Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

Do you have an internal admin site where you work? I co-designed one at my company and am interested in collaborating with you. An internal admin site is the main company site with all the links that admins find useful for their jobs centralized in one place. Additionally, I am considering starting a monthly Admin Lunch N Learn at my place of work. The post Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

2019 127

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. I’d love to share these ten consistent messages that I’ve learned over and over during my time here at Office Dynamics working with the legend that is Joan Burge. My lesson learned here is own your mistakes. The only way we’re going to learn from them is to realize and own our part in them. We’ve really learned how to practice resilience around here.

2017 159
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Top 10 Reasons For Learning R Programming For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Planning on learning R programming for beginners? If you’re still thinking twice about learning R programming for beginners, then here is our list of the 10 top reasons to positively influence your decision. Having a supportive, expanding community is one of the biggest advocating factors for picking up the R programming language, even if learning R programming for beginners sounds daunting. Career Freelancing LearningWell, that’s not surprising.

2019 161

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

The overall concept is to share best practice and information and to create a unified sense of collaboration between all Assistants. An internal network will help us to build stronger relationships and enable better teamwork, communication and easier delegation and reciprocation of help. Create a PA Calendar of relevant Internal & External PA Events for e.g. internal and external networking opportunities and information on approved trainers & ad-hoc training/conference days.

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage. Defining, developing and researching the best VEN target sectors, collaborative offers and identifying opportunities. This can lead to non-collaborative and combative behavior.

How Can Virtual Classrooms Enhance Homeschool Education?

Dumb Little Man

For many tutors and teachers, the use of a virtual classroom is one of the most effective ways to enhance the learning experience. This made the learning process more efficient. This makes the learning process more engaging, efficient and effective. Students and tutors log on to an online learning platform where they can interact with each other, share video and audio and take online courses. Engaging learning. In fact, they do well with digital learning tools.

2017 163

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Learn simplification techniques from each other. Sometimes, it is just learning the basics about peers. I learned a great shortcut in Outlook. While it is easier to collaborate with assistants who are just like you, that is boring and not the most effective use of peer synergy. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda.

2016 124

What We Can Learn About Careers from Pope Francis

45 Things

Even if you don''t consider yourself a religious person, you need to learn to relax and not fight so many internal battles. When the foot tells the hand, ''I don''t need you'' or the hand tells the head ''I''m in charge.''" More companies are pushing workers to become more collaborative. (Photo courtesy of MSNBC) Recently, Pope Francis listed 15 "ailments" that he believed were infecting the Catholic Church. But I think we should also take this to heart in our workplace.

2014 55

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

Wednesday opened with a substantial continental breakfast outside in the soft morning air, and then participants filed into the main ballroom to find their seats in preparation for the opening speech by Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International. She also gave us a preview of what we’d be experiencing in the coming days, with every session of the conference supporting and elaborating on the official conference theme: “Collaborate, Create, Connect: Expand Your Influence.”.

2014 148

Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International has been serving the Administrative Profession for 24 years (since 1990). As we prepare to say goodbye to 2014 and head into 2015, Office Dynamics International plans to celebrate our 25 th year in very big ways! It was a culmination of the thoughts of many assistants who came together through a collaborative process around the idea “how assistants can add value every day.”

Gifts 100

Local SEO: The Truly Great Marketing Strategy

Andrea Kalli

Ultra-competitive international search terms can attract thousands of competitors, each as skilled and ruthless as the next. From offshore hackers to dedicated corporate SEO experts, the number of players vying for a spot in some of the most competitive international search arenas can be truly staggering. Why is it, then, that so many SEO experts devote all of their time into ranking for ultra-competitive, highly difficult, and often unrewarding international search terms?

2010 116

6 Organizations You Can Join Remotely to Make a Difference

Dumb Little Man

Comprising a network of over 53,000 global volunteers, Decoders aggregate information from online sources to help Amnesty International advance its human rights advocacy. Volunteers contribute as much as they want, and liaise with each other via a collaborative discussion forum.

2020 194

Age of Conversation 3: It Is In BookStores and Available On-Line

Make or Break Moments

Proceeds are all being donated. 171 Authors Take the Online Marketing Conversation to Print Age of Conversation 3 Graduates from Social Media Theory and Moves On to Full-Blown Social Media Practice New York, NY (May 07, 2010)— Almost three years ago, an online conversation between two marketing pros—an American and an Australian—evolved into a collaborative writing effort by more than 100 bloggers from nine countries, and was aptly titled The Age of Conversation.

2010 116

Integration shouldn’t mean accessorising

The Small Business Blog

My company WinWeb is collaborating with the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) to raise the profile of Cloud based working and solutions within IAB members, students, the education sector and micro businesses so that they can all learn more about the potential benefits.

2013 143

Elite Women Around the World – Make a Difference

Make or Break Moments

This regional economic development trade summit is the brain child of Rita Singh from Miraj International. If you are going to be in the area – consider spending a day of making connections and learning different ways you can collaborate to help others (as well as yourself) achieve your goals.

