Interpersonal Skills – “She Ain’t Never Gonna Act Right.”

Dealing With Poor Interpersonal Skills This is the fourth in a series of nine blogs focusing on the new SyN Office Professionals Certificate Program. This one looks at interpersonal skills and how to deal with difficult people. Contact SyN  at www.speakersyouneed.com for more information.  One of my all-time-favorite lines from the TV show Designing Women…

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Better Business Writing: A Key Workplace Skill

This is the third in a series of nine blogs focusing on the new SyN Office Professionals Certificate Program. This one discusses better business writing. Contact SyN  at www.speakersyouneed.com for more information. Better Business Writing: A Key Workplace Skill The Argument For Good Business Writing Skills. HIOOC GT*$TRM T4TU CUL This could be an actual…

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The Ultimate Brand: Professionalism

This is the second in a series of nine blogs focusing on the new SyN Office Professionals Certificate Program. This one discusses creating a professional brand. The Ultimate Brand: Professionalism What brand are you projecting? You’ve heard the old phrase, “you are what you eat.” Well, personal brands for the office professional are like that…

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Office Professionals: An Invisible Talent Source

This is the first blog in a nine-part series on developing Office Professionals. It introduces the new Office Professional Certificate Program developed by SyN. Note: 2014 Administrative Professionals Week is April 20-26 and Day is April 23. This is a worldwide celebration of all Office Professionals. There are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative…

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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…

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Change

Getting Employees Onboard For Change Change. Just the mere thought of dealing with an unknown and having to risk letting go of the old and familiar and taking on the new and unknown is scary. True, things could be better in the long run. But… there’s that nagging thought that things could also be worse.…

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Cathy N

Former educator, coach, Wellness Coordinator, and NFL Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader, CATHY inspires people to get in the full swing of risk taking for personal growth and encourages organizations to build a risk taking culture. Through her interactive and insightful presentations, Cathy helps people take the risk to stretch farther — handling change, teambuilding, performance…

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