How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

Office Dynamics

Next week I’ll be attending a large conference in Las Vegas to further my education. This is a training-industry conference and is one of the big ones. This is the first time I am attending this particular training industry event which is mostly focused on learning technologies. Yikes, I only have 7 hours at the conference including lunch, exhibit halls and breaks. The second day of the conference offers 65 sessions.

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Benefits of a multi-day conference

The Small Business Blog

With budgets tight, many companies are looking to trim back expenditure by reducing travel costs, slashing marketing budgets and even downsizing the number of staff. Company conferences and events have also seen financial cuts.

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Real Talk Conference Call

Loosely Speaking

AZVAs activities include: our monthly podcast (resuming in February), and accompanying newsletter, occasional face-to-face networking and educational events, a discussion listserv over on YahooGroups, a Facebook page (where you can interact and find out about upcoming events), low cost webinars on topics value to our audience and, new this year: occasional live conference calls as a place for all of us to come together, coffee break style, to discuss our businesses and learn from one another.

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What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

I’d like to help you understand better so you can stop asking yourself “what is the difference between an administrative conference and administrative training?” When choosing an administrative conference or training, choose wisely.

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Therefore, as we explore some cost-effective ways to greenify your business, just keep in mind that we’re providing suggestions on how to make your company more energy efficient, which is not only better for the environment, but your budget too: Travel differently. Greenify.

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. While these were written for our administrative professional conference attendees, they can apply to any trip you may whether it be a business trip or vacation. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

5 reasons to learn a foreign language to further your career

Practically Perfect PA

Learning a new language takes time and dedication, but the development of smartphone technology has brought new opportunities to fit learning into your daily routine. With so many opportunities at your fingertips, there has never been a better time to learn a new language.

2015 176

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

Office Dynamics

I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. While these were written for our administrative professional conference attendees, they can apply to any trip you may whether it be a business trip or vacation. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job I was reading a blog today about how a boss and an employee got into a heated argument that started in a morning meeting and then escalated into the afternoon.

2010 141

Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Office Dynamics

I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 25 years. While these were written for our administrative professional conference attendees, they can apply to any trip you may whether it be a business trip or vacation.

2018 182

Re-designing meetings

Practically Perfect PA

It could be the executive staff away day, the annual sales conference or it could be a stand alone conference for internal staff and clients. But if you do this you don’t learn or develop. Assisting the Assist Conference.

2015 158

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost.

2015 234

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course. The methods I learned there have gave me greater confidence and speed (i.e. The value of learning is very clear.

2015 107

The Power of One

Office Dynamics

Cindy said that Shure Incorporated had a beautiful auditorium and that they would like to be a host site for me to hold a one day workshop or mini-conference. The great part of having a host site like Shure was that they provided the venue and all the A/V so Office Dynamics was able to keep the registration cost very reasonable. A desire to learn in the area you are passionate about. Welcome to May! Such a lovely time of year.

2017 140

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

When you decide to go the second mile for your career, you learn how to harness all that “free time” spent surfing the television and ‘net, at the water cooler chatting — none of which are inherently bad, but they may be a poor choice when you could instead be focused on creating a better future.

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

Office Dynamics

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.

2015 151

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

I can’t tell you the number of times people have told me they won’t attend a conference or training program if their employer will not pay for it. Yes, I wanted my employers to pay for my education or training or to send me to a conference.

2016 161

Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

BioTeams

This method for shared services design is definitely cost-led but also takes into account both the adequacy of service of the best cost performer and also any regional environmental differentiating factors between the different councils.

2011 56

A few lessons learned from new PayPal president David Marcus

Service Untitled

David Marcus, new president of PayPal who sent an email to Andy McMillan, creator of Build Conference in an ongoing dispute concerning a freeze on McMillan’s accounts for more than $64,000, is being called a publicity stunt. Overdraft covering shipping costs depleting fast.

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Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

Learn more about this special experience and what makes Who Took My Pen … Again? This is the fastest and most cost effective way to get a free gift into your hands. Office Dynamics International has been serving the Administrative Profession for 24 years (since 1990).

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An Innovation Mindset: More Curious Than Certain

Office Dynamics

But I’ve learned a valuable, life-changing lesson from a wise, long-time friend and colleague, the late Jerry McNellis, who would say, “In business, mostly what we talk about is problem-solving, but in reality, what we have most of the time are predicaments. Author: Annette Brown.

2016 145

"The Venture Capitalizaton of Belonging"

Small Business Labs

" The broader point of the article is that the new wave of clubs need to charge high prices because they are ventured backed, have lots of amenities and high costs. It also inspired coworking pioneer Tony Bacigalupo to create The Gathering Summit , which is an online conference that brings together community builders from all over the world to learn from and support each other. Fast Company's Social clubs died out in America.

