International Women’s Day 2020 – A Message From Julie Reed

Office Dynamics

And finally, as an employee, I was fortunate to have managers and co-workers who provided me immense opportunities to lean in and lift up. . And therefore, I am writing today – International Women’s Day (IWD). Sunday, March 8.

2020 207

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. With Personal Assistants wanting to take on more responsibility this will free up time for management and avoid unnecessary duplication in teams.

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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. It is so important to stop and celebrate yourself, your team, your manager, your company – when you hit a big goal or you accomplish something you’ve been working toward for some time. Innovation and creativity are best when melded with collaboration.

2017 159

How to Ensure Collaborations Thrive

45 Things

Innovation and business strategy experts are urging more companies to collaborate with outside partners to stay competitive, but research shows the risk can be great if the contribution level isn’t carefully considered. While companies like Apple can thank outside collaborative partners for products such as the hugely successful iPhone, there are unfortunately many collaborative efforts that have failed.

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. VEN Management Group. Typically the VEN Management Group is too large and has too little time for meetings to deal with detailed issues. Project Management Teams.

Are Social Media Websites The Next Collaboration Tools?

Small Business CEO

Are social media websites the next collaboration tools? ” Businesses are also taking advantage of the massive power of online collaboration. Most of these collaborations are done over the Internet without the developers having to meet in person. Collaboration on Social Media. IBM has been using an internal social and collaborative network since mid-2007. Using Social Media as Collaboration Tool.

InformationWeek reviews my favorite client collaboration tool: CentralDesktop

Denise Aday

After an extensive search and testing over several months, I settled on CentralDesktop earlier this year as my client collaboration tool of choice. collaboration tools, and our tests showed it’s a good choice for team-building. _. Central Desktop’s pricing is in line with other hosted packages we’ve seen, ranging from no charge for two workspaces with five participants to $249 per month for as many as 100 workspaces with 100 internal and 100 external members. _.

2008 40

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

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. When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. There is strength in unity.

2016 126

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.”

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Collective Intelligence For Teams Inspired From Nature

BioTeams

As such, it supports efficient collaboration between extremely simple agents, who lack any memory, intelligence or even individual awareness of each other. These practices should be underpinned by a few set of rules that support a collaborative orientation, as referenced in this article.

2019 52

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

BioTeams

When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project. Keywords: Biomimicry, Bioteams, Management, Organizational change, work teams, Virtual enterprise networks.

9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

However, managing a remote team requires a framework that needs to allow for all team members across different time zones to collaborate effectively. A simple solution to this problem is to use a project management system that helps capture all your ideas in one place. Trello allows us to manage all our tasks in one place. By prioritizing each task and designating a reasonable time to the task we’re able to manage our effectiveness.

2016 118

How the DISC Behavioral Model Can Help Solopreneurs

The Solopreneur Life

I haven’t studied it in great depth yet, but I plan to because I think it gives us as solopreneurs a framework for understanding ourselves, our clients, and our collaborators. Internalize their concerns and doubts. Participative managers – accomplish goals through personal relationships. “Do it yourself&# managers – create and maintain systems. Client Relations Coaching Collaboration and Partnership DISC behavioral model Marsten

2011 178

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

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. Be consistent and collaborative. Jennifer Corcoran is an Office Manager with 20 years’ admin/PA experience working with Senior Executives at international level.

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 195

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There was less sharing of information, silos in place and limited collaboration. You need to reinforce that your work is under control and manage expectations. Managers ultimately want to hear about bottom lines and how you how you successfully planned and smoothly executed your teams’ success in achieving annual targets. Getting buy-in IS ACHIEVABLE and I managed to successfully get the following approved: Business Cards. Internal & External Training.

2017 163

A day in the life: Katrina Wardell, EA at Dropbox

Practically Perfect PA

I have a Bachelor’s degree from Mills College in International Politics & Economics and a Master’s degree from Trinity College Dublin in International Development. This will mean managing budgets, assisting with internal communications, organising global events and loads more! My EA function includes booking travel, heavy calendar and email management and organising the site-wide events. I love the collaborative nature of working at Dropbox!

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 must be experts when it comes to the basic administrative functions—organization, time management, technology, communication, client service, etc.

2020 205

How to organise a fantastic social event for your organisation

Practically Perfect PA

It is such a great achievement when we manage to create something that works well and everyone has a great time. The right experience can increase overall team performance, enhance job satisfaction and encourage collaboration between colleagues and teams. You want everyone to get to know each other on a personal level so try not to include too many references to the business – is this really the place for your manager to get up and give a speech?

2014 199

10 Reasons to Work for a Non-Profit Organization

Ian's Messy Desk

Non-profit organizations see quality mid- and upper-level management as a much sought-after commodity. 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

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. Twitter was founded March 21, 2006.

