Building on your skills

Loosely Speaking

Professionally, it’s time to review your skills and make upgrades to your professional toolbox.

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Effective Communication Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Effective Communication Skills Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on June 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. How many of the items on your list apply specifically to the communication skill of persuasion?

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Administrative Assistant Skills for the Future- 2010 and Beyond

Office Dynamics

The topics covered that day were: workplace trends, predicting the future, thriving on change, quality performance, administrator skills for success, and what will be required of administrative professionals in the future. Broader presentation skills. Soft skills.

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Administrative Assistant Skills for the Future- 2010 and Beyond

Office Dynamics

The topics covered that day were: workplace trends, predicting the future, thriving on change, quality performance, administrator skills for success, and what will be required of administrative professionals in the future. Broader presentation skills. Soft skills.

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Master the Art of Listening and Watch All Your Relationships.

Dumb Little Man

If you are experiencing challenging interactions or you want your connections to deepen, reflect on how you can improve your listening skills. skip to main | skip to sidebar Dumb Little Man | Tips for Life Welcome to Dumb Little Man!

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Soft Skills Necessary for Project Work

Office Dynamics

Jasmine Freeman, Joan's Chief Executive Assistant answers another question received from one of our readers: What are the soft skills you find necessary for project work? Thanks for the opportunity to share my thoughts with all of you! I really enjoyed recording this series and hope that you found them enjoyable and informative. I feel so blessed to be given this opportunity and I'm thankful for Joan, and all of the growth opportunities she has given me.

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5 Copywriting Tips For Any Sized Business - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

If you have a business and want to sell products or services, you need decent copywriting skills. skip to main | skip to sidebar Dumb Little Man | Tips for Life Welcome to Dumb Little Man!

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Time Management, Project Management and Organizational Skills

Office Dynamics

I received many comments about Week #13 of our free webinar series for regarding more tips on time management, task management, project management, and getting organized. I have numerous tips I’ve taught over the years so I will write several short blogs on each topic. Please be sure to check them all out this month. Time Management

Time Management, Project Management and Organizational Skills

Office Dynamics

I received many comments about Week #13 of our free webinar series for regarding more tips on time management, task management, project management, and getting organized. I have numerous tips I’ve taught over the years so I will write several short blogs on each topic. Please be sure to check them all out this month.

Highly Skilled Self-Employed Driving the Growth of the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

think tank, released a study showing that 60 per cent of the growth in self-employment in Great Britain since 2009 has been in what they call the "privileged" sector. By "privileged" they mean self-employed workers who are relatively highly skilled and well paid.

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Happy New Year! Now don't forget to put the correct year on your.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 January, 2009 Happy New Year! As we head into the New Year it will be easy to forget and put 2008 instead of 2009. All the best in 2009. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, August 13, 2009 Self Defense for Admins We are soldiers for the office. Here are 6 skills you need to acquire to protect yourself against the office warfare. Good Communication Skills This goes without saying. Along with good communication comes listening skills.

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Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, What It Takes

Office Dynamics

This year's conference will be held at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 21 -23, 2009. Attendees this year are expected to walk away with these learner outcomes: Develop advanced business skills that enable you to contribute in new ways to your organization’s success.

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Small Business world News Round-up - 2009/10/27

The Small Business Blog

Small Business world News Round-up – 2009/10/27 by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 27, 2009 Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from around the world.

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Melba Duncan on the Hot Skills EAs Need For 2009 and Beyond

Stellar Assistants

Take this quote, for instance: "The "hot skills" in 2008 and beyond are the skills that support indispensability. I'm a HUGE fan of Melba J. Duncan. Rabid , in fact. I was first introduced to her in September 1999, when she was featured on the cover of Inc. magazine ( [link] ). I've since reread that article at least a hundred times, and have referred colleagues to the article too many times to count. I've attempted to "channel" Ms.

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How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Job Advice Blog

Consider your skills and attributes and traits.

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Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Organizational Skills TechnologyI would like to introduce a new guest blogger to the Office Dynamics family! Alita Marlowe Bluford is an expert in efficiency and she plans to share some of her greatest tips with you here at The Joan Burge Blog! Taming the Email Monster. By Alita Marlowe Bluford, CPO®, PTAC®. Marlowe & Associates, Inc Efficiency Consultants. Farmington Hills MI 48333. 800-852-9050. www.efficiencyconsultants.com.

5 Tips for Finding a Great Virtual Assistant

Office Organization Success

What skills and abilities do you want your VA to possess? This might mean that you’ll work with more than one virtual assistant but each one has their own unique skills and abilities that they can bring to your business. Don’t always go for the cheapest, even if you think they have a great skill-set. c) 2009 Tracey Lawton.

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Can Virtual Assistants provide social networking support?

Loosely Speaking

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 11:22 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives , Family Life While many Virtual Assistants already do offer these services, some VAs and clients may actually be wondering, SHOULD they?

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4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work.

slugbug tees off

Loosely Speaking

She certainly has “mad skills&# compared to the other kiddos. Comments: 2 2 Comments Ric Frost Comment // April 18th, 2009 // 5:51 pm Consider driving your Tundra into the ground and hold off on the hybrid.

