As part of our Administrative Professionals Week activities in April, we conducted a short survey asking our members to “Tell us about your life as an admin!” The survey asked three fun questions about admins’ dreams, and we’ve pulled together a mix of the best and most popular answers.
If you were granted one superpower to help you do your job better on a day-to-day basis, what would it be, and why?
The most popular response was ESP, telepathy or the ability to read minds. “I would choose ‘selective telepathy,’ ” wrote one admin. “When I am trying to take minutes at a meeting, it would be nice to know what people are thinking, because some people don’t communicate very well.”
The distant runner-up was some form of omnipresence—either the ability to clone oneself or to be in more than one place at a time in order to get more done. Other popular answers included predicting the future and superhuman speed, memory or hear...(register to read more)