How to create an assistant handbook

Practically Perfect PA

Allow the team to shine naturally whilst working collaboratively. Amy is a graduate of the University of Manchester with a passion for executive support; over 8 years’ experience, currently supporting Hank Uberoi, CEO of Earthport, an international cross border payments company headquartered in London. Core Competencies Featured The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants Business EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA PA Handbook Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2016 154

5 Reasons Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Office Dynamics

Nearly all HR managers (95 percent) and employees (99 percent) surveyed by OfficeTeam said it’s important for staff to have strong emotional intelligence. In a nutshell, emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. Here are five reasons why: In most jobs, collaboration is the name of the game. Joan Burge – Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International.

2017 164

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

However – if we are not willing to speak up and actively list our duties how can we expect colleagues and managers to be aware of this change in office dynamics? There was less sharing of information and limited collaboration. Our jobs can be hard to quantify at times so it might be worthwhile starting off by keeping a time management log of all your duties over several days to get a full idea of your all-encompassing role. Risk Management.

2015 147

5 Ways Recruiters Can Make Use Of The Clubhouse App To Grow Their Business

Recruit CRM

Learn From The Best Recruitment & HR Experts There are thousands of Human Resources experts, hiring managers and talent acquisition specialists who talk every day in various rooms in Clubhouse.

2021 56

Customer Intelligence and Teamwork Drive Innovation

BioTeams

Enterprises are required to nurture internal processes that work in sync like ecosystems to encourage front line intelligence to feed ideas through to management so that services, products, processes and teamwork ensues collaboratively to deliver benefits to the Value Chain.

2019 67

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. With so many tools around, you may wonder what is the most popular personal productivity software to boost time management skills? It is a robust online project management software that boosts productivity by simplifying most project-related tasks.

2020 161

10 Signs That Your Company Is In Urgent Need Of An ATS Right Now!

Recruit CRM

For instance, there are recruitment agency softwares in the market that help recruiters in really great ways like-managing and visualizing the candidates, has a powerful resume parser, lets you hotlist candidates in order to save time and for future reference, help in job management and so much more.

2020 74

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. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Self Development Do you ever feel like you’re living life with “obstructed view” seating?

2014 123

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 151

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 106

Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

The functionality of an Application Tracking system is somewhat similar to the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system but with a slight change in main focus towards the search functionality. Promotes Collaborative Hiring.

2020 97

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

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. Here’s a timely example of how one administrative assistant used an internal board to efficiently find a solution for a problem half-way around the globe: Example: “I have a Yammer account at my company.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

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. Here’s a timely example of how one administrative assistant used an internal board to efficiently find a solution for a problem half-way around the globe: Example: “I have a Yammer account at my company.

Silvia isn’t just an admin, an appreciation letter

Office Dynamics

An appreciation letter to Joan Burge, CEO and Founder, Office Dynamics International. Thank you for your great focus, energy, attitude, collaboration and fantastic support. What a testimony to the work that we do here at Office Dynamics International and what Joan Burge envisioned to be possible for administrative professionals everywhere over 25 years ago. We receive letters from executives and assistants about the impact of our work.

2016 109

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

How to Use A Competency Assessment for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Several years ago I was preparing for my first annual review with my new executive, Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International. Manager Support. Managing Office Technology. Supporting Multiple Managers. Task, Time and Project Management. Teamwork and Collaboration. Use this assessment for assistants as a tool to measure your skill level.

2016 139

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

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. Here’s a timely example of how one administrative assistant used an internal board to efficiently find a solution for a problem half-way around the globe: Example: “I have a Yammer account at my company.

From Possibility to Reality

Office Dynamics

This past October, I was honored to be part of the 2016 Office Dynamics International Conference, The Revolutionary Assistant. It was a collaborative effort to move from possibility to reality by focusing on “How” instead of “if,” enlisting others in the vision, and being open-minded to feedback, other ideas and changes. If you had asked me several years ago if it were possible to pull off a 400-person think tank, I’m not sure how I would have responded.

2017 134

Stepping It Up – What’s Stopping You?

Denise Aday

I already have some great team members, and one of these may serve as our project/account manager before long. In some cases there may be overlap with team members handling both client work and my internal stuff. Tags: uncategorized boundaries collaboration delegation marketing mindset money motivation organization packages planning policies pricing services success systems teams virtual assistant

2010 40

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

Office Dynamics

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. Here’s a timely example of how one administrative assistant used an internal board to efficiently find a solution for a problem half-way around the globe: Example: “I have a Yammer account at my company.

Assistants Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage

Office Dynamics

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. Here’s a timely example of how one administrative assistant used an internal board to efficiently find a solution for a problem half-way around the globe: Example: “I have a Yammer account at my company.