Mentoring, Leadership & Institutional Power for PAs

Having a mentor is a must for any Assistant looking to excel in their career. As well as offering guidance and years of expertise, a mentor can offer objective sound advice when it comes to your career development. In this presentation, Maureen will discuss the benefits of mentoring for EA & PAs, as well as changing trends in institutional politics and what that means for the Assistant role. Topics covered in this session include:

  •  Why mentoring is a must!

  •  The importance of being heard and having courageous conversations – for you and your boss

  •  The nature of institutional power and politics – how it is changing and where does the PA fit in to the frame?

  •  Managing your credibility, profile and influence within your organisation
  •  Barriers and opportunities

  •  The influence of bias and stereotyping, and how it can affect your team’s effectiveness
  •  PA Personality profile – Introvert, extrovert or ambivert – which one are you and how do you adapt to others’ styles?

  •  Lessons learned from setting up an internal PA network

Location: Radisson Blu Royal Dublin Date: May 17, 2018 Time: TBA - Maureen Quinn


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