How to Be Assertive, Not Pushy
MARCH 2, 2017
If you write to customers, clients, employees, or almost anyone on the job, you have times when you need to assert yourself.
How do you make yourself more assertive?
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
” Articles on How to Be More Assertive. 7 Tips for Executive Assistants Who Want to Be More Assertive. Enlarge Your Presence.
7 Tips for Executive Assistants Who Want To Be More Assertive
MARCH 12, 2015
Do you want to be more assertive? Learning how to tactfully voice your opinions and assert your needs as an executive assistant is important.
How to be an assertive assistant
Practically Perfect PA
AUGUST 29, 2013
How many times are assistants told to be more assertive? It seems we must constantly assert ourselves or we are total failures at the job!
Assertive versus Aggressive
JUNE 18, 2013
Be Assertive, Not Aggressive. What is the difference between assertive behavior and aggressive behavior? Benefits of Being Assertive.
How do you work for someone you dislike?
APRIL 22, 2016
Question: “Five months ago I was hired as an admin at a telecommunications company. ” – Valerie, Administrative Assistant.
12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Get ready to go from chaos to control with the excellent tips that Julie Perrine shares in this free webinar. Watch The Organized Admin Webinar Replay.
7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results
APRIL 12, 2016
The following post was originally published at ColetteCarlson.com and is shared with permission from the author. “I’ve Tally the cost. Need motivation?
Don’t Be a Dragon to Yourself (Part 3 of 3)
MARCH 13, 2017
Lack assertiveness. The problem with not being assertive is we let people walk over us. If you don’t feel you are assertive, take some classes. Assertive is about getting your needs met while being considerate of others. If you read the past two blogs, you will know that I have been talking about office dragons.
Inspiring Business Leaders: 5 of the Most Influential Women
JANUARY 28, 2016
These 5 influential women are inspiring business leaders. Adena Friedman. In her article for NASDAQ , Friedman tells us that we can go home. Rowling.
Is it time to bust your comfort zone?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
We’re all familiar with the comfort zone: That risk free place of ease and certainty with no surprises. So what can you actually do about it?
Do you really “get” emotional intelligence?
The Small Business Blog
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Personal Effectiveness anger assertiveness dene stuart EI emotional intelligence emotions influence on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.
It’s Healthy to Have High Self-Esteem
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Love yourself. In honor of the month of love, I am going to offer some great info I wrote a few years ago with my BIG Life project. Joan Burge.
Getting People to Notice You At Work
JULY 13, 2015
Do you struggle with letting your light shine? When you work in a mid to large size organization it is easy to get lost in the crowd. More successful.
Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career
APRIL 26, 2016
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. Liaison.
How to Impact Your Work by Rephrasing What You Say
APRIL 19, 2016
8 Little Words Make a BIG Difference. What can I do to get this started?” I was standing outside Jasmine’s office on my way out the front door.
Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?
MAY 6, 2016
This month’s question from our friends at The Admin Pro Forum is from Maddy who is struggling to become part of the team at her new office.
How to Respond to Workplace Conflict
APRIL 11, 2016
Use assertive communication techniques. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week. Listen.
5 Helpful Ways to Deal With a Person’s Bad Attitude
AUGUST 1, 2016
Recently, I was conducting a full-day workshop for administrative professionals at a large organization. She was the one losing out; not me.
Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals
JUNE 22, 2016
This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).
Enlarge Your Presence
APRIL 25, 2016
Speak out; present new ideas; be creative; be assertive; be open; generate enthusiasm, create change; improve processes. when you let them!
Can Lack of Assertiveness be Interpreted as Weakness?
JANUARY 18, 2009
Can lack of assertiveness be interpreted as weakness? I’m going to share with you points that have been discussed on this topic when I’m teaching administrative assistants and support staff personnel how to be assertive. Assertiveness has to do with having an “attitude of confidence.” I like to be needed. I’m wishy-washy. •
Teaching Your Assistant Yields Huge Return on Investment
APRIL 13, 2016
Are you teaching your assistant? One of the most common challenges we hear from Administrative and Executive Assistants is this: “I’m underutilized.”.
Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control
APRIL 26, 2016
Author: Shelagh Donnelly. Have you paused lately to assess where your career is going? Are you making progress, or have you plateaued? Think about it.
Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner
MARCH 14, 2016
Do You Have An Owner’s Mentality? Hello from my office to yours. Did you know there are benefits to thinking like an “owner” vs. an employee?
Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events
JULY 6, 2016
It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette. Here are a few quick tips. Introduce yourself in the chat and get to know fellow attendees.
5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job
APRIL 20, 2016
Author: OfficeNinjas. Editor’s Note: This is a revised version of an original post from the OfficeNinjas blog. Nurture is Your Nature. In Good Company.
Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace
APRIL 21, 2016
Author: Lisa Olsen. Have you ever thought about your responsibility and power to improve ethical standards in the workplace? Last is the wiggler.
How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers
APRIL 8, 2016
The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com.
Upcoming Free Webinar! Overworked But Underutilized: Go From Order Taker to Cognitive Being
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Are You Overworked But Underutilized? The problem? Sound familiar? Learning Highlights: As an attendee, you will learn…. Hint: There’s a difference!).
Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion
APRIL 18, 2016
Happy Monday. I hope you had a great weekend. I’ve had a wonderful 6 days of vacation. I actually had a staycation. Words are very powerful.
Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]
APRIL 18, 2015
Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015.
12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Building a Strong Partnership with Your Boss
DECEMBER 12, 2016
We invite you to watch the replay: Building a Strong Partnership. Important Webinar Resources. Download the Handout: Building A Star Partnership.
Who Is Office Dynamics International?
APRIL 15, 2015
At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. We Passionately Believe.
Practicing Principles of Persuasion
AUGUST 3, 2015
Admin Assistant Training Assertive Communication Skills administrative assistant courage negotiation persuasion workplace skillsOffer options.
Celebrating Administrative Professionals
MARCH 24, 2015
Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals!
Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay
APRIL 29, 2016
Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem.
What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
When I was asked to speak at the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , I was ecstatic. Without a doubt. What’s Next?
Qualities Of A Great Assistant
APRIL 2, 2015
What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? Over the years, I have collected more than 300 ideas. Good communication skills.
Live Your BIG & BOLD Life Free Webinar Replay
MAY 20, 2015
Access the free webinar replay here. Working women hold a unique position in our society. We juggle family, business demands, and social lives.