Difficult People

Difficult People

The Power of Resilience

6 Steps to Being Resilient

STAYING POWER: The Power of Resilience Staying power requires that we be resilient. We have to be resilient to changes at work and home life; changes in the economy and world events. How many times in life did you feel like you finally got things in order only to get side-swiped? Every day we are …

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Training for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Being Compassionate During Stressful Times

Hello Monday Motivators! I hope you did something relaxing or fun this weekend. With all that is going on in our world, government shutdown, and our challenging economy, you may find people’s patience faltering. In some organizations, projects have been put on hold or salaries have been frozen, or possibly some positions that are open …

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Ghouls and Goblins In The Workplace

Wikipedia: A goblin is a legendary evil or mischievous creature. They are attributed with various (sometimes conflicting) abilities, temperaments, and appearances depending on the story and country of origin. In some cases, goblins have been classified as constantly annoying little creatures somewhat related to the brownie and gnome. Hello Monday Motivators! Do you encounter people in the workplace who annoy you? …

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Executive Assistants Beware of POWER PLAYS

“I work for a higher level executive than you do.” “My ideas are so much better than hers.” “I’m given a higher dollar amount on my corporate card than others.” There is nothing like a power play to wreak havoc to teams and collaborative efforts! The dictionary defines “power plays” as “a strategic maneuver, as …

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Administrative/Clerical: Best Tips for Dealing With the Worst Managers

Dealing with bad managers can be an emotional drain. Workplace conflict rarely stays in the office; the argument may not follow you home, but residual feelings of resentment, fear, or frustration will. Clerical professionals who work in close quarters or communicate frequently with their bosses are especially challenged when faced with poor management. Learning to …

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