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The Rollercoaster Ride of Achievement

The Rollercoaster Ride of Achievement

Does your professional life sometimes feel like a non-stop roller coaster ride of ups and downs, highs and lows, exhilaration and irritation?  If so, chances are you’re probably on the right track. More than likely, it means you’re trying to accomplish something by...

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The Principle of “Input and Support”

The Principle of “Input and Support”

Administrative professionals often want to be recognized by their executives as valued contributors to the success of the teams and the projects they are supporting.  As members of the team who have access to day to day information and details at a very in-depth...

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Creating Your Administrative Procedures Binder Step-by-Step

Creating Your Administrative Procedures Binder Step-by-Step

Many admins cringe when they think about creating an administrative procedures binder (“admin binder”) for their position.  Where in the world do you begin when it feels like you are responsible for EVERYTHING that happens in your office? How do you put on paper what...

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Solving Executive Travel Trauma “In the Moment”

Solving Executive Travel Trauma “In the Moment”

If you’ve followed me for very long, you know I love travel planning! I love learning about new places and new resources. I enjoy coordinating all of the moving parts.  And most of all, I love the feeling of relief and comfort that I sense from my traveling executives...

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10 Travel Planning Resources for Your Admin Toolbox

10 Travel Planning Resources for Your Admin Toolbox

This article was updated on May 5, 2015. I love travel planning. I love doing the research. I love assembling all of the details. I love being a vicarious participant of the business trips (or travel adventures in some cases) for those I provide travel arrangements...

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The Innovative Admin – Foreword

The Innovative Admin – Foreword

By Dr. Lisa Van Allen Administrative professionals play key roles in every industry.  They work in both generalized and specialized positions, at entry level and with graduate degrees.  Support professionals are often the glue, the hub, the gatekeeper, the calm eye in...

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals Week 2012

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Week 2012

Feeling overworked and underappreciated? Looking for some professional “pick-me-up”s to reset your career focus and put you back on track? Or maybe you’re just looking for a simple way to reward yourself for a job well done? Then make sure you take advantage of some...

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The Power of Quiet Acknowledgement

The Power of Quiet Acknowledgement

Featured guest post by Kemetia MK Foley, CAP-OM Before we know it, Administrative Professionals Week® will be here.  Perhaps your supervisor or your company does something to recognize the administrative staff in the company—gift, cards, flowers, or maybe treat you to...

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