Empowering Administrative Professionals
Focus and Get It Done!
by Linda McFarland Some days it’s so difficult to focus! What do you do to keep from procrastinating and getting things done. I’d like to share a mantra that helps me get focused. If you’re struggling to get something done, try this: Go back to your desk . . . Settle down . . .
Are you an administrative professional who is so focused on your own job that you forget you are part of a team? Consider these three critical steps to creating a stronger team environment. These tips will help you move beyond being an average team player. Draw on the Strengths of Others. Administrative professionals are known for having varied talents
Push a button, and it’s all done. Right? Isn’t that how you get your job done? Sometimes, as administrative professionals, our leader thinks we can get everything done with the push of a button. How do you keep up with your leader’s expectations for getting things done quickly and efficiently? How do you maintain that
Your Family. Your boss. Yourself. Your leader and your family are always lobbying for your time and attention. These conflicting priorities are driven by deadlines, immediate needs, and even wants. We can easily allow these demands for our time to leave us depleted and frazzled. Reconciling your vision of reality, includes taking into consideration your actual
Does your stomach turn into knots from the thought of an upcoming performance review? Ugh! Putting words to all your accomplishments can be stressful and a taxing mental exercise. Even more difficult is finding uninterrupted time to write down your successes throughout the year. Below are 6 keys to insure a successful and stress free evaluation
As an administrator working in the Silicon Valley, one thing I know for sure, technology changes at lightning speed. It seems as soon as you learn a new technology, another is being deployed. Technology directs what many of us do daily. We are dependent on office technology. Be honest, how many times have you
I’ve been telling myself for the past few years it’s time to get comfortable with new online marketing strategies. I’m jumping in with both feet by starting a blog! For me, it’s a little out of my comfort zone so I’m hoping for your support along the way. For those of you that don’t
Lead, work together, and share the load
Reduce stress and speak with authority
Be positive, timely, and steady