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Thrive in Open-Plan
4 Ways how to Thrive, and not just Survive in an Open-Plan Office

As an administrative professional, you’re probably used to thriving in the tasks you do. Completing these tasks can be made harder when dealing with the distractions that come with working in an open-plan office. Not to worry, we’ve come up with some great tips to help you focus on being […]

Handle Difficult People
4 Ways to Handle Difficult People Effectively

There always seems to be at least that one person who knows just how to rub you off the wrong way. It could be a colleague, a client or even someone you know in your personal life. So how do handle difficult people and prevent a problematic situation from becoming […]

Are you a Positive or Negative Thinker?

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative negative thinking will.” ~ Zig Ziglar – Personal Development Guru These are two powerful quotes. Combined, they tell us that if we think […]

Don’t Manage Performance, Manage People!

There is so much hype about performance management and measurement. We need our people to do more, work harder, achieve targets and deadlines and give, give, give. Now – there is nothing wrong with high expectations – but as managers we have to concede that these expectations go both ways. […]

Multitasking
7 Tips to Multitasking at Work Successfully

Administrative professionals are expected to be versatile and flexible in their jobs. How often does your boss give you multiple tasks to do, which must be completed simultaneously? It’s not that your boss unreasonable but unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced business world, demands are higher than ever before. The only way […]