The Do’s And Don’ts Of Funeral Etiquette

Dumb Little Man

While there is no “right” thing you can say to someone who just lost a family member, friend, or significant other, there is general funeral etiquette that you should follow. The post The Do’s And Don’ts Of Funeral Etiquette appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

Office Dynamics

Did you know there are etiquette rules for giving and receiving cards? There are many books that discuss this etiquette point. The post How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette appeared first on Office Dynamics. I’m preparing to attend and present at the Admin Pro Forum event in Orlando, Florida next week. It reminded me that when we attend a major conference we have the opportunity to meet so many great people.

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Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events

Office Dynamics

It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette. We love this feature but we’ve heard from a few attendees that some of the comments aren’t appropriate for the webinar and we wanted to take this opportunity to address webinar etiquette and protocol. Advice from Joan Burge for Webinar Etiquette and Protocol. Thanks for taking a moment to learn more about webinar etiquette with us.

Career Success A to Z: E is for Etiquette

Eat Your Career

Before we talk about etiquette, let’s first consider another e-word: Elevator. Elevators are like little floating bubbles of society with their own distinct etiquette. That’s how etiquette works and why it’s so important in the workplace. The word etiquette is often considered old-fashioned. Modern business etiquette is a unique beast. To help expand on this concept, I’d like to offer a short excerpt from my Modern Business Etiquette E-book.

Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? If you work in a cubicle, here are some guidelines to follow for good cubicle etiquette: You see the person you wish to talk to on the phone. If you would like more tips such as these, please read my articles on gossiping in the workplace.

5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

45 Things

The workplace sometimes changes so rapidly it's hard to keep up with what we're supposed to do and not do. These are all common etiquette questions that Anna Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, can answer correctly. Using poor etiquette can severely limit your opportunities," Post says. "To Some other workplace etiquette dilemmas that Post, as a co-author of "Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition," addresses include these: 1.

Proper Business Dining Etiquette

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, June 17, 2010 Proper Business Dining Etiquette I have been to lunches and dinners where people inadvertently take the wrong glass, use the wrong utensil with the meal, or display improper dining etiquette, such as starting to eat before everyone is served or talking with their mouth full. Upcoming topic: Dealing with Workplace PMS - Poor Management System - September 6, 2010 Dial-in#: 1-712-432-3030 Passcode: 346621 Become a member of the Elite - Subscribe today!

Are You OK With Workplace Hugs?

On The Job

Letitia Baldrige, an etiquette expert since John Adams was in the White House, sniffed that "he’s (McCain) hugging her (Palin) to show the world that he’s all for her, and protecting her, but she doesn’t need that." Other etiquette experts seem to think it's perfectly fine, this hugging by a boss, while others think we shouldn't even be discussing it. How do you feel about hugging in the workplace?

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Question and Answer with Joan Burge

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Difficult People Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Professional Image Self Development Time Management Uncategorized Workplace Tools #careeradvice 12 Days of Christmas administrative assistant adminskills assistant books for assistants career portfolio etiquette executive assistant free webinar gift giving Joan Burge negative coworkers professional development professional goals Q&A tips for assistants

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Are You Aware of Your Rude Workplace Behavior?

45 Things

Do you think other people in the workplace are rude? I've yet to talk to someone in the last 20 years who doesn't think workplace manners could be improved. Still, young workers aren't the only ones who are exhibiting rude behavior in the workplace. So, I'm going to save you $400 an hour and give some etiquette pointers that anyone -- of any age -- should take to heart. What are some other etiquette tips you'd like to see people follow?

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Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

Office Dynamics

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. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Communication Skills Difficult People Etiquette Motivators Professional Image communication dragons in the workplace negative co-workers partnership professionalism self-control strategic workplace effectiveness

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‘Tis the Season to Advance Your Career

Office Dynamics

Career Management Etiquette Motivators Workplace Tools Self Development Professional Image Assistant Training Admin Tips workplace career etiquette advance your career holidays tips for advancing your career during the holidays office parties annual check-upCan you feel the excitement of the holiday season? Did you know the holidays can be the perfect time to advance your career?

