Effective Committee meeting management

Practically Perfect PA

It provided quite popular so I thought I’d write a little something on working with Committees in general. The saying goes that there are three requirements to make up an effective Committee – the right task, the right people and the right process.

Effective Committee meeting management

Practically Perfect PA

It provided quite popular so I thought I’d write a little something on working with Committees in general. The saying goes that there are three requirements to make up an effective Committee – the right task, the right people and the right process.

Administrative Committees Can Help When You Need It Most

Professional Assistant Blog

Image by Irargerich. A n interesting thing happened to me today. One of the managers that is going to be moving into our offices from another location asked me if I could do her a small favour. Of course, I wanted to help out.

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Press Release: Bill of Rights Defense Committee Director Speaks in Dallas

Denise Aday

Press Release: Bill of Rights Defense Committee Director Speaks in Dallas : Activist attorney Shahid Buttar will give the Dallas Peace Center’s summer lecture on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Bridge Bistro in downtown Dallas.

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Do you have the confidence to open the boardroom door?

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Committee meetings confidence Relationship with the boss admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant Time management

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Committee meetings TechnologyPin It. Long gone are the days our executive managers fly all over the world attending an hour’s meeting here or there.

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Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Committee meetings TechnologyPin It. Long gone are the days our executive managers fly all over the world attending an hour’s meeting here or there.

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Using the Adjective “Lackadaisical”

Daily Writing Tips

Example: Don’t vote for her to head the committee. Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book Using the Adjective “Lackadaisical&# by Maeve Maddox One of my mother’s favorite words was lackadaisical.

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Meeting preparation.

Laughing all the Way to Work

To-do lists I have to-do lists for the Board and Committee meetings and a to-do list for the Board Reception and Dinner. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.© © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 14 June, 2009 Meeting preparation.

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More minute taking tips

Practically Perfect PA

It can be quite daunting taking minutes for a Committee that you have never met. The Committee can help you. It can be even more stressful going into a Committee meeting to take minutes knowing you have an action that you haven’t completed!

2014 244

Tips for Overseas Business Expansion

The Small Business Blog

Head of the Dubai Economic Sector Committee recently stated that growth in GDP for this emirate is expected to be… Expanding small businesses overseas can be a risky business, but with cities like Dubai performing well economically in terms of trade and tourism at the moment, the UAE could be the place to do it.

2012 150

New Team Member Taniesha Gibson

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics has been growing by leaps and bounds this year and our team needed to grow as well! In order to handle all that we are working on every day we saw the need to add a new member to our team and quickly filled it! We would like to introduce you to Taniesha Gibson!

2012 156

How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

Put together a small planning committee where you can delegate tasks like researching venues and activities, and run ideas by various stakeholders. Keep your committee small, because while everyone has an opinion, you want to make sure you can make definitive decisions in a timely manner.

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Annotated Agenda

Laughing all the Way to Work

Finance Committee signed off on budget. - Mr. Roberts will be the new Co-Chair of the Finance Committee (Mr. Brown is stepping down as Co-Chair of this Committee as of January 26, 2017). It is very useful to use an annotated agenda. For those who have never used one, it is simply an agenda with notes on it. For the agenda that I send to the meeting participants, I annotate it to let them know why an item is on the agenda or if there are any attachments.

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On to the next task.

Laughing all the Way to Work

For example, if the date has been chosen I would file it like this: 2018-10-25 OTC Board of Directors meeting If I don't know the date yet I would file it like this: DRAFT OTC Audit Committee meeting And if I am not the organizer I would file it like this: DRAFT OTC Audit Committee meeting LINDA BROWN ORG This system keeps me straight. The way I work is to get things off my plate as soon as possible and move on to the next task.

2018 122

More Hyphenation of Phrasal Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

For New York Stock Exchange-listed organizations, the audit committee charter must include the committee’s duties and responsibilities.

2017 57

Grammar Quiz #22: Smothered Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

The committee will hold a meeting this Wednesday evening at seven o’clock. Original : The committee will hold a meeting this Wednesday evening at seven o’clock. Correct : The committee will meet this Wednesday evening at seven o’clock.

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Minute-Taking Coach

Laughing all the Way to Work

Under the CEO's tutelage and with what my friend had taught me, I organized the next Board of Directors' meeting and all its Committees. I am one of those rare birds who actually enjoys taking minutes. I avoided taking them for years. I wouldn't apply for a job if I saw that minute taking was a requirement and if an employer ever suggested it, I threatened I would quit. However, when I finally decided to try it, I found I really liked it.

2018 126

Vocabulary Quiz #12: Commonly Confused Words

Daily Writing Tips

Is there anyone me, who wants to volunteer for the flower committee? If the committee meets _ , they will only meet six times a year. Is there anyone besides me, who wants to volunteer for the flower committee?

2017 64

Tips on good minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

I had a job a few years back that provided support for twelve Committees who had four meetings a year, which meant I was writing a set of minutes practically every week. Simply state that the paper was noted by the Committee and any action points arising from the discussion. Pin It.

