Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. Technical skills can be gleaned, but behavior must be taught. How long have you been a friend of Office Dynamics International? 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. The administrative role is a noble calling.

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

From what I understand, no one else had anything like the portfolio to showcase their skills. Limited time offer from Office Dynamics International: Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership program significantly marked down to $79 (from $249) until May 10. Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem. Do you struggle with getting people to notice you?

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. Related: At Office Dynamics International We Believe… The post Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career appeared first on Office Dynamics. In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. When people tell me, “Anyone can do that job,” it bothers me.

2016 160

How to Help Your Manager Get Things Done – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

This is the best blog for advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants provided by Office Dynamics International. Ask An Admin Assertive Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Problem Solving Productivity Teamwork Time Management UncategorizedIf you are an Administrative Professional looking for your questions to be answered by your peers, then this is the place for you!

2019 143

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

Good communication skills. Organization skills. Interpersonal communication skills. Excellent calendaring skills. Excellent time management skills. Great networking skills. Analytical forward thinking skills. More free webinar events with Office Dynamics International: The post Qualities Of A Great Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics. What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant?

2015 167

5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

Office Dynamics

Whether it’s finding the right caterer, meeting global counterparts from international office locations or brushing off your creative skills to whip up a spiffy PowerPoint presentation, you love tackling projects outside of your job scope (and even get excited at the opportunity!). There’s no doubt that a stigma surrounding admin roles still exists but as any Ninja knows, it takes skill, smarts and a whole lot of common sense—attributes not everyone possesses.

2016 159

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we love what we do. Part of what we do is provide tools and services to administrative professionals to enhance the quality of their work-life that promote administrative excellence. We offer high level coaching, onsite workshops, an annual conference for administrative excellence, an executive assistant boot camp and more. However we aren’t able to reach every administrative professional with our our premium programs.

2015 171

Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

As founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, I have been on the “other side of the desk” for 25 years. [This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.]. There is no greater relationship in the workplace than that of an executive and an Assistant. I can honestly say that because of my experience in the administrative profession for 20 years in a variety of organizations.

2015 153

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Establish positive working relationships with other internal administrative support staff as they are vital when additional help is needed. Stacy Leitner has been both nationally and internationally recognized in her roles as an executive assistant and college educator. The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. This article has been shared by permission from the author. .

2016 143

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Join Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics International, for an inspiring look at what it takes to live a BIG and bold life, even in today’s hectic world. 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. We juggle family, business demands, and social lives.

2015 132

Live Your BIG & BOLD Life Free Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

Join Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics International, for an inspiring look at what it takes to live a BIG and bold life, even in today’s hectic world. Access the free webinar replay here. Working women hold a unique position in our society. We juggle family, business demands, and social lives. But all too often, we encounter resistance. Glass ceilings, stereotypes, and the physical limitations of time all attempt to hold us back.

2015 141

Is it time to bust your comfort zone?

Office Dynamics

How to break through the internal and external barriers that prevent you from taking on challenges—and the benefits you’ll experience personally and professionally when you do. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Leadership Problem Solving Self Development Stress Management Workplace Tools #bustthezone comfort zone free webinar Jasmine Freeman stretch your skills

2015 147

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

Office Dynamics

Who Is Office Dynamics International? Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year? Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. IAAP teamed up with Staples to #CelebrateAdmins.

2015 116

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

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. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. 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

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

Office Dynamics

Have a look at your time management skills, and how best to invest your efforts on a daily and weekly basis. A mentor and a former trainer in the private sector, she’s passionate about ongoing professional development and presents regionally, nationally and internationally. 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.

2016 109

7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant

Office Dynamics

More assertive? How can you deliver over-the-top customer service to your internal and external customers? Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Interpersonal Skills Self DevelopmentSo you already have achieved great success in your career and are a pretty savvy assistant. So what’s next for you within your career? Well here are 7 must-do actions of success-minded assistants.

2017 174

How to Positively Slay Your Office Dragons

Office Dynamics

lack assertiveness. It is your thought process and attitude that controls your internal dragon. Admin Assistant Training Attitude Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Motivators co-workers communication difficult people dragons in the workplace managers weapons to win workplace workplace effectivenessI have been speaking on how to slay your ‘Office Dragons’ for 25 years now.

