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Note From Julie: Good Sleep Habits Matter More Than You Think!

Note From Julie: Good Sleep Habits Matter More Than You Think!

When was the last time you felt well rested? Do you spring out of bed each morning energized and ready to take on the day? Sleep is one of the basics of self-care, yet many of us don’t get enough of it. With caffeine to help us wake up and energy bars to propel us...

Avoiding the 4 Mental States that Can Lead to Big Mistakes

Avoiding the 4 Mental States that Can Lead to Big Mistakes

Have you ever made a mistake? Maybe it was a little one that no one even noticed, except you. Or maybe it was a big one that caused you not only additional work and frustration, but a fair bit of embarrassment with your boss, peers, or customers. Mistakes happen to...

Grab Your Freshly Sharpened Pencils…The Training is Now in Session!

Grab Your Freshly Sharpened Pencils…The Training is Now in Session!

September means back to school for a lot of kids. But you don’t have to be a student to get into the learning spirit. If this month has left you with a desire to learn something new, and an urge to buy freshly sharpened pencils and shiny three-ring binders, then we...

Note From Julie: Are Your Food Choices Helping or Hurting You?

Note From Julie: Are Your Food Choices Helping or Hurting You?

Food is the fuel that keeps our bodies going. But when we’re short on time, or chaos erupts, it’s one of the first things that gets skipped or pushed down on the priority list. Consistently skipping meals or settling for unhealthy food because it’s fast can put you on...

Developing Healthy Habits for Innovation Success

Developing Healthy Habits for Innovation Success

Taking care of others is at the heart of the administrative profession. Our primary objective is to support our executives and teams so that they can be as productive and successful as possible. Yet all too often, admins set aside their own personal needs to achieve...

Note From Julie: What Are You Doing During National Self-Care Month?

Note From Julie: What Are You Doing During National Self-Care Month?

It’s National Self-Care Month, and the timing couldn’t be more perfect for me! When we started house-hunting early this spring, I knew it was probably going to be a busy summer of packing up and moving. It had only been three years since we moved to Indianapolis, and...

4 Stress-Reducing Tips for Admins

4 Stress-Reducing Tips for Admins

You’re short staffed at work. The boss just asked you to work late on Friday. That looming deadline is fast approaching. You’re late to the office … again. All these scenarios feed the vicious beast that is workplace stress. Job-related stress is a growing epidemic in...

Learn Focused Self-Care During the September Training Series

Learn Focused Self-Care During the September Training Series

Admins are really good at taking care of other people – their executives, colleagues, and fellow admins. But many don’t give themselves the same level of attention. Yet self-care is crucial for admins, and it’s not just necessary when a personal crisis arises....

An Admin’s Guide to Dealing with Personal Crises in the Office

An Admin’s Guide to Dealing with Personal Crises in the Office

Although most of us do our best to separate our personal and professional lives, there are some events that make that division impossible. A colleague needs to leave work early every week to see their child or spouse through chemotherapy treatments. An executive is...

Affiliate Webinar: Managing Your Executive’s Day

Affiliate Webinar: Managing Your Executive’s Day

Do you find yourself running in circles around an executive who thinks outside the box, flows with the river and catches a curve? Does he ricochet around, fly by the seat of his pants, or shoot from the hip? Does she make it happen by floating a raft of measures in...

Free Affiliate Webinar: Career Advancement Edge – An Online Portfolio

Free Affiliate Webinar: Career Advancement Edge – An Online Portfolio

Whether you’re job seeking, gainfully employed, or trying to make a name for yourself, a digital portfolio will enhance your visibility and advance your career. It’s a fabulous tool for building your personal brand, setting yourself apart, and positioning yourself as...