Issue: May / June 2013

Lessons to Learn Today to Be a Better Admin Tomorrow

By - May 25, 2013

The days of admins taking dictations from their executives and typing on typewriters are long gone. Making carbon copies and delivering them to the “in-boxes” on our executives’ desks is a thing of the past. Thanks to modern technology and advancements in our field, these tasks are now largely obsolete. The administrative assistant landscape has... Read more »
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Personal Development
Issue: November / December 2012

Ten Tips from Rock Music

By - November 25, 2012

There’s a way to find business brilliance in rock’n’roll, you just have to listen explains Peter Cook
Business Strategy & Acumen
Issue: July / August 2012

Business as Usual When Business is Unusual

By - July 4, 2012

Being proactive is an Executive Assistant’s characteristic by default, but more is required for successful risk management While participating in the International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC) back in May 2010, in Davos, Switzerland, despite being of a discipline not obviously linking back to my profession, I came to my moment of truth. I realised... Read more »
Cover Story Leadership
Issue: March / April 2012

The Ninety-Five Percenters: Women in the Workplace

By - March 26, 2012

Bonnie Low-Kramen on the many things that hold women back There are many things holding women back at work, but something can be done – it’s just up to us. In March 2008, I wrote an article called How to Stand Up For Yourself Without Losing Your Job, which dealt with the topic of respect,... Read more »
Issue: November / December 2011

Five Questions Every Leader Must Ask About its Corporate Culture

By - November 25, 2011

“If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have told me ‘A faster horse”. -Henry Ford Analyzed by Main Street, the Better Business Bureau recently released their Top 10 list of the most complained about companies of 2010. As reported, consumers in the United States and Canada filed 1.1 million complaints against... Read more »
Personal Development
Issue: May / June 2011


By - May 25, 2011

Attitudes to training, business improvement & stress. Five administrative professionals from around the world share their experience and opinions What is your company’s attitude towards training its admin staff?  Sonia Sharma: I feel training and development is an investment in our career. EY has balanced approach to learning and development for everyone in the organization.... Read more »
Issue: March / April 2011

Corporate Strategy and the Elephant in the Room

By - March 25, 2011

‘What Holds Companies Back From Developing Great Strategies? Recession-weary executives have a new challenge to face. Times have changed and businesses must re-evaluate their pre-recession strategies. The elephant in the room is in full view, but organisational leaders do not like to talk about it or even think about it. Yes, the elephant in the... Read more »
Issue: March / April 2011

Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn

By - March 25, 2011

LinkedIn can be a key tool in expanding your professional network and personal brand, explains Kimberly A. Callahan