What skills does an administrative or executive assistant need?

What skills does an administrative or executive assistant need to focus on to maintain a competitive edge? Or better yet, be way ahead of the game in their profession? You may think technology. While that is important, let me tell you the big secret as to what executives, Human Resources leaders, and organizations are expecting … Read more

Connect with Others Through Creativity

Creativity is a way of life.   You don’t have to be a photographer or an artist to connect with others through your creativity. Creativity, deeper connected-ness and the ability to collaborate with others are increasingly important skills for the workplace. Administrative professionals who are ahead of the curve understand and are honing their skill … Read more

Administrative & Executive Assistants Must Be Prepared for The Conceptual Age

Creativity is emerging as the most important leadership quality for success
Creativity is emerging as the most important leadership quality for success

Executive and Administrative Assistants, Heads Up! Be Prepared for the dawning of “The Conceptual Age.”

 

“America is moving out of the Information Age and into the Conceptual Age, where creative thinking will become as essential as logical thinking.” An article written by Lisa Bodell, founder and CEO of futurethink, was recently published in the internationally-acclaimed magazine Training & Development.

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Not All Administrative Conferences Are Created Equal

All administrative and executive assistant conferences are not created equal. Today, you have many options when it comes to selecting an administrative conference. While they may look very similar at first glance, the experience and depth of knowledge can be very different. When you are deciding which administrative conference to attend, you need to do … Read more

29 Ways to Get Creative

This video is not only creative in how it was produced; it inspires us to get creative with 29 ways that we can stay creative.   Creativity is an increasingly important skill in today’s workplace for every employee.   We encourage you to watch this short video and take away a handful of the ideas … Read more