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An Admin’s Guide to Using New Tech Tools [Infographic]

An Admin’s Guide to Using New Tech Tools [Infographic]

Infographic updated 7/16/2024. Understanding how to use the latest technology resources is crucial to an admin’s ability to be innovative and successfully support their executives. Yet tackling a new tool can be intimidating if you’re not tech-savvy. Don’t let the...

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...

An Introduction to Google Workspace

An Introduction to Google Workspace

With over two billion active users, Google Workspace has certainly made a name for itself. Formerly known as G Suite, the cloud-based productivity and collaboration solution is used by more than six million businesses, with more hopping on board every day.Is yours one...

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...

More OneNote Must-Knows: History, Search, and Template Creation

More OneNote Must-Knows: History, Search, and Template Creation

​Whether you’re using it for travel planning, procedures development, project management, or basic notetaking, OneNote is one of the most dynamic software programs out there for administrative professionals.Previously, I talked about two of my favorite OneNote...

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

When it comes to note-taking software, you can’t beat the functionality and ease of OneNote. But many users are only scratching the surface of the program’s capabilities.  I use OneNote for virtually everything – from procedures to travel planning to the way I...

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

If you don’t struggle with managing your inbox, stop reading now. If you do struggle, I’m right there with you. Many people have a love-hate relationship with their inboxes. They like them for quick communication. But they hate trying to manage the overload of...

How Protected Are Your Passwords?

How Protected Are Your Passwords?

If I asked you to estimate how many passwords you have, what would your guess be? 20? Maybe 30? Chances are you’re lowballing yourself. According to research by NordPass, the average person has 100 passwords. If you’re supporting multiple executives, chances are that...

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space

By Spence Witten, a senior advisor at 38North Security. Those lucky enough to work remotely at the start of the COVID era were able to keep themselves and their companies going, despite the intense pressures of that challenging time. This shift to remote work...

OneNote 2016 Training Series

OneNote 2016 Training Series

For admins, keeping track of all of the details is essential!  Whether it’s creating effective systems for minute taking, follow-up on action items, travel planning, procedures documentation, or developing communication systems that are easy for your executives to...

How Human Capital Management is Transforming the Role of the Admin

How Human Capital Management is Transforming the Role of the Admin

The role of the office administrator has undergone many changes. We’ve moved way beyond the secretarial role of the past, which often included basic clerical duties. Nowadays, admins have more dynamic roles and expanding responsibilities, including human resources...

How to Protect You and Your Executive with Mobile Device Security

How to Protect You and Your Executive with Mobile Device Security

Mobile devices are part of our everyday lives and most admins use one or more at some point during their day. Yet these always-on, always-connected devices are constantly tracking your location, data, and more – which makes them virtual gold mines for hackers. This...