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Buttercream Roses and ChatGPT

Buttercream Roses and ChatGPT

I have been decorating cakes for several years. I grew up around it. My grandmother and her sister used to make wedding cakes, and she made us the most fantastic birthday cakes as kids. So, it's always been something I aspired to. I'm good at it. I enjoy it. And I've...

Embrace Change for Career Success!

Embrace Change for Career Success!

Change is inevitable. And as much as we may resist it, without it we’d still be using rotary phones and manual typewriters. Change tends to get a bad rap, yet it can be a very positive thing. To survive in business today, every member of the team, especially admins,...

How The Innovative Admin Embraces Adaptability for Career Success

How The Innovative Admin Embraces Adaptability for Career Success

I recently started shopping for a new refrigerator. I had no idea how advanced this core household appliance has become. From making multiple types of ice to meal planning, searching recipes, grocery shopping, and playing music through apps installed on the fridge...

Dare to Innovate: How to Future-Proof Your Career in the Age of AI

Dare to Innovate: How to Future-Proof Your Career in the Age of AI

I heard it again today: “Artificial intelligence is taking over. It won’t be long until it puts me out of a job.” My response: “If AI can replace you, you’re not putting enough effort into your career.”Does it sound harsh? Maybe…but it’s the truth. Administrative...

An Admin’s Cheat Sheet to Business Terminology

An Admin’s Cheat Sheet to Business Terminology

When I first started working in the financial markets industry, I was introduced to a whole new vocabulary and set of acronyms. It was truly like learning another language. I supported three actuaries who were developing annuity and insurance products for banks. I...

Emerging Technologies for Administrative Professionals

Emerging Technologies for Administrative Professionals

Updated February 20, 2023 If an administrative professional from the 1950s happened to be magically transported to today’s office, they’d be in for quite a shock!Gone are the days when filing, phone skills, and semi-legible shorthand were key requirements for an admin...

Collaborate to Innovate!

Collaborate to Innovate!

Innovation is the key to moving forward in your admin career. Constantly brainstorming and implementing new ideas, improving on imperfect processes, and looking to the future makes you a valued part of your team, and shows your executive and organization that you have...

The Innovative Admin™ 10 Years Later: Q&A With Author Julie Perrine

The Innovative Admin™ 10 Years Later: Q&A With Author Julie Perrine

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of her first book, The Innovative Admin™, we talked to Julie Perrine, Founder and CEO of All Things Admin, about how the book came to be, why it’s just as relevant 10 years later, and what’s on the horizon for The Innovative...

5 Reasons Admins Do Not Take Initiative and How to Overcome Them

5 Reasons Admins Do Not Take Initiative and How to Overcome Them

“Initiative is doing the right things without being told.” ~ Elbert Hubbard Taking the initiative is one of the most liberating and rewarding parts of being an administrative professional. You overhear your executive promising to send a document to a colleague by the...

Do You Have an Innovation Mindset?

Do You Have an Innovation Mindset?

Innovation is a cornerstone of a successful admin career, but do you know what it means to be The Innovative Admin™? This month, we’re celebrating the 8th anniversary of the release of Julie Perrine’s first book, The Innovative Admin, which teaches admins how to...

Save 40% on the Innovation Webinar Bundle!

Save 40% on the Innovation Webinar Bundle!

Read about each webinar below: Have you ever put off a task because it seemed too daunting? Do you have creative ideas for improving your office, but aren’t sure how to make them a reality? Have you ever passed on an interesting project because you thought you...