Lack of clarity often creates situations where we think we’re doing the right thing, but we end up not meeting expectations. Either we miss a deadline, or we do more than was needed, or we don’t do enough. Whatever the misunderstanding was that led to our missing the mark, the end result is that it looks like we screwed up. Not where you want to be. This article outlines how to help someone ask in a way that ensures you can make them happy.
Mistakes are part of learning. We can all relate to that. As Rhonda Scharf, presenter at IAAP Summit 2018, reviews a few of the mistakes leaders make, ask yourself if you are guilty. If you are, what are you going to do to change it? Here are some mistakes leaders make.
An assistant is so much more than “just an assistant,” and in fact, is an integral part of the management team. Here are Bonnie Low-Kramen’s 8 favorite ways for assistants to “manage up.”