Organizing

Overwhelmed? There’s a crutch that rarely fails

March 7, 2019

Consider this a reminder that when things get hectic, there’s one friend an admin can always rely on.

Personal Development

Perception is a funny thing

March 7, 2019

Let’s take a serious look at your perceptions of yourself, your role and your life.

Personal Development

How to give thoughtful advice

March 7, 2019

Giving thoughtful advice is a skill. It can be learned, honed and improved throughout our careers and our lives. Here are some tips.

Organizing

How to stock the office medicine cabinet

March 7, 2019

The popular pain relievers are different from one another and do different things in the body. All these common medications are called analgesics, but they’re one of two varieties of drugs. Here’s a breakdown.

Tracking Expenses

When money problems come home

March 7, 2019

It may not be realistic to completely put an end to money arguments once and for all. But there are strategies to help you have better conversations about money.

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A procedures manual saved me! A true story of admin efficiency

How do you prepare others for unexpected interruptions or breakdowns in the processes that face them every day? With a good administrative procedures manual.

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If you still hear the song, you’re not tuned in

The subtle way you temporarily cease listening to the music in your headphones when a co-worker starts a conversation delivers a potent message. Remember, removing both earbuds says, "You're important to me, let's talk." Removing just one unfortunately says, "This better be good."

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