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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...

Note From Julie: Who is In Your Innovation Lab?

Note From Julie: Who is In Your Innovation Lab?

One of the keys to being more innovative in your career is becoming more collaborative. I've learned that the more I share knowledge, information, and ideas with others, the better my own ideas become. Innovative thinking is a collaborative way of thinking. It’s not...

Note From Julie: How Do You Add Creativity to Your Events?

Note From Julie: How Do You Add Creativity to Your Events?

There's a good reason why event planning can be a career path all its own: It requires a lot of creativity, effort, and attention to the details. Events can take on a life of their own very quickly depending on the scope and size of the meeting, conference, or offsite...

Personal Note from Julie: Learning to Process New Information

Personal Note from Julie: Learning to Process New Information

Our connected world has made it possible to send and receive information at lightning speeds just about anywhere – work, home, even in the car. And every day, there are hundreds of pieces of new information being hurled in your direction. Some of it is relevant and...

Personal Note from Julie: Meeting Etiquette 101 – The Invitation

Personal Note from Julie: Meeting Etiquette 101 – The Invitation

When it comes to office etiquette, meetings tend to be a place where a lot of offenses are committed. And it’s not a problem that’s confined to one industry or office – it’s happening everywhere! As an admin, you can’t control how people act in meetings. However, you...

What My Summer Intern Taught Me or Why I Love Millennials

What My Summer Intern Taught Me or Why I Love Millennials

Millennials are the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Generally speaking, they are the children of Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. They've been called everything from entitled and narcissistic to entrepreneurial, confident, and engaged. And their...