What Incivility at Work Costs All of Us

On The Job

In the article by Christine Porath, associate professor at Georgetown University, she noted that after studying the cost of incivility for nearly 20 years she finds that "insensitive interactions" hurt a person's health, performance and souls.

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All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

Register for the December event, End-of-Year Reflection & Celebration: Sending 2015 Off With a Bang! Join Joan Burge as she shares personal insights from 2015 and offers helpful guidance for setting yourself up for success in the coming year.

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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! This is the month we can (and will) celebrate in a big way.

Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

The cost to companies can be huge. Executives and Assistants Working in Partnership: The Definitive Guide (by Joan Burge with Chrissy Scivicque) will be released early October 2015. [This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.].

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Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? Many times in my live workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants, I ask the participant to create a list of qualities, attributes, and attitudes of star-performing assistants.

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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. Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here. Either way, we want you to know who we are and what we believe. We Passionately Believe.

Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement

Office Dynamics

BONUS BONUS BONUS!!! Get Bonus Entries In Our Blog-a-Thon For The Administrative Profession. For those of you who are participating in our blog-a-thon this April we want to give you even more ways to get entered to win. Announcing BONUS entries with social sharing.

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Create Your Professional Development Plan Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

Upcoming professional development events at little to no cost: As Office Dynamics International celebrates our 25th Anniversary in 2015 we will offer a free webinar each month.

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7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And it’s a very simple, yet low-cost marketing strategy that you can implement on a regular basis to reach your target market. c) 2015 Tracey Lawton. Having the right systems in place leads to consistent revenues, more clients, and less stress and overwhelm.

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. For this final session of the year, we’re sending 2015 off with a bang! December 3, 2015, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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5 Steps to Increasing Your Cash Flow

Office Organization Success

As well as being an inefficient way to run a business, it’s also very stressful. Again, this is a must-have for anything you sell costing more than $150. But do be fully aware of any costs and pitfalls involved so that you can plan and budget accordingly. c) 2015 Tracey Lawton.

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5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And hosting a free teleclass is low to zero cost to you too! c) 2015 Tracey Lawton. Having the right systems in place leads to consistent revenues, more clients, and less stress and overwhelm.

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5 Winning Strategies For Getting Highly Targeted Traffic To Your Website

Office Organization Success

This is one of my all-time favorites… one of the most successful and cost effective online marketing strategies you can do is to submit your articles to various online article submission websites. c) 2015 Tracey Lawton. Website traffic is not a problem.

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year?

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Creating More Profits: 3 Essential Areas to Focus On

Office Organization Success

Advertising/Marketing Streams – where do you currently advertise your business and how much is it costing you? c) 2015 Tracey Lawton. Having the right systems in place leads to consistent revenues, more clients, and less stress and overwhelm.

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11 Things You’ll Need To Deal With Constant Change In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

A group of executive assistants and I were talking about self-management vs. stress management. While the group and I discussed what things create stress for us at work, this group enlightened me that they are trying to stay abreast of daily changes in their organization.

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Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

Well along with the usual stresses of travelling your boss also has to attend meetings and act professionally when in many cases they are dealing with jet lag and the continuous business activities back in the UK office. A lot of the apps are free or only cost a few pounds.

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How to Avoid Being Named in a Fancy Hands Type Lawsuit

Tips From T. Marie

Which begs the question, how ethical is it to take advantage of a situation like the one at Fancy Hands, Fiverr, Guru, Elance and other services that so many have turned to for extremely low cost virtual services?

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Tips for Female Travelers (Safety and Bonus Travel Tips)

Office Dynamics

While being on the road is tiring, stressful and can drive you crazy when you travel often for business, it can be exhilarating. Hiring a town car is often better than taking a taxi and in several instances, only costs about $10 – $15 more than the taxi.

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My Sense of Urgency Is Killing Me (Slowly)

Eat Your Career

It’s tempting to move too quickly, which ultimately leads to mistakes or low quality work (which costs time in the long run and potentially harms your professional reputation). It creates stress for everyone around you because they feel your craziness radiating like the heat of a thousand suns. I’m carefully looking for tasks that can be eliminated or delegated—things I’m taking on that are unnecessarily adding to my stress or pulling my attention away from truly important tasks.

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5 Reasons Millennials Want to Quit -- and How to Make Them Want to Stay

On The Job

Since replacing an employee can cost $15,000 to $25,000 per worker, according to Lee Hecht Harrison , millennials jumping ship could be very costly. A recent Gallup survey found that 28.9% of millennials (age 18 to 34) are disengaged. The reason?

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My Sense of Urgency Is Killing Me (Slowly)

Eat Your Career

It’s tempting to move too quickly, which ultimately leads to mistakes or low quality work (which costs time in the long run and potentially harms your professional reputation). It creates stress for everyone around you because they feel your craziness radiating like the heat of a thousand suns. I’m carefully looking for tasks that can be eliminated or delegated—things I’m taking on that are unnecessarily adding to my stress or pulling my attention away from truly important tasks.

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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. This infographic is part of a series celebrating administrative excellence.

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Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2014 and head into 2015, Office Dynamics International plans to celebrate our 25 th year in very big ways! This is the fastest and most cost effective way to get a free gift into your hands.

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How To Trust Your Remote Workers

Dumb Little Man

It was found in a study that employees who work under trustworthy management feel: 106% more energy at work, 76% more engaged in their tasks, 74% lower stress levels, 40% less likelihood of work-related burnout, and a. Additionally, remote work can save employers money in overhead costs.

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All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

Practically Perfect PA

They are the quintessential bleisure travellers often taking 2-3 days on to trips or using the business trip as a springboard to a vacation to reduce the airfare costs. ‘We’ve His boss tried to make is as stress-free and positive as possible so there was never an issue with me tagging along’.

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Episode 283: Well-Presented with Mike Pacchione

Productivityist

There’s so much to wrap your head around and hiring an HR Manager is going to cost you – they command an average of seventy-thousand dollars a year! On this episode, I’m joined by my good friend Mike Pacchione.

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Episode 283: Well-Presented with Mike Pacchione

Productivityist

There’s so much to wrap your head around and hiring an HR Manager is going to cost you – they command an average of seventy-thousand dollars a year! On this episode, I’m joined by my good friend Mike Pacchione.

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