Celebrating Administrative Professionals

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Administrative Assistants Rock! April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon. Proven tips on maintaining your competitive edge as an administrative or executive assistant. Join our April Blog-A-Thon.

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

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This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! Peer Synergy: Working in Unity with Your Administrative Peers.

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

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April is one of my favorite months because, here at Office Dynamics, we get to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of those in the administrative profession! In case you are not aware, Administrative Professionals Week is April 24 – 28. If someone is doing something or saying something that is unacceptable to you, then you need to speak up in a professional and assertive manner. The post Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

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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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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. Working as an admin professional often means working closely with leadership positions and essentially acting as project manager for the C-suite. Author: OfficeNinjas. Editor’s Note: This is a revised version of an original post from the OfficeNinjas blog.

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All the free training we offer in one place!

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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.

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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.

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

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How to build, deepen, and strengthen alliances within your network. For an Admin Network – https://www.facebook.com/OfficeDynamics/. 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].

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. Peer Synergy: 5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power (4/24/2015).

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

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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. But all too often, we encounter resistance. Glass ceilings, stereotypes, and the physical limitations of time all attempt to hold us back.

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How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

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Here are 14 strategies taken from my flagship administrative training program, The Star Achievement Series®. It’s harmful to belittle others and diminishes your professional image. Use assertive communication techniques. Build a wider networking circle and remain balanced in your at-work relationships and interactions. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week.

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Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

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Offer to help coordinate a “lunch and learn” session, or an after-hours network of your peers. Turn to peer networks, blogs and books to support your turnaround. 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. Author: Shelagh Donnelly. Have you paused lately to assess where your career is going? Are you making progress, or have you plateaued?

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How to Build Consensus in Place of Conflict

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It’s harmful to belittle others and diminishes your professional image. Use assertive communication techniques. Build a wider networking circle and remain balanced in your at-work relationships and interactions. #13 As more companies embrace the spirit of teamwork, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive.

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The Power of One

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I hope everyone has recuperated from an exciting Administrative Professionals Week. On Wednesday, April 26 I hosted a Facebook Live where I spoke about what I love about the administrative profession and gave tips on how to shine in the profession. After I said yes to Cindy and we decided on a date, Cindy went into action and enlisted her administrative team. I started administrative training in a few of the companies where I worked. Building a strong network.

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What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas

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When I was asked to speak at the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , I was ecstatic. And in my nearly 20 years around the administrative staffing industry, I had heard only fantastic things about the conference. Administrative staff are increasingly gaining influence in the office by challenging the norm, taking intelligent risks and going above and beyond their traditional roles to show their value.

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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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. 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. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings?

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Things Assistants Do That Executives Appreciate

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I am very fortunate in that I get to read fabulous letters from executives touting the behavior changes they see in their executive or administrative assistants after attending our Star Achievement Series® course. These executive letters are one of the requirements for a Star Achievement Series® participant to receive their CEAP (Certified Executive Administrative Professional) designation. Cultivates professional networks that help us accomplish our goals.

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The Office Professionals Code of Conduct

The Office Professionals Place

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.

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A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

The Office Professionals Place

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?

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Managing the Micromanager

The Office Professionals Place

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.

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

The Office Professionals Place

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.

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The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

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.

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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.

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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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