delivery. Under GPA flag, a new groundbreaking online PA Mentoring platform will be launched in 2016. Led by New Generation mentors it will provide online mentoring services for many assistants worldwide. The experience and wisdom of high end assistants to well-known leaders, renowned PA trainers, self-made billionaires and frontrunner-NLP coaches will be at the disposal of Iconic Assistants Mentoring platform.
As author of ‘Six Essential Soft Skills of Indispensable Assistants’, Anna has defined the core W.A.N.T.E.D. skills that will make every assistant a needed, valued and respected professional. With the person in mind, she explains in detail the inner workings of self-management, self-mastery and self-confidence - ultimately getting the reader to become a fulfilled, accomplished and a happy professional! Personal development is crucial in nowadays fast moving world of high demands. Professionals in any field need to deal with a great amount of expectations, often forgetting that it’s them who need to be catered first. To be able to grow and develop beyond your current levels of professional maturity you need to profoundly understand the importance of the W.A.N.T.E.D. skills – because they are a direct multiplier of your hard skills. With foremost focus on mindsetting and practical execution, this is the first book for assisting professionals targeting soft skills and the needed mindset. Based on real experiences and many hours of training from worlds renowned business and personal development gurus, it will provide you much needed support to meet and exceed the expectations of the most demanding work conditions. Practical tools, check lists, methods and scientifically proven theories will help and assist you in your ability to create and control your daily doings in any variation of being an outstanding professional.