Be More Resilient By Developing Reliable Systems By Julie Perrine

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Personal emergencies – such as illness, a death in the family, or an accident – often involve taking unexpected time off work. However, these situations can be especially challenging for administrative professionals who are responsible for keeping their executives and offices running smoothly.

When disaster strikes, you need to focus on your family and yourself during a personal disaster … not what’s going on back at work. However, to successfully disconnect and bounce back, there are some plans, systems, and procedures you need to put in place to be prepared.

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Is Your Company Resilient?

With our 2015 Conference Theme selected, The Resilient Assistant, you might imagine we’re knee deep in resilience research here at Office Dynamics International! As we absorb all the knowledge on this skill we’ll come across articles and information that’s a must share! Please check back or subscribe to this blog for these updates. Today, I’d … Read more

Resilience is Operating On All Cylinders

Big Resilience Is Being Engaged In Work and Life Don’t panic. Thanksgiving is just 10 days away! In addition to the holidays approaching we want to be sure you are aware we will not be publishing a Monday Motivators on November 24. Can I also use this moment to thank you so much for being a … Read more

Staying Power and Resilience

How does Joan Burge face challenges of monumental proportions and come out on the other side, standing stronger than before? Check out this video from Joan on The Power of Resilience and how the skill of Staying Power plays into your resilience. Do you have any positive affirmations that help you through difficult circumstances? Do … Read more

The ability to bounce back. A look at resilience with Joan Burge.

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Big Resilience

Hello, Monday Motivator fans!

I am back from my extended break of focusing on my Wellness Pillar. [Why was I gone in the first place?]

It feels good to be back in the saddle writing again after a long break while recovering from my brain surgery. Now that I am back, I want to continue with our theme for 2014 whereby monthly topics revolve around My BIG Life concepts.

For November, I have selected BIG resilience. Obviously this is something I have been focusing on and working hard at embracing the past several months. To be honest, some days I feel highly resilient and other days I do not. I have personally learned over many years, that resiliency is NOT about . . .

  • Never falling off your mountain
  • Life being perfect
  • Always being courageous

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