6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. And the fun of traveling multiplies if you are flying to a foreign destination, more if that’s your first international trip.

3 Simple Ways to End Internal Communication Woes

Small Business CEO

Others are terrible, yet refuse to learn their lesson when blunders happen time and again. A study from a few years ago labeled “ The Cost of Poor Communication ” made it abundantly clear that communication woes cannot be treated as a casual issue.…

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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

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

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

That simple lack of a search cost us hours. Site Content - Every page of the site listed either the program name or had an internal link that needed to be changed.   I am sharing it because I want you to LEARN and TAKE ACTION from my mistake. Today, I'll share the story of the HOURS we lost in productivity that could have been saved by a simple 5-10 minute task. You see that graphic to the right? 

2012 183

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

If you have been in the administrative profession for 25+ years, know that you can keep growing, expanding and learning. In fact, you need to continually learn and grow.

2016 208

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

BioTeams

The audio visual resources along with the learning and diagnostic tools made available by the Bioteams are very practical and relatively easy to use.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

If you want to rise to the top 99th percentile of administrative professionals, getting certified and earning a professional designation can be a quick way to demonstrate, in an outer way, the internal commitment you’ve already been working hard at in less visible ways.

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Join Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics International, for an inspiring look at what it takes to live a BIG and bold life, even in today’s hectic world. Learning Highlights. Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration.

2015 167

Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident

Dumb Little Man

Car crashes also cost $43 billion each year in lost wages, medical bills and property damage. Internal Organ Damage. Ambulance Costs. Cost Of Alternative Transportation. Cost Of Occupational, Physical And Speech Therapy. How To Learning Money

2017 146

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

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn…. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over.

2015 132

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!

Gifts 130

Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

For example, at Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta International, 84.93% of flights leave on time and only 1.22% are canceled. Just don’t forget that each airline has their own unique luggage policy, so pack light in order to avoid extra costs.

2018 229

How to Find an Affordable Engagement Ring — Without Sacrificing Quality

Dumb Little Man

IGI : International Gemological Institute. It’s no secret that brick-and-mortar jewelers have to pay for overhead — or that they pass these cost on to the customer. Go in knowing that different diamond shapes will cost different amounts. Learn some insider secrets.

2019 183

Reading your way into a great career

Laughing all the Way to Work

Educating yourself doesn't have to cost big bucks or take time away from your family to attend courses. Here is a list of magazines, books and websites that have caught my eye lately: Professional Magazines: OfficePro This is a well-written professional magazine put out by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Tags: professional assistant educating ourselves learning books reading Administrative Assistant Read , read, read!

2008 100

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones. Simple contemporary furniture works – Fancy embellished pieces tend to cost a lot more than their unadorned counterparts, and typically fit into any design scheme with ease.

Budget 269

How To Grow Your Startup

Dumb Little Man

Internal factors such as finances, time, and skill set play a major role in steering the direction of any business. Although it may seem like it will cost extra, it will actually save you time for more constructive tasks. Starting your own business can be really exciting.

2018 230

The Virtual Summit Hubs

Practically Perfect PA

Well, a Hub is the opportunity for your PA network (whether that is a regional network, internal network or group of PA colleagues in your organisation) to get together to watch and interact with the main Virtual Summit. With just a few weeks to go to the Virtual Summit (eeekkk!!)

2017 141

What To Do If A Doctor Makes a Medical Mistake

Dumb Little Man

Not monitoring a patient well for any issues like internal bleeding or infection following a surgery. If you have Medicaid plans, which provide health coverage for low-income individuals, you can use it to lower your costs and get health coverage.

Re-designing meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Many assistants are involved in their organisation’s big internal meeting. 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.

2015 158

Starve the Dragon

Office Dynamics

It is the financial and international economic dragon that is creating the stock market to crash 500+ plus points in a day, and then rise 420 points in a day, only to crash 600+ points the next day. Remember, if you have to do something over, you are costing your company money.

2019 172

Are There Benefits to Implementing Business Intelligence for Small Business?

Dumb Little Man

Being very cost effective, it’s no wonder that firms like Picnet software development company started using predictive analytics instead of the classical BI. It also saves a lot of time since it only uses extracts of internal data to get the same results.

2017 233

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones. Simple contemporary furniture works – Fancy embellished pieces tend to cost a lot more than their unadorned counterparts, and typically fit into any design scheme with ease.