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E-mail Etiquette: A Poem by Lynn Crosbie

Laughing all the Way to Work

I received an e-mail from a colleague of mine It was set in a background of yellow and lime The font it was blue, almost impossible to see And it was all in caps…was she yelling at me?

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Common Courtesy in the Workplace

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Common Courtesy in the Workplace By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 10, 2007 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity D o you always end up cleaning up after your colleagues? Do you neatly put all labels, papers, etc. on the printer table and then a few minutes later, you come back to a messy area? People are either neat freaks, quite messy or in between. You start to wonder how they keep their personal items at home organized.

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! This is the month we can (and will) celebrate in a big way. In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon.

Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Networking Problem Solving Self Development Teamwork Admin Pro Forum Business Management Daily co-workers communication skills creating a network getting to know your co-workers Joan Burge in Orlando meeting new people networking new hire question and answer workplace culture workplace etiquette

2016 115

LinkedIn Dos and Don’ts: LinkedIn’s Best Practices

Dumb Little Man

Not Following LinkedIn Etiquette. Another common LinkedIn etiquette is not to complain about your boss or a leader at your workplace. LinkedIn is not the place to comment on your workplace. Career Workplace

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Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement

Office Dynamics

BONUS BONUS BONUS!!! Get Bonus Entries In Our Blog-a-Thon For The Administrative Profession. For those of you who are participating in our blog-a-thon this April we want to give you even more ways to get entered to win. Announcing BONUS entries with social sharing. You MUST hashtag your past #adminblogathon in order to be entered for the bonus entries. Example of a Tweet or Facebook Post: This article changed my life [add your favorite article link] #adminblogathon.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. When people tell me, “Anyone can do that job,” it bothers me. It tells me that person doesn’t really know what it takes to be a great assistant. I hear it from both sides of the desk. I hear assistants talk about their job or the profession as if it is no big deal.

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

The 9 key areas where you need to focus, to become a masterful self-leader in the workplace. This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right?

Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here. Either way, we want you to know who we are and what we believe. We Passionately Believe. The administrative role is a noble calling. In a “Career of Choice” mentality. “Falling into a job” will never compare to “falling in love with your career.”

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we love what we do. Part of what we do is provide tools and services to administrative professionals to enhance the quality of their work-life that promote administrative excellence. We offer high level coaching, onsite workshops, an annual conference for administrative excellence, an executive assistant boot camp and more. However we aren’t able to reach every administrative professional with our our premium programs.

2015 171

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? Many times in my live workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants, I ask the participant to create a list of qualities, attributes, and attitudes of star-performing assistants. Over the years, I have collected more than 300 ideas. I recently came across this list from one of my classes and wanted to share it. If you are an assistant reading this blog, check off the ones that describe you.

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The Perfect Gift for Everyone in Your Office

Office Dynamics

The question is, how do you find something personal, but still workplace appropriate, for each individual employee? Admin Assistant Training Career Management Etiquette Trending #careeradvice admin etiquette executive assistant gifting at the office gifts for co-workers holiday party office celebration office christmas party office gifts perfect gift presents at the office professionalismHappy cheerful colleagues celebrating christmas party in office smiling giving presents.

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3 Simple Steps to Improving Communication Skills

Office Dynamics

Three things to consider to improving communication skills in the workplace: What is my goal or motive for communicating with this person now? You cannot afford to take the critical skill of communication for granted! Especially when communicating with co-workers. Let me illustrate my point: You receive an e-mail from a colleague, but you can’t grasp the tone of the message because the words can be read in a variety of ways. Is the person OK? Angry? Upset? Confused? It’s hard to tell.

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015. 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Register Now, It’s a free event! Working women hold a unique position in our society. We juggle family, business demands, and social lives. But all too often, we encounter resistance. Glass ceilings, stereotypes, and the physical limitations of time all attempt to hold us back.

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

Office Dynamics

Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year? 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. IAAP teamed up with Staples to #CelebrateAdmins.

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The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are always asking us what it takes to really stand out in the workplace. A “paradigm” is simply a mindset, but it plays an important role in how you show up in the workplace. Defining your distinct professional trademark—and learning how to leverage that in the workplace—will help you shape how others see you. After all, it’s a competitive market out there!

