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For admins, the work never ends. Administrative professionals fill key office management functions every day – tasks that go unnoticed (until they’re not done).

Admins are the unsung heroes of the workplace – the glue that holds an office together. Every week should be Administrative Professionals Week!

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1-Minute Strategies: January ’18

by on January 10, 2018 10:30am
in Admins,Office Management

Try some ambient music

Lisa Iannucci, writing at Travel Pulse, suggests these technology enhancements to make travel easier.

Many people tend to put off the biggest and most difficult things so they can tackle the growing list of smaller items that pile up. If you’re having trouble prioritizing, here are three questions to ask yourself.

The root cause of many problems in the office is poor communication. The guaranteed solution to this problem is to work only with people who are telepathic—but since that isn’t a realistic option, here are some tips to improve your communication.

Here are examples of the correct ways to use comprise, compose, and constitute.

We all have to do things we don’t like sometimes—it’s part of life. But there are some stressors you can eliminate that will make your career and your life better.

When something happens that causes your boss to lash out at you, consider your own role in causing the problem, Hannah Morgan writes at U.S. News & World Report. She offers four options for dealing with an outburst by your manager.

Passive-aggressive and cynical comments can make life miserable and exhaust you if you’re the target of them. Here’s how you can stay strong in the face of negativity.

A lot of recent advice says multitasking is a productivity killer. While that may be true for some, others seem to actually function best with multiple balls in the air. If giving up multitasking isn’t an option for you, heed these suggestions from career multitaskers.

If you’re often consumed by negativity at work, it’s easy to blame the boss, co-workers or the organization for your feelings. However, it’s possible that your own mindset and emotions are actually causing your misery.

Many office dwellers are in need of a little peace at work this season, no matter which set of holidays they celebrate. But stay ‘nice’ under all that pressure (Santa’s watching, after all), and take a quiet moment to B.R.E.A.T.H.E. while considering these tips.

Your approach to networking can make the difference in being noticed or ignored by important players.

The right Google Chrome extensions can make you wonder how you ever coped with work before them. Here are five recommendations for extensions that can make your work life a little easier.

You know emojis have gotten out of hand when they have their own movie. The critically planned flick certainly did nothing to stem the tide of smiley faces across digital screens everywhere—so how about yours?

If you find it hard to stay motivated at work and you’re looking for new inspiration, you might try looking at your supervisor. If you can figure out how to work with your boss’ style, you might find a boost of productivity.

We all tell lies and are lied to on occasion. Many times they’re insignificant untruths that can be ignored, but what do you do when you catch a co-worker in a whopper?

It’s emotionally taxing when your child is sick, and the stress mounts when you have to juggle work on top of that. Here’s some advice for managing work and sick days.

If your energy and motivation dip after lunch, incorporate these steps into your afternoon routine.

You and your co-workers probably don’t say what you mean sometimes, and that can lead to poor communication. Here are some common phrases people use when they’re hiding what they really mean.

The way we communicate and conduct business is continually changing. To increase your marketability and justify your worth in today’s competitive workforce, the more tech muscle you can flex, the better.
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