Dressing for Success Made Easy!

WendiDressing for success can be important in the workplace.  You don’t just represent yourself in the workplace.  You are also an extension of your executive/manager, and you represent the company.

Several years ago I discovered Macy’s By Appointment Personal Shopping Service.  This FREE service has completely changed how I buy just about everything.  May I introduce Wendi Crump, MBA Executive at Macy’s at the Sacramento Downtown Plaza and my personal shopper.

Macy’s By Appointment is easy to use.  You simply make an appointment (appointments are available seven days a week) with a personal shopper and let your personal shopper do the Continue reading “Dressing for Success Made Easy!”

Take Your Work Partnership to the Next Level!

Ted and StacyI’m delighted to have been asked by OfficeTeam, the leading staffing agency specializing in placing highly skilled administrative professionals, to be a contributor on their corporate blog site.  Specifically, I was asked to write about my 10-year work partnership with Ted Gaebler, retired CEO/City Manager for the City of Rancho Cordova, California.  The article is titled “My Advice from an Admin: How You Can Improve Collaboration With Your Boss.” 

Work partnerships are critical to today’s workplace. It’s my belief that the CEO/Manager and administrative professional work partnership is one of the most important work partnerships that exist in business today. Today’s most effective work partnerships are team-oriented and collaborative as compared to the older more traditional model of an unbalanced work relationship.

If you haven’t already read Building A Partnership With Your Boss  by Jerry Wisinski, I would definitely recommend reading this informative book filled with great advice and ideas on how to build and strengthen your work partnerships. I have loaned this book to more executives, managers, and administrative professionals than any other book I own. Continue reading “Take Your Work Partnership to the Next Level!”

Truth or Dare?


Truth…I started a blog called “A Great Day’s Work” because I wanted to work from home and be my own boss.  Guess what?  I did just that!  You know why?  I believe I can.  I believe in me.  I know I can do it.

Truth…I believe there really are enough hours in the day if we focus on what is truly important to us, gather support, have a plan, and limit the timewasters.  Because I believe in this theory, I’m creating “A Great Day’s Work.”

Truth…I deeply care about helping businesses and individuals to succeed in the workplace.  I want to help YOU reach your potential as an administrative professional.  I want to help YOU reach your potential as someone who uses or should be using an administrative professional. Continue reading “Truth or Dare?”