The Name Game: New Titles for Administrative Assistants

By Rocky White, CEO, The SyN Learning Institute   Since the term “secretary” went out of favor in the 1970s, organizations have been trying to find the right job title to describe an increasingly expansive role. Most widely used now is “administrative assistant,” but in today’s high-tech and customer-focused marketplace, the titles are changing again.…

Essential Management Skills For Office Professionals: How To Get Support For Your Ideas

This is the fifth in a series of nine blogs focusing on one of the eight modules in the Office Professionals Certificate Program developed by SyN. This one looks at an essential management skill that all office professionals need to be successful – how to get buy-in for their ideas. No matter what your title…

Problem Solving: Get Out Of A Rut And On The Road To Success

How many times have we watched a fly repeatedly, frantically hurl itself against a window pane, trying to escape and reach the outside that seems so close? My guess is we’ve all watched this take place and thought to ourselves, “How can that fly be so stupid? It’s hitting its head against the glass, time…

Dan H

Dan is the epitome of a “people person” and connects instantly with his audiences, whether he’s helping managers and supervisors hone their leadership skills or coaching entry-level employees to successfully contribute to the team. Dan’s passion is helping people through difficult times and situations. He spent several years running and facilitating a counseling program using…