European Chairman Interview
2015 Training Day
Tools to effectively lead change - EUMA Spain (Zaragoza, February 21st 2015)
By Andrea Macarie
2015 is the year of change management within EUMA. The Training Day to be hosted by our Italian colleagues, the Annual Conference organized in Cyprus and the numerous national and local trainings of the EUMA network are a proof that change has become a constant feature in the corporate environment in the last decade and we, as EAs and PAs, have an important role in the process, thus we need to be duly prepared for it.
On February 21st EUMA Spain organized a half-day training in Zaragoza, meant to give its members the necessary tools to lead change. Our trainer, the renowned Spanish coach Silvia Lacruz, guided us through the 8 steps of the Kotter (1) model, as a starting point in our goal setting process, over which we then brainstormed in small groups to fine-tune it according to the Smart (2) principle. Using powerful coaching questions, the facilitator boosted participation in this short but empowering session. The 8 steps of the Kotter model are: click here to read the full article.
Vonlathen Group arranges the 2nd Global Executive Assistant Summit on May 28-29 2015 in Paris, France.
Among very interesting lectures we are happy to announce that our European Chairman Else-Britt Lundgren will speak about “Mentor & Mentee Relationship: A Great Opportunity for Personal Development in Your Career and our EUMA member and former European Chairman Helen Monument, Office Manager & PA to VP at Shell Aircraft International will speak about “Essential Leadership Skills for EAs and PAs: How to Become a great Influencer”.
We make EUMA more visible to gain new members and to be recognized as an international quality network for management support professionals.
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Training Day 2015