The foundation of your training begins as Joan introduces Adminology, the study of wise administrative behaviors you can adopt and use daily. You need these advanced behaviors because the administrative profession has undergone dramatic changes, and admins are expected to accelerate their own growth, to handle challenging responsibility efficiently.
Attitude Management and Inner Drive
How can you optimize your inner drive and build a better attitude? Let Adminology show you how! No matter what life brings or how business cycles (up or down), the Adminology tips and secrets provide a steady rudder and sail --- no matter what the weather might be. Hear the tips that will get you back on course in no time!
Meeting Preparation, Implementation & Facilitation
Meetings today are filled with opportunity for things to go array, from technology crashing to calendars being mis-scheduled. Joan leads you through a series of pre-meeting activities that will make you the superstar producer behind the scenes of a great production.
Building Relational Alliances
How can you get along with just about anyone? Find out in this intriguing video segment! Joan shares tips on how to align with management and colleagues; creating warm human moments (like in the past before technology!); and strategizing for your company’s trend in communication and relational changes.
Complex Calendar Control
Calendars and time management: you can’t live with them and you can hardly manage without them! We’ve gone from paper and pencil to the newest technologies, yet the same issues arise over and over again. How can you and your manager cognitively apportion time to your best advantage? Find out how to create a win-win in this intriguing look at calendaring for the busy executive and executive assistant team!
Every day you need to fix problems! How can you achieve a reputation for excellence through holistic problem solving? Discover how to strip away negativity in problems and instead, find the shining opportunity within!
Cognitive Career Management
Do you know you are the creator of your future? Take control of your career path by preparing and visualizing where you want to be. Joan takes you on a journey of self discovery and gives you creative tips on how to stand out and be noticed so the vision you have of your future will manifest before your eyes.
Common courtesy is no longer commonly practiced! It’s not all or nothing, however. How you express your opinions and ideas can cause a crash and burn! Do you know what it takes to avoid communication and reputational disasters?
Creating a Memorable Professional Image
Your wardrobe, speech, shoes, cluttered office and tools of your trade speak volumes about your background, education, motivation, core values, vision and image. Do they say what you want to communicate? Find out how to master this area of your professional reputation.
Did you know that the best team is a group where people are not all alike? Because they are not similar in their thinking and life experience, everyone gets the combined strength of each member. It only takes one person to have an idea, but it takes ten to make it happen!
Optimizing Space and Time
Do you use supplies and technologies to control your world and processes, setting a standard? Your desk is a place of business, not a storage facility or toy store!
Deadlines and Personal Accountability
Do you know how to maximize your time? Do you get things done, or do you have a pile of dreams and leftover tasks begging for your time? Find out how to get more out of your day through leveraging personal accountability!
Simultaneous Synergistic Support
Today’s administrators are busier than ever before! Many support multiple managers or groups. How can you make it work better? Learn the art and science of synergistic support!
Strategic Executive Partnerships
You need to be five steps ahead of your manager to be a strategic business partner. How can you form this dynamic partnership? How can you build a better interaction pattern? Find out now!
Supporting Organizational Objectives
Leaders have a certain set of characteristics. They have autonomy, drive, and perseverance. They do not lose their head in a storm! What can you do to develop and grow as a leader and one who steps out with confidence?