Restate and restore your company vision

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer

It’s important how you craft your vision statement as a company. Why? Because it can be a great tool to provide focus, coherence and direction to your organization. Consider your company’s own statement and whether it is helping to move your business in a healthy direction towards success for you and your team. 

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Welcoming EAs Back Into the Office

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer

As we continue to take steps to get our world back to a safer environment, we have seen some businesses starting to bring their staff back into the office, or at least offer a hybrid option to split their time between remote and a staggered office staff schedule to reduce contact. Although this may not be the case for a majority of businesses, it does signal that hope is on the horizon. 

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Preparing Your Household for Virtual Meetings

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer

Summary: Being a professional and a parent in this current workplace climate presents challenges galore! One of the biggest challenges to navigate is meetings with clients, coworkers, teams and executives. Let’s discuss how you can prepare your household to efficiently host and attend virtual meetings. 

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Does Fashion Matter in a Virtual Meeting?

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer
How fashion forward should you be when it comes to video meetings?

As virtual workplaces are quickly becoming the norm for many people, so are the video meetings. After doing this for over a year and a half now, we still need a little guidance to get us past wearing pajama bottoms and a plain tee shirt into professional video meetings with clients, coworkers and bosses. So what is the style for virtual meetings and why does it matter? Let’s dive into that today.

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Preparing Your Team for the Hybrid Office

While some businesses are gradually bringing their team back into their buildings, many are still working from a hybrid office.No matter your circumstances now is the time to consider your options and prepare for how that transition will look. Being able to plan ahead with your Executive and set expectations ahead of time will allow for a smoother move for everyone involved. We’ve outlined a few key aspects to keep in mind while planning for the eventual return to the workplace. 

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Artificial Intelligence: How Is AI Changing Our Workplace?

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer
Many things are evolving in our workplaces these days. Bringing in Artificial Intelligence to balance our workflow will create more space for the creative flow.

Artificial Intelligence is no doubt a boost to modern workplaces and workforces. It has been helping to solve complex problems, getting work done in time and efficiently too, bringing creativity into the workforce, and lots more. In other words, AI helps company and organization workers focus on more important and complex parts of their work while still ensuring productivity. Therefore, it can be said that AI is changing our workforce positively. 

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Artificial Intelligence: How To Embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) To Add Value To Your Role

Meet Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, CWCA President and Master Trainer
Artificial Intelligence’s role is evolving in our workspace. Although some fear that it may replace their jobs, it will actually add value to your role when you embrace and utilize it.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence that is shown or demonstrated by machines that have been programmed to perform like humans. This means that these machines have been programmed to learn the actions of humans and mimic them. Thus, they can carry out certain tasks like deep thinking, problem-solving, and so on. This is the 21st century and technology keeps evolving and developing. AI is used in different life aspects and they’ve impacted greatly on the quality of human life. In other words, AI is an intelligent entity made by human beings that is capable of learning human tasks and performing them without deep instructions. 

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AI – Won’t Take Your Job Unless You Let it

With all the Hollywood blockbusters about robots taking over the world in a ro-pocalypse, it’s hard not to let the thoughts slip into our minds about the possibility of evolving technology replacing the jobs that us humble humans currently work to earn our livelihood. But that worry is vastly unfounded.

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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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