5 Reasons to Attend Office Dynamics World Class Assistant Course

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International is the creator of the World Class Assistant course and has helped men and women from around the world get their CWCA designation. At the WCA live class, you will be fully immersed in your learning. 4: Intimate class size.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

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Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

As we celebrate 25 years in business we’re offering a free webinar each month for administrative professionals to continue their skill development and learn more about who we are and what we offer the administrative profession. We have about 5 spaces left for our fall 2015 class.

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The Skill Every Assistant Needs

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Must-Have Skills for 2017

Office Dynamics

What are the eight must-have skills for executive and administrative assistants for today? As you enter into 2017, be sure you are equipped with this top-notch skill set. Joan also talks about one bonus skill, tune in to see what it is.

2017 192

Which secretary skills are worth keeping?

Practically Perfect PA

I particularly liked her parent’s suggestion of taking a typing class so that Lynn ‘had something to fall back on’ Speaking to assistants a generation or two older than mine I get the sense that some of them took secretarial courses as something to fall back on.

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How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

Here’s how assistants manage their workload and find time for other things, like training! . I am so impressed with administrative and executive assistants who manage their workload in addition to spending several days away from the office for training and development.

2015 264

The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

You have to dive deep within yourself to develop that “World Class” status that executives are looking for in their assistants. As you can see, these skills go beyond the basics. There is much to learn regarding advanced skills for assistants. These are just a few of the topics we cover in the World Class Assistant™ Certification and Professional Designation program. It’s designed to help you stand out and develop the master-level skills you need to become World Class.

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Leadership Skills for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I have always said, “ You do not need to be a manager or senior executive to be a leader. So while you might be nervous speaking in front of your peers or other colleagues, it is imperative that you develop this skill.

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Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There was a student who dropped a course five times because he hated speaking in front of the class. This reflects your level of communication skills and acumen.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills

Daily Writing Tips

When you have paid for a class and/or scheduled time for attend classes or workshop sessions, you’re more likely to persevere, and completing assignments and projects will help you establish and/or maintain your writing discipline. Original post: 10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills.

2019 112

Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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Skills Assistants Need In The New Age

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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Top Five Skills To Develop In College That Can Help You Get Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

You need to have a particular skill set that fits their needs. Some students may learn professional skills by reading “ management books by reputed authors “, watching videos on these subjects or latching on to management gurus. See Also: 3 Management Books Every Upcoming Entrepreneur Must Read. Now, if you are wondering what exact skills can help you in getting your dream job, read on. Leadership skills. Collaborative skills.

2017 155

5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certificate Program. content derived from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program) .

2015 257

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

Here's a story I did for Gannett/USA Today on what to do if you're interested in moving into the management ranks. Managers often are portrayed as incompetent nincompoops or royal jerks who should be locked in their cars and never allowed to interact with human beings again.

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Enlarge Your Presence

Office Dynamics

I am just coming back to the office this week after an incredible week of teaching World Class Assistant to some amazing ladies. During my training, I give ample time for attendees to use their creativity, skill practice, and stretch out of their comfort zones.

2016 195

Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

2014 130

7 Tips for Executive Assistants Who Want To Be More Assertive

Office Dynamics

Again, use positive communication skills. Benefits of Attending the World Class Assistant Certificate Program (as shared by course participants). Select Your World Class Assistant Training Dates Today. Do you want to be more assertive?

Emotional Intelligence for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

This definitely is a skill every assistant needs to know. This is a skill you can use every single day! In our World Class Assistant course, we cover this topic and participants work on real work world case studies. 2: Self-Management (I manage me.).

2019 216

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

Professional certification gives your employees a chance to upgrade their skills and grow in their career, which in turn gives you stronger and more skilled employees. Certification is an inexpensive way to help your employees move forward and learn new skills.

2015 178

I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

As the years passed, I raised my children as a working Mom while adding new skills, learning new technologies, etc. I experienced a few bumps in the road but felt fairly secure that I was good at what I did and had all the skills necessary to be successful.

2016 203

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Do Online Classes Make Sense for.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, July 20, 2009 Do Online Classes Make Sense for Your Career? Some schools spread their classes out over traditional school schedules.

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Looking Forward – Skills to Learn for 2011 and Beyond?

Office Dynamics

It doesn’t take a brain scientist to see that more and more firms are counting on employees and middle management to handle their own calls, prepare their own documents and make their own travel arrangements. Consider taking on learning these new skills: Foreign Language: Learn Spanish.

2011 137

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

I recently came across this list from one of my classes and wanted to share it. If you are a manager reading this blog, check off the ones that apply to your administrative partner. Good communication skills. Organization skills. Interpersonal communication skills.

