the Goal-Setting Guide
Information Packet for Administrative Professionals
You get the
12-page, quick-read goal setting guide for
administrative assistants and executive assistants called
The Basic Guide to Goal Setting for Administrative Professionals,
which is also #5 in The Effective Admin Tips Series --
a series of publications by The Effective Admin that covers various topics of use to
administrative assistants and executive assistants.
You may download
this administrative assistant, executive assistant goal-setting guide immediately and start learning how to set goals on the job, in your performance
appraisal, and in your career, in the next five minutes.
Of all the materials listed on this page that you'll get with your
purchase, I recommend you read this one first; the other publications and
resources are supplementary to this one.
an accompanying 34-page workbook. It covers the exact
same material as the guide but in a work sheet format where you can fill
in the blanks. I created this to reinforce what you learn from the guide (or just
so you could see the
information from a different perspective by having another way to interact
with the same material).
√ You get these six must-read articles from The
Effective Admin about goal setting for administrative assistants and executive assistants:
Article: Dear Admin Pro Coach Addresses
Goal Setting for Secretaries and Assistants (this
is a two-page article reprint from The Effective Admin newsletter advice
Description: The Admin Pro Coach addresses a question about Goal
Setting for Secretaries and Assistants; Dear Admin Pro Coach, "I am the
assistant to a governor appointed agency head. .... I will finally be
getting my review within the next few months and will have to fill out a
form which outlines my goals. Working as his assistant, Iím not sure how
to list 'goals' as a secretary/assistant. ...Any suggestions?"
Also, it includes a short column about Identifying
Performance Gaps for Goal Planning
Article: Dear Admin Pro Coach Addresses
SMART Goal Setting for Executive Assistant
(this is a two-page article reprint from The Effective Admin newsletter
Description: The Admin Pro Coach addresses a question about setting
a SMART goal for an executive assistant; Dear Admin Pro Coach, "I
need help setting goals. I am an executive assistant and need guidance in
setting my professional goals (SMART goals) that line up with my bosses'
goals. Do you have a template or guide that I can follow?"
Article: Five Myths of Goal Setting for Admin Pros
(this is a two-page
article reprint from The Effective Admin newsletter).
Description: The Effective Admin exposes five common myths of
setting goals as an administrative assistant or executive assistant and
tells you why these are falsehoods. The truth can help you set better
Article: Goal Setting Advice for
Administrative Assistants and Executive Assistants (this is a two-page
reprint from The Effective Admin Blog)
Description: An administrative assistant asked in a discussion
forum about how to respond when asked by your manager to set goals for
yourself within your company; what do you say when you donít want to move
up in the ranks? Read the response here -- especially if you have the same
Article: The Difference Between Qualitative
Goals and Quantitative Goals: One can Say You're a "Good" Admin; the Other
can Prove it! (this is a two-page article reprint from The
Effective Admin newsletter).
Description: Knowing the difference between quantitative goals and
metrics and qualitative goals and metrics can help you set clearer
performance goals at work in your administrative professional role and
job. The Effective Admin explains the difference (includes examples of
each metric). Plus, this includes an example of how to take a goal that
appears to only be measurable with qualitative metrics and give it some
Article: Three Steps of Outcome-Based
Development Planning for Administrative Professionals (this
is a two-page article reprint from The Effective Admin newsletter).
Description: This article is indirectly related to goal-setting for
administrative assistants or executive assistants. The methodology
discussed in it though has applications to goal setting and may give you
even more ideas on that topic.
You get a copy of my
Goal Form. I created this
fill-in-the-blank document to help you organize your goal-setting thoughts and
goal development. You'll write on it your final goal statement and your
action plan to meet that goal. Make copies of the form and use one form per goal.
You'll need to complete all but the last line of this entire form before
you start working on achieving your goal. Once completed, it'll help keep
you on track for achieving your goal.
All of these resources are
electronic documents (PDF files read in free Adobe Reader), so you can
download your learning materials in the next five minutes after making
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