Being a professional administrative assistant requires an astonishing and varied range of skills involving interpersonal communication, written presentations, and organizational ability. Between coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements, and running the phone lines, administrative professionals are involved in nearly every aspect of the office.
The words Inner Circle conjure up visions of an exclusive group of people whose achievements are admired and rewarded. The Inner Circle Assistant title doesn’t show up on any organizational chart but she’s the woman or, the man, who knows how to make things happen and supports the movers and shakers in the organization. Become An Inner Circle Assistant outlines the steps to earn the Inner Circle status as well as thrive in the position. It is a book of strategy and workplace philosophy that will help administrative professionals become top performers in work and in their careers. The book presents the competencies that characterize successful office professionals and is based on the author’s popular training program, the Star Achievement Series®, which is delivered to thousands of administrative professionals nationwide. Assistants who learn these competencies and incorporate them into their work will be successful. They will increase their impact on the company’s results, be visible and recognized as a star performer, prepare for future positions, increase self-esteem and levels of confidence, and ultimately achieve Inner Circle status.
The goal of this book is to get practical about building and maintaining a strong personal brand.
Filled with real-life experiences, with case studies, example documentation from genuine events, and the wisdom that has come from years of running such projects, this book is the most invaluable resource available for anyone tasked with being a conference or other major event project manager.
The Administrative Field is Evolving…Are You?
Within just the past few decades, the admin field has experienced dramatic changes. The tools of the trade, along with the fundamentals of the job, have been transformed.
We are currently in the midst of the next admin evolution and, inevitably, only the fittest will survive. If you don’t want to get left behind, you must continuously ELEVATE.
This book offers the tools you need to not only meet the ever-expanding demands of the admin role, but to establish yourself as a peak performer in this increasingly competitive field.
ELEVATE Admins contains…
A thorough analysis of the admin field—where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re going
Straightforward advice to help you take ownership of your administrative career and embrace the mindset required for success now and in the future
Practical strategies to up-level your personal performance, enhance your professional competence, and inspire others in the process
Relatable, true stories that demonstrate the power of the “elevated” admin
There has never been a better time to be an Administrative Professional. Seize the opportunity and ELEVATE!
Good Morning, Mr Mandela, the extraordinary story of how a young woman had her life and everything she once believed in transformed by the greatest man of her time.
Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. Yet a few years after the end of Apartheid she would become the trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela. Now she shares his lasting and inspiring gifts with the world.
Helen Conford, Publishing Director, said, “This is a book that will touch your life and make you believe that every one of us, no matter who we are or what we have done, has the power to change. It has brought tears to the eyes of everyone who has read it. It shines with honesty and love. The lessons Nelson Mandela gave her as he renewed his country offer hope to everyone.”