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Frustrated by a micromanager? Use this proven advice

Office Dynamics

Tags: Difficult People Interpersonal Skills

2009 164

Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, What It Takes

Office Dynamics

This year's conference will be held at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 21 -23, 2009. Attendees this year are expected to walk away with these learner outcomes: Develop advanced business skills that enable you to contribute in new ways to your organization’s success.

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 December, 2009 Do you like what you do? Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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Motivation to be Motivated

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, September 17, 2009 Motivation to be Motivated Motivation is an important skill that yields results.

2009 130

Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Organizational SkillsFeeling Stressed at work? Is it you? Is it them? Interruptions). Feeling Stressed at work? Is it you? Is it them? Part 1). Please enjoy this guest blog post from Alita Bluford , an efficiency expert! By Alita Bluford.

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How to Disagree Agreeably

Office Dynamics

Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal SkillsGUEST BLOG ENTRY FROM OFFICE DYNAMICS CERTIFIED TRAINER KATHY TOSOIAN: We all have opinions. Who’s to say who is right and who is wrong? Actually, when it comes to opinions, there is no “wrong.”

2009 130

How to Disagree Agreeably

Office Dynamics

Tags: Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills

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You can't convince the unready

Virtual Moxie

Main | How to help clients with needs you can’t meet » November 03, 2009 You cant convince the unready My friend, Toni Jo , and I went to an Abraham-Hicks workshop in DC, recently. xoxo AA Posted by: Antonette Artiz | November 03, 2009 at 03:39 PM Stacy, this was my first time visiting your website and I have read the 2 newest posts (including this one) and I have to compliment you on your writing.

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Showing Appreciation in the Workplace - Why?

Office Dynamics

Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills TeamworkGuest Blog entry by Kathy Tosoian, Office Dynamics Certified Trainer & Speaker. Without a doubt, I’ve never heard anyone say they receive way too much appreciation!

2009 130

Showing Appreciation in the Workplace - Why?

Office Dynamics

Tags: Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Teamwork

2009 130

Feelings mixed about recent college hires

On The Job

Employers have always complained about a lack of hard and soft skills. The career service people also roll their eyes because they’re fed up with the lack of soft skills by these kids, like them using Twitter to badmouth a boss.” September 9, 2009 4:43 PM Anita said.

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31 Days of Wishes

Virtual Moxie

» December 01, 2009 31 Days of Wishes I hesitated to write about this today—concerned, I guess, that it didn’t really fall into the purview of a "usual" VM post. Its where savvy, committed, smart and highly skilled meet spunky, shameless, gutsy, and brazen. Virtual Moxie - The Cure For The Common Virtual Assistance Practice I Want Moxie!

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You Can Be the Leader You Were Born to Be

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, September 7, 2009 You Can Be the Leader You Were Born to Be Are you afraid to become a leader because you are afraid of what people will think of you? Here are 7 tips you can use when developing your leadership skills: 1.

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Are you open? To what?

Virtual Moxie

Categories 30-Day Projects Business Communication Expectations Fees Legalese Moxie Relationships Self-Care Standards Web/Tech Moxie Archives Feb, 05 to Today Search Translate Moxie Also Mine « 31 Days of Wishes | Main | Inner work for the outter planner » December 08, 2009 Are you open? Marianne Posted by: Marianne Semenoff | December 10, 2009 at 01:18 PM This is a wonderful post and very inspiring.

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Elevate Your Elevator Speech

The Office Professionals Place

Saturday, November 14, 2009 Elevate Your Elevator Speech Imagine being in an elevator with someone you would really like to get to know and whom you would like to know about you.

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Organizing Your Work Space

Office Dynamics

Organizational SkillsExecutive Assistants Look Ready to Go! First and foremost: A messy desk signals lack of control and focus! Appearing busy does not equal being productive. Some people assume that if they don’t have papers spread all over their desk, others won’t think they are busy.

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Help get hugs and money delivered around the world

Virtual Moxie

Main | SOBCon--lessons I learned » May 12, 2009 Help get hugs and money delivered around the world I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled Bit O’Moxie to share an event I’m super passionate about. >, Rach Posted by: Rachael | May 12, 2009 at 02:23 PM Stacy, Thank you! Its where savvy, committed, smart and highly skilled meet spunky, shameless, gutsy, and brazen. Virtual Moxie - The Cure For The Common Virtual Assistance Practice I Want Moxie!

2009 159

Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

Tags: Admin Assistant Training Organizational Skills

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Organizing Your Work Space

Office Dynamics

Tags: Organizational Skills

2009 130

Executive Assistants: Managing Your Career

Office Dynamics

While a few told me about resources they use to develop skills, not one person could tell me a source they use to learn about the career itself. Managing My Career. Excerpt from my speech at our 16th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence).

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Is Your Knuckle-Cracking Killing Your Job Chances?

On The Job

Whether it's writing a blog, teaching themselves a new skill, or making phone calls to network with former colleagues, they manage to keep their sanity by keeping busy and not giving in to panic or despair. I've spent a lot of time lately interviewing people who no longer have jobs.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

If you know youre never going to call them back (their skills are all wrong, they want too much money) then tell them. July 10, 2009 11:24 AM Anita said. July 10, 2009 11:33 AM Brad Shorr said. July 10, 2009 1:06 PM Anita said. July 10, 2009 2:18 PM jcsicareerassist said.

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