Administrative Professional Today held its first skills-building conference, Admin Pro Forum, for administrative professionals June 15–17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Below are a few snippets of advice handed down during the conference:
Outlook: Creating Systems That Actually Work: “Don’t use your calendar or inbox like a to-do list.” Move your to-dos to your task list, and “assign tasks by start date not due date.” If you assign tasks by due date, when the due date pops up, you’re already behind. —Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro
How to share what you learn at conferences: “What to share:" What did you find most interesting? What do you think will help you most?
- Return On Investment: What does the organization get out of the event; who else can benefit?
- Process: Draft topics, outlines, outcome; assemble resources; decide on a platform; practice.
- How best to share: Lunch and learn, morning meeting, reading material.” —Melissa E...(register to read more)