Seminar ID: 111662

Gatekeeping Strategies for Administrative Assistants

Learn key strategies to better serve as a gatekeeper, allowing access when needed but preventing unnecessary interruptions.

It almost seems like a gatekeeper role is old-fashioned and unnecessary, but the truth is, you are the protector of your executive's time and attention. Your role is critical in helping your executive to focus on the highest priority tasks without interruption. How do you keep the world at bay when others are constantly developing new strategies to bypass you? What do you do when your boss is one of the most challenging elements of the process? This topic will help administrative and executive assistants to fully embrace their role as gatekeepers. You will learn key strategies to better serve as a gatekeeper, allowing access when needed but preventing unnecessary interruptions. You will be confident in your decisions and actions because you will better understand how important your part is in the company. We will also identify the tactics that others most commonly use to try to bypass us and develop our own tactics to prevent it from happening.