Budget 193

7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Unfortunately, things always cost more than you plan for them to, especially when you are on vacation. In setting your goal, make sure it will meet the total expected cost of your trip. Discount travel booking sites, such as NextVacay.com, can save you hundreds of dollars on vacation costs, airfares and more. From that, Next Vacay became a subscription service that costs $25 a year and is personalized to members’ origin airports.”

2017 190

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). The key to successful continuing education for your administrative professionals is allowing them to complete learning on the clock.

2018 52

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. the cost to have master trainer, Joan Burge, teach it onsite. “We’re Learn more by visiting www.OfficeDynamics.com.

You’ve Got To Pay The Toll

Dumb Little Man

We must address our internal expectations before we can expect to excel. 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

The Four Best Ways For A Student To Make Money Over Winter Break

Dumb Little Man

Between tuition fees, housing costs, textbooks, and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many people end up in the throes of student debt after graduation. Never mind that during the holidays, prices and fares are likely to surge as people travel cross-country or internationally to visit friends and family. The holidays are just around the corner — and you know what that means. Time to step away from the campus for a while and go home to your family.

2018 153

Read what these ladies say about their 3-hour intensives!

Step It Up VA Coaching

That one service p ackage has resulted in new revenues of $3,000, making the cost of Donna’s coaching session totally worth the investment, and several times over! You’ll learn where your blocks are, why you aren’t creating the success you would like.

2014 141

Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Internal training and graduate programmes. If your company has an internal training programme which could be online do take the time to have a look at the options. I was the only EA on the course but it was so helpful and didn’t cost my company a penny.

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

In the last few years, as the US economy has recovered from recession, small and large businesses across the country have learned that going green often means making green. This probably isn’t a question that you ask yourself often, but: just how eco-friendly is your furniture?

2016 141

Blog Hopping Tour pulls into the Loosely Speaking depot

Loosely Speaking

Sharon’s been hopping around the blogosphere answering industry questions and promoting this year’s Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC). Where do they hang out to learn or gather information?

2010 130

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Although not so in every industry or field, social media networks are quickly demonstrating they provide cost-effective efficiency for companies to gain visibility and transmit their message in a viable, personal way.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Although not so in every industry or field, social media networks are quickly demonstrating they provide cost-effective efficiency for companies to gain visibility and transmit their message in a viable, personal way.

How to Find your Buoy of Safety When You are Drowning in Fear

Dumb Little Man

What I Learned from Panic and Fear. What I Learned about Fear that Day. We never learned to ride bikes when we were kids. But I learned more. But I was “programmed” to hide such vulnerability–even at the possible cost of my life. It’s the spirit that kept me swimming to the boat; the spirit behind my decision as a senior to learn to ride a bike. Yet how do we build an internal sense of safety? Have you ever been gripped by paralyzing anxiety?

2017 169

Office Politics – do you play along?

Practically Perfect PA

Although I agree to a certain extent that we should avoid office politics at all costs I also think that we should be aware of what it involves, how to play the game and use that to our advantage. Pin It.

2012 228

Work Near Anaheim CA? Claim Your Office Miracle Today!

Productive & Organized

Learn the questions you need to ask yourself before you throw anything away. What is the cost to you for you to do nothing? Information is power! If you can find it when you need it.

2011 169

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Although not so in every industry or field, social media networks are quickly demonstrating they provide cost-effective efficiency for companies to gain visibility and transmit their message in a viable, personal way.

Administrative/Clerical: Will Technology Replace the Administrative Assistant?

Office Dynamics

The decreasing costs of new technology turned the decision into a no-brainer. In August 2013, Japan sent a 13-inch-high android called Kirobo to the International Space Station, where it uttered the first robotic words ever spoken in space.

2013 159

On Confronting Climate Change

Dumb Little Man

Peter Wilson, a pioneer in the field of cognitive dissonance, said that we develop confirmation bias since we are terrified to tolerate the cost of being off-base. We need to learn about the negative impacts of our actions on the climate and consciously choose to develop environment-friendly habits. We need to try to internalize the suffering climate change has caused to species of the past to realize its impact on the future.

2018 153

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

Office Dynamics

Although not so in every industry or field, social media networks are quickly demonstrating they provide cost-effective efficiency for companies to gain visibility and transmit their message in a viable, personal way.

Assistants Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage

Office Dynamics

Although not so in every industry or field, social media networks are quickly demonstrating they provide cost-effective efficiency for companies to gain visibility and transmit their message in a viable, personal way.