Nine steps to fantastic events

Practically Perfect PA

Here is a snap shot of the Practically Perfect PA questionnaire, which has now been filled in by almost 300 of our readers, it shows that one of the main functions of an assistant’s role continues to be events management. It covers every possible type of event.

2014 221

The 2019 Top Tech Events to Attend for Your Business

Dumb Little Man

For business owners in the UK, there are a number of interesting technology events happening this year that are worth attending. It runs from April 24th to 25th in the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow. User experience is a key component of the week-long event.

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Joining instructions for company events

Practically Perfect PA

Most of us will be involved in organising an event at some point in our career particularly if your company does not have a dedicated events department. General information about the event programme. Contact details of the event organiser or trainer on the day.

2013 224

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

Eat Your Career

The benefits of team events are well known. As the editor for All Hands and an event organizer myself, I’ve had the opportunity to learn from event planning experts. Before you launch into planning, define the purpose of your event. An event budget template.

2018 180

Conference for Administrative Excellence – Gala Event

Office Dynamics

Since administrative professionals are usually the ones planning events, managing catering, speakers, binders, and AV/tech, it was wonderful to celebrate their learning achievements through a great event celebrating each of them as a stellar assistant!

2018 187

BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers.

2014 130

5 Effective Techniques To Learn A Language Faster

Dumb Little Man

Chinese people have a wise saying: to learn a language means to have one more window out from which you can observe the world. However, to learn languages effectively, one has to rely on a specific technique or even a couple of them. Learn something new every day.

2016 274

Learn how to position yourself as a business asset

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Events Featured The Future Assistant admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 130

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned! We used a combination of iPads and Post-it notes to ask our workshop attendees questions about what makes an event supplier great, and what makes them not-so-great….

Product/Program Promotion: Problems & Profits - Launching Lessons Learned Interview Dr. Venus Opal Reese Live Event Launch

Productive & Organized

Introducing Product/Program Promotion: Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned.  Today, I'll be talking to Dr. Venus Opal Reese of Defy Impossible as she shares her experience launching a super successful LIVE EVENT.   What event were you promoting?

2013 249

Event objectives and the questions you should be asking

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote about the initial stages of organising an event , specifically the first meeting you should have with your colleagues involved in the event. One of the issues I said you should discuss are the event objectives. It really does depend on the event.

2013 212

How to pick great food for your next event

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve organised a lot of events. The one piece of advice I can give you is this – no matter how fantastic the event is, if your catering is bad… you will get complaints from your delegates. Here are my top ten tips for event catering: 1.

2014 191

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that gets a little bit apprehensive about attending events, especially large exhibitions that are set up like a gauntlet that you have to navigate through while avoiding overzealous sales people pulling you from one badly designed stand to another.

2013 221

Five Reasons Why Attending Live Events is a Must

Step It Up VA Coaching

For those who work virtually, and even some who don’t, we can easily get stuck in a comfort zone of learning and networking solely by email, phone, teleclasses, and internet and don’t always find a way to get out to a live marketing, networking, or educational event or workshop. And there’s SO much more that one can get out of a live event that you can’t get from online networking and learning. Get motivated and inspired and learn. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 201

5 Goal-oriented Ways to Learn to Code

Dumb Little Man

So you want to learn to code ? There’s a whole host of resources and ways to learn. So, I’ll walk you through 5 ways you can learn to code, pointing out the merits of each as we go, so that you can find the way that’s best suited to you and your goals.

2016 202

Self-Improvement. Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. I have been in the adult education/learning/training business for 22 years, mostly working with administrative professionals of all walks of life. Anyone can make time to attend a course or event if they make investing in their education important enough. Select an event or course based on either: Your gap areas.

