Administrative Professionals Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

Where would you be without your administrative assistant? Who would set up your travel and meetings and troubleshoot? This coming Administrative Professionals Day I want to challenge you when it comes to thinking about a gift. If you truly value your administrative assistant, I want to challenge you to think beyond flowers and lunch. Why not step up your game and show your assistant you truly value him or her as your administrative partner?

Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Last week Office Dynamics sent an email to all of our subscribers saying, “Thank you,” and we also provided the Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals. Office Dynamics International has and always will be focused on YOU. Your training, your education, your professional advancement, and your overall well being is important to us. 3 Stages To Problem Solving For Administrative And Executive Assistants.

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Professional. Administrative Professional.

Office Dynamics

Did he say it because I was an administrator, or because I was female? The remark wasn’t directed at another attorney, just the lone female administrative professional seated at that table. When did the important, respectful and honorable administrative support role cease being considered an admirable profession of choice, at least in the eyes of a few ignorant people? James Bond” it seems I should preface myself by saying, “Professional. By Nancy Fraze.

Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

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.

Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 22 April, 2009 Happy Administrative Professionals Day! I am speaking this morning at an administrative event so looking forward to meeting some new assistants. ► June (3) ► May (7) ▼ April (4) New Hire Overload Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

April 22nd - Administrative Professionals' Day

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 April, 2009 April 22nd - Administrative Professionals Day It often amazes me that a day is set aside for our profession. Administrative professionals usually go about doing their work with little or no recognition. Is your office doing anything for Administrative Professionals Day?

Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

Office Dynamics

For an assistant, travel planning can be a nightmare! It’s almost enough to break the spirit of the most dedicated administrative professional! The problem of travel planning is massive and it’s plagued our field for decades. In this month’s webinar, administrative training expert Joan Burge is revealing the solution—a brand new way to ease the burden on you and ensure your executive is happy. It’s truly a game changer for administrative professionals!

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Assistant Recommended Apps for Travel

Office Dynamics

Thanks to an extremely helpful resource for administrative professionals called Officepal , I have been inspired to gather and share with you favorite apps that myself and fellow assistant peers are in love with right now! All this information is waiting in the palm of your hand and it has the power to make travel for yourself or your leader so much easier! Best Apps for Travel Recommended by Assistants. Mobile travel planning made easy.

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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. I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. A stellar Executive Assistant must think of every detail for every function such as calendar management, travel planning, meeting preparation and execution, and e-mail management.

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7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

Eat Your Career

As a proud former administrative professional , I’ve always enjoyed being a part of the admin community. Unfortunately, that company is no longer in business, but I spent a few years as their community spokesperson, writing professional development articles for admins and traveling the country to meet our admin community on a regular basis. Today, I am still a true supporter of administrative professionals.

2019 161

NOT, “Just An Admin!”

Office Dynamics

Then one day I discovered that every admin is valued and the true value of the profession of the administrative assistant! I was a highly respected professional. I know my story is all too familiar for other administrative assistants. Administrative assistants go above and beyond and take on new assignments with little to no background, training or experience. Our role is no longer confined to typing letters, answering the phone, scheduling meetings and travel.

2017 169

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

Office Dynamics

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]. The scholarship award does NOT include travel expenses. Honorees are responsible for their own travel, hotel and incidental expenses; this scholarship applies to tuition only.

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990. The global economic meltdown brought sweeping changes across many continents as companies made drastic changes to many sectors of employees, including the administrative profession. Before the crisis, the administrative profession operated differently.

2015 186

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

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. The primary manager may be traveling and/or unavailable to answer your questions. Time will always be a challenge for administrative professionals, and that’s okay!

2016 143

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

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 171

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

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. If you are a manager reading this blog, check off the ones that apply to your administrative partner. Professional presence. Let’s you check professional presence. Do you demonstrate a professional presence every day, even when someone has upset you?

2015 167

IAAP, Yahoo and Air Travel

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Both of these are excellent sources of information for the administrative assistant. I thought I would pass on something from the e-newsletter because this week there was a link to a Yahoo article with a list of 20 Tips from Air Travel Insiders. If you are involved in making travel arrangements for your boss or even for your own personal travel, this is well worth the read.

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

Office Dynamics

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!

2015 116

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

After so much anticipation, the Office Dynamics Conference, titled the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , opened on Tuesday evening September 30th with the Social Fusion Mixer. The group was a mix of returning attendees and first timers, all excited about the days to come, with participants having traveled from all corners of the US, Canada, and even Israel! Stay tuned for Part 2 of our administrative professionals conference recap!

2014 151

Love What You Do

Office Dynamics

Last week Office Dynamics International turned 29! It has not been an easy journey, especially since I started a niche business of specialized training for administrative professionals of every title, age, and experience level. Over these 29 years, I have met tens of thousands of administrative professionals. The post Love What You Do appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training.

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Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

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.].

2015 153

Whose meeting is it anyway?

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! Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting? I gave at the office Calendar "ah ha" Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

2010 100

Your Administrative Assistant Is Your Greatest Asset

Office Dynamics

Between e-mail, virtual assistants, smartphones, high-speed Internet connections and a host of other technological marvels, they mistakenly believe they are more independent than ever—making their own travel plans, managing their own Inbox, sending their own letters and scheduling their own meetings. In reality, however, these so-called independent managers have lost sight of the one asset that can truly impact the company’s bottom line: an empowered administrative assistant.

