Why Not Stand Out?

There are millions of administrative professionals throughout the world doing what you do each day. Are you pushing yourself to stand out to become indispensable?  Or are you settling to blend in with the others in your office or perhaps even worse desiring to go unnoticed?

What projects, tasks, programs, or relationships are you driving forward each day in your workplace? What did you make happen yesterday?  What did you make happen today?  What more can you still make happen today before your workday end?  Seek the desire to live each day in a forward motion. Continue reading “Why Not Stand Out?”

How Going Off-site Can Improve Meetings and Training Sessions

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The sharing economy has evolved beyond car rides and used clothing and has arrived at the office building – but what does that mean for your training sessions?

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 “How Going Off-site Can Improve Meetings and Training Sessions”

Invest in Your Career with Admin to Admin

RealLooking 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 “Invest in Your Career with Admin to Admin”

See Life as a Journey, Your Journey

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I am thankful that life did not turn out the way I had planned.  Why?  The life I had planned for myself when I was a teenager would have been so boring!  I would have married the wrong guy (trust me, he was the wrong guy), and I would have limited myself in so many ways.

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 “See Life as a Journey, Your Journey”

Stand Tall and Step Forward

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We have the opportunity and responsibility to be involved in a variety of communities that impact our world today.  What community resonates with your heart?

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 “Stand Tall and Step Forward”