Personal Development

‘I’d like to work at home sometimes’

July 6, 2017

Flexibility is a workplace benefit that’s gaining popularity. Whether it’s remote work or flexible hours, employers are recognizing its importance, making now a great time to negotiate your own flexible arrangement.

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Ditch these overused words at work

July 6, 2017

Three words to delete from your vocabulary.

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Is your credibility bucket leaking?

July 6, 2017

One of the most important qualities an assistant can develop is credibility. It can take a bucket full of thoughtful actions to establish and yet can be seriously undermined by a single thoughtless move that creates a slow leak.

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The 6 people you need to succeed

July 6, 2017

There are six types of people you should have in your life to support your career success. Check your personal and professional life to see if you have each of these.

Personal Development

2 ways to get your afternoon focus back

July 6, 2017

Two activities to help with concentration and reduce fatigue.

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Do you make meetings painful for others?

Not everyone loves meetings, and no one can stand the people who show up and just make things worse. If you don’t want to be one of those people, blogger Alison Green has a list of 10 behaviors you need to be sure to avoid.

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‘What would you do if I weren’t here?’

When colleagues come to you with problems to solve, resist offering them a solution. Instead, ask, “How would you handle this if I weren’t here today?” Often you’ll hear that the person could solve the problem after all. And at the very least, their answers will give you a glimpse into their creative thinking process—or lack thereof!

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