2016 106

Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Quite often I am asked which courses I would recommend for assistants that are just starting in the profession and want to undertake some training to increase their skills and help them move up the career ladder. We have a shed load of skills that have to be kept up to date so that we can do our job effectively. We have to be experts at IT, we have to have great people skills and we have to be assertive and confident to be able to handle all of the daily tasks asked of us!

How the DISC Behavioral Model Can Help Solopreneurs

The Solopreneur Life

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&#. High D people are described as: confident, goal-driven, determined, decisive, results-oriented, makes own rules, assertive, hard-working, focused, controlling, risk-taking, direct, adventuresome, self-assured, forceful.

2011 168

Are You TOO Nice at Work?

Eat Your Career

Instead, you internalize the frustration and view yourself as a victim. You can also be assertive without being an a$$. It takes time to develop these skills, but it’s well worth it. You’re a nice person, I know. And nice is good! That old saying that “ nice guys finish last ” is a myth. Niceness, by and large, is an asset to building relationships —both personal and professional. However, there is a point of diminishing returns, especially in the workplace.

2013 203

3 Strategies for Combining Sentences

Daily Writing Tips

Crafting and managing these agreements is a unique and valuable skill. When an assertion is supported in a subsequent sentence by a statement that provides an explanation, splice the sentences by deleting the subject from the second one, as shown here: “Crafting and managing these agreements is a unique and valuable skill because the financial risks of violating their terms can be substantial.”.

2016 55

Quiz: Are You a Respectful Co-Worker?

Eat Your Career

b) Ask one of the interns clean it up – after all, they’re supposed to be learning all angles of business! Perhaps you think this makes you assertive. Take a step back and focus on your skills in these areas. Your office is probably full of different personalities— some easier to get along with than others. No matter where you work, or what you do, respecting your co-workers is an essential part of being a high-quality professional.

2013 136

NEWS RELEASE: Star Achievement Series Has Gone Public

Office Dynamics

22 hours (per Level) of focused time with Joan Burge includes personal coaching, skill practice and evaluation during class, assessments, networking and sharing best practices with other high-caliber assistants, and high-energy learning activities. Star Achieving Techniques™ (Skill Module). Star Achieving Techniques™ (Skill Module). Give a Stellar Performance™ (Skill Module). Give a Stellar Performance™ (Skill Module). Cultivate internal and external networks.

2012 119

10 Steps to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

45 Things

Dr. Valerie Young, an international expert on impostor syndrome, offers these steps to overcome it: Break the silence. If you’ve been operating under misguided rules like, “I should always know the answer,” or “Never ask for help” start asserting your rights. Instead of considering “winging it” as proof of your ineptness, learn to do what many high achievers do and view it as a skill.

2020 43

Personal And Professional Development With PRINCE2 Training

Small Business CEO

In addition to being used as a widely-used standard for effective project management internationally, it also takes the form of an official certification for accredited project managers across a wide range of sectors. When making sure you and your people have the skills they need to become successful project managers it’s important to look beyond the project management certification. However, there are other skills that will also improve performance.

A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

The Office Professionals Place

In the office, the expectation is to constantly exhibit decorum, tact, composure, and display knowledge of your skills. Listen with empathy not sympathy and be assertive in your response. Performance reviews or evaluations are conducted for the sole purpose of letting us know what areas we need to improve or develop our skills. For example, my supervisor is great at prioritizing, so I asked her about prioritizing skills.

2010 100

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. Whether it's an idea for a new movie or a better plan for developing new products, DreamWorks believes that stirring the creative juices is critical for keeping the international company competitive, he says. Creative skills will be a more important driver of the economy than technical skills, according to a DreamWorks survey of 150 senior human resources executives.

2012 69

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. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

2010 100

How To Live A Scriptless Life

Brilliantly Better

I was putting to work some skills, but without putting my soul, my self or my life into it. Your internal voices will start telling you: “nothing good will come out of this, because you didn’t respond with kindness”. And, depending on how powerful your script is, those internal voices can be pretty strong. Fact is that even if your internal script was broken, the outside reality was modified in your favor. Eduard @ People Skills Decoded´s last blog.

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