5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

To have a better look into the matter, let’s talk about the team collaboration challenges SaaS environments have to face: Top 5 Remote Collaboration Challenges. Conducts effective virtual meetings using an online collaboration tool.

2020 226

Today’s Administrative Assistant Has Power

Office Dynamics

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. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Career Management Self Development(Excerpt from Become an Inner Circle Assistant book, Joan Burge).

2017 186
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Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

Office Dynamics

To gain a seat we will want to embrace qualities like critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Collaboration: going global. Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Career Management Self Development Workplace Tools 21st Century Administrative Professional administrative professional Debbie Gross executive table lean in news skills for assistants required skills for assistants

2015 164

Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

Show that you know how to collaborate and rally a group around a common goal. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Career Management Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Leadership Professional Image Self DevelopmentDesigned by Freepik. As a career-minded assistant, it’s easy to get to a place where you wonder, “Where do I go from here?”. Advancing as an assistant can take many different forms.

2017 153

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

How to approach your work, career, and LIFE with intention and a sense of mission.Simple strategies to boldly embrace your inner leader—and enhance your productivity, collaboration, and creativity at the same time! Simple strategies to boldly embrace your inner leader—and enhance your productivity, collaboration, and creativity at the same time!

How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

As more companies embrace collaboration, 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. Use assertive communication techniques. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week. However, Monday is the perfect time to talk about workplace conflict because we all have to deal with it. I’m not referring to full-blown, yelling at each other.

2016 141

How the DISC Behavioral Model Can Help Solopreneurs

The Solopreneur Life

I haven’t studied it in great depth yet, but I plan to because I think it gives us as solopreneurs a framework for understanding ourselves, our clients, and our collaborators. DISC is an acronym for: Dominance—relating to control, power and assertiveness. In this matrix, the vertical dimension represents a factor of “Assertive&# or “Passive&# , while the horizontal dimension represents “Open&# vs. “Guarded&#.

2011 178

6 Recruiting Lessons From World's Successful Recruitment Experts

Recruit CRM

Mark Lobosco , the Vice President of talent solutions for LinkedIn says what recruiters now need to look for more in the job seekers are not just their technical skills but also their ability to respond creatively, quickly and all collaborative aspects.

2020 75

Career Success A to Z: C is for Confidence

Eat Your Career

I never realized there were so many good c-words related to career success: communication, collaboration, courage…. With confidence, you’ll be a better communicator and more effective collaborator. It means smiling, speaking articulately and assertively, looking people in the eye, and managing your physical presence. If you confidently assert your position and then don’t have real information to back it up, the self-fulfilling prophecy is reversed.

2016 100

3 Unique Things That Successful People Do Differently

Dumb Little Man

As the landing page asserts, it is designed “for people who struggle with self-care, executive dysfunction, and/or who have trouble reading internal signals”. For those who do not work for Oprah, she has collaborated with spiritual guide Deepak Chopra to create a number of free 21-day guided meditations. Are you already wavering on your New Year’s resolutions? It’s okay, you’re not alone.

2017 186

A day in the life: Katrina Wardell, EA at Dropbox

Practically Perfect PA

I love the collaborative nature of working at Dropbox! There are so many opportunities to work with different teams and it’s rewarding to create something in collaboration with your colleagues. Don’t be afraid to be assertive! It’s an awesome online tool for collaboration where any number of people can work on a document at once. I’m originally from San Diego, California, but I have been living in Dublin, Ireland for the past six years.

Things Assistants Do That Executives Appreciate

Office Dynamics

Takes networking skills very seriously, encouraging teamwork and collaboration throughout our organization. Appropriately assertive. Collaborates and communicates with the team without specific direction from me. 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.

2018 129

Understanding Your Personality: Discover How To Grow Using The Rule Of Four

Dumb Little Man

The “humors” were upgraded to the following classifications: • Choleric which relates to the active, ambitious and assertive types. If you have these traits and are looking to grow, you might need to take a more collaborative and conciliatory approach to gain the engagement and support of others who will help you reach your goal. The ‘rule of four’ has been around for centuries.

2017 159

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. It took me weeks to find a healthy harmony in my schedule, months to protect it consistently, and years to assert my right to dictate what my life looks and feels like. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work. Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever.

2019 59

Do you have what it takes to be Revolutionary? Admin Conference Recap

Office Dynamics

We discussed the pros and cons of the new open collaborative office environment. Colette said assertiveness shows respect to you and others. Do you have what it takes to be Revolutionary? Well, I have finally recuperated from hosting our big conference. It was a huge success and was worth all our time and energy.

2016 187

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. It took me weeks to find a healthy harmony in my schedule, months to protect it consistently, and years to assert my right to dictate what my life looks and feels like. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work. Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever.

2019 40

How Men Sabotage Their Careers

45 Things

While the majority of leaders (64%) are still men, a recent Zenger/Folkman survey found that women are ranked higher when it comes to what are seen as the competencies of top leaders: inspiring and motivating behavior; a talent for building relationships; and an ability to collaborate. While they are sometimes too attuned to others and squash some of their own assertiveness, their ability to put others at ease and encourage conversation are qualities more men should try to emulate.

2012 55

How DreamWorks Teaches All Employees to Flex Their Creativity Muscle

45 Things

DreamWorks would not have believed this accountant's assertion that he's not creative. The work that we do is so collaborative that we must have people who can not only sit at their desk and solve a problem but then be able to articulate that solution to their supervisor and to the team," he says. The company is trying to maximize its creative collaborations through cloud computing technology but also through some very nontechnical face-to-face meetings.

2012 69

100 Idioms About Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

possession is nine-tenths of the law : a reference to the notion that someone who possesses something has a stronger legal claim to it than someone who merely asserts ownership. two heads are better than one : collaboration will produce a better outcome than individual effort. Last week, I offered a post about idioms pertaining to the number one (I limited the scope because there’s only so much space on the Internet.)

2016 57