YAY! YOU GOT APPROVAL to attend an administrative or executive assistant conference. You don’t want to blow it. You have to show your executive that you are serious about your professional development. Here are things you can do before attending your conference. I will write separate conference blogs on what to do at the conference and what to do post-conference.[Read more…]
Most of the time assistants tell me they can’t attend our administrative conference or training because of budgets cuts or not getting financial support. Sometimes it really is a budget issue. I understand that perfectly as a business owner and CEO. But often, it’s just lack of knowing how to sell the conference to the executive. Have the courage to go after what you want. That in itself is a learning experience. Below are strategies that really work. I used them when I was an assistant and needed to convince my executive to send me to an assistant conference.[Read more…]
An administrative conference should feed your brain and soul!
You have finally gotten the approval to attend an administrative conference or maybe you have decided to invest in yourself by attending an administrative conference.
Attending an administrative conferenced is a big investment of your time and money. You should choose wisely. There are numerous factors to take into consideration when deciding which administrative conference to attend.[Read more…]
With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. People are throwing around terminology that can be confusing to the purchaser. I’d like to help you understand the differences so you can better accomplish your administrative professional goals.[Read more…]
OSU Administrative Professionals Hosted Joan Burge
Ohio State University Administrative Professionals Group hosted Joan Burge April 23, 2018, in an informal session called Insights From a Rock Star: A Conversation with Joan Burge. Many of the professionals attending had questions about Joan and her accomplishments, however, there were several questions during the event that were asked that are often asked by our own readers.
We thought we’d share some of those questions that were posed to Joan. [Read more…]