All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

Our free training programs began in 2009 with the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence pre-recorded video program. More free assistant training at your fingertips. You’ll find even more training videos by Joan Burge here.

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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. Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here. Either way, we want you to know who we are and what we believe. We Passionately Believe.

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals

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Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! This is the month we can (and will) celebrate in a big way.

Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement

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BONUS BONUS BONUS!!! Get Bonus Entries In Our Blog-a-Thon For The Administrative Profession. For those of you who are participating in our blog-a-thon this April we want to give you even more ways to get entered to win. Announcing BONUS entries with social sharing.

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Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? 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.

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Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

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When planning upcoming seminars, conferences, and training – see how they line up and teach you strategies that you can bring back and implement in your workplace. Put together a presentation showing your executive the benefits of the training.

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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!

Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?

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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. Take a moment to read her question and let us know what you think in the comments of this blog. Have you ever found yourself in a similar scenario?

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

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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. Thousands of employees tell me they can’t attend training because their company won’t pay for it. Welcome to April. Wow, where is the time going? 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!

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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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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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.

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The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

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When Joan presents training, she always receives similar feedback: People think she is “poised, polished and professional.”. We know that investing in a comprehensive training program like World Class Assistant is a big decision. Administrative professionals are always asking us what it takes to really stand out in the workplace. After all, it’s a competitive market out there! If you really want to make a name for yourself and get ahead, it takes more than just skimming the surface.

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

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Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year?

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I wish I had known sooner

Practically Perfect PA

It seemed that being the ‘go to’ person meant I should be up to speed on company policies and procedures, office etiquette and in-house systems as soon as I started. Be assertive about what you need and what you can offer.

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State of the Administrative Profession

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Las Vegas, Nevada: Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics and the creator of many administrative professional and executive assistant training courses, books, web videos, has captured the new mindset for the new decade in “Adminology,” presented her opening remarks, “Professional Expertise for the New Decade” and her annual "State of the Profession" address at the 17 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence to an audience of 174 attendees. Admin Assistant Training Adminology

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State of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Las Vegas, Nevada: Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics and the creator of many administrative professional and executive assistant training courses, books, web videos, has captured the new mindset for the new decade in “Adminology,” presented her opening remarks, “Professional Expertise for the New Decade” and her annual "State of the Profession" address at the 17 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence to an audience of 174 attendees. By Nancy Fraze, Reporter in the Field.

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What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

Laughing all the Way to Work

We need to be assertive and show our bosses how much better they can function if the administrative jobs are taken care of by us. I also do not claim to give any medical, financial, psychological, veterinary, retail, personal training or HR advice, although at times it may seem like I think I know what Im talking about, it is just my opinion. 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!

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