2013 109

3 Simple Shifts That Will Make You the Star At The Next Event

Dumb Little Man

When you’re at a business training or networking event, you’re probably there for two reasons: 1. To learn how to grow your business 2. The post 3 Simple Shifts That Will Make You the Star At The Next Event appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2015 282

3 Reasons to Have Portable Restrooms at Your Next Events

Small Business CEO

Holding events regularly is a great marketing and networking strategy every business owner should consider. Through events , you can attract new customers or clients and boost the loyalty of the existing ones. However, this is only possible when you plan your event well.

2019 60

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Register Now, It’s a free event! Invite your female friends and fellow colleagues for this life- and career-changing event. Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn: Why “Superwoman Syndrome” is so prevalent for today’s working women and why it’s time to let it go.

2015 167

Keep the Ball Rolling After an Event

Step It Up VA Coaching

Resist the urge to get “back to business” the minute you walk through the door – now is the best time to harness that positive energy and put what you’ve learned into action. Don’t turn the conference into a “shelf help” event, where you leave your materials and notes on the shelf when you return and go back to the old day-to-day. Create an action plan right away to implement what you have learned. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 122

More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

The Small Business Blog

You never know who you might meet and what you might learn! For those in the Hertfordshire area of the UK there are two upcoming Enterprise Rockers networking events at the WinWeb Hub in Letchworth. Try to take some time over the festive period to do a little bit of informal networking.

2013 207

Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events

Office Dynamics

We’ve been hosting a free monthly webinar since January of 2015 and as the events grow each month the chatter during the event increases. Thanks for taking a moment to learn more about webinar etiquette with us. It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette.

The Top Tech Events You Need To Attend For Your Business This Year

Dumb Little Man

Tech events are great if you want to keep up to date with all the latest trends and developments in the industry. They’re also a great opportunity to network with peers and learn from the most influential thought leaders around. Whether you’re interested in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence or digital marketing, there’s an event out there that will help you and your business to grow. The event is organized by the National Cyber Security Centre.

2018 149

3 Things I learned When I Seriously Planned to Retire

Dumb Little Man

Along the way, I learned these 3 things to know about retirement. I learned that I was so wrapped up in those calculations that I did not give enough planning for relationships in retirement. As I got closer to retirement, I learned I needed to quickly commit to working on life relationships. Lesson learned: Expand your thinking and build relationships and resources in preparation for retirement. Lesson learned: Choose and believe now.

2018 144

Coworking Members Learning New Skills, Becoming More Successful

Small Business Labs

One of the more interesting findings from our recent survey of coworking members is how many reported they had learned new skills - or improved their existing skills - due to their coworking space membership: 69% of the respondents reported they learned new skills. The learning generally comes two ways. First, most coworking members reported learning new skills and improving existing skills from events and educational programs hosted at their coworking space.

2015 188

Events on the Horizon

Productivityist by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Events on the Horizon Posted on 02/28/2013 // Leave a Comment As February draws to a close, I’m going to conduct a bit of housekeeping here. This housekeeping revolves around some events I’m going to be at over the next couple of months, some of which I am organizing and some of which I am not. In Victoria, I’ve got a few events going on over the next several weeks.

2013 57

Unexpected Events Help You Create Stronger Standards

Virtual Moxie

As you’ve undoubtedly heard me say, I believe that a person’s standards can always be higher.

2016 139

Five Reasons Why Attending Live Events is a Must

Step It Up VA Coaching

For those who work virtually, and even some who don’t, we can easily get stuck in a comfort zone of learning and networking solely by email, phone, teleclasses, and internet and don’t always find a way to get out to a live marketing, networking, or educational event or workshop. And there’s SO much more that one can get out of a live event that you can’t get from online networking and learning. Get motivated and inspired and learn.

2011 138

Why Events are Necessary for Start-ups

Small Business CEO

That’s why one of the major strategies used in start-ups of all types of industries is attending events. Attending events and networking isn’t an option for a start-up, but rather a must if they want to build up their brand and its name.