2018 159

Honored “Best Book” In Best of The Best Office Products and Services

Office Dynamics

In recognition of quality products and services used by corporate America every day, DeskDemon launched “Our Favorites – The Award” the first award program honoring the best of the best in office products and services voted on by those who know best, the administrative professional. It is the administrative professional that sources and purchases the products and services that keep the office running smooth. Best Online Travel Websites.

2014 126

Elevate Your Elevator Speech

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. Depending on what floor you are traveling to, your journey will be short so your introduction should be the same- short and too the point. At The Office Professionals Place, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important.

2009 109

The luminous brilliance of SIX Supernovas outshines nighttime Las Vegas Strip!

Office Dynamics

Spectacular galactic convergence occurred this past Thursday night at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, during The Red Carpet & Recognition Gala sponsored by Office Dynamics at the international 18th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. Winners were nominated and voted for by the 240 attendees who traveled from across the globe – the largest Annual Conference attendance ever – epic in Milky Way proportions! Press Release.

2011 126

New! Scholarship Application for 2014 Conference [TIME SENSITIVE]

Office Dynamics

Administrative Conference Scholarship Application Announcement. I am excited to share with you that we are now accepting applications for scholarships for the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence happening this Sept 30-Oct 3 at the Red Rock Resort & Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. I urge you to take advantage of this administrative conference scholarship application if budget was a primary reason why you aren’t able to attend an administrative conference this year.

2014 128

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

The theme for our 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence was The Revolutionary Assistant. Revolutionary ways to gain true manager support for your ongoing professional development. Or because so many leaders are independent, they place events on their own calendars and forget to inform their administrative partner. Plus it is embarrassing to the leader or the administrative person who set the schedule.

2016 169

From Possibility to Reality

Office Dynamics

This past October, I was honored to be part of the 2016 Office Dynamics International Conference, The Revolutionary Assistant. I was sharing how I had started doing think tanks in our new “creative thinking space” using Compression Planning®, which sparked a conversation on helping assistants be more revolutionary, the theme Joan was planning for her 2016 Conference for Administrative Excellence.

2017 134

5 Business Lessons to Adopt from Innovative Technology Companies

Office Dynamics

This includes internal functions like finance and operations. A study from the International Council of Association for Science Education indicates companies should collaborate with educational partners to increase scientific literacy and company exposure. TRAVO introduced their travel planning tool that provides solutions for the administrative professional who handles travel planning as one of their job functions.

2016 100

Do you provide royal service?

Office Dynamics

I recently stayed at a Fairmont hotel while I was traveling. 2011 Julie Perrine International, LLC. Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, is a personality strategist, personal brand analyst, and administrative mentor who teaches administrative professionals and entrepreneurs how to increase their professional opportunities and achieve more productive and meaningful relationships by utilizing innovative technology, ideas, and people. by Julie Perrine.

2012 116

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

Try to attend training courses that are offered for executive admin as much as you can (even if it is just one time a year and you travel to another city for it). If training/travel aren’t an option it may be a goal to strive for as a reward for a job well done. I am a member of our local chamber’s young professional’s group – perhaps your chamber has some great mixers you can attend. Don’t be shy because you are an administrative professional.

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

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! Lynn has been in the administrative field for 28 years and to be honoured like this has confirmed that her efforts and hard work have been appreciated. Lynn has organized strategic events such as the companys internal trade show, all-hands meetings, the annual awards banquet, internal events and leadership off-site meetings.

2010 118

Tax Tip for the Office Professional

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. Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Tax Tip for the Office Professional It’s that time of year again- tax season! At The Office Professionals Place, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important.

2010 100

Dealing in real time.

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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 8:52 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , dates , fixed time , real time Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

2010 109

We don't know what we don't know

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! If you are part of an administrative team you can use your meetings to share knowledge with each other or give tips on something new you have discovered. Administrative newsletters or bulletin boards where you can post tips or suggestions is a good way to learn.

2010 116

Are You a Future Focused Executive Assistant, Really?

Office Dynamics

Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! When you listen, you tune out internal and external distractions.

2012 100

You may work for someone, but you are your own boss Everyday.

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. We know this is true because we see and hear on the news how traffic is backed up and travel times are astronomical. At The Office Professionals Place, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important.

2010 100

When your voicemail goes awry.

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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 10:26 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , checking voicemail , professional assistant , trouble Reactions: 3comments: Danielle said. I gave at the office Calendar "ah ha" Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

2010 118

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

Try to attend training courses that are offered for executive admin as much as you can (even if it is just one time a year and you travel to another city for it). If training/travel aren’t an option it may be a goal to strive for as a reward for a job well done. I am a member of our local chamber’s young professional’s group – perhaps your chamber has some great mixers you can attend. Don’t be shy because you are an administrative professional.

Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

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! They are a team of office professionals for office professionals. I am now leaving Atlanta to travel to Birmingham and the impression I am left with is I have never been in a city that smiles so much.

2009 100

Avoid Conference Call Catastrophes

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. Teleconferencing is another convenient and travel-free way for us to connect and get the job done and may be one of the easiest and cost effective meetings because there is no need to reserve meeting space and no refreshments to order.

2010 109

Admin Buddies

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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 7:53 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , buddy system , professional assistant , work buddy Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

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