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Developing Essential Habits of The Innovative Admin™

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...

Are You Suffering from Impostor Syndrome?

Are You Suffering from Impostor Syndrome?

Have you heard of Impostor Syndrome? Have you ever suffered from it? The primary symptom of Impostor Syndrome is feeling like a fraud, even though you are perfectly competent and successful at what you do. Does that sound familiar?  Unfortunately, a lot of admins...

Note From Julie: Are You Ready to Test Your New AI Assistant

Note From Julie: Are You Ready to Test Your New AI Assistant

The best way to get comfortable with a new tool is to use it. That’s why my team and I started using our first artificial intelligence (AI) assistant about a year ago. Her name is Olivia. Our initial goal for Olivia was to provide better customer support for the...

Artificial Intelligence Tools to Boost Your Efficiency

Artificial Intelligence Tools to Boost Your Efficiency

For the administrative professional, “efficient” is more than a buzzword that looks nice on a resume; it’s a way of life. It’s crucial that you are able to move from one task to the next as quickly as possible, while still maintaining the exemplary attention to detail...

An Admin’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

An Admin’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

These days, it sometimes feels like we’re living in a 1950’s sci-fi novel. We have virtual personal assistants living in our phones and on our desktops. They remember our favorite pizza toppings, can “sense” when we’ve run out of printer paper and automatically order...

Digitization, AI, and Robots – A Glance Into the Future of Work

Digitization, AI, and Robots – A Glance Into the Future of Work

Artificial intelligence, automation, digital platforms, and other digitization innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Technology has reshaped the workplace continually over the past two centuries, but the speed at which it’s developing today, and the...

5 Important Ways to Boost Your Career This Year

5 Important Ways to Boost Your Career This Year

The start of a new year is a great time to reflect on what you can do to accomplish your professional goals in the months ahead. What motivates you? What doesn’t? What obstacles have gotten in your way in the past? What did you learn in the process? Success-minded...

5 Alternatives to Traditional Holiday Celebrations in the Workplace

5 Alternatives to Traditional Holiday Celebrations in the Workplace

Holiday celebrations at the office becomes a topic of conversation in the fall more than other times of the year – mainly because there are several major holidays in October, November, and December. Yet a lot of these holidays have religious connections, so it can...

Note From Julie: Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Assistants?

Note From Julie: Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Assistants?

Skills, baby!” It’s a favorite saying of a dear friend that I now repeat as often as she does. And it’s often what pops into my head when I hear the fearful banter among assistants discussing the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace. Will robots and...

Note From Julie: Understanding Personality Types and Strengths

Note From Julie: Understanding Personality Types and Strengths

I don't know how I'd navigate the relationships in my life without understanding personality types and strengths. My husband and I have daily discussions about interactions with family members and colleagues based on what we know or have observed about personality...

Discover How to Implement Anything With the June 2018 Training Series

Discover How to Implement Anything With the June 2018 Training Series

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 couldn’t handle it? The ability to...