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Tips to Get You Through Each Crazy Day

Take a page from an administrative assistant's book

by tina4545  |  1972 views  |  2 comments  |        Rate this now! 

To be able to survive out there, you must have the know how and can do attitude. So what if people call you gung ho! Here is some tips to get you through each crazy day:

1.) Keep a calendar and use it. Always know what is going on for the next day.

2.) Get the unpleasant tasks out of the way first. It makes the day go a lot more smoothly.

3.) Help the boss, no matter what, take on projects he/she normally takes care of. Really be there for your boss. Don't be shy and don't be afraid.

4.) Get a good night's sleep, eat right, and get your exercise. Learn to have a postive attitude.

5.) Keep a journal just to record the days' events -- what went wrong and how can you fix it, who you met today and how did they effect you. Or just use it to rant and rave.

6.) Learn, learn, learn! Learn that new software or new policy. Take a college course to brush up on your skills.

7.) Keep organized and learn to manage your time.

8.) Keep a smile on your face, no matter what.

9.) Greet each person who walks in the door and show them you truly want to help him or her.

10.) And the last thing: Enjoy your life, family and always strive for another goal tomorrow!

About the Author

I was an administrative assistant and this is how I survived.

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2 comments so far...

  • Thank you - I've been SO disorganized since DD was born, what good are all the calendars if I never use them?

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by relaxnsmile on 26th February 2008

  • This is great advice. I so agree that if you remain focused and upbeat on the job, you will do great.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Diane on 25th February 2008