Chrissy Scivicque believes that work can be a delicious, nourishing life experience—and she loves helping professionals discover exactly what that means for them and how to achieve it. Her popular website, EatYourCareer.com, is devoted to this mission. As an award-winning writer, certified career coach and experienced corporate trainer, Chrissy brings a unique perspective to the world of professional development. She is also the author of the new book, “The Proactive Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch Up and Start Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life).”
As a proud former executive assistant, Chrissy has developed and delivered training programs for admins at some of the world’s most recognized companies including Northrop Grumman, Capital One, Eastman Chemical, Ball Aerospace, Turner Broadcasting, and more.
Chrissy is currently a contributing career expert for U.S. News & World Report and Ivy Exec. She has published over 500 articles on career-related topics and is the creator of 20+ professional development products including e-books, workbooks and more. Chrissy lives in Denver, CO and is a frequent guest on the morning show Good Day Colorado where she answers career-related questions from TV viewers.
Widen Your Perspective: How to Gain Big Picture Understanding
Friday, October 18, 2019 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
As an assistant, you have a lot on your plate. It can be easy to get so focused on your own job and growing to-do list that you totally miss important things happening all around you. This limited perspective can reduce your effectiveness and ultimately, shrink your power as an assistant. However, you can choose to widen your perspective by seeking to understand the Big Picture and in doing so, you will have more confidence, courage and competence to step into your role in a bigger way.
In this session, you will learn:
- What the Big Picture consists of, why it matters, and the consequences of failing to expand your understanding of it
- Why “Systems Thinking” is the basis for this level of understanding and how to train yourself to think in this way
- The 7 Points of Perspective assistants must pay attention to (and how to do it)
- Success strategies to leverage your Big Picture Understanding effectively