2012 284

Minute taking tips

Practically Perfect PA

Introduce yourself to the chairperson before the meeting and ask them to introduce you to every committee member. Although all of the main actions should be recorded in the minutes, it’s always beneficial for you and the committee to record the actions in a separate table too.

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Minute taking template

Practically Perfect PA

If your company does not have a branded template you should suggest this to your manager and design something for them, a simple word template with the following information will suffice: The name of the Committee meeting.

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Open Loops 7/31/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

We all have them: the committee inside our heads that try to talk us out of things. From Bloom’s “How to Put Your Negative Thought Committee to Work for You” This is so true – often we tell ourselves that it is X or Y, but not both, and that is not true.

2012 158

Tips on good minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

I had a job a few years back that provided support for twelve Committees who had four meetings a year, which meant I was writing a set of minutes practically every week. Simply state that the paper was noted by the Committee and any action points arising from the discussion.

2012 270

Open Loops 5/10/2011: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

“You can’t write compelling copy by committee.&# I’d argue it’s hard to do anything by committee, but this article is geared toward how writing by committee was a bomb. Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog.

2011 158

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I knew with my experience and overqualifications the interview committee would want to know why I would be willing to take a pay cut and less work responsibilities. Prepare answers for anticipated questions the committee might ask.

The hidden world of London’s Livery Halls

Practically Perfect PA

There are three smaller private rooms on the 1 st floor, the Court Room, Luncheon Room and Committee room which are great rooms for presentation lunches and each boast their own style and theme.

2015 253

3 Cases of Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

While not intended to be all-inclusive, the committee recommends that its suggestions be carefully considered as potential opportunities.

2016 64

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

Office Dynamics

Participate in employee committees in your office. I’ve been asked to participate in a committee focused on implementing Microsoft Office 365. Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem.

Grammar Quiz #18: Who vs. Whom

Daily Writing Tips

did you choose to serve on your committee? Whom did you choose to serve on your committee? In standard English who is used as a subject or a predicate nominative. Whom is used as an object (direct, indirect, object of preposition, etc.).

2017 63

FCC's CIO: Change Agents Need Employer Support

On The Job

But that scenario doesn’t panic Bray, a co-chair for an IEEE committee focused on artificial intelligence and innovative policies for the future. “To David Bray says the world is experiencing more turbulence, and he isn’t talking about a rough airplane ride or a nasty nor’easter.

2016 176

3 Ways to Nudge a Procrastinating Boss

On The Job

Is there a concern you have about this project -- or some ways I can improve it before sending to the entire committee?" It can be very frustrating when you work hard on a report or project, and then submit it to the boss where it will then languish until the next presidential election.

2016 173

Jasmine Freeman named Vice President,Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

Jasmine is the Ambassador Committee Chair and incoming Advisory Council Chair within the Vegas Young Professionals Organization, a division of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. November 7, 2013 - Las Vegas, Nevada, For Immediate Release.

What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

In a previous role I managed 12 Committees all of which had a special interest in different areas of accountancy. I attended all of the Committee meetings and took all of the minutes.

2013 265

Collective Nouns: Singular or Plural?

Daily Writing Tips

British and American style guides tend to agree that collective nouns like audience , committee , and data can be construed as either singular or plural, according to whether the word is perceived as a unit or as individual items. The committee gave its unanimous approval to the plans.

2014 98

Set Stretch Goals

Office Dynamics

They got promotions, salary increases, developed bet­ter relationships with their executives; they joined committees and chaired events; they set healthy boundaries; they gained immense confidence! From Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018).

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This May Be the Reason Your Team Doesn't Have Enough Good Ideas

On The Job

After the invasion failed, Kennedy tasked his younger brother, Robert, to vigorously vet any decisions that were being considered by the Executive Committee of the National Security Council.

2015 204

Dozen: Singular or Plural?

Daily Writing Tips

Dozen is a collective noun, like committee. For example: The committee has agreed to appropriate money for new sidewalk. The committee are in disagreement as to the importance of a new sidewalk.

2014 95

Technology to help with minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

About 10 years ago I used to manage 12 Committees as part of my role at the time. These minutes were just from the main Committee meetings – I also had to attend and minute other meetings throughout the year.

2014 256

The World’s Your Oyster (if your virtual team is solid!)

Loosely Speaking

Whether your professional collaborations consist of committee work with peers, or you steer all your company operations via a team that’s spread throughout the globe, in this century many of us have occasion to work with people who aren’t in our same zipcode or timezone.

2012 141

4 Easy Ways to Make Your Career Better in 2012

On The Job

If you're always the one volunteering for committees, it's OK not to take on the work this year. If you've always hung back, it's time to take the step forward and volunteer to head up a committee or board in an organization.

2012 241

Practically Perfect PA hits the road

Practically Perfect PA

Organising boards and Committee papers. After the success of the Assist Conference and Assist Travel, both of which are based in London. I have decided to hit the road and organise some events in other parts of the UK.

2016 164

3 Examples of Strengthening Parallel Structure

Daily Writing Tips

They can think more strategically when working with the committee and executive management to formulate plans and analyzing risks. In each of the sentences below, misplacement of a word, or absence of a word, presents an obstacle to comprehension.

2017 61