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Developing a Growth Mindset Strategy
Growth Mindset Part 3: Developing a Growth Mindset Strategy

In our last article, we looked at how failure and rediscovering a love for learning are key components in developing a growth mindset. This week, I’m going to focus on Developing a Growth Mindset Strategy.   Read: Growth Mindset Part 2: How To Change Your Relationship With Failure And Learning   Key aspects of developing […]

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 the asset that you are. […]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Realising the True Power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is fast-becoming one of the most important and powerful attributes for administrative professionals. It’s a common buzzword which has a significant impact on all facets of our lives, but more so in the workplace. Back in the day, people were solely judged on their IQ. But the world has changed and the […]

Why Today's EAs need to be more Strategic - Adam Fidler
Why today’s Executive Assistants need to be more Strategic – by Adam Fidler

The role of the Executive Assistant (EA) continues to evolve and in my capacity as a trainer, educationalist, and thought-leader in the industry, I continue to observe and reflect on what the role of the EA will become. Having worked as an ‘Assistant’ for 20 years, and having transitioned from Secretary, to PA, to EA, the biggest […]

Authentic Leadership
The Importance of Authentic Leadership for Executive Assistants

In business, leadership is often regarded as a quality that only managers possess. This assumption is very incorrect and frankly very dated. Leadership has become an important MUST-HAVE attribute for the 21st-century executive assistant as you are required to influence, direct, motivate and monitor people and events around you. But leadership in itself is not […]