Innovation


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...

Do You Have an Innovation Mindset?

Innovation is a cornerstone to a successful admin career, but do you know what it means to be The Innovative Admin™? This month, we’re celebrating the 7th anniversary of the release of Julie Perrine’s first book, The Innovative Admin, which teaches admins how to...

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

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

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...