We all work with people who do the impossible. As a finalist for our Office Hero of the Year Award, Elisa Dominguez is no stranger to hard work and productivity. Elisa is currently the Office Manager at AECOM’s Los Angeles office. We got in touch with Elisa to discuss her favorite productivity hacks, staying calm in a busy environment, and why pillows can be heroic, too.
Name: Elisa Dominguez
Location: 515 S Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Current Job Title: Office Manager
What’s your favorite time-saving trick?
What is your workspace setup like? Is there any tool or device that you can’t live without?
Double monitors. I can’t live without them.
In our experience, office heroes are constantly busy and wear a lot of hats. How do you stay focused at work?
It’s difficult. I have to walk away every once in a while to breathe and keep it together.
Office snacks: sweet or salty?
How do the personal relationships you have at work help you maintain your office hero status?
Loving the people I work with helps me manage chaos.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
The Serenity Prayer: “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”
Who’s your hero?
My kids … and my pillow.
The winner of our Office Hero of the Year Award will be announced on Wednesday, April 27th. Check back soon for the announcement!