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Category: pandemic


2020: An annus horribilis, or a year of lessons?

It depends on how you choose to view 2020. Thank you to all who participated in my September 2020 Weekend Poll, through which I checked in with readers as to how and what you’re doing more than half a year…

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Adaptability and resilience during pandemic times: business insights from association leaders

Catching up with your professional association leaders We’re now more than half a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to impact assistants and your careers. Early on in the pandemic, on March 18 and March 19, 2020, I published articles…

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Weekend Poll: A September pandemic check-in

How are you doing? We’re approaching the final quarter of the year, and what a year it’s been. A September like no other While many of you continue to work remotely, others are preparing to return to office environments, at…

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Perfectionists in the career: Weekend Poll results

Thank you to all who participated in my August 20, 2020 Weekend Poll, in which I asked readers if you have tendencies toward perfectionism in your career. As a number of  you anticipated in comments you offered on social media,…

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