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The Innovative Admin™ 10 Years Later: Q&A With Author Julie Perrine

The Innovative Admin™ 10 Years Later: Q&A With Author Julie Perrine

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of her first book, The Innovative Admin™, we talked to Julie Perrine, Founder and CEO of All Things Admin, about how the book came to be, why it’s just as relevant 10 years later, and what’s on the horizon for The Innovative...

Do You Have an Innovation Mindset?

Do You Have an Innovation Mindset?

Innovation is a cornerstone of a successful admin career, but do you know what it means to be The Innovative Admin™? This month, we’re celebrating the 8th anniversary of the release of Julie Perrine’s first book, The Innovative Admin, which teaches admins how to...

Get More Comfortable with Taking the Initiative

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?

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

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

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™

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...

Julie’s Picks: Top 10 Career Resources for Admins

Julie’s Picks: Top 10 Career Resources for Admins

For the administrative professional, complacency is a career-killer. “Good enough” just doesn’t cut it. The Innovative Admin understands that to remain relevant in their role, it’s important to be continuously seeking out ways to learn and grow both inside and outside...

Digitization, AI, and Robots – A Glance Into the Future of Work

Digitization, AI, and Robots – A Glance Into the Future of Work

Artificial intelligence, automation, digital platforms, and other digitization innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Technology has reshaped the workplace continually over the past two centuries, but the speed at which it’s developing today, and the...

Affordable Admin Training is a Click Away!

Affordable Admin Training is a Click Away!

Finding flexible, effective training is crucial for admins who want to remain relevant in their careers. However, this training often comes at a steep price as many programs cost up to $199 or more per class. That’s a large chunk of change, especially if your employer...

Note From Julie: Stay Relevant by Embracing Technology

Note From Julie: Stay Relevant by Embracing Technology

If you work with a virtual team or have an executive who travels a lot, chances are that you have to regularly plan and coordinate virtual meetings. Learning how to use the various platforms and how to troubleshoot the tech glitches with users can be a full-time job...