Innovation


Celebrating 10 Years [Infographic]

All Things Admin is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month! We have thoroughly enjoyed supporting your administrative success throughout the past decade. And we’re looking forward to the next 10 years! To kick off our anniversary celebration, we’re giving you...

This is an Essential Skill for The Innovative Admin

When you look at the top 10 skills needed for jobs in 2020, complex problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, judgement and decision making, and cognitive flexibility make up half of the list. To sum it up, you need strategic thinking skills! Strategic thinking...

Implementing Your Ideas and Taking Initiative as The Innovative Admin™

Innovation is a required skill for any administrative professional. You have a unique perspective that allows you to easily see where gaps exist, where mistakes are being made, and – more importantly – how to fix areas that need fixing. You’ve probably come up with...

Get More Comfortable with Taking the Initiative

Are you comfortable implementing your ideas at the office? If not, why? If so, what’s the most recent idea or improvement you implemented? The Innovative Admin™ is an administrative professional who introduces, creates, and applies new or refreshed methods for doing...

What Are Your Mistakes Teaching You?

There’s nothing quite as humbling as making a mistake. I know because I’ve made plenty. While some can be overcome easily with a few simple adjustments, others take more thought, effort, and help from others to fix. I’ve discovered that one of the most important...

Unleash the Power of Innovation in Your Career

Look at your smartphone. It probably has all of the latest bells and whistles. It can text or call anyone with a simple voice command. It has apps for fun, productivity, connectivity, and more! And it can now search for information based on a single image. It’s a...

How To Stop Impostor Syndrome In Its Tracks

One of my go-to experts on impostor syndrome is Dr. Valerie Young. Through her research on this topic, she identified five different competence types and how they specifically struggle with impostor syndrome. The five types are: The Perfectionist The Expert The...

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...