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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…

Until We Meet Again DE-MD-DC & NoVA Administrative Professionals

Just want to add this quick post — I recorded this tonight after much pondering. Why is it such a challenge to access professional development as an admin working around the Beltway region. How I’d like to see Administrative Professionals recognized during Administrative Professionals Day/Week. It’s about 20 minutes of an audio recording. Administrative ProfessionalsAdministrative…

Get A Grip– On the Tools You’re Utilizing – a Nod to Brian Fanzo

I’ve been trying to catch up on some learning time this weekend. Mostly watching and listening to replays from some of the social leaders I follow.  Tonight, I just happened upon a rant-ish type post from @iSocialFanz aka Brian Fanzo https://youtu.be/83ySoC1MCLM addressing many issues as they relate to social media tools and best practices.  What I admire…

I’m Not a Gatekeeper, I’m a Timekeeper

I have a fantasy. No, not that kind. The kind where I stand in front of the full roster of attendees for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference and I share my brilliant! understanding of the administrative profession. You see, with all the moving parts of the economic world of HR, recruiting, employee…

Repeat This Phrase: To Thine Own Self Be True

It’s been a tough jet lag couple of days getting back from #ExecSecLIVE..but so worth it. It was wonderful to meet my fellow speakers, spend time with attendees and build new relationships. But, I have to tell you (This is an Anel Martin phrase I’m stealing) the best thing  I took away from ExecSecLIVE was…

Executive Secretary Live 2015- #KeepLearningKeepGrowing

For a few years now, my motto has been #KeepLearningKeepGrowing. Being here in London for Executive Secretary Live helps me refresh that purpose, that focus. Because it’s not just about presenting, but learning from presenting (what works, what are attendees getting from the session, what do I need to refine). It’s not just about networking…