Dealing with Difficult People at the Workplace

A grumpy boss, whiny colleague or a bad-tempered customer – all recognizable characters from the everyday drama of work that make our jobs more complicated and less enjoyable. The challenging behaviors we face demand skillful, calm responses. Join us for

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iForty’s 2016 Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon in Honor of Mindy Thompson

iForty cordially invites you to our Annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon. This years’ luncheon is in honor of iForty’s co-founder, past president and our friend, Mindy Thompson. We’re proud to announce our key note speaker Dr. Cash Lewis, who will

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March 9: UTLearn – UT’s New Cloud-Based Training Mgmt System (cancelled)

<<UPDATE: UTLearn – March 9th Orange Bag cancelled due to bad weather!>> Click here to view a livestream link of a recent demo by the UTLearn team. The UTLearn website is now live. Please visit the Help & Documentation page for

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February 17: Effective Oral Communication and Presentation

If you’ve ever botched up a presentation while trying to communicate a message — as most people have — you understand just how important the different aspects of communication are, especially in today’s work force. Effective oral communication is one

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January 20: Habit Change

Do the words “bad habit” mean anything to you? Perhaps they are all too familiar. Most of us have habits we would like to change, but there are ways to overcome our own inertia! In January’s Orange Bag our guest,

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December 16: Holiday Happy Hour

Picture a swanky holiday party with good people, good drinks, and good hors d’oeuvres. Now add your bad self to the picture. Dang, you look good! Don’t you want to be there? Of course you do. Join iForty at our

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November 18: Making Your Organization Your Own

We’ve all had jobs in the past where we felt more like a hired hand than a valuable asset. Not all employers understand that the sum of their parts is more than just output, but how the strengths of its

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November 3: When Personalities Collide

If you have ever wondered why some personalities go together like peanut butter and jelly, while others clash like oil and water, then this Evening Orange Bag is for you! iForty is hosting a workshop led by Jennifer Heath, Assistant

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October 21: Speed Networking revisited

Back by popular demand and in keeping with this year’s theme, “Success through Synergy,” our October Orange Bag will revisit Speed Networking. Wondering what speed networking is? Speed networking is just like speed dating without the anxiety. We will have the opportunity

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September 16: Meet Your New iForty Officers

Please join us on Wednesday, September 16th for our September Orange Bag to meet your new iForty Officers. They begin their terms on October 1, 2015. This will be your opportunity to offer input on topics you’d like to be considered for iForty.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Dealing with Difficult People at the Workplace

    May 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  2. iForty’s Administrative Professional Retreat

    June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm