You’ve heard it a hundred times: You don’t work “for” someone. You work “with” someone. That is the way it should be. Do you truly believe you and your leader are business partners? Are you included in the decision-making process? Do you attend your leader’s staff meetings as more than a note taker? Does your leader take your input seriously and empower your contribution toward your common success? Joan Burge, renowned administrative expert and author, tells you how to partner strategically with your executive for business success.
Executive and Administrative Assistant Books by Joan Burge:
Become An Inner Circle Assistant http://www.tinyurl.com/m7e3nt2
Underneath It All http://www.tinyurl.com/l4fw6ou
Who Took My Pen…Again? http://www.tinyurl.com/k5lx9sh
Joan Burge is known as the red-lipstick-wearing “Rock Star” of administrative and executive assistant training and a successful entrepreneur who created a unique business niche by founding a movement to help administrators see themselves as professionals so they could excel in business.
Joan is an accomplished author, writer, speaker, consultant and corporate trainer after 22 years of hard work, dedication, and sheer “No is not an option” attitude.
In 1990, she created a business in an untapped niche, overcoming monumental obstacles involving corporations’ and managers’ attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes about executive assistants and administrative professionals. She dedicated herself to inspiring excellence and encouraging administrative professionals to reach for the stars! Her company, Office Dynamics International, is a global industry leader which offers a broad range of solutions and providing high-performance, sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training and coaching.
One thing is clear: Executive assistants, their executives, HR business partners, administrators and managers have come to rely on Office Dynamics International, because “only Joan is Joan.” Joan Burge is an original; the foremost expert in the demanding field of management support. She put in the hard work and high investment required to earn the reputational excellence and uncompromising trust of leaders in business. She illuminates through her empowering teaching, building better work relationships between executives and their assistants.
Joan’s never-ending quest to provide top-notch educational programs has earned the respect of premier clients like Cisco Systems, The Boeing Co., Humana Inc., Sunoco, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, and Chevron.
Joan is best known for her highly-acclaimed Star Achievement Series® course which promotes “Star Performance” among executive assistants and administrative staff. This flagship training program has inspired thousands of administrative professionals to achieve excellence.
She is the creator and host of the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence™ (started in 1993); the World Class Assistant™ Certification course; and more than 40 customized workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants. She created several educational video series for assistants including 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence, Reality Check, Adminology™ and Now Is the Time.