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PMO Genius: Quantifying The Benefits of Happiness – A Focus On SECRETARIES (PART 2)


In our last blog we looked at how secretaries evolved into administrative assistants. This transition was driven by changes in technology (word processing, email,  voice mail, etc.) and changes in the labor market (women with college degrees didn’t want to … Continue reading

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PMO Genius: Increase Happiness AND Productivity… Look At Secretaries (PART 1)


Secretaries… do you still use that term? Years ago, when “secretary” became synonymous with, “We’re paying you less because you’re  a woman”, the title became an insult. Corporations changed the title to “administrative assistant,” but not much else changed. This … Continue reading

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Psychics Are Standing By To Install Your Laptop!


What do your clients really want from you? Sometimes a client will instruct you to do something, such as editing a document. When you fail to follow their instructions (because it violates a rule, such as English grammar) you can … Continue reading

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Get off of my Cloud (computing)? Ummm… which IS my Cloud?


Cloud computing is certainly getting a lot of attention lately. It’s definitely a big thing, but it’s not a new thing. I’ve said before (and YES, I’m going to say it again) it’s really just the old “Mainframe with a … Continue reading

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Tales From The Vault…


Tales from the Vault… Over at the Vault.com, there was an interesting write-up this week… “The Five Fastest Declining Industries for 2011”.  What interested me the most was the decline in ”Office and Administrative Support”.  OK, technically this is probably a … Continue reading

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