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Common Characteristics That Separate a Coach from a Leader (Part 2) April 22, 2020 Although coaches and leaders have similar characteristics, they also have subtle differences. You want to instruct your team as well as inspire them. Learning to coach while leading helps your team and the company advance.… Read More »
Three Things to Look for in a Potential Mentor April 15, 2020 Having a mentor is an important part of your personal and professional development. They guide you along your career path and act as sounding boards for making decisions. A proper mentor is excited to share… Read More »
Common Characteristics That Separate a Leader from a Boss (Part 1) April 8, 2020 Although a leader can be a boss, not every boss is a leader. Although leaders and bosses have many similar characteristics, they are quite different. Whereas being a leader requires going above and beyond the… Read More »
How to Take an Educated Leap in Your Career… Without Becoming a Manager April 1, 2020 Although you want to advance in your career, you may not want to take on managerial responsibilities. Maybe you don’t want to take away time from the parts of your job that you enjoy most.… Read More »
Hiring an executive assistant Why Every Executive Should Hire an Assistant This Spring March 25, 2020 Like many executives, you may rely on email, voicemail, online calendars, and other technologies to operate with self-sufficiency. Your company also may be focused on cutting costs, reducing headcount, and streamlining organizational structures. As a… Read More »
how to ask for a raise Find That Pot o’ Gold! How to Ask for a Raise When You Believe You Deserve It March 18, 2020 Asking your manager for a raise can be daunting. Negotiating on your behalf, no matter how much you deserve it, is stressful. The key is to focus on the specific value you add to the… Read More »
building a championship team Four Things to Look for When Building a Championship-Level Team March 11, 2020 As a leader, you want to be part of a championship-level team. You want your team to be committed to reaching company goals and doing what it takes to get ahead in their careers. If… Read More »
Why You Should Consider Hiring an Individual Who Might Appear Underqualified on Paper January 29, 2020 Employees are a driving force behind any company’s success. For this reason, one of your highest priorities as a manager is finding the best candidate for a position. In contrast to popular belief, hiring the… Read More »
4 Reasons Why Administrative Professionals Are Superheroes January 22, 2020 No matter which company, business unit, or team you’re on, administrative professionals are your organization’s heroes. They’re the lifeline for everyone in your business, the glue that holds together everything. Even though administrative assistants don’t… Read More »
The Key to Taking Control of Your Work-Life Balance January 8, 2020 Creating a work-life balance is one key to happiness. The choices you consistently make determine how satisfied you are with your job and life. For this reason, if you aren’t feeling fulfilled in your work… Read More »