Personal Development

Don’t trust that thesaurus! … This is why you don’t put metal in the microwave … Tired of marathon Monopoly sessions over the holidays? … Even presidents had typical teenager jobs at one point … One of the most dangerous animals to hunt: Hawaiian wild cattle
Optimization is like administrative skills and attitudes on steroids (in a good way!).

Don’t teach this way

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Always help in a crisis … and save the sermonizing for when the smoke clears.

1-Minute Strategies: January ’19

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Are those meetings really necessary? … Watch out for auto-linking … Try this headline analyzer … Attention Harry Potter fans! … The Mandela Effect

3 questions about SharePoint math

December 3, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

SharePoint project tools … Calculated list fields … SharePoint subtotals

When emotions run high

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

When co-workers’ emotions get the best of them, here’s how to respond.

4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.
There’s enough time left this year to knock out a few more goals and ramp yourself up for a successful 2019. Follow these tips to keep yourself motivated through the New Year and beyond.
There are many things to be said about venting and releasing one’s angst or frustration through dialogue. In fact, the most important thing to be said is what is actually being said during this dialogue!

Food for thought about food

November 20, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Avoid criticizing your dining mates on their dietary choices.

It’s your money, Honey!

November 20, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Online shopping dominates. It’s where we buy most of our stuff. To stretch your dollars, you’re probably going to need coupons.
If you’re looking for a new challenge or new role to get you excited about work again, Rebecca Cope at Grazia offers some things you can start doing now to get a promotion at work.

Why be a star achiever?

November 1, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Joan Burge has teaching administrative professionals how to be a Star Achiever for 28 years. Here is an excerpt from her flagship training program that she hopes will convince you to be a star achiever.