So God Made an Executive Assistant

It’s Administrative Professionals week 2015, and with over 6,000 views since I first posted my rendition of “So God Made a farmer,” I thought it worth re-posting for your enjoyment. This idea started after I watched the Superbowl 2013, and if you are like myself and family, we enjoy watching the commercials almost as much as the game.

One of the few commercials that shined that year was the one from Dodge, featuring Paul Harvey’s famous 1978 speech “So God made a farmer.” I was quite moved by Mr. Harvey’s words and thought to myself, “I wonder how it might sound if I springboard off of his concept and craft a version just for us executive assistants?” In honor of Administrative Professionals Week, here is my take on the soon to be infamous “So God made an executive assistant.”

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Honoring Mom for Administrative Professionals Week

It’s Administrative Professionals Week and I can’t help but reflect on how fortunate I was to find a career that I truly love and I am so very passionate about.

When did you decide that you wanted to be a professional administrator? Or possibly circumstances made the choice for you. I’ve asked this question of many administrators over the years and the answers are all over the board. Some knew that was their career of choice from the get go and trained accordingly. Others were in between jobs and needed work and decided to accept a receptionist or assistant position temporarily. But a funny thing happened, after being in this “temporary” position, they realized that they loved being an administrator and were actually pretty good at it.

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