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Supercharged Performance Bundle

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We know it’s hard for anyone to keep track of everything let alone an administrative assistant who helps themselves and their teams.

Avoid Workload Avalanche: Smart Ways to Increase Your Productivity- Christy Crump

In today’s busy workplace, many Administrative Professionals feel a constant lack of control. With so much happening at any given time, they simply react to their circumstances in the moment, trying to keep everyone happy without falling too far behind. They don’t have the time and necessary tools to anticipate needs, plan and prepare for the future, and prevent foreseeable issues from popping up. Instead, they’re trapped in a state of reactivity—constantly playing catch up but never getting ahead.

Learning Objectives:

  • What it means to be proactive, why it’s vital for career success in any field and what it really means for Administrative Professionals. (Hint: It can turn you into a virtual “mind reader!”)
  • The 5 essential components for building the proactive skill set, the potential challenges you may encounter, and how to overcome them.
  • Easy-to-implement proactive strategies use can use daily to better predict, plan, and prepare for the future, and prevent problems along the way.
  • How to practice proactive career management—a mindset shift that will ensure you’re always ready for the next step, regardless of what that looks like.

The Proactive Admin Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch-Up and Stay 2 Steps Ahead of the Game – Chrissy Scivicque

In today’s busy workplace, many Administrative Professionals feel a constant lack of control. With so much happening at any given time, they simply react to their circumstances in the moment, trying to keep everyone happy without falling too far behind. They don’t have the time and necessary tools to anticipate needs, plan and prepare for the future, and prevent foreseeable issues from popping up. Instead, they’re trapped in a state of reactivity—constantly playing catch up but never getting ahead.

Learning Objectives:

  • What it means to be proactive, why it’s vital for career success in any field and what it really means for Administrative Professionals. (Hint: It can turn you into a virtual “mind reader!”)
  • The 5 essential components for building the proactive skill set, the potential challenges you may encounter, and how to overcome them.
  • Easy-to-implement proactive strategies use can use daily to better predict, plan, and prepare for the future, and prevent problems along the way.
  • How to practice proactive career management—a mindset shift that will ensure you’re always ready for the next step, regardless of what that looks like.

The Admin’s Guide to No-Sweat Minute-taking- Patricia Robb

Does the thought of taking minutes conjure up feelings of fear and dread? Do you pass on career opportunities because minute-taking is a requirement? Are you in a job where you take minutes, but it still causes you stress? The best way to get past the fear of taking minutes is to learn to do them well and when you do so, your confidence will soar.

Learning Objectives:

  • Sure-fire tips on how to prepare so taking minutes will be easier and less stressful
  • What you should capture in the minutes and also, what you should never document
  • Minute-taking words and phrases that will save you time
  • The specific differences between minute-taking in formal meetings versus less formal situations like staff meetings

Managing Projects: Apps and Aptitude for the Admin Pro – Melissa Equibel

Your title may say something else, but your role is Project Manager. Rather than face an endless “To-Do” list, learn how to leverage Microsoft Office and other applications as project management tools. Get a handle on the principles of project management, and techniques for planning, managing time, coordinating the efforts of others, and juggling resources to get the job done.

Learning Objectives:

  • Leverage Outlook to create a project plan
  • Manage time by applying Excel’s powerful date and time math features
  • Use SharePoint to help you track tasks and communicate status

No Risk. No Reward! Creating Breakthrough Performance and Opportunities- Sandy Geroux

Learn the striking difference between being indispensable and being invaluable. Don’t just believe that your boss “can’t do without you”. To become invaluable, you need to demonstrate your extraordinary commitment to the job, as well as your professional competence. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the absolute necessity and benefit of taking appropriate risks in business and life.
  • Identify and mentally prepare for the 4 factors you must fight when evaluating your next step.
  • Learn 5 valuable principles for taking risk, including steps to take to motivate yourself and how to gain buy-in from others whose help you may need/want.
  • Identify and eliminate the excuses holding you back, and begin a plan to add more risk in your life to accomplish your goals. 

Published:

January 1, 2022



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