Member Interest Articles

ASPA's Annual Post-Holiday Social

Ever year we celebrate another year of goals and successes accomplished by our Members. This year’s response was overwhelming and fantastic to see! With the venue being sold out with the 150 available tickets, we hope all our socials see this kind of popularity! We had an attendance of 83 plus some members of our Executive and the Social Committee. Congratulations to all of our fabulous winners!!

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Member Interest Articles

Emotional Intelligence in The Workplace

Written by Karen E. Mosier

Have you ever noticed that there always seems to be one or two people in an office setting that are very good at dealing with emotional situations, handing conflict, and demonstrating empathy? Emotional intelligence is defined as a person’s ability to recognize, understand, manage, and reason with emotions. This emotional understanding is critical to help teams work together better, make employees feel understood, connect better with colleagues, and to move up the career ladder.

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Member Interest Articles

Pizza Social Success!

Written by ASPA’s Social Committee

Thank you to all the ASPA members that attended the November Pizza Social making it a huge success!

The turn out of this social was nearly 300 members with over 85 boxes of pizza consumed. Attendees were well fed and entertained. We are indeed fortunate to be part of such a great community and we look forward to seeing you at our next event!

ASPA Social Committee (Left to right)
Connor O’Hagan, Angeline Hainstock, Anne-Marie Cey, Ekpenyong Bassey, Gina DiPaolo-McGuire, Carla Zorn, Henry Tan, and Dan Zhao
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Member Interest Articles

Perseverance: A Key to Success

Written by Karen E. Mosier

Have you ever noticed that some people always seem to get ahead? No matter how difficult the situation at work, they always seem to wade their way through it. Perseverance involves going forward despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Having clear goals in mind and working towards them is the secret of success to keep abreast of your workload and meet your career goals.

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Promoting Accountability in the Workplace

Written by Karen E. Mosier

Have you ever noticed that there are always certain people in your office that you can count on to follow through and get things done? Accountability in the workplace is all about taking ownership of your work by taking responsibility for the results and doing the right thing. It isn’t about assuming that it is someone else’s responsibility or about passing the buck.

Here are some strategies to improve employee accountability in the workplace:  

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