Ep 152: Goals for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Go Burrows

In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant , where my friend Jillian Hufnagel wrote about goal setting for executive assistants and administrative professionals.

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Administrative Professional’s Day: Best Gift for Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

When I worked as an executive assistant, I was always flattered on Administrative Professional’s Day when my leader would generously give me a gift in recognition for my service and hard work. Provide them with continuing education and professional development opportunities.

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Ep 153: Networking for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Go Burrows

In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant , where I share a bit about my journey from no network, to a thriving network of assistants all over the world.

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Having Confidence While Living in the Uncomfortable

IAAP

Join Sabrina Smith to learn some of those secrets and why it’s important to project confidence and presence no matter the circumstance. Learn administrative professional Career Advice Communication leadership

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Did you know that in the United States alone, there are over 4 million jobs in the administrative field, including those for executive assistants and administrative assistants like yourself? Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers. You’ll carry yourself well, have professional poise and presence.

It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional because you have a pulse on how people feel. It seems that most people in a workplace confide in administrative professionals. How many times have your executive’s direct reports talked to you in confidence? The post It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional appeared first on Office Dynamics. Attitude Interpersonal Skills Motivators Professional Image Self Development

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The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

Office Dynamics

The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.”. We work each day toward a world where the administrative is highly-valued. A world where assistants are offered training and professional development opportunities without question. They lack decision making confidence.

Administrative Professionals Can Be Courageous

Office Dynamics

Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! My cooking embarrassed me and I lost confidence. Welcome to the Who Took My Pen.

An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

Office Dynamics

Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. There are certain traits and skills that exude professionalism and can help vault your administrative career.

Administrative Professionals Day Gift List for 2013

Office Dynamics

Do you need ideas for Administrative Professionals Day? You''ve likely landed here because you just realized that Administrative Professionals Day is around the corner and you need a gift. Use this post as your handy dandy Buyer''s Guide to Shopping for the Administrative Professional in your life. I will go through the ‘what’ and they ‘why’ behind purchasing a gift for Administrative Professionals Day.

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What day is it again? Oh yea, Administrative Professionals Day

The Office Professionals Place

And that is correct, but many may have forgotten that today is also Administrative Professionals’ Day. All those except administrative professionals, of course. Self-PEP talk builds confidence, rationalizes situations, and are critical. Administrative Professionals Day Workplace Mental HealthIf you walked around your office today and asked, “What day is it?” The response would undoubtedly be, “It’s Wednesday.”

An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

Office Dynamics

Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. There are certain traits and skills that exude professionalism and can help vault your administrative career.

Ep 137: Being Confident as an Executive Assistant

Go Burrows

In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant , where I talk about how executive assistants can cultivate a deep-rooted confidence. Podcast Resources book confidence leader assistant podcast

Why Are You #AdminProud?

All Things Admin

I’ve always had a passion for helping and supporting others, and when choosing a career in high school, I knew pursuing the field of business administration was the path for me. As part of our professional development, I had taken basic MS Word and Excel courses.

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Career Success A to Z: C is for Confidence

Eat Your Career

Ultimately, I settled on confidence because it’s the one quality that can make all of these things easier. With confidence, you’ll be a better communicator and more effective collaborator. Confidence will help you meet fear with courage. After all, you can’t effectively self-promote with a healthy dose of confidence. How do you embrace confidence in a way that works for you both personally and professionally? So don’t hesitate to pretend you’re confident.

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Ep 154: Crafting the Perfect Resume for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Go Burrows

This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. My book – The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant.

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Silvia isn’t just an admin, an appreciation letter

Office Dynamics

Why not take a few moments during our blog-a-thon for the administrative profession to highlight YOUR stories and why we’re here? I look forward to attending your ( 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence ), The Revolutionary Assistant, again this October and reunite with my administrative professional friends I met last year. This post is participating in our 2016 Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Profession.

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NOT, “Just An Admin!”

Office Dynamics

Then one day I discovered that every admin is valued and the true value of the profession of the administrative assistant! Mr. W’s confidence in me propelled my performance to a new level. Years later, I was working for Mr. K, by this time I had much more experience and was confident in my capabilities. I was a highly respected professional. I was a change agent, confidant and advisor. I know my story is all too familiar for other administrative assistants.

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How to Get Others to Value Your Work

Eat Your Career

This question hits particularly close to home for administrative professionals. In my experience, when people fully understand their own value, they exude a much higher level of confidence in all that they do, and others naturally respond to this. That’s why my newest book contains an entire chapter on how to comfortably and confidently promote your accomplishments. Confidence career advice confidence value your work

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Book for Executive Assistants on Amazon Best Seller for 2 Years

Office Dynamics

Of course,what else would we expect of a book that was the outgrowth of a collaborative effort of 240 administrative and executive assistants who attended the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas. offers practical, creative strategies for achieving success and building leadership attributes, compiled from the diverse experiences of high-achieving administrative professionals in a wide variety of businesses and industries.

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Ep 150: Professional Development for Executive Assistants

Go Burrows

But understanding your motivation for professional development is important. Speaking of, if you’re looking for some ways to grow, check out the following resources for your personal and professional development: The Leader Assistant Premium Membership.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990. The global economic meltdown brought sweeping changes across many continents as companies made drastic changes to many sectors of employees, including the administrative profession. Before the crisis, the administrative profession operated differently. Being confident, prepared and honing your skills is a great way to handle this.

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Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

For some, it involves climbing to the next level, becoming a “senior” support staff member or an administrative manager. If you’re still struggling with time management, organization, professional presence, and communication, focus on amplifying your skills in these key areas. Promote your accomplishments in a way that is honest and confident, without going overboard. Chrissy also has an amazing book called The Proactive Professional and some incredible ebooks and guides.

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Great Assistants Are In the Know

Office Dynamics

It’s COOL to be an administrative professional because you are privy to information that other employees are not or you may be given a heads up on an upcoming change before other employees are told. That is also the COOL thing about being an executive assistant or administrative professional. you have to learn how to communicate in a way that you are being truthful, yet keeping confidences when necessary. An Administrative Assistant Does All That?

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How to Boost Your Professionalism Through Better Writing Webinar

Office Dynamics

Whatever the reason, poor writing skills can really call your professionalism into question. Being overly wordy, repetitive and vague can also create the impression that you lack confidence and competence, and that can spell career disaster for any administrative professional. Handout: handout-boost-your-professionalism-through-better-writing. Slides: slides-boost-your-professionalism-through-better-writing.

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Admin Tip: How to Get Your Boss to Give You More Control

Eat Your Career

As a support professional, your executive needs to believe fully that your primary function is to help make his or her life easier. They need clear, confident instructions. As you demonstrate confidence, their confidence in you will grow. Admin tips administrative professional boss control tipsApril is Admin Appreciation Month, so today I’m sharing some tips specifically for all of you hardworking admins.

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I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

I’ve been a professional assistant my entire life. Wow, an organization that was actually focused on administrative professionals! Thank you for providing key continued learning opportunities that are keeping me current on new technologies and giving me the confidence as well as the necessary tools needed to re-create myself into an even better support resource for my executives. Share how continued growth and learning has impacted your own administrative career.

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7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

She’s not alone – I hear this theme often whether delivering programs to attorneys or administrators. Confidence only comes from taking action. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Communication Skills Difficult People Self Development Workplace Tools #careeradvice administrative professional clarity Colette Carlson communicate executive assistant speak up workplace communications

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine

Office Dynamics

That ability to produce it quickly instills confidence in your skills and abilities. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Interpersonal Skills Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Stress Management Uncategorized Workplace Tools 12 Days of Christmas administrative professionals adminskills executive assistant free webinar get organized Julie Perrine office organization professional development for administrative professionals The Organized Admin

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Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

Office Dynamics

7 surefire steps to conquer fear confidently and courageously—including a real-world example of the process in action. Please check out the library of free educational webinars we offer for administrative professionals. You find them all here in our post about all the free training we offer for the administrative profession. Our free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month.

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Avoid Burnout by Creating Your Own Utopia

Office Dynamics

Unfortunately, burnout is real, it’s draining, emotional, stressful and typically affects both professional and personal lives. As an administrative professional for the past 20 plus years, I have learned how important it is to avoid burnout in one of the largest career fields in the world. Plan a lunch away from the office once a month or at least a few times a year with your department team or administrative professional team. Avoid Burnout.

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7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant

Office Dynamics

Do you wish you were more confident? Administrative Professionals Week and April is the perfect time to think about your career as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, and secretary. The post 7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Interpersonal Skills Self Development

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Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

7 surefire steps to conquer fear confidently and courageously—including a real-world example of the process in action. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Self Development Uncategorized administrative assistant executive assistant fear free webinar Learning at Sea training for administrative professionals workplace fearOur free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month.

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BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

I have been in the adult education/learning/training business for 24 years, mostly working with administrative professionals of all walks of life. Gain the knowledge and confidence to continue providing a new level of support as well as bring back new ideas when you return from your learning event with a fresh perspective. Here are 4 things you can start planning for this week to continue your personal and professional learning journey. Happy Monday, Motivators!

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5 Best Practices for Boosting Your Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Build your personal and professional networks. Your board should include trusted confidants who have an interest in your professional and personal success. Having faith can get you through the peaks and valley of your personal and professional journey – often with incredible results. Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, is an administrative expert, author, and all around procedures pro. See Julie at the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence ! .

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How To Be Effective In The Office

Office Dynamics

Communication experts agree that replacing “think/feel” with “believe” expresses even more assertiveness and self-confidence to management, colleagues, and clients: “ I believe you’re right.” Successful professionals focus on what I call the “language of the positive.” Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Attitude Career Management UncategorizedHow to be effective in the office.

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How to Maximize Time with Your Children

Office Dynamics

Amazingly, they grew to become excellent students, with a high level of self-confidence. (At Administrative Professionals Week Organizational Skills Problem Solving Time Management UncategorizedLike most working mothers, I just never seemed to have enough time with my two children. Trying to balance work, with raising a family, keeping up with laundry, shopping, cleaning, cooking (the list is endless) was always a challenge.

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Executive Assistants Celebrate Your Peers’ Success! [Admin Recognition]

Office Dynamics

Far too often, administrative professionals have a reputation of displaying jealousy. When you are strong and confident within yourself, you should easily rejoice in the success of a peer. Or if an administrative peer was given a special award within your organization, send a congratulatory e-mail. Typically management recognizes administrative professionals during Administrative Professionals Week.

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Lessons from ATD Convention

Office Dynamics

Men take on more international assignments; they are more confident. Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Networking Self Development Uncategorized Workplace ToolsThere was no shortage of information, lessons, best practices, and thought-provoking conversations at the ATD Convention my team and I attended last week in San Diego.

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How to Develop Your Inner Circle, a Webinar Replay with Peggy Vasquez

Office Dynamics

For years, Joan Burge has taught Administrative Professionals how to break into the management inner circle by embracing a powerful set of professional principles. In this month’s webinar, Joan is talking to a special guest, Peggy Vasquez, a successful Administrative Professional and author of “Not Just an Admin.” Just as executives in the workplace have their team of advisors and confidants, so too should you.

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