Do you wonder why executives assistants don’t openly share information or why some administrative assistants don’t get along as well as they should? Have you ever questioned why you didn’t get that raise or promotion? This series is based on real questions asked by executive assistants, administrative assistants, and even managers. Hear the unscripted burning issues and upfront answers by administrative expert, Joan Burge.
Reality Check Intro
Join Joan Burge for an unscripted, raw and unrehearsed Q & A series! In this introduction, Joan discusses perceptions and realities for administrative assistants, and how to sell your manager on your idea or suggestion.
Why Don’t Senior Executive Assistants Share?
The REALITY check is that insecurity and lack of confidence hold you back from your best future. Find out how information and knowledge can be a stepping stone or a hindrance to your future success.
Why Don’t Assistants Travel With Their Executive?
The REALITY check is that rumors and costs can be stumbling blocks to travel. Gain a competitive advantage by understanding the ins and outs of travel from your executive’s perspective.
Why Do Assistants Think It’s Silly To Do Creative Exercises?
The REALITY check is getting to the big picture while keeping an eye on details to leverage creativity throughout the day. Find out how to keep your attitude in check and milk each moment for all the creativity and synergistic thinking you can!
Why Don’t People Take Me Seriously?
The REALITY check is that it’s disturbing when your manager, vendors or colleagues don’t take you seriously. In this video segment, Joan provides important tips on how to gain (or regain!) your competitive reputation in the office.
How Is Drama In The Office Viewed By Senior Level Executives?
The REALITY check is that for administrators to be considered as professional and taken seriously, they have to stop the drama. Put your best foot forward and find out how to quit it, once and for all!
Will Admins Do What’s Necessary For A Higher Level Position?
The REALITY check is that executives are willing to jump through hoops to get the grooming it takes to get to that next level. Will the executive assistant? Assistants need to say “yes” to personal investment.
Why Don’t Administrative Assistants Invest In Themselves?
The REALITY check, seriously, is why don’t assistants invest in themselves? You’ll take it forward with you wherever you go, for the rest of your life.
Why Didn’t I Get A Raise This Year?
The REALITY check is you really have to go above and beyond in this day and age. Mediocre just doesn’t cut it. Are you up to the challenge to earn more by “wowing” more?