Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

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A message from Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International: Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day! For decades I have said being an administrative or executive assistant is a Career of Choice. The post Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

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I recently received an email from Joan in her trademark professional encouraging style. I realize many of you received this email and maybe additional emails celebrating Administrative Professionals Day and our profession. Please enjoy Administrative Professionals Day.

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Happy Administrative Professionals Week! An Admirable Profession

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Administrative Professionals Week – Celebrating An Admirable Profession. First, I want to thank my incredible administrative partner who grew into a Vice President at Office Dynamics. The Administrative Profession Is An Admirable Profession.

A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

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I was impressed with Gillie the minute she walked in the meeting room as she was polished, professional, and friendly. I also need to say that Gillie is an outstanding executive assistant and has always maintained a professional, polished image. You must keep learning.

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!

Gift Ideas For Administrative Professionals Day

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Finding the perfect gift for your administrative assistant can be a daunting task since flowers and lunch no longer cut it. Today’s executive or administrative assistant wants a gift that is long-lasting. In fact, thousands of administrative assistants will never attend an in-depth training program, conference, or take an online course because his or her company won’t pay for it. ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK IS APRIL 24 – 28, 2017.

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

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From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems. We also hoped that we’d get answers from administrative assistants and executive assistants that wanted to help.

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Administrative Professionals Not Getting Respect – Ask an Admin

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Ask an admin is your place to ask your question and have other administrative professionals, from around the world, give you their advice based on their experiences. This administrative professional, Seething in the South, asks us: What do you do?

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Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

Are you perplexed as to the ideal gift to give your administrative assistant in honor of Administrative Professionals Day? What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts? Assistants want to learn, grow and be challenged.

The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

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The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.”. We work each day toward a world where the administrative is highly-valued.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

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Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers. You’ll carry yourself well, have professional poise and presence.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

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Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. You’ll see how you can get involved and grow your administrative skills. Chances are your boss will be pleased to get the additional administrative support.

Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant!

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COSTS TO MANAGEMENT. 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. If you’d like to learn more about our Blog-A-Thon you can do so here. The post Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant! What if you had Donald Trump as a boss?

Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals

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Office Dynamics is excited to bring Courtney back to this year’s 24th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence where she will present Changing Lanes: Learn Your Change Style and Use It To Your Advantage. Together, Courtney and Joan will address the following questions to help you learn how to navigate change in a world of acceleration: • How are we wired to think about change? Leverage your change style and better manage the constantly shifting demands of work!

Administrative Professionals Can Be Courageous

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Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. To learn more about the blog-a-thon and how you can win great prizes check out the Administrative Professional's Blog-a-thon Page for the full message.

Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

This is an excerpt from a special report available in the Career Resource Library , a convenient and affordable training program featuring 100+ on-demand professional development resources for career advancers and administrative professionals.

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Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

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I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. Request to speak to the “Manager on Duty.”.

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!

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

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It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

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?

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

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I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. Request to speak to the “Manager on Duty.”.

Administrative Professionals Day is coming … are you ready?

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There is one “To Do” your administrative assistant can’t help you with … remembering Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 25! At Office Dynamics International, we know administrative professionals because that is our singular focus: providing superior, proven, trusted training and resources to build synergy and success!

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

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Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. Happy Monday, Motivators!

Joan and Jasmine Headed To Ohio To Teach The Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 Day Mega Training Event For Administrative Professionals

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Jasmine and I are on our way to Columbus Ohio to teach the Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 day mega-training event for administrative professionals. We had 41 executive and administrative assistants attend from some top companies in Silicon Valley.

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Monday Motivators: School Is Never Out for the Career-Minded Administrative Professional

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One thing I have embraced since I was a child is learning. I observed my managers and how they handled stress, managed conflict, kept all the balls in the air, and never missed a beat. I also observed the managers who weren’t so successful and avoided any of their nonproductive habits. I learned a great deal from those executives. Every day I find something to learn. Of course with having the Internet, none of us have an excuse not to learn.

Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

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Learning Highlights From Webinar: How to identify the fears holding you back from living your best life. Once you have completed this webinar, Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career, you may download the Certificate of Attendance to keep in your learning records.

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What’s the best time management tip you’ve ever heard?

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We simply post these on our walls at work to always keep us in learning mode. This month’s list is about time management. This post was shared by our friends at Business Management Daily. The post What’s the best time management tip you’ve ever heard?

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Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

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Administrative Professionals leading in the 21st-century. I feel strongly that the administrative profession must evolve to continue to be seen as relevant to our organizations in this changing business environment. Learn more about Debbie Gross.

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Admin Tip: How to Get Your Boss to Give You More Control

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As a support professional, your executive needs to believe fully that your primary function is to help make his or her life easier. Breaking it down into bite-sized pieces will make the process more manageable for you and more easily acceptable for your executive.

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What the Administrative Professionals Think About Joan Burge "Takin It to the Streets!"

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Last week I received a cool message about two administrative professionals who attended the Joan Burge, "Takin It to the Streets" one-day workshop. I am also very delinquent in submitting this article, but the topic is still relevant because, as I explained to my manager when I submitted my request form to attend the one-day seminar, “Joan is the ROCK STAR of the administrative professional profession”.

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.

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Building the Partnership with Your Executive: Are You a Center of Influence?

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As one Fortune 500 CEO puts it, “Administrative Assistants are the center of influence.” He describes his assistant as a “flow manager,” meaning she helps facilitate progress. You will experience greater professional growth and financial incentives. How do I manage all of these things for my executive? Kick off Administrative Professionals Week with Joan on Monday, April 24 th where you’ll learn her secret success formula for becoming a center of influence.

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I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

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I’ve been a professional assistant my entire life. As the years passed, I raised my children as a working Mom while adding new skills, learning new technologies, etc. There was obviously much more to learn.

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Make Learning Fun For Your Admin Team

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We have received numerous requests from assistants for permission to view our recorded or live webinars with their administrative peers or team. This seems to be a hot trend, learning as a team. Here’s some advice on how you can make training for your administrative team fun.

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017

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Do you struggle with interruptions when you take time to learn at your desk? HANDOUT DOWNLOAD: day-2-goal-setting-and-professional-image-handout. CERTIFICATE DOWNLOAD: certificate-of-attendance-goal-setting-and-professional-image.

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What the Administrative Professionals Think About Joan Burge "Takin It to the Streets!"

Office Dynamics

Last week I received a cool message about two administrative professionals who attended the Joan Burge, "Takin It to the Streets" one-day workshop. I am also very delinquent in submitting this article, but the topic is still relevant because, as I explained to my manager when I submitted my request form to attend the one-day seminar, “Joan is the ROCK STAR of the administrative professional profession”.

Why The Administrative Profession Is A Career Of Choice

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In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on being an executive or administrative assistant. Being in the administrative profession is a career of choice. Manager of your executive’s work life.

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5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

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I’m not sure if you know that 80% of my work is onsite training for administrative office professionals so I do a lot of traveling, in fact, 100% of my clients are out of state. Observing administrative professionals at work is one of my greatest moments.

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Today’s Administrative Assistant Has Power

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For the first time in history, the administrative professional’s job description hints at the full engagement of cognitive powers. As an administrative or executive assistant, your power will come from your brilliance! Several years ago at the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , we had 249 assistants collaborate on how an assistant could add more value at work when he or she is already adding value. Powerful assistants self-manage.

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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.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

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The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990. Before the crisis, the administrative profession operated differently. Single support executive assistants now juggled multiple managers.

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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. I have identified 3 levels of learning. Welcome to April.

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