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Control the Chaos

Can you be a champion at work without dropping the ball – or living at the office?

Today's corporate realities mean people are already stretched to the limit ... and you certainly can't work any harder.

Discover ways to handle today's increasing pressures without having to give up any of your home life.

  • Yes! Rush me Control the Chaos: Become a Star at Work Without Becoming a Stranger at Home. I understand that I can review my copy risk-free. If I don't immediately see how I can meet the growing demands on my skills and time without sacrificing my personal life, you'll refund my entire purchase price. No questions asked, and I'll have no further obligation. On that basis, here's my order.
Yes! I want to shine at work, no matter how hectic things get.

Dear Administrative Professional:

You’ve just been interrupted for the fifth time in half an hour … you have 43 unanswered emails … your boss wants that report NOW … and one of your co-workers is about to go on maternity leave. Sound familiar?

The life of today’s administrative professional is no picnic, and it’s only going to get busier. It seems there aren’t enough hours in the day to tackle all your priorities. In today’s ultra-competitive world, you struggle to find a way to do it all – while still getting home at a decent hour.

Now there’s help. In Control the Chaos: Become a Star at Work Without Becoming a Stranger at Home, from the editors of Administrative Professional Today, you get useful strategies and tips to help you regain control of your workday.

Since I can't add hours to the day, I need a way to juggle all of my responsibilities without dropping any – or spending all my time at the office.

  • There's a way to manage every aspect of my job without having to hire my own administrative assistant. With Control the Chaos, I'll start conquering my work in just minutes.
Yes! I want to shine at work, no matter how hectic things get.

With Control the Chaos, you’ll find proven, practical techniques that let you leave work every day – on time! – with a feeling of accomplishment and confidence. And you’ll actually improve your reputation with upper management despite working fewer hours!

You’ll discover dozens of easy-to-use strategies to help you:

  •  Speed through today’s – and every day’s – to-do list
  •  Organize your day to carve out more personal time
  •  Boost teamwork without spending money
  •  Learn secrets for NEVER missing deadlines or details
  •  Use mental training techniques to stay in top form
  •  Handle this morning’s emails and voice mails in less than 10 minutes
  •  Discover how to say “no” and still delight your boss
  •  Delegate more effectively to improve your own job performance
  •  Use creative thinking to put out fires faster and easier
  •  Keep difficult colleagues from sabotaging your priorities
  •  Recruit allies throughout your organization to help YOU
  •  … and much, more more!

You’re already working as hard as you can. Control the Chaos will help you work smarter.

Since I can't add hours to the day, I need a way to juggle all of my responsibilities without dropping any – or spending all my time at the office.

  • There's a way to manage every aspect of my job without having to hire my own administrative assistant. With Control the Chaos, I'll start conquering my work in just minutes.
Yes! I want to shine at work, no matter how hectic things get.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction

II. Productivity
• Cultivate Creativity in a Changing Workplace
• The Do’s and Don’ts of Tighter Budgets
• Make the Most of Fewer Resources
• Improve Your Writing – Instantly
• Make Your Work Interruptions Work for You
• Get Technologically Savvy, Now
• The Downside of Email
• Strike the Right Balance Between Your Work/Personal Life
• More Help in Emergencies
• Keep Your Friendships Fresh and Rewarding
• Fitting it All In

III. Organization
• Fine-Tune Your Skills to Improve Efficiency
• Prioritize Like a Pro
• What If Everything is a Priority?
• Are You Organized? A Short Quiz
• File Review: Retrieve Anything – Instantly
• Is Email Filing Different From Paper Filing?

• 5 Secrets to Better Organization
• Learn to Purge Your Paper Files
• Keep Track of the Deadlines and the Details
• Managing a Poor Time Manager

IV. Office Politics
• The Importance of Knowing the Game
• 10 Secrets to Mastering Office Politics
• Ensure Your Success
• Working Effectively for Multiple Bosses
• How Do You Tell Your Boss He’s Wrong?
• Learn to Say ‘No’ – and Delight Your Boss
• Have Difficult Bosses Eating Out of the Palm of Your Hand
• Be Politely Disagreeable
• She’s Blaming You for Her Mistake … Again
• Become Your Boss’s Greatest Asset

V. Recognition
• Get Rewarded for a Job Well Done
• 5 Ways to Earn Respect, Not Blame
• Ask for a Raise in This Penny-Pinching Era? You Betcha!

 

Being an administrative professional isn’t easy. But Control the Chaos will show you how to conquer your work so it doesn’t conquer you. You’ll be a star at work without sacrificing your life outside the office. Get your copy today!

Sincerely,

Mary Ellen Slayter

Mary Ellen Slayter
Editor, Administrative Professional Today

Since I can't add hours to the day, I need a way to juggle all of my responsibilities without dropping any – or spending all my time at the office.

  • There's a way to manage every aspect of my job without having to hire my own administrative assistant. With Control the Chaos, I'll start conquering my work in just minutes.
Yes! I want to shine at work, no matter how hectic things get.

P.S. Remember, there’s absolutely no risk. If you don’t see how you can meet the growing demands on your skills and time without sacrificing your personal life, we’ll refund your entire purchase price – no questions asked – and you’ll have no further obligation.

P.P.S. You can turn disorder into order! Our practical advice, time-saving tips and helpful hints will help you keep your head above water. And if you order a downloadable PDF version of Control the Chaos, you’ll start managing the madness right away. Get your copy now!