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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: Procedures Make Job Transitions Easier

Note From Julie: Procedures Make Job Transitions Easier

No one has true job security. Positions get eliminated. Mergers and acquisitions happen. People outgrow their jobs and look for new opportunities. The only thing we can count on is the preparations we make for these changes. So, whether you’re leaving your admin...

Note From Julie: Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Note From Julie: Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! While we’ve been celebrating you and your administrative career all month, I want to say a special thanks to you this week. We really appreciate having you as part of the All Things Admin community, and we consider it an honor...

Note From Julie: Free Training and Resources for Admins in April

Note From Julie: Free Training and Resources for Admins in April

What a fun week we’re having with the Get Organized at Work 5-Day Challenge! Except for losing my voice in the middle of it, I’ve enjoyed helping our participants create or improve their systems for filing, meeting planning, organizing projects, travel planning, and...

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

April is here, and that means we’re celebrating Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin! Many of our training colleagues and partners have some excellent training opportunities, resource give-a-ways, and more this month. To help you keep track of everything that...

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

April is here, and that means we’re celebrating Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin! Many of our training colleagues and partners have some excellent training opportunities, resource give-a-ways, and more this month. To help you keep track of everything that...

Note From Julie: The Event Speaker Didn’t Show – Now What?

Note From Julie: The Event Speaker Didn’t Show – Now What?

You never forget that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when something goes wrong with a big event you’re planning. It was the Sunday morning keynote of a two-day association conference with people attending from two states. I was on the planning committee for...

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...

Note From Julie: Working Successfully with Guest Speakers

Note From Julie: Working Successfully with Guest Speakers

Planning events – from conferences to board meetings – is a big part of an admin’s job. Yet even the most experienced admins can struggle with coordinating all the moving parts of an event. One important aspect that can easily get overlooked is working successfully...

Note From Julie: Event Planner: My Favorite Admin Role

Note From Julie: Event Planner: My Favorite Admin Role

Event planning has always been one of my favorite parts of being an administrative professional. There is so much opportunity for creativity, planning, and organizing. There are some types of meetings and events, such as board or staff meetings, that are very similar...

Note From Julie: Keep Your Inbox Tidy with These Steps

Note From Julie: Keep Your Inbox Tidy with These Steps

Our Organize Your Workspace 5-Day Challenge is in full swing, and we’re having a blast clearing the clutter, setting up better systems for workflow and filing, and sharing ideas and tips in the private Facebook group. If you missed our free webinar and would still...