AI – Are EAs in Danger of Losing Their Jobs to Technology?

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is evolving at an extraordinary rate and it has certainly started to cause much disruption across different types of industries. However, many roles are still incredibly valuable because of the human input. Let’s look at scheduling, for example. Today, many of you are spending 80% of your scheduling time on the mundane aspects of this task, and only 20% of your time on the more creative and valuable aspects of scheduling. AI will allow us to reverse this ratio. This should be good news for those of you who enjoy being thoughtful and creative. Machines will eliminate the ‘stupid’ mistakes in order to free up your time for more meaningful work.

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Power Player: Using Style to Influence Your Performance

As a leader, when you walk into a room people should notice. Not because you need the attention, but because your energy is so high and influential that it draws people to you. Being a leader is not an easy task, nor one to take lightly. As an Executive Assistant, you are a leader among your peers and everything you do will be noticed, from the way that you carry yourself, to the words you speak and even down to the way you dress. So ask yourself, “What does my style communicate about me and my role, and how can I use that to create a stronger influence?”. 

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