Personal Development

We all will have difficult circumstances to deal with in our life, but how we respond makes all the difference.

Improve your decision-making

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

To become more than a task-doer and order-taker, you must prove that you have cognitive skills such as decision-making, which is key for productivity and growth. An administrative professional who can provide support and important solutions to their office environment is hugely a value-added part of any team.

5 ways to keep your energy up

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Do you experience periods during the workday when your energy is low? Try these tips.
Treat yourself … Anyone want to try this plastic bag trick? … Another new trick for money management … Know your buzzwords … Is L.A. really east of Vegas?

1-Minute Strategies: October ’20

September 2, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Make a new admin’s first day a little less stressful … You are your neighborhood … Deceitful marketing term of the day: multi-grain … The psychology of office donations revealed! … Did your power ever go out this year? It was probably a squirrel’s fault … Who needs the radio when the road will play music for you?
Remember that you can easily blow your career by losing your cool at work. So, predetermine what might cause such incidents and identify ways to deal with them civilly and compassionately.
Question: “I find myself in the rather awkward position of being a much better dresser than my executive. Should I, as an admin three career rungs below her, make an effort to dial my own uber-professional wardrobe down a notch?”
How does it strike you when someone says “What?” right after you’ve said something? … Why is Michelin associated with both tires and restaurants? … When did the Leaning Tower start leaning? … The strange life of Robert Chesebrough

Incubate those great ideas!

July 9, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Some ideas come to you in a flash of insight. Others take their time, but can pay off just as richly.

Learn how to stop talking

July 9, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Knowing what to say in a difficult situation and getting started on saying it are often-discussed problems. Yet it’s just as difficult for many of us to stop talking once we get rolling.
Managing messages … SharePoint libraries … Non-Teams videoconferencing
Hyperlinks make great bookmarks … Sharing access to your files is not an all or nothing proposition … A more useful view in Slides
If you’re in a hurry, how does a full charge in 13 minutes sound? Maybe your phone could even charge just by being practically anywhere in your car.