SELF LEADERSHIP: THE # 1 SKILL EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR | Peggy Vasquez | 12:30 – 1:25 PM
When was the last time you thought about what it means to manage yourself? That’s self-management, and it’s the essential pillar in your development process. Self-management is the practice of understanding who you are, identifying your desired experiences and intentionally guiding yourself toward them. Discover how to lead yourself to achieve your personal and professional goals while also ensuring the success of your organization.
MASTERING THE ART OF COMMUNICATION | Heather Baker | 1:25 – 2:20 PM
Are you holding your career back with poor communication skills? Managers are looking for great communicators, whether in person or in writing. Do your emails and messages lack the necessary professional polish? Learn how to improve your written communications, create minutes that are informative and concise, write sparkling online content and social media posts, and create persuasive emails with provocative subject lines.
HOW TO PUT THE ‘I’ IN INITIATIVE | Julie Perrine | 2:30 – 3:10 PM
As a motivated, skilled assistant, you are more than capable of doing what needs to be done. But getting your executive to let go of those tasks and delegate them to you—without micromanaging—can be a challenge! Knowing when and how to take the initiative can be complicated. The good news: As this session will show, you can transform these relationships to help you add more value to your organization—and to make yourself more marketable.
EXCEL FOR ADMINS: CONNECT (AND CLEAN UP) YOUR DATA | Melissa Esquibel | 3:20 – 4:10 PM
We get data from many sources formatted in various ways, but we are tasked with analyzing it together and extracting meaningful, actionable information. In this session, you will learn the tips and techniques to join multiple sources of data into a usable single source to which you can apply the amazing data analysis tools in Excel. Microsoft Certified Trainer Alumni Melissa Esquibel shows how to use Excel to turn your data into what you need.
GRAMMAR RULES! SMART BUSINESS WRITING & EDITING MADE SIMPLE | Nancy Flynn | 4:10 – 5:00 PM
Weak writing and grammar goofs can undercut your professionalism and derail your career. All of your business correspondence projects an image of you and your organization. Nancy Flynn, founder of the Business Writing Institute and author of 13 books in six languages on the topic, will walk you through simple strategies for clear, correct business writing, editing and proofreading. You’ll learn to write more accurately and quickly, putting current grammar and style guidelines to use.