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If you’re called into the CEO’s office, keep quiet after you exchange pleasantries and the real business begins. Listen and learn where the conversation’s going. Do not rush to jump in prematurely. Unless you’re asked a question point-blank, purse your lips shut and let the speaker control the pace of the meeting. Realize that you may feel a bit nervous, and don’t vent your anxiety by overtalking or interrupting.
In the role of gatekeeper, assistants are a critical set of eyes and ears for their managers. But it's just as vital to be the voice, too. When assistants are empowered to speak up and take the lead in collaboration with their managers, the potential for increased productivity and professional growth is limitless....Click here to find out more.