I am fortunate enough to have a mentor, her name is Marianne. Marianne was my first boss after I graduated from college when she hired me to be the receptionist at a consulting firm in Boston. We have stayed in touch all these years as both of our careers progressed.
If you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time then you know how detrimental I believe multitasking is to our careers and overall happiness as assistants. You also know how much I believe assistants should develop their ability to focus.
I think it’s safe to say that we all have a lot on our plates as administrative professionals. From the demands of our bosses, to “fire drills” in the office, to our personal lives we are all trying to make the most out of life and manage our time effectively.