Just Trello It

Assistants in the digital era wear many hats. Your well-known organizing skills, flexibility, and willingness and ease to learn the latest tech tools are in high demand. Andrea Macarie explains why Trello is her go-to option for centralizing information from different digital sources.

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Eureka! These Four Admins Brought New Ideas to Life

Today’s administrative professionals are using project management techniques and collaboration to bring about change in their organizations. Read about four admins who executed new ideas and solutions to improve productivity and communication in their companies—here’s what they did and how!

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Staying Energized During the Holidays: Dos and Don’ts

The holiday season is filled with excitement and a myriad of distractions (parties, gift giving, an abundance of sweets and alcohol). It’s easy to overindulge, and hard to stay focused on work. So how do you find the balance between work and holiday cheer? Try these practical ways to stay energized and productive at work while embracing the season of joy!

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Critical Thinking in the Decision-Making Process

We make decisions and solve problems every day. Routine choices are easy and seamless and often require not much thought. It’s the more complex decisions that wrestle our minds. Having a process to work through can take the anxiety out of problem solving and make decisions easier.

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We Know What You Did Last Month

You put your best foot forward with a new headshot photo and more polished LinkedIn profile. / You listened to a speaker who made you laugh, catch your breath and even shed a few tears. Someone who inspired you to make a change in your life. / You met with 40 of your peers in best practice discussion groups. who understood your challenges and professional dilemmas – and who had ideas about how to resolve them.

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Finding the Right Technology for Supporting Your Virtual Team

Software, conference calls, and video chats can connect you with colleagues, clients, and customers from around the globe at the touch of a button, but with all the options out there, how do you choose what is right for you? Determine your needs and do your research, explains All Things Admin’s Julie Perrine.

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Transitioning to a New Executive

As Executive Administrative Professionals we focus on building a strong partnership with our Executives. But many C-Level Executives, stay in their positions for fewer than five years. So how do you handle a new boss, and a new leader? Senior Executive Assistant (Lisa Assetta) shares her approach.

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Understanding Leadership Styles for Stronger Performance

Working effectively with your boss requires a clear understanding of his/her leadership style. Their way of leading reflect his/her personality, values and experiences. Whatever the leadership style, recognizing their approach will allow you to work in harmony together and offer you opportunities to take initiative and strengthen your skills.

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Nine Tactics to Help Your Career Fall into Place

You put in long hours and produce exceptional work. But those traits, while admirable, will rarely move you to the next level in your career—at least, not without an active career management strategy. Here are nine career development tips to help you boost your career prospects.

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Filters Make Excel Good To The Last Drop

Filters are a powerful tool in Excel that allow you to eliminate extraneous information from your view. Recent APC trainer Marie Herman shares tips to help you prep your file to reap the benefits of good data - so you can focus on the data you only need at any given time.

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