Deliberate, everyday acts of courage are becoming more vital, especially in the world of administrative professionals. If ever there was a time that called for you to accelerate your courage, this is it.
During a series of presentations, I became engaged in two different discussions on opposite sides of the same issue. The point that came up in both conversations was that of someone demanding respect, rather than earning it. On the first day, I had several admins who felt they could not respect their manager for various reasons that they spelled out to me. On the second, I had a manager (yes, the same manager) who felt her admin staff was not respectful to her as a supervisor.
Are you overwhelmed by your reading workload? Do you feel frustrated, guilty and/or overwhelmed when you know there’s a pile of reading material waiting for you in your computer or on your desk (or night stand, kitchen counter, etc.)? Know you are not alone!