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It’s the Holiday Season (Whoop-de-do)

By admin | December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The year is coming to a close, but as an Administrative Professional, your busiest days are still ahead of you. Holiday party planning has suddenly filled your calendar, but you can’t let daily duties fall by the wayside! So, how does one go about handling such a workload? First, take a deep breath. Next, keep … Read more

Holiday Office Party Planning 101

By admin | December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Administrative Professionals don’t HAVE to plan the holiday office party—they GET to plan the office holiday party! Even though it comes around the same time every year, somehow, planning it becomes a last-minute affair. Delicious food, exciting music, and festive décor… your colleagues will be expecting all of these, but time is running out and … Read more

Organization: A Crucial Skill

By admin | November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Administrative Professionals hold a unique position in the workplace.  Their ‘daily duties’ happen to be whatever needs to be done that day. Because of this lack of uniformity in their responsibilities, it can be difficult to find a rhythm, meaning it can also be easy to become disorganized. Unfortunately, this is not an option, as … Read more

Collaboration: A Step Above Coexistence

By admin | November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A defining characteristic of Administrative Professionals is their ability to handle a task effectively and promptly—sometimes, without any help. However, in a modern office setting, working within a group and collaborating is becoming an increasingly essential skill. Within a company, many different kinds of people with varying personalities and skill sets must come together to … Read more

Getting the Recognition You Deserve

By admin | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Administrative Professionals play a unique role in the workplace as they are the unseen motors that keep a business moving, the behind-the-scenes catalyst that keeps a company heading in the right direction. While successful Administrative Professionals are attentive and cautious in the office, this does not mean that they must passively take a back seat … Read more

Be the Glue – Modern office survival ideas for Admins.

By admin | November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adaptive, intuitive, and driven. Administrative Professionals can take stock of what they’re given and come up with strategies to get the job done. Developing this skill is key to being successful in an office setting. Some things slip through the cracks and others are forgotten about, but even in the face of adversity, Administrative Professionals … Read more

Art of Listening for Admins

By admin | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Art of Listening for Admins Professional and Personal Communications Skill 101 Listening effectively as an Administrative Professional is part art and science. Whether in business or personal life, to be a good listener requires foresight, an open mind, and an understanding you can’t talk and listen at the same time.  AdminUniverse™ offers training to give … Read more

“Open letter to your Executive…

By admin | December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

…3 Concepts to Turn Your Executive Assistant into a Mind Reader” If you are like most highly successful leaders, you have the need for your Executive Assistant to be a high-potential employee that helps you drive process and keeps up with your daily demands of running the organization. Whether it’s simple scheduling activities or taking … Read more

Administrative Professionals Complementary Goals Guide & Templates

By admin | February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plan the Goal. Work the Goal. Ideas to make your Goals successful. Last week I sent you a few ideas for “breaking the code in being a creature of habit.” Well I had no idea my tips would generate so much interest, and numerous requests for an example of my decision making “A/B” list. As … Read more

Stop Being a Creature of Habit – 3 Ideas

By admin | January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I thought you might like this… …Every year the majority of us reflect in December, telling ourselves next year we really need to lose weight, exercise more, look for a new job, do more of this or that. As you reviewed your resolutions/goals for 2014 and mentally prepared to take this list on like a … Read more