2019 200

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

The day had gone pretty much as you would imagine – being shuffled between conference rooms and offices meeting various team members, answering carefully planned questions, hearing all about how great the company was to work for. Best: Conferences.

2018 52

Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

They are much more engaging, employee-friendly, and cost-effective. You can save as much as 20 to 40% of the cost of setting up a regular office. A co-working space can provide you with a game room, coffee machine, vending machine, conference room, meeting room, and even a kitchen.

2018 219

The Revolutionary Assistant Facebook Live Recap with Joan and Jasmine

Office Dynamics

Our 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, The Revolutionary Assistant. The cost of inaction. Learning from our mistakes. This is a video recap from Joan Burge & Jasmine Freeman.

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Recently, the OpenMeet team had the pleasure of participating in the annual Practically Perfect PA Assist Conference 2017 , where we ran a few workshops. Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned!

Can a PA help their employer be more enterprising?

Practically Perfect PA

Improving the quality of the product or service, speed of delivery, cost of delivery or ease of delivery. Both of these time saving and cost saving ideas are beneficial to yourselves and the organisation. Rebecca was one of the great speakers at the Assist Conference 2017.

2017 198

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Recently, the OpenMeet team had the pleasure of participating in the annual Practically Perfect PA Assist Conference 2017 , where we ran a few workshops. Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned!

Why Certification and a Designation are Important for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Besides the actual skills and competencies you learn through a certification program, it also demonstrates to those around you that you can set goals and achieve objectives – you can be trusted to go the distance. Learn More Here.

2019 208

5 Side-Gigs That Can Add Additional Income to Your Business

Tips From T. Marie

After learning WordPress to create my own website and with skills I already had related to website design like HTML and CSS coding, I decided to offer WordPress website creation as a service. There is always someone out there who is looking to learn about the things that you know. From how to use specific software to how to create meme’s, there are folks out there that want to learn.

2018 123

Launching Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

In last year’s Practically Perfect PA reader’s survey I asked you lovely lot “What area of your role do you think you need to learn more about? ”. With the introduction of low cost airlines, business travel changed forever.

2016 159

Create Good Mornings with Craig Kulyk

Productivityist

The idea of sunk costs. Craig’s experience with the Tribe Conference. What You Can Learn from Mike Vardy About Productivityist. The Lesson of Sunk Costs (Applied to Morning Habits). How Tribe Conference Can Change Your Life.

2018 52

Starve the Dragon

Office Dynamics

Remember, if you have to do something over, you are costing your company money. When planning upcoming seminars, conferences and training – see how they line up and teach you strategies that you can bring back and implement in your workplace.

2019 172

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And it’s a very simple, yet low-cost marketing strategy that you can implement on a regular basis to reach your target market. Make sure that your teleconference company has conference recording capabilities.

2015 262

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

Conferences, training and networking events can be equally as daunting especially when you are attending on your own and have to join in group activities and network with strangers.As Well you have to learn something!

2013 216

You’ve Got To Pay The Toll

Dumb Little Man

But if you adjust your thinking to see accountability as the structure that holds the bridge of ‘greatness’ up, you learn to embrace it. Greatness costs. Often it costs more than most are willing to pay.

2012 285

Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

Office Dynamics

Remember, if you have to do something over, you are costing your company money. When planning upcoming seminars, conferences, and training – see how they line up and teach you strategies that you can bring back and implement in your workplace.

2015 208

Episode 257: Emotional Time Management with Paula Mosher Wallace

Productivityist

It’s something that Paula feels gets cast aside in a world driven by the pursuit of productivity at all costs. It’s hard to find the time to sit down to read and learn more. Bloom In The Dark Tribe Conference Episode 215: Running Down a Dream with Tim Grahl Bloom Forward Journal.

2019 56

Work Near Anaheim CA? Claim Your Office Miracle Today!

Productive & Organized

  I'll be going to a conference in October and will be making my flight plans early this week. If you schedule your appointment directly before or after my conference, I'll waive my travel fees.  What is the cost to you for you to do nothing?

2011 169

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. A possible response could be – I will utilize any downtime researching professional development opportunities such as free or low-cost webinars, training, conferences, etc.

Episode 257: Emotional Time Management with Paula Mosher Wallace

Productivityist

It’s something that Paula feels gets cast aside in a world driven by the pursuit of productivity at all costs. It’s hard to find the time to sit down to read and learn more. Bloom In The Dark Tribe Conference Episode 215: Running Down a Dream with Tim Grahl Bloom Forward Journal.

2019 52

How to Keep Your Competitive Edge in the Workplace

Eat Your Career

If you ever find yourself saying, “There’s nothing more to learn,” you’re kidding yourself. A book costs about $10 and you can learn a ton by actually reading a book on any topic. Aside from incredible networking, most professional associations also give you access to valuable learning opportunities—whether through featured speakers at meetings, annual training conferences, or newsletters highlighting trends in your field.

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