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. 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. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

Office Dynamics

It is really important to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. Welcome to April. Wow, where is the time going? April is one of my favorite months because, here at Office Dynamics, we get to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of those in the administrative profession! In case you are not aware, Administrative Professionals Week is April 24 – 28. But we celebrate the entire month of April.

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Gossiping in the Workplace: A Poem by Lynn Crosbie

Laughing all the Way to Work

If your workplace buddies are "gossip friends" Are they really someone you can trust in the end? You think they're your friend and won't talk about you But do you honestly believe that to be true? People who gossip like to dig for "dirt" They may go too far and someone gets hurt They bring up rumours and hearsay too But do you really care, even if it were true?

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Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Cost Effective Creativity Difficult People Etiquette Leadership Mgr/Asst Team Multiple Managers Networking Organizational Skills Problem Solving Professional Image Self Development Stress Management Teamwork Technology Time Management Travel Workplace Tools amazon kindle appreciation collaboration free gift free kindle ebook gift for assistants special offer Who Took My Pen Again

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Is It OK to Hug at Work?

45 Things

Another said that she hated it when people wanted more than a handshake -- she finds hugging awkward and feels that hugs have no place in the workplace. citing President Obama's tendency to hug staffers and the confusion about when to hug -- or not -- in the workplace. Is hugging OK in the workplace? Tags: Acing the Interview workplace etiquette hugging hugging in workplace stress in workplace career advice Anita Bruzzese

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Celebrating the season? Preserve your professional image

Office Dynamics

It’s been a great year, and I can’t thank you enough for joining us in our continuing journey to promote workplace excellence and administrative effectiveness! Career Management Etiquette mistakes at work preserve your professional image professional imageWelcome to the final installment of this year’s series of Monday Motivators e-zines!

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Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Remember your etiquette in all settings is vital, even when they are “virtual” settings! Admin Assistant Training Career Management Networking Self Development assistant on social media Facebook social media etiquette social networking tips tips for social media Yammer

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Remember your etiquette in all settings is vital, even when they are “virtual” settings! Admin Assistant Training Career Management Networking Self Development assistant on social media Facebook social media etiquette social networking tips tips for social media Yammer

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Remember your etiquette in all settings is vital, even when they are “virtual” settings! Admin Assistant Training Career Management Networking Self Development assistant on social media Facebook social media etiquette social networking tips tips for social media Yammer

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Remember your etiquette in all settings is vital, even when they are “virtual” settings! Admin Assistant Training Career Management Networking Self Development assistant on social media Facebook social media etiquette social networking tips tips for social media Yammer

Assistants Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Remember your etiquette in all settings is vital, even when they are “virtual” settings! Admin Assistant Training Career Management Networking Self Development assistant on social media Facebook social media etiquette social networking tips tips for social media Yammer

A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Learn business etiquette and protocol. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Career Management Self Development Uncategorized Workplace ToolsThe Gillie Watson Story. May 21, 2018. I will never forget Gillie Watson. Gillie attended my World Class Assistant certification and designation course in Las Vegas many years ago. I was impressed with Gillie the minute she walked in the meeting room as she was polished, professional, and friendly.

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

PatriciaRossi Etiquette Expert, Author EVERYDAY ETIQUETTE, Professional Speaker,NBC Daytime’s National Manners Correspondent,Kindness not Formality,Relationships not Rules. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Communication Skills Technology Workplace Tools 10 Must Follow Admin Resources on Twitter admin resources on twitter assistants connections must follow list resources resources for assistants twitter Twitter was founded March 21, 2006.

Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic

Office Dynamics

Assistants go out on a limb so their bosses won’t have to lift a finger. Excellence for them is not just a goal, but a habit. This infographic is part of a series celebrating administrative excellence. Find out more at ‪ #‎BehindTheSuccess‬: The post Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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How to Stay Your Professional Best During Summer

Office Dynamics

Bonus Video about Webinar Etiquette by Joan Burge. Attitude Motivators Professional Image Stress Management Trending #careeradvice #mondaymotivation administrative assistant attitude creativity in the workplace executive assistant Monday Motivators professional image professionalism stay your professional best summer wellnessI hope you are staying cool. Last week the temperature in Las Vegas got as high as 115! Then dropped to 109 by Thursday, which is more our norm.

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