Master Gardeners’ Secrets for Workplace Growth and Success

It’s a fact: People who cultivate their personal development stay motivated, engaged and happy at work. Here are a just a few ways you can tend to your own personal growth “garden” so that you enhance both your personal and professional life. 

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The Future of Work: Skills for 2020

Five years from now, 35% of skills that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed. But are our personal development efforts taking this into account? Or are we preparing for an economy and a world of work which will no longer exist? Explore the top ten skills you need to future proof your career.

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The Art of Delegating for First-Time Supervisors

With corporate shifts in staffing, many administrative assistants have also morphed into a supervisor. Being a supervisor can be rewarding and fulfilling, but it also comes with new responsibilities and challenges. Mastering delegation is key.

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10 Tried-and-True Confidence Builders

We all experience a lack of confidence at some point our lives or careers. The good news is, there are time-tested ways to boost your knowledge and abilities, which, in turn, will help your confidence soar

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Best Plan-Aheads for a Worry-Free Work Trip or Vacation

Time away from the office can be stressful. How will everything get done in your absence? Not to worry—here are several effective “out-of-office tactics” to employ so that your projects run smoothly and efficiently while you’re gone. Then, you’ll return to work feeling relaxed and unruffled, fully reaping the restorative benefits that we all know being away gives us.

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Does the Brand of YOU Reflect What You Want it To?

When you meet new people, do they see you the way you want to be seen? Does the impression you make on them encourage them to want to stay connected with you, and talk about you to others? Ask yourself these questions to create a brand that will gain you the recognition you seek and deserve.

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Take the “Work” Out of Conference Networking

Career success depends on relationships—which makes networking at a conference the perfect way to cultivate new, productive relationships. Still, approaching strangers at an event can be scary. That’s why you should try out these go-to networking strategies to help calm your nerves and actually enjoy your very next conference.

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Best Practices for Preparing for Your Company’s Board Meeting

An experienced EA recognizes that a seamlessly run board meeting is not only a reflection of her or his proficiency, it also showcases her boss’ commitment to the board as well as the company’s integrity. Check out these tips to help you facilitate a gathering of your organization’s or company’s critical MVPs and VIPs.

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Excellence in Customer Service for your Executive/Team

Stepping away from the office is an excellent time to reset your interaction style and habits. Customer service is a big part of an assistant’s job, but who, and how, are you servicing? Hear from Senior Executive Assistant Lisa Assetta how a holistic approach can catapult your touch-pints with others from good to great.  

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Working for a Global Company: What You Need to Know

We live in an increasingly globalized world, one in which an ever-increasing number of individuals work for organizations that operate in multiple countries. Learn about some of the advantages—and challenges—that come with joining today’s global workforce.

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