His story is something to be celebrated, a role model to emulate, but it should also make us think about not just what it means to work, but how employers can better support and prepare people for a world of work that is changing and seems to require more than one career in a lifetime.
Work can be stressful. From hot projects to tight deadlines and difficult customers, it can certainly take a toll on the overall well-being of both you and your staff. Not only that, but if you’re all sitting in front of computers all day, it’s even worse. This can drain your brain and deplete energy.
Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the only way.
As an Executive Assistant, it’s likely that at some point or another your Executive will ask you to take minutes at a meeting. It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed … Continue Reading Top tips for taking effective minutes
Great leaders know when and how to let go without losing control. I was reminded of this timeless truth and how crucial it is to let go of the reigns more … Continue Reading What Every Leader Needs to Know About Letting Go Without Losing Control
The link between what you eat and how your body performs is clearly established. Even your brain function improves with the right vitamins and minerals. In fact, approximately 20 percent of the … Continue Reading Mindful Eating In Your Everyday Life
One of the most common challenges I hear from Assistants who want to push their career forward is that their Executive’s do not trust them enough to hand overexciting projects … Continue Reading How to build trust with your Executive
There are now quite a few of us in the Assistant world running around shouting that you, lovely Assistant, are a leader within your organisation! You may not manage a … Continue Reading What kind of leader do you want to be?
Dress codes represent the “collective selection” that we wear for different “spirits of the time,” as described by Encyclopedia.com. Organizations create dress codes for safety standards or to maintain a … Continue Reading Fashion in the Workplace
love fashion, and I work in fashion, and I used to feel a bit apologetic about both those facts. The idea that fashion is basically nonsense, nothing to do with … Continue Reading Why Fashion At Work Matters
Want to work from your family room in your pajamas without having to deal with the daily commute? and thanks to technology, telecommuting is easier than ever in the marketing industry. … Continue Reading WHY SHOULD YOU LOOK AT REMOTE OPPORTUNITIES
Did you spend time on your favorite hobby over the weekend? Do you even have a hobby? I pretty much gave up on having hobbies for 6+ years. I was … Continue Reading A Great Way to Avoid Burnout – Find a Hobby
You have a lot of relationships in your life. But did you know that one of the most important is with your boss? It not only has a big impact on future promotions, but also the quality of the references you’ll get when you’re ready to move on.
Dread Mondays? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, many employees are in the same boat as you. The question is: should you work to make things better or move onto … Continue Reading STOP DREADING MONDAYS WHEN YOU DON’T LIKE YOUR JOB
Can you really dress for success? Here at Bingo Traders, we believe there’s certainly no harm in trying. Whether you’re starting anew or want to refresh your racks, making sure you … Continue Reading Dress your best: How to have a great EA wardrobe
An EA’s role is changeable and often hectic. In a position where there’s rarely a set standard to measure yourself against, it’s difficult find a way to shine. However, the … Continue Reading 6 executive assistant tips to make you shine above the rest