Personal Development

One in five people admits to lying at work at least once a week. That’s according to a CareerBuilder.com survey. Why do they lie?
You could write a book, right? Well that’s what these authors did—about their admin work. What are you reading these days? Have you read any of these buzz-worthy business books—or others? Give us something to talk about…
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Admins are helping one another take their careers to the next level. How? With professional development programs created by and for admins.
You came in second for a coveted promotion. Feel like hunkering down and forgetting about the whole thing? Don’t. The fact that you came so close shows that you’re on the right path. Here’s how to make sure you’re the perfect pick next time.
Think: Do you remember what your New Year’s Resolution was? And more important, have you kept your resolution(s)? Finding time to think is important for a healthy mind and body. After the mad rush of the holiday season, many of us expected the whirling-dervish feeling of struggling to balance work and home life to end. But has it?
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“Small, ongoing conflicts” increase by three to five times the chances that you’ll come down with a stress-related illness. So, take these “small, ongoing steps” to reduce stress at work and at home … and keep yourself healthy:
You’re mortified to discover that the key numbers you gave your boss for his big client pitch earlier today were flat-out wrong. How do you minimize the damage to your reputation? Follow these 3 steps.
  Even upbeat, energetic people have slumps. You can pull yourself out of one with a little wisdom and these tactics.
Think of Jackie Kennedy, Oprah Winfrey, Nelson Mandela  … even top rock stars. Leaders in any circle often have qualities that make them stand out in a crowd.  You can too, by cultivating these four characteristics 31-year-old Jackie Kennedy demonstrated as first lady…
You know best about your boss, your co-workers and your workplace’s culture, but, in general, don’t talk about your personal life in the office when it’s unnecessary, unflattering or confidential.
Stress may be inevitable, and it can be a positive force. But your ability to keep from burning out is important not just for your productivity in the office but your physical health, as well.