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How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

Office Dynamics

Did you know there are etiquette rules for giving and receiving cards? There are many books that discuss this etiquette point. It’s true!

Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events

Office Dynamics

It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette. Advice from Joan Burge for Webinar Etiquette and Protocol. Here are a few quick tips.

Do Workplace Etiquette Rules Need to Change?

On The Job

The results don't surprise Lisa Grotts , a certified etiquette consultant. rude at work career advice cellphone etiquette Anita Bruzzese

Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity

Productive & Organized

  Last month I presented and emceed at a College of Business event on business etiquette.  Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

Comment Etiquette

Daily Writing Tips

The admonition to stay on topic is found in every article on the subject of web comment etiquette. Be specific. 2. Don’t leave a link. 3.

Take Time to Say Thank You

Office Dynamics

Career Management Communication Skills Etiquette Motivators Uncategorized etiquette gratitude professionalism thank you thank you notes thanks

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10 E-mail Etiquette Pet Peeves and How to Handle Them

Office Dynamics

The results led to our first “ Email etiquette ” story. From guest blogger, Pamela Baird, Intel. Additional Rules to Remember as You Write or Respond to Online Messages. So how many times have you read or written an email today? According to a 2011 study by IBM Research, more than 2.8 million emails are sent or read each day. Pamela J.

10 Wrong Ways to Start Your Emails

Business Writing

Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingDo you want your email readers to delete your messages immediately? Of course you don't. Who would?

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21 Ways to Shrink the Email Monster

Business Writing

If you need to keep your email open, Email Etiquette Tips on Microsoft Office

To Cc or Not to Cc? That Is the Question

Business Writing

Email EtiquetteDo you know when to copy people on the emails you send? Or do you cc a bunch of people and hope to offend no one? To answer.

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10 Things NOT to Tell Your Email Readers

Business Writing

Email EtiquetteSometimes people say things in email that would be better left unsaid.

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Office Fridge Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Office Fridge Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Filed Under: D o you bring your food to work? Heres an article I recently found on office fridge etiquette. Do you keep it in the office fridge? Do not leave food in the refrigerator to rot and smell.

Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? In the mean time Im going to discretely tape up a copy of your etiquette rules somewhere public. Bologna!

"Enclosed Please Find" Means You Lost It

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Teaching Business Writing

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How I Left Out Negative Feelings

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette This week I received a frustrating email. Usually such messages carry no emotion for me.

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Don't Be Driven by the Three-Email Rule

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteLately people in business writing classes have been asking about the three-email rule.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. leader.

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Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?

Office Dynamics

This month’s question from our friends at The Admin Pro Forum is from Maddy who is struggling to become part of the team at her new office.

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10 Questions to Flag Sensitive Situations

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette Writing Tips Sometimes you can recognize instantly that a message will lead to trouble. Ask yourself these 10.

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).

Are You Aware of Your Rude Workplace Behavior?

On The Job

So, I'm going to save you $400 an hour and give some etiquette pointers that anyone -- of any age -- should take to heart. 1. Seriously.

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Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic

Office Dynamics

Assistants go out on a limb so their bosses won’t have to lift a finger. Excellence for them is not just a goal, but a habit.

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Why e-Mail Isn’t Always Your Best Option

Office Dynamics

A White Elephant Called “e-Mail” I’m still digging through my Office Dynamics archives and found this great topic I want to share with you.

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What’s in a Name?

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Global CommunicationIn Shakespeare’s play, Juliet professes her love for Romeo despite his rival house and name (Montague). “'Tis but thy name that is my enemy,” she declares. Do you, like Juliet, care about others but regard their names as your enemies?

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Celebrating the season? Preserve your professional image

Office Dynamics

Career Management Etiquette mistakes at work preserve your professional image professional imageAnd, to some extent, that’s true. Joan Burge.

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015.

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Blogging Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you ever wonder if you are blogging properly or are you stepping on other blogger's toes? I was on Susan Johnston's blog The Urban Muse and she answered some blogging etiquette questions and had some good tips that I thought I would pass on to you. Blogging Etiquette Part 1 Blogging Etiquette Part 2 Blogging Etiquette Part 3.

The Problem With "Not a Problem"

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Positive LanguageMany people seem to have adopted the expression "Not a problem" in place of "You're welcome." For example, if I thank someone in email, by phone, or in person for doing a favor for me, the response is often "Not.

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Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. We Passionately Believe.

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals!

Loose Lips Sink Relationships

Business Writing

Etiquette Today at the airport as I waited for a plane, I overheard a man across from me talking loudly on his phone.

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Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

Office Dynamics

Imagine this… There is a huge fiery dragon roaming the earth. Do you know this dragon? Now, what do I mean by starve the dragon? Instead….

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Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? Over the years, I have collected more than 300 ideas. Good communication skills.

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Write to the Dead--Don't!

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette We received multiple letters from the.

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Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement

Office Dynamics

BONUS BONUS BONUS!!! Get Bonus Entries In Our Blog-a-Thon For The Administrative Profession. Announcing BONUS entries with social sharing.

2015 69

Etiquette Lessons for the Company Picnic

On The Job

If you’re going to be attending a summer office event, here are a few rules from etiquette experts: Don’t ditch the event. Limit drinking.

Think Before You Reply: Email Best Practices

Business Writing

Email Etiquette You have probably seen a slogan beneath email signatures that says something like this: "Please consider the environment before printing this message." Many people are tired of that suggestion, and a few readers joined me in creating whimsical email slogans.

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This is our last free webinar for assistants of the year.

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A Telephone Etiquette Test

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Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail.

3 Bad Habits That Hurt Job Chances

On The Job

Many etiquette lessons seem to fall by the wayside when a child goes to college. Twentysomething Inc. Invite old Aunt Edna to dinner.

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