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The Best Part? You are not alone.

Tonight I came home from work and per usual, hopped on Twitter. I knew things would be kicking off in Sydney, Australia for #ExecSecLive.  I immediately searched the hashtag and starting following posts from the conference. Executive Secretary Live is a fantastic administrative conference that travels the globe.  So many administrative conferences: IAAP Summit, AIOP…

Updating Your Certification Designation

I must admit to having missed this announcement. But, back in November, the IAAP Certification Administration Board which oversees the CAP, notified members of the new and proper way to display certification designation. This change meant the designation should reflect separation between our certification and any specialties we hold.  So, effective 11/1/17, the new CAP format…

A Tsunami of Learning…and Love.

  I don’t know about you, but this past weekend’s #WebathonWeekend was astonishing. [WebathonWeekend, a fundraising effort to provide financial support to the most amazing Microsoft trainer and presenter, entrepreneur, single mom, and fierce cancer warrior, Vickie Sokol Evans. I can’t wait to see the final dollars and data from Lucy Brazier.  This was a fine tsunami…

Defining ‘Administrative Professional’

For those of us in the administrative field, there are few things that can get us as fired-up as trying to define and explain the ‘career administrative professional’.  Let’s start with some  frequently asked questions about the profession. What is an administrative professional? Why is the title ‘Secretary’ insulting to some, but not to others?…