2010 116

How to Move from Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant

Eat Your Career

The EA role is often filled through either internal promotion or word-of-mouth referral. Executive Assistants often have to work cross-functionally, meaning that they must collaborate with people from teams across the organization. Ask questions to learn more about what others do within your organization and how different departments operate. If you’re not yet a member, you can learn more and sign up here.

2020 153

Are you a networked PA?

Practically Perfect PA

Networking can be an extremely powerful tool when adopted both internally and externally. From an internal perspective you will shine the spotlight a bit more on you and provide transparency, clearer communication and enable workplace influence. If you are not sure of what to talk about then ask questions and listen and learn. Be consistent and collaborative. The word networking can strike fear, horror and / or joy into the best of us.

4 Crucial Business Development Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

While developing my agency, I made many mistakes and learned a myriad of lessons. On top of that, any business that works with international clients must realize that risks, such as exchange rate fluctuations, are hard to avoid. The sooner one learns to make money work for them, the better their chances of accomplishing their financial goals. The bottom line: Learn all the ins and outs of your business environment. Learn how to ask for help.

2019 183

Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. An intuitive dashboard helps in managing and organizing project-related tasks, tracking progress, collaborating with the team, delegating tasks, and creating reports. File sharing and internal commenting to discuss particular tasks or projects.

2020 162

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Nov. 18, 2016)

Eat Your Career

Here’s the pitch: Join us for a transformative, cohort-based international experience that empowers you to make a positive impact with your career — whether you’re staying in your job or looking for a new one. This is a new, highly collaborative professional development program with a cross-cultural flair. LEARN MORE HERE >> New Features!!

2016 109

9 Traits of a Great Leader

Dumb Little Man

To help you grow into the leader you are meant to be, here are 9 traits of a great leader you should learn to internalize and adopt. You should let them learn rather than watch their every move. Just make sure to learn the difference between motivating employees and babysitting them. If you want your company to operate like clockwork, then every member must learn to stand on one’s own two feet.

2017 159

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There was less sharing of information, silos in place and limited collaboration. Will you share your learning with other Assistants thus increasing the ROI? Internal & External Training. Support for an Internal PA Network. Internal & External Training: The first external conference that I ever attended was Square Meal Venues and Events. This eventually enabled me to then request paid internal and external training.

2017 164

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Nov. 18, 2016)

Eat Your Career

Here’s the pitch: Join us for a transformative, cohort-based international experience that empowers you to make a positive impact with your career — whether you’re staying in your job or looking for a new one. This is a new, highly collaborative professional development program with a cross-cultural flair. LEARN MORE HERE >> New Features!!

2016 100

Conference for Administrative Excellence – Gala Event

Office Dynamics

Since administrative professionals are usually the ones planning events, managing catering, speakers, binders, and AV/tech, it was wonderful to celebrate their learning achievements through a great event celebrating each of them as a stellar assistant! In the lobby, guests walked a red carpet between tall red pillars while overhead, a marquee announced Office Dynamics International’s 25th Conference for Administrative Excellence.

2018 150

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

julieperrine Founder of Julie Perrine International & All Things Admin | Administrative & Leadership Expert, Mentor, Speaker & Trainer | Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Admin – Julie’s a great resource for assistants on tech skills, how to use today’s platforms for better connectivity and collaboration with your peers and as well as provide greater benefit to your organizations. Coursera Learning without limits. Twitter was founded March 21, 2006.

NEW: Certification in Your City! Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership for Executive & Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Joan and Jasmine of Office Dynamics International are hitting the road in 2014. As a savvy assistant working in the modern business world moving at supersonic speed, you must learn how to lead yourself in order to be at the top of your game, remain on the cutting edge and be prepared for the future. Office Dynamics International 5575 South Durango Drive Suite 106 Las Vegas, Nevada 89113 United States (702) 360-4904

2013 158

Nikola Tesla: Man Who Defeated The Prediction Fate

Dumb Little Man

He also collaborated with Thomas Edison, another prominent inventor. International boundaries will be largely obliterated, and a great step will be made toward the unification and harmonious existence of the various races inhabiting the globe. Wireless will not only make possible the supply of energy to the region, however inaccessible, but it will be effective politically by harmonizing international interests; it will create understanding instead of differences.”

2019 165

BLACK FRIDAY CAME EARLY! Get a front row seat in life. starting today!

Office Dynamics

Marilyn’s talk is just one of the 13 sessions in our 2014 Conference On Demand: Collaborate, Create, Connect: Expand Your Influence. With our 2014 Conference on Demand: Collaborate, Create, Connect: Expand Your Influence , and you receive 13 sessions — over 11 hours — of high quality video. Office Dynamics International. P.S. Learning as a team can be even more effective than going it alone! Do you ever feel like you’re living life with “obstructed view” seating?

2014 123

Speaker Lineup Announced for Administrative Assistant Conference 2014

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International has announced the keynote presenters for its administrative professionals conference , the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, to be held September 30 – October 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference agenda has been curated around the theme for the 2014 conference — Collaborate, Create & Connect: Expand Your Influence. “I Confirmed speakers and trainers include: Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics International.

