Who Is Office Dynamics International?

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At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. 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. In a “Career of Choice” mentality.

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

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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? You can view the replay of our webinar, Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem. As an attendee, you will learn….

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

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Stress reducer. 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. It tells me that person doesn’t really know what it takes to be a great assistant.

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Is it time to bust your comfort zone?

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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

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All the free training we offer in one place!

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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

5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

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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!). Author: OfficeNinjas. Editor’s Note: This is a revised version of an original post from the OfficeNinjas blog.

2016 159

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

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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? 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. Over the years, I have collected more than 300 ideas.

2015 167

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

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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

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

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It is your thought process and attitude that controls your internal dragon. When you don’t focus on your work, then you make mistakes, get behind schedules, become stressed and maybe you aren’t patient with others. 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.

2017 122

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

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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]

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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

How to Tackle Adversity Like an Oyster

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As I walked on, I thought about how oysters produce pearls to alleviate the “discomfort” that trespassing particles assert on their soft tissues. When adversity hits, it’s your response that matters When a foreign particle intrudes into the internal regions of the oyster, the oyster responds by secreting nacre onto it to prevent its sharp edges from abrading its soft tissue. Lifehacks Stress

2011 219

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

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Other times, we’re simply drained after being tapped for a major undertaking or high stress project. 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

3 Unique Things That Successful People Do Differently

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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”. Other times, if they are feeling particularly stressed or overworked, they might choose to focus on their breath and enjoy ten minutes of not thinking at all. Are you already wavering on your New Year’s resolutions? It’s okay, you’re not alone.

2017 186

Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant!

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Unchecked, the effects are: increased stress, lower self-esteem and poor productivity among the abused, which in turn damage any organization’s effectiveness, stability and profitability. About the author: Nan DeMars CAP is an internationally-recognized speaker, trainer and author on the topic of Workplace Ethics. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Conflict Resolution Difficult PeopleWhat if you had Donald Trump as a boss?

Quiz: Are You a Respectful Co-Worker?

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b) Ask one of the interns clean it up – after all, they’re supposed to be learning all angles of business! One of your co-workers is overwhelmed and stressed out. a) Acknowledge that you know she is stressed and let it go. Sure, she’s stressed. Perhaps you think this makes you assertive. Your office is probably full of different personalities— some easier to get along with than others.

2013 136

Convey Confidence Without Words

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That's the assertion of Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer Richard Cox, who explains that the "language of power" comes from our nonverbal cues. If you chose the first option, you are asserting your power in a nonverbal way. If you tap someone on the shoulder, you're asserting 'I'm here.'" Just by changing your gestures, you can change internally as well," he says. Do you get a lack of respect at work?

How to Find Your Voice at Work

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So today’s post is all about finding your voice at work and overcoming those internal demons that have been keeping you quiet. If you need to confront a delicate situation with someone who’s particularly stressed out, choose your timing wisely. While you want to demonstrate assertiveness, you need to balance it with respect. I know so many amazing professionals who often tell me that speaking up at work is a challenge. It’s not that they don’t have opinions—the certainly do!

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10 Steps to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

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They become even more stressed as they achieve their dream, instead of enjoying what their hard work has brought them. 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. It sure beats picturing impending disaster and will help with performance-related stress.

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NEWS RELEASE: Star Achievement Series Has Gone Public

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Overview: Managers rely on their staff for everything from project follow-through to ensuring internal and external customers are served appropriately. Cultivate internal and external networks. Participants will learn to: Identify and evaluate elements that may be creating stress at work. Apply self-management techniques vs. stress-management tips. Equally important is the ability to communicate your needs assertively. Communicate their needs assertively.

2012 119

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

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By counting backwards and focusing on the numbers, it is more difficult to focus on the actual stress element and therefore, you become more relaxed. Be assertive, state your case, and give and ask for solutions. The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Lets grow together!

2010 109

How To Live A Scriptless Life

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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. Over time I have felt increasing pressure and stress.

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