The Proactive Administrative Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch Up & Stay 2 Steps Ahead


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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.

Sound familiar? If so, you’re in luck. This webinar is specifically designed to help Administrative Professionals break this pattern by implementing daily proactive practices. After attending this session, you’ll have everything you need to master the one skill that turns an average Administrative Professional into a truly exceptional business partner.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • 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.

Biography: As an award-winning writer and career coach, Chrissy Scivicque is committed to helping professionals make smart decisions and take meaningful action to achieve career fulfillment. With a background in finance as well as nutrition, she has a unique, holistic point-of-view that merges fundamental business principles with exciting new concepts in life and career management. You can find her blogging at, a website dedicated to helping you create the nourishing professional experience that you deserve.

Bonus Handout 1: Proactivity Self-Assessment Tool

Bonus Handout 2: Developing the 5 Key Elements of Proactivity

Hot Tip: Being proactive requires developing a "big picture understanding" of your business environment. To do this well, you must learn to gather and synthesize information from 5 points of perspective or levels: (1) the economy as a whole; (2) the industry as a whole; (3) your organization; (4) your department; and (5) your team.


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September 23, 2015

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