In our program today we talked about seven ways to become an accelerated assistant. Below you will find our replay link, program notes, certificate download and access to our deal of the day. If you haven’t already registered for our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series, you can register here. Links to the programs will be sent daily.
Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem. Do you struggle with getting people to notice you?
You can view the replay of our webinar, Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem.
As an attendee, you will learn…
- Why self-promotion is essential for your career—and yet so hard to do.
- How to identify the subconscious beliefs that may be holding you back (and what to do about them).
- Simple strategies for earning positive attention in the workplace while still remaining humble and gracious.
- How to build, deepen, and strengthen alliances within your network.
- How to comfortably and confidently showcase your value.
Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda. When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. There is strength in unity. Whether there are two administrative professionals in your office or 200, joining forces with your administrative peers will contribute to greater success for your organization.
When administrative professionals work together, there is less duplication, resulting in savings to the company and increased profitability.
- Learn simplification techniques from each other.
- Gain a new perspective.
- Add freshness to your ho-hum routine.
- Share technical shortcuts.
Working together can mean cross-training for out-of-office coverage and expansion of what the team together can accomplish that one person alone cannot do. Sharing expertise, mentoring and offering to cover for your colleague during their vacation or for a medical emergency, are all great contributors to peer synergy. [Read more…]
Do you LOVE your admin career?
It’s COOL to be an administrative professional because you are privy to information that other employees are not or you may be given a heads up on an upcoming change before other employees are told.
When I think back to some of the executives I worked with as a strategic business partner, there were numerous occasions when they would share important information with me. That made me feel trustworthy and like a confidante. Often the information they shared was to help me be prepared for upcoming situations or events. It was great to be “in the know” so I could be proactive, take the initiative, and also not be caught off guard should another employee come and ask me questions about something they heard. [Read more…]