Building a strong partnership with your boss takes the right combination of time, practice, trust and these key elements addressed by Joan Burge in this free webinar.
In this video from Facebook Live Joan Burge sits down with Joanne Linden to talk about executives and assistants working in partnership.
Joanne is the Chief Executive Assistant at Synopsys; Master Trainer at AdminUniverse and an Author.
What is a strategic partnership and how do Joan and Joanne recommend getting there?
Joanne joins us in Las Vegas to learn the Executives and Assistants Working in Partnership course that Joan Burge developed for the executive and assistant team. Big congratulations to Joanne as she is now licensed to facilitate this program.
In this video Joan and Joanne discuss:
- the most vital relationship in the workplace
- understanding your executive’s communication style
- the stages of partnership with your executive
- growing your strategic partnership
- interruptions to your partnership
- defining a strategic partnership
- what is an alignment meeting
- and much more.
Overworked but Underutilized: Go From Order Taker to Cognitive Being
One of the most common complaints we hear from modern administrative professionals is that they feel busy—overwhelmed even—but they still aren’t really being utilized. The problem? Today’s tech-savvy executives are independent and self-sufficient, and many don’t even know how to leverage an assistant. As a result, you’re left stifled, with a to-do list full of mundane tasks but still unable to contribute the value you’re truly capable of.
Sound familiar? Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics, has been in your shoes, and she’s overcome these exact same challenges. Today, after 25+ years as the top trainer of administrative professionals, Joan believes the solution requires a fundamental shift in approach—going from “order taker” to “cognitive being.” This core philosophy involves changing how you see your role and how you interact with your partner(s). Simply by engaging your intellect in new ways, you have the power to maximize your administrative potential.
In this webinar, Joan will share some of her time-tested strategies to help you escape the everyday monotony and experience true administrative power. [Read more…]
Who among us doesn’t remember the perceived crisis of Y2K?
That was more than a decade ago, but it seems like eons since everyone was worried about the changeover from 1999 to 2000. Today it’s the Mayan calendar that has people in an uproar!
We face a new year: 2013 (and I’m sure we will get to see it); what is going to be different during the next decade in the administrative community?
I’m not referring to your work. How will this profession as a community, as a group, as career-minded professionals, make strides of significance for this profession? An Adminologist is an administrative professional who studies their profession. They know the art and the science of their chosen profession. An Adminologist is one of today’s brightest administrative professionals. [Read more…]