Career Development


How To Stop Impostor Syndrome In Its Tracks

One of my go-to experts on impostor syndrome is Dr. Valerie Young. Through her research on this topic, she identified five different competence types and how they specifically struggle with impostor syndrome. The five types are: The Perfectionist The Expert The...

Developing Essential Habits of The Innovative Admin™

In this age of advancing technology and evolving business environments, having the right skills and a lot of experience isn’t enough. Today, admins need to embrace new ideas, technology, best practices, and industry trends in order to excel. Executives want assistants...

How to Stop Self-Doubt from Hurting Your Career

When I first heard the term impostor syndrome, I didn’t really know what it meant. However, it’s a topic that frequently comes up for entrepreneurs and career-advancing professionals. And recently, I’ve noticed a lot of impostor syndrome topics being discussed in the...

The Benefits of Understanding Personality Types in the Workplace

Have you ever wondered why you work really well with some people and seem to clash with others? Why you can predict how some colleagues will react to situations and others leave you completely flummoxed? Chances are it has a lot to do with individual personality type...

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome as The Innovative Admin

Do you ever feel like you’re not doing enough – even though your executive and team would be lost without you? Does self-doubt keep you from asking for a promotion or taking on big projects? Are you guilty of negative self-talk that diminishes your confidence and...

Affiliate Webinar: Pitman Shorthand Workshop

Do you have to take minutes of meetings, jot down telephone messages, write long lists of tasks from your manager, and remember those on-the-fly comments? Can you do it quickly? So many of us take notes and yet have no structure or system for writing them. In recent...

Affiliate Webinar: Managing Millennials for Long-Term Success

Millennials now make up 35% of the U.S. workforce and, in 10 years, they’ll be more than half. But integrating this generation (born between 1981 and 1996) into the workforce has become a major challenge for organizations. Millennials have different wants and...

Julie’s Picks: Top 10 Career Resources for Admins

For the administrative professional, complacency is a career-killer. “Good enough” just doesn’t cut it. The Innovative Admin understands that to remain relevant in their role, it’s important to be continuously seeking out ways to learn and grow both inside and outside...