2019 56

Mobile Marketing for Small Business Online Event

Small Business Labs

" To learn more about mobile marketing, attend the Network Solutions free online Livestream on mobile marketing on May 17th, from 1:30 to 2:30pm eastern, 10:30 to 11:30 pacific.  What are some small business mobile best practices that you can learn from?   I'm looking forward to event and learning more about mobile marketing. Mobile marketing has become a key to local business success. 

2011 155


Office Dynamics

Although modern culture tries to tell us that being creative is a natural gift, Lisa challenged us to understand that it is simply another skill that can be learned and developed.

2014 185

How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

Paying More Around Big Events. They reached their peak around two weeks before the event itself. In the past, at massive shopping events like Black Friday and the January sales, retailers have made huge sales, but the profit margins haven’t been there.

2018 213

Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eat Your Career

I’m a sucker for anything that’s called “a once-in-a-lifetime” event. This is what I learned about career success from my 2017 solar eclipse experience. The day before the big event, I finally decided to get a move on and, by then, they were nowhere to be found!

2017 130

Create Your Own Free Lunch and Learn Sessions

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Create Your Own Free Lunch and Learn Sessions appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Why not use one lunch-break per week as a lunch-and-learn session? MIT Video is a free, open streaming media web site of the most significant public events at MIT.

2013 205

Lifestyle Connect Bucharest – The Event

Brilliantly Better

If you don’t have time to scroll to the end of the article (which I highly encourage you to do, though) here’s what will happen at this event: you will meet, connect with, and learn from people who are already enjoying abundant, fulfilling, independent lifestyles they love. Personal Development events lifestyle lifestyle connect

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I’d love to share these ten consistent messages that I’ve learned over and over during my time here at Office Dynamics working with the legend that is Joan Burge. My lesson learned here is own your mistakes. The only way we’re going to learn from them is to realize and own our part in them. We’ve really learned how to practice resilience around here. For the lessons learned check out my TEDxTalk here. Own your past…celebrate it, heal and learn from it.

2017 159

Triple the Results You Get from Live Conferences and Events

Productive & Organized

Today I'm going to share my secret tips for how you can triple your results from attending live conferences and events. Start Connecting BEFORE the Event. Many live events now have Twitter hashtags or Facebook groups or pages for people going to the event

2012 192

What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas

Office Dynamics

It was the first time my company OfficeTeam was participating in the event. So did the revolutionary event live up to its billing? Continue pursuing opportunities to learn and be challenged.

2016 169

7 Life Changing Lessons You Can Learn from Mark Twain

Dumb Little Man

The negative events in my life have a tendency to blossom into positive ones. in 1871, Mark Twain was born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, U.S. He was a writer, and lecturer. He was called the “greatest American humorist of his age.”

2011 286

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

If you are traveling alone, find out who else is attending that administrative conference or a training event, coordinate arrival times and share your transportation. Consider it a learning experience that will help you know how best to help your executives when someday it happens to them!

Learning from the Olympic legacy

The Small Business Blog

The London Olympics was a magical once-in-a-lifetime event for most of us in the UK. So what can British businesses learn from the unparalleled success of the Olympic… Read the full article here: Learning from the Olympic legacy on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Even the coldest cynic was quickly won over by the occasion and a big part of the success of the Games was due to the excellent organisation.

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

Who wouldn’t want their admin to gain more “mind over job” skills and steps so that as they encounter problems, issues, setbacks, new visions, new CEOs, new platforms, new technologies, advance planning, event planning and all matter of unforeseen and unexpected emergencies, itinerary changes and shortages, they can do so with a reignited sense of passion and purpose? I learned so much!

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 1)

Virtual Moxie

And just more than a week ago, in Minneapolis at our annual Homecoming/Community Recognition Awards event (think spirited family reunion meets Academy Awards and you’ll have a sense of what it’s like), we had a small party in my suite to celebrate. And here's some of what I've learned about becoming successful in business--whether you have your own company, or you work for someone else: 1. There's always something more to learn or see. Learn more.

2012 204