Choose A Positive Attitude

Office Dynamics

Look at work as a gift. Assertive Attitude Productivity Self Development Stress Management UncategorizedFrom Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018). I HAVE BEEN SPEAKING on attitude since 1990. What I said in 1990 still holds true today. You have a choice when it comes to your attitude. You are not a victim of your circumstances.

2018 153

Don’t Be a Dragon to Yourself (Part 3 of 3)

Office Dynamics

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. Every person has a special gift to bring to the world. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Conflict Resolution Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Motivators Self Development

2017 122

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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. They want a long-lasting gift. 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! In case you are not aware, Administrative Professionals Week is April 24 – 28.

2017 168

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Joan’s necklace was a very special piece purchased as a gift from her late husband, Dave. Also a gift from Dave.). 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! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right?

4 Ways To Get Noticed At Work

Office Dynamics

Be sure to let your talents and gifts shine. Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Assertive Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development administrative profession get noticed at work Joan Burge Monday Motivators Star Quest throwback visible assistantDon’t Get Lost In The Clouds … The Visible Assistant . Hello Monday Motivators! I hope you had a great weekend.

2015 166

It’s Healthy to Have High Self-Esteem

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But you have your own great gifts inside you. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Career Management Leadership Motivators Self Development administrative assistant body positive executive assistant health healthy self-esteem positive self-esteem self-esteem at work self-talkLove 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. People often describe their self-esteem like a thermometer.

Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner

Office Dynamics

Strategic Thinker : use their gifts to further the company and its initiatives. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Motivators Self Development Workplace Tools #careeradvice A Company of Owners accountability admin administrative professionals culture Daren Martin executive assistant focus leadership motivation ownership presence professionalism support role webinarDo You Have An Owner’s Mentality? Hello from my office to yours.

2016 125

How to Embrace an Owner Mentality

Office Dynamics

Strategic Thinker: use their gifts to further the company and its initiatives. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Leadership Problem Solving Self Development Workplace Tools A Company of Owners accountability assistant webinars Daren Martin free webinar learning ownership ownership at work training and development workplaceEmbracing the “Owner” Mentality with Special Guest, Daren Martin, PhD.

2016 100

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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Plus, in honor of the holiday season, she’ll have some special gifts to share for lucky attendees! 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? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

2015 103

How to Gain Respect and Make Professional Connections

Dumb Little Man

Listen, some people are born with that 'gift'. Mutual Respect is Crucial Learning to be assertive is very important for healthy relationships. Assertiveness is a way of communicating with mutual respect. Consider assertiveness in your everyday life and start practicing. Who do you have trouble being assertive around?

2011 219

The Change in the Meaning of Manhood Through Time

Dumb Little Man

With women gaining the same kind of power and earning the same level of respect, men no longer need to exert too much effort in proving themselves and asserting dominance and leadership. Since there is no longer the need to assert gender superiority, men can show as much emotions as women. Sex was considered God’s gift and so men fulfilled His words of going forth to multiply. Before, men were expected to be gallant, knightly and perfect.

2016 211

12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 10

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Now is the time to stock up on all you need for holiday gifting and pay zilch for shipping! What if you perceive yourself as being assertive but not everyone agrees? On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me ten lords-a-leaping. These lords were leaping for joy because they just heard about our FREE Shipping Friday offer! What kind of things might you consider ordering today to take advantage of this offer?

2012 119

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it. 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. Customers and colleagues are using social media for business at alarming rates.

2019 59

33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

Dumb Little Man

We aren’t all gifted with her talents, but why not dance through and past all the ‘what ifs’ using self-expression? Grand ideas serve a purpose but make things happen with swift and assertive action. Live in truth and act assertively as a fruitful place to build upon. Did you come here to read all about overcoming self-doubt ? I have good news and bad news. Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons… sigh.

2016 158

Revelations from the Revolution at the Conference for Administrative Excellence

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Joan taught us to be assertive and persistent, even in the face of naysayers. There’s one thing I always say about the Office Dynamics Conference: It’s the little things that really make it special—the surprise attendee gifts, the interactive workshop-style activities, and the elaborate gala event to name just a few. Just over a week ago, I had the honor of attending the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

2016 158

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it. 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. Customers and colleagues are using social media for business at alarming rates.

2019 40

How to Say 'No' at Work

Ian's Messy Desk

That will give you the confidence to manage your work assertively. The Mind Mapping Manifesto The Bubble Planner GoalPro Goal-Setting Software unique christmas gift ideas - Buy one share of stock: Disney, Harley Davidson, Target, eBay, etc shipping furniture Miami Leather Furniture www.spacify.com/family-room-furniture.htm - for any room of the house. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 126

How to Get Productive & Organized, Even if You have ADD/ADHD or ADD/ADHD Tendencies - Listen Live!

Productive & Organized

Dr Ned Hallowell said, " ADD is actually a gift, but it can be really hard to un-wrap. " Assertive and demanding one day and then passive the next. "I must be going crazy!" " he stated a few days ago.    His frustration was apparent and he stated he was desperate. 

2011 159

If You Want Something Done, Thank Others for What They Do

The Office Professionals Place

If it is a situation that requires urgent attention, be assertive and ask for help and apologize for any inconvenience. One thing I have found that goes a long way are personal handwritten thank you notes and Starbucks gift cards. I sent her a personal note and a gift card to say thank you.

2010 100

Sit vs. Set

Daily Writing Tips

I read a comment asserting that “animate objects sit, whereas inanimate objects set, and that’s that!”. We were surprised by the beautiful gift-wrapped package setting on our bed. Like many of our shortest English words, sit and set have lengthy entries in the Oxford English Dictionary. Some of the definitions overlap. Some are interchangeable. The most common uses of sit and set are similar to those of lay and lie. “To To sit” is to be seated. “To

2013 83

Let the Teacher Teach

Office Dynamics

Do you non-assertively offer advice to others? One of the greatest gifts we can hope to receive is the knowledge of others who have learned the hard way, been there, worked around barriers, have been exposed to new ideas, have years of experience, opened their minds to what life offered them, and worked in different environments. March 8, 2010. Hello Monday Motivators!

2010 100

Let the Teacher Teach

Office Dynamics

Do you non-assertively offer advice to others? One of the greatest gifts we can hope to receive is the knowledge of others who have learned the hard way, been there, worked around barriers, have been exposed to new ideas, have years of experience, opened their minds to what life offered them, and worked in different environments. March 8, 2010. Hello Monday Motivators!

2010 100

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 6 Questions to Increase your.

45 Things

As far a those who deliberately shun accountability, I completely disagree with Robert (who asserts that 'one who commits to open honesty.will always come out ahead') and Joe (who asserts that 'behavinng badly backfires). 6 tips for handling a pregnancy and a career Eat your salad first, and other career strategies 10 gifts to give your career Is your employer clueless about your needs?

2010 46