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Note From Julie: My Experience with Career Coaches

Note From Julie: My Experience with Career Coaches

I began working with my first success coach after I started my business in 2005. I wasn’t familiar with coaching until I attended a training course led by this particular coach. I was so impressed with what I heard and learned from her in a half day of training, I was...

The Significance of Sleep: What Every Admin Needs to Know

The Significance of Sleep: What Every Admin Needs to Know

Sleep. No matter how hard we try, it’s something most admins just don’t get enough of. Evening calls and emails from executives, worries about late reports or big events, and an often-crazy schedule on both a personal and a professional level all contribute to our...

Personal Note from Julie: Innovating My Time Management Strategies

Personal Note from Julie: Innovating My Time Management Strategies

In the past three months, I’ve learned a lot about time management from a “parenting” perspective. Since my youngest sister welcomed her second daughter at the end of November, I’ve been helping them out as much as I can. Both my sister and her husband are...

Personal Note from Julie: Step Up Your Admin Game

Personal Note from Julie: Step Up Your Admin Game

Hello, Taking initiative is really important to the success of your administrative career. Whether you take the lead on a project, planning an event, or creating your administrative procedures, your initiative demonstrates a commitment to your role as an admin. But...

The Magic Pill for Career Success

The Magic Pill for Career Success

As humans, we tend to want a magic pill to cure whatever ails us. We want the quickest fix to relieve pain, lose weight, get rich, or eliminate stress in our lives. Advertisers know this and target their ad campaigns toward that mentality. Yet, often times, we learn...

Personal Note from Julie: The Value of a Great Support System

Personal Note from Julie: The Value of a Great Support System

Hello, To celebrate the second birthday of The Innovative AdminTM this month, we’ve been talking a lot about how to innovate your administrative career. While there are many ways to do this, one of the most important is paying attention to the type of information you...

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin is Two!

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin is Two!

Hello, This week, we’re celebrating a fun milestone at All Things Admin: the second birthday of The Innovative AdminTM! It’s hard to believe that it’s already been two years since the book was published. And I’m so thrilled with the impact it has had on admins across...

Webinar: 9 Career Habits of The Innovative Admin

Webinar: 9 Career Habits of The Innovative Admin

In this age of advancing technology and evolving business environments, just having good skills and a lot of experience is no longer enough. As admins, it’s important for us to expose ourselves to new ideas, methods, and industry trends if we want to excel. ...

Personal Note from Julie: The Importance of Self-Care for Admins

Personal Note from Julie: The Importance of Self-Care for Admins

Hello, April was a little hectic for me. With all the fun and excitement of Admin Appreciation Month, I feel like I spent the entire month in perpetual motion. I really enjoyed participating in all of the events and traveling, but that kind of schedule takes its toll....