In fact, both companies and employees alike can not only benefit from but genuinely enjoy offsite meetings, even when training is something they viewed previously as boring. It’s obvious why these meetings are popular – but are they worth more than the typical boardroom training session. Continue reading
- Why did you start the blog, A Great Day’s Work? I started my blog A Great Day’s Work to share resources with administrative professionals in an effort to help them be successful in their career and inspire them to lead in the workplace.
- Where were you born and raised? Chico, California
- Tell us about your family. My family means the world to me. My parents still live in Chico, CA, and they just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. I am the oldest of four children.
- Where do you work? I work full time as the Senior Executive Assistant to the City Manager at the City of Rancho Cordova in California. What’s so unusual about my job is that I was hired in 2004 as employee No. 13 to help build a new City. It’s been an incredible journey.
Looking for an opportunity to strengthen your administrative professional career? Admin to Admin is hosting educational programs in Sacramento, CA on Friday, October 21, 2016 and Monterey, CA on Friday, November 4 – Saturday, November 5, 2016. Register today!
Admin to Admin trainers, Lisa Olsen, Linda McFarland, and Stacy Leitner, have designed two affordable upcoming programs to help guide administrative professionals towards greater career success. These programs include interactive workshops and exercises to help administrative professionals navigate their career with greater confidence. Seating is limited, so register early. Continue reading
My journey into adulthood began in 1991 after graduating from high school. I enrolled at a local community college and worked two part-time jobs. Several weeks into my first college semester, I received a confirmation by mail that I had been accepted by an out-of-state college. I moved the following semester. My parents bought me luggage, a one-way airplane ticket, a Greyhound Bus ticket, and sent me off in the dead of winter to Rexburg, Idaho. With no car, no cell phone, and two suitcases in tow, I was dropped off late one evening by a shuttle driver outside my college dorm. Continue reading
I have a deep appreciation for leaders who choose to serve in public office to support local, regional, state, and national governance. I care about the participation, engagement, and leadership within associations, churches, non-profit organizations, businesses, and governments. I admire individuals who look beyond what they can receive to focus on what they can give. I am thankful for people who choose to give of their time and resources to support good causes, events, and have a positive impact in the world we live in. Continue reading