2015 243

Looking Forward – Skills to Learn for 2011 and Beyond?

Office Dynamics

It doesn’t take a brain scientist to see that more and more firms are counting on employees and middle management to handle their own calls, prepare their own documents and make their own travel arrangements. Consider taking on learning these new skills: Foreign Language: Learn Spanish.

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Interacting with the World and Work

Office Dynamics

During a class I was teaching, a high-level executive assistant that I admire said to her peers, “At our company, we insulate ourselves. Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Uncategorized Work-Life Balance

2018 217

5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for administrative assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certification and Designation Program. Read the Wall Street Journal after your manager is done with it.

2018 237

Setting Healthy Boundaries Today

Office Dynamics

I was teaching a class two weeks ago from the Star Achievement Series®. Under that umbrella, we addressed topics such as self-management vs. stress management, learning specific difficult people types and how to handle each of them, the benefits of conflict and much more.

2018 199

6 Ways for Assistants to Gain Respect

Office Dynamics

Furthermore, communication—including speaking skills, assertiveness and the ability to read an audience or situation—and appearance contribute to a person’s perceived executive presence. In my World Class Assistant™ course, attendees will ask me what this means.

2019 155

How do you make yourself more assertive?

Office Dynamics

This is a posted question from Business Management Daily ‘s Admin Pro Forum that has been shared with permission. . World Class Assistant Certificate Program. For more discussion on this topic, visit Business Management Daily.

Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

The wow factor is a term we use in the World Class Assistant™ certificate program to describe the powerful executive presence that the most successful administrative professionals exude. They are World Class Assistants. You can’t have it if you don’t first have the skills to do your job exceptionally well. This wow factor idea comes from our World Class Assistant™ Certification and Professional Designation program. Some assistants have it. Some assistants don’t.

2017 155

Perfect Your Small Business Skills With Open Courseware

Small Business CEO

While yes it is true that one doesn’t need a Masters of Business Administration degree in order to run and manage a successful small business, the leadership and business skills one learns pursuing an MBA can in fact help one launch their business to even further heights.

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Assistants Must Excel at the Fundamentals

Office Dynamics

I know many seasoned executive assistants who think they do not need to focus on or pay attention to their basic skills, what is also known as the fundamentals. They feel they have been managing calendars or planning meetings forever so why pay attention. Manager Support.

2018 235

Book Review: Bill’s Imperfect Time Management Adventure

Simple Productivity Blog

I am always on the lookout for new time management pieces to slot into my current system. When Francis Wade emailed me and asked me to read and review Bill’s Im-Perfect Time Management Adventure: A Business Fable , I thought why not? The thing that really piqued my curiosity is that this time management book was written as a novel. The premise of the book centers around Bill, a project manager who is not very good at time management.

2013 162

Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Office Dynamics

Expand your mind; add to your skill set; challenge your thinking; look at your day in a new way; be a life-long student. Often when assistants show up for our training, they are already skilled and experienced.

Create Your Professional Development Plan Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

Sample Presentation (From World Class Assistant Attendee): Professional Development Plan Example. Your career is a work in progress whether you are climbing the corporate ladder or staying in your current position and wanting to increase your effectiveness.

2015 143

Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Today I am focusing on tactfully voicing your opinion, which is another topic I cover in our World Class Assistant Certification course. Throughout my career as an employee—a few decades ago—I had the need to voice my opinion to my manager, colleague, vendors, peers, and others. I encourage you to work on this vital business skill. I hope you had a great week last week and were able to apply the tips I had for communicating with people from different generations.

2017 184

Top Communication Tips for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

(Excerpt from Office Dynamics’ World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program). While everyone must competently use today’s information technology tools, too many of us are ignoring the proven importance and effectiveness of interpersonal communication skills.

2015 254

Should You Go Back to School?

On The Job

But maybe you have skills that can be redirected in other ways." For example, if you've been a writer and find opportunities waning, consider turning your communication skills to social media, a hot industry these days, Hawkins says.

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Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion

Office Dynamics

I am well rested and ready to teach my high-end boot camp this week called World Class Assistant. A World Class Assistant should be able to voice his or her opinion but, of course, you must do it tactfully. World Class Assistant Parts 1 & 2 September 13 – 16.

2016 189

When is it too soon—or too late—to thwart bullying?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Of all the programs offered by other training companies that I’ve attended, World Class Assistant was much more comprehensive and intense.

2018 154

Lead From Anywhere: How assistants can exemplify leadership

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, a renowned author and administrative expert, is the creator of the Star Achievement Series®, World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program, more than 40 customized workshops and seminars for administrative professionals and author of several books.

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