2014 105

What Should My Solo-Business Blog Be About?

The Solopreneur Life

What lessons have you learned since you began? But if you have an intern or two to help you out, collecting and publishing a few pieces of industry news at your blog can be a good way to draw new readers to your site consistently. Collaborative. Alternatively, you can invite regular guest bloggers from your industry or hire a staff of intern writers to produce content for the blog.

2012 178

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage. Company-wide Social Collaboration Sites. Many companies are now sponsoring company-wide intranet sites like Yammer to encourage collaborative work and information exchange among employee groups. I scan the ‘feed’ to learn tips and information on a variety of topics, including tech. If you do create an online profile on an internal company site, treat it as you would a LinkedIn profile.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage. Company-wide Social Collaboration Sites. Many companies are now sponsoring company-wide intranet sites like Yammer to encourage collaborative work and information exchange among employee groups. I scan the ‘feed’ to learn tips and information on a variety of topics, including tech. If you do create an online profile on an internal company site, treat it as you would a LinkedIn profile.

10 Reasons to Work for a Non-Profit Organization

Ian's Messy Desk

This allows for a greater opportunity to learn new skills and further develop pre-existing abilities on the job. The opportunity to work with like-minded people creating organizational cultures that inspire teamwork and collaboration instead of internal competition. If you’ve been reading posts at Ian’s Messy Desk for any length of time —or if you’ve read my About page— you will know I work for a non-profit organization.

2011 164

5 Reasons Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Office Dynamics

Here are five reasons why: In most jobs, collaboration is the name of the game. Joan Burge – Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. As if that weren’t enticing enough, the live webinar is eligible for one Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) recertification point through the International Association of Administrative Professionals. If you’d like to learn more about our Blog-A-Thon you can do so here.

2017 162

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage. Company-wide Social Collaboration Sites. Many companies are now sponsoring company-wide intranet sites like Yammer to encourage collaborative work and information exchange among employee groups. I scan the ‘feed’ to learn tips and information on a variety of topics, including tech. If you do create an online profile on an internal company site, treat it as you would a LinkedIn profile.

For Immediate Release: Experience the Extraordinary

Office Dynamics

Introducing the NEW Office Dynamics International Website. HR, trainers, supervisors and executives : enhance YOUR office staff TODAY with our readable, useable and helpful information that can ignite motivation, grow potential and talent and build credible, solid teams and team collaboration! Learning Professionals – Sure-fit resources for administrative professionals will have a positive impact. Office Dynamics International. Experience the Extraordinary!

2014 116

Episode 280: All You Have to Do is Ask with Dr. Wayne Baker

Productivityist

developers of the collaboration technologies based on principles in his book All You Have to Do Is Ask. In this program you’ll learn all of the basics of the productivity methods I use in my TimeCrafting process that help me define my day, filter my focus, and make every moment matter… for just $5. To learn more, visit productivityist.com/fivedollars. On this episode of the podcast, I welcome Dr. Wayne Baker as my guest.

2020 59

5 Business Lessons to Adopt from Innovative Technology Companies

Office Dynamics

This includes internal functions like finance and operations. Collaborate with the Masses. A study from the International Council of Association for Science Education indicates companies should collaborate with educational partners to increase scientific literacy and company exposure. The company’s overall corporate structure, from its Googleplex to its Google Doodles, screams collaboration.

2016 100

7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

How will you collaborate and delegate? Using a tool like Trello, Asana, or Monday.com will allow you to track to-dos as you learn to work with someone you don’t see every day. The International Virtual Assistants Association and the Association of Virtual Assistants have RFP processes so you can cast out your request to hundreds of VAs at one time. You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help.

2019 43

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

Office Dynamics

Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage. Company-wide Social Collaboration Sites. Many companies are now sponsoring company-wide intranet sites like Yammer to encourage collaborative work and information exchange among employee groups. I scan the ‘feed’ to learn tips and information on a variety of topics, including tech. If you do create an online profile on an internal company site, treat it as you would a LinkedIn profile.

Assistants Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage

Office Dynamics

Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage. Company-wide Social Collaboration Sites. Many companies are now sponsoring company-wide intranet sites like Yammer to encourage collaborative work and information exchange among employee groups. I scan the ‘feed’ to learn tips and information on a variety of topics, including tech. If you do create an online profile on an internal company site, treat it as you would a LinkedIn profile.

7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

How will you collaborate and delegate? Using a tool like Trello, Asana, or Monday.com will allow you to track to-dos as you learn to work with someone you don’t see every day. The International Virtual Assistants Association and the Association of Virtual Assistants have RFP processes so you can cast out your request to hundreds of VAs at one time. You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help.

2019 40

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International, we are already receiving requests for hundreds of copies of our brand new book, Who Took My Pen. This book truly demonstrates the power of collaboration of executive assistants , administrative assistants, and administrators from around the world. Today’s assistant is on a mission to learn, grow and become successful in his or her chosen professional. Administrative Assistant Gifts!