The Perfect Gift for Everyone in Your Office

Office Dynamics

With this handy shopping guide, all you’ll need to know is one interest or hobby and this year you’ll be handing out gifts that will put everyone in the holiday spirit. Outdoorsy people can be pretty particular about their gear, so save yourself the guesswork and get a gift card to a reputable outfitter like Cabela’s. For the person who truly doesn’t want a gift, consider a gift card to a micro-lender like Kiva.

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

Office Dynamics

Is it okay to gift up in the office (give your boss a gift)? Executive Secretary Magazine. We’ve been having a holly, jolly, super fun and festive time with our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series event. In this Day 3 webinar we wore our ugly sweaters and took questions from our live audience about the administrative profession.

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More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. Again the membership includes a twice yearly magazine, networking events and a LinkedIn Group. The membership allows you access to designatory letters, an online magazine and website, regional events and discounted training opportunities. Pin It.

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Executive Secretary Magazine and social profiles. The How and Why of Creating a Career Portfolio (Executive Secretary Magazine Article). Joan’s necklace was a very special piece purchased as a gift from her late husband, Dave. Also a gift from Dave.). This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).

More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. Again the membership includes a twice yearly magazine, networking events and a LinkedIn Group. The membership allows you access to designatory letters, an online magazine and website, regional events and discounted training opportunities. Pin It.

2012 122

A Collage of Success Tips

Office Dynamics

This event was hosted by Success magazine. I have been reading Success magazine for years and find every issue is packed with valuable information and tons of inspiration! Rejection can be the greatest gift. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Interpersonal Skills Leadership Motivators Productivity Self DevelopmentI just got back from a great 2 day event called Success Live. Maybe you saw my Facebook post … or not.

2017 131

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. Office Ninjas offered daily flash give aways and they had some really incredible gifts. Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. Wow, what a fabulous April!

2015 116

The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

Office Dynamics

Even though I enjoy reading “O” magazine I’ve decided to let my subscription expire. I freely provide my ability where she is not so gifted so that she can grow a business borne from her heart. Nothing against boating, but owning a boat means hours and hours of maintenance, handling fueling, storage, hookups, docking, undocking, insurance, licensing, safety training…determine what is the total time requirement you will spend, not just the initial cost.

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The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

Office Dynamics

Even though I enjoy reading “O” magazine I’ve decided to let my subscription expire. I freely provide my ability where she is not so gifted so that she can grow a business borne from her heart. Nothing against boating, but owning a boat means hours and hours of maintenance, handling fueling, storage, hookups, docking, undocking, insurance, licensing, safety training…determine what is the total time requirement you will spend, not just the initial cost.

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Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards – for e.g. Gifts and Entertainment Policy. Supervise and train other clerical staff. Lucy Brazier – Executive Secretary Magazine April 23, 2105. Once upon a time you spotted or were presented with a Job Spec which caught your attention. You applied for the role and after an interviewing process were offered the coveted position. I’m curious to know how the original Job Spec evolved.

2015 147

AZVAs the Podcast Episode 9: What 2010 tells us about 2011

Loosely Speaking

Interviewee: Jane Bristol , most recently the economic development director with a 21 year tenure in Prescott, Arizona, the 4th best place to retire according to Money Magazine and 64th on Forbes.com’s list of “best small places for business and careers.&#. Tips: Tara’s advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of any team’s talents and Katie recommends where to find a good list of training opportunities for Virtual Assistants.

2010 126

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups.    Dr. Venus Opal Reese has consulted O Magazine and has been featured on ABC News, CBS News, PBS, in Glamour magazine, Diversity Inc., "  We had close to 1,000 viewers on the live stream and I made and offer into a virtual training called, Defy Impossible, "Six-Figure Emancipation Formula: Make Your Mark, Make a Difference, and Make REAL Money On Your Own Terms. "

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Monday Motivator: Feasting On Achievement

Office Dynamics

Last year, around this time, I saw great article in my Training & Development magazine entitled Feast on Achievement. Am I giving anyone at work a gift? Now that you have survived Halloween, we are on to the next holiday. I thought this would be a good theme for November; a time when we will be feasting at Thanksgiving. Today, I want to focus on what achievement means to you. Several times, I have read that human beings are designed for achievement.

2013 106

Stop procrastinating! How to Overcoming and Avoid Procrastination - 30 Tips

Stephanie LH Calahan

Thanks to Margit Crane of Gifted With ADD. Catch The Last Train. If you believe your task, project or an activity is like a train that's going to stop on your station for just a few seconds, and especially if you know that it's the last train for today by schedule, would you get in to go back home? Most people are left on the station, waiting for the next train in the morning, because they missed it at night.

2012 218

STRESS - 22 Ideas on How to Identify it and Eradicate It!

Stephanie LH Calahan

Have a time each week when you give yourself one hour of time to just sit, read a magazine, watch mindless tv, or other non productive activity. Thanks to Peter Coombs of FRONTLINE Training & Consulting. I received my first journal as a gift when I was eight years old. So think of a journal as a gift to yourself. Do you know when you are stressed?    Do you know what you can do to eliminate your stress? 

2011 213

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Joan Burge Event of Distinction

Office Dynamics

We pursue excellence through diligence, training, development and by seeking out high-quality learning. As I walked by Veranda C, I saw that Brian Burge and Beverlina were hard at work putting the finishing touches on the many displays of helpful resources and Star Wear gift items in the ODI Boutique. She also mentioned a resource by Darren Hardy, the publisher of Success Magazine, The Compound Effect. Day 1 dawned with a blazing sun and bright early heat.

2013 109

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Stephanie LH Calahan

I wrote The Deeper Meditation Training Course first, then the audio course came out later. As my business continues to grow from it's inception in 2004, I've added a lot more to my agenda, including blogging on my website, guest blogging, writing articles for e-zines and in print for local magazines, creating a monthly newsletter and doing public speaking. Thanks to Marnie Swedberg of Gifts Of Encouragement, Inc.

2011 217

Why You Shouldn't Stick to Your Niche

Men With Pens

Octopus Obedience Training—Better Than Ricky Gervais Reply Deneen Wilson ( @typingbug ) November 20, 2009 at 8:41 am This is so true. Am I formally trained in food preparation? I focus on cash gifting, but since the activity is not well known I decided to also write posts about mental science and fitness. My network outside of gifting grew from Day 1. Part 3 Reply James ( @MenwithPens ) November 20, 2009 at 2:28 pm @ Ryan – I’m all about cash gifting.

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Three Ways to Start a Revolution | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I feel the gift of speech need to be leveraged. Solomon – I feel that being able to discuss, talk and look at all sides of the coin is a gift, and yet so many people ignore the opportunity to ask questions, go deeper and learn more. If the objective is training in a specific subject, some of these would work better than others. Is the goal training? Training is something a lot of people can easily see spending money on, because there’s such a definite return.

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