Who Is Office Dynamics International?

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At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. “Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.” There is a spectrum of professional administrative behaviors necessary to ensure successful executive support and business success.

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

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In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. Top-performing executive assistants or administrative assistants must also be: Persuasive.

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Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant!

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No professional can operate with blinders on. This is my challenge to all admin professionals for 2017 Admin Professionals Week : Now is the time to dial up your professional selves. About the author: Nan DeMars CAP is an internationally-recognized speaker, trainer and author on the topic of Workplace Ethics. The post Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant! Admin Assistant Training Assertive Conflict Resolution Difficult People

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

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Questions from your admin peers: Administrative Professional blogs, Facebook, and Linked In resources. Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence Scholarship: We will be offering a scholarship for the 2016 Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence [The Revolutionary Assistant]. Limited time offer from Office Dynamics International: Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership program significantly marked down to $79 (from $249) until May 10.

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

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However, after a recent turn of events such as staffing vacancies and promotions, I have found myself providing administrative support to several other key managers while we recruit for vacant positions. Let’s face it—the work of an administrative professional is never ending. This technique can help you to keep a running list, prioritize tasks/projects to determine what needs to get done now or can wait, and decide what can be delegated to other administrative support staff.

2016 143

5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

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It’s no secret that admin professionals rack up tons of knowledge on dozens of office topics and that no two days are ever the same. Whether it’s finding the right caterer, meeting global counterparts from international office locations or brushing off your creative skills to whip up a spiffy PowerPoint presentation, you love tackling projects outside of your job scope (and even get excited at the opportunity!). Author: OfficeNinjas.

2016 159

All the free training we offer in one place!

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At Office Dynamics International we love what we do. Part of what we do is provide tools and services to administrative professionals to enhance the quality of their work-life that promote administrative excellence. We offer high level coaching, onsite workshops, an annual conference for administrative excellence, an executive assistant boot camp and more. However we aren’t able to reach every administrative professional with our our premium programs.

2015 172

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

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Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year? Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Who Is Office Dynamics International? Wow, what a fabulous April!

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

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Join Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics International, for an inspiring look at what it takes to live a BIG and bold life, even in today’s hectic world. Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015. 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Register Now, It’s a free event! Working women hold a unique position in our society. We juggle family, business demands, and social lives.

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7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant

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More assertive? Administrative Professionals Week and April is the perfect time to think about your career as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, and secretary. How can you deliver over-the-top customer service to your internal and external customers? The post 7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2017 174

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

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Shelagh Donnelly is the founder and publisher of Exceptional EA ( [link] ), an online resource for administrative professionals that’s read in more than 130 countries. She knows how to build and enjoy an administrative career, and understands the importance of choosing roles and levels of responsibility that align with various stages of your personal life. Author: Shelagh Donnelly. Have you paused lately to assess where your career is going?

2016 110

How to Help Your Manager Get Things Done – Ask an Admin

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If you are an Administrative Professional looking for your questions to be answered by your peers, then this is the place for you! This is the best blog for advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants provided by Office Dynamics International. asks: As an administrative assistant, how do you get your supervisor to complete his tasks and get things done, especially in a timely manner and meet deadlines?

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Is it time to bust your comfort zone?

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The comfort zone can be a dangerous place, especially as an Administrative Professional in the modern working world. You know you’ve been there too long when you feel complacent or stagnant, restless or bored, full of fear or stuck in mediocrity—certainly not a recipe for professional success or personal happiness! We’re all familiar with the comfort zone: That risk free place of ease and certainty with no surprises.

2015 147

Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

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I can honestly say that because of my experience in the administrative profession for 20 years in a variety of organizations. During my administrative career, I was fortunate to work with three outstanding executives who truly saw me as their strategic partner. As founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, I have been on the “other side of the desk” for 25 years. [This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.].

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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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. In the past year, we’ve expanded our global community of administrative professionals exponentially and offered more free content than ever before. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over.

2015 103

The Office Professionals Code of Conduct

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Below is the office professionals code of conduct.

2010 130

A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. So what do you do when your professionalism is tested?

2010 130

Managing the Micromanager

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Provide assurance and be assertive.

2009 141

If You Want Something Done, Thank Others for What They Do

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development.

2010 130

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Be assertive, state your case, and give and ask for solutions.

2010 141

NEWS RELEASE: Star Achievement Series Has Gone Public

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NEW: For the first time in 22 years, Office Dynamics’ flagship high-level, in-depth course for executive and administrative assistants is open to the public. This proven program has been updated 15 times thus bringing timely and relevant information to administrative assistants, executive assistants, and administrators in Fortune 500 corporations and mid- to small-size organizations across industries. Align professional goals with organizational and department goals.

2012 119

Links Roundup – August 24, 2010

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eatyourcareer.com… What I’m Reading: Defining What Your Administrative Support Really Means :: Julie Perrine International, LLC julieperrine.com/… RT @ brambleberry : 5 Metrics your small business website needs to track: [link]. Have a great tip to share with administrative professionals? Submit a guest post at Administrative Arts #IAAP administrativeart… RT @ 2minuteswithava : Are your passwords at least 12 characters long?

2010 44

What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! What about in the office, are we asking our bosses to self-serve or are we providing quality administrative services? Some of the younger bosses are certainly qualified and know how to do some things administratively, but is it an efficient use of their time and is it good job security for us?

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