The Project Mindset

Big projects require big thinking. In her career, Kathleen has worked on three major projects: the London 2012 Olympic Games electrical infrastructure, the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, and Crossrail, a new railway for London. She’s come to realize that although they can seem very different, successful projects share characteristics that you can adapt and use!

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Proven Productivity Tips that are Guaranteed

Managing our time more effectively leads to being more productive. Try these simple steps to make it feel like you’ve accomplished 10 hours of work in your eight-hour workday.

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3 Techniques Admins Use to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

Make the most of your time using these three proven productivity techniques! They will increase your daily output at work leaving you with more time and energy for your life outside the office!

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How High-Octane Executives Stay Efficient Under Pressure

Lewis Carroll wrote, “The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” Can you relate?  It’s a fast-paced world we live in. Every year we all vow to become more efficient and manage our time better.  Get started with these critical lessons from CEO's who are even busier than we are!

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The Fixed Mindset vs.The Growth Mindset

“What mindset do you have and what mindset does your company have?” asks Sue France. Do you struggle because of a fixed mindset? Or do you feel more empowered by a growth mindset?

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Workplace of the Future: Four Things That Are Changing Faster Than You Think

It’s hard to predict the innovative game changers in business—breakthroughs that are not advancing current trends and technology—because the past doesn’t always offer a pattern of the future.  It is much easier to predict how trends and new technologies will evolve. So, let’s take a look at the near future.

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Interview with Ann Lesizza – the APC's longest Participating Attendee

Ann is our longest participating attendee with the Administrative Professionals Conference. She is also a longtime friend of the team, advocate for the profession, and incredible mentor to her colleagues and beyond. She first learned of the APC at conference number 4 in 1996. Since then she’s attended 20 Conferences total! We came up with some questions to get her insights on the Conference and the profession through her amazing career!


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How to Get More Done When Everything Is Urgent

Have so much on your plate that you’re almost literally tearing your hair out? In this crazy, fast-paced world, that’s the norm. The very best admin pros know how to prioritize so that they accomplish more, in less time. You can, too. Take a look at just a few of their tips and tricks.

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25 Years in Perspective – Three Seasoned Assistants Share Their Insights!

This month we thought it would be fun to interview some of our amazing members and attendees who’ve worked in the field for 25 + years!  We asked them all the same questions to get a different perspective from a range of careers and industries. Enjoy!


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5 Characteristics of Exceptional Executive Assistants

Every exceptional executive assistant will tell you it takes skill, commitment, hard work and confidence to succeed—along with a number of other essential qualities. Here are just five attributes of outstanding executive assistants.

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