Interns (& Internships) ROCK!

ProAssisting Blog

I know, I know… ProAssisting is a blog and on-line learning environment for assistants… and it is but before one becomes an assistant, they usually have had some experience working as an intern. Basically, we believe, interns and internships rock and that anyone in college (and even high school) should be interning during summer breaks and potentially during semesters when they have a break in their schedule.

Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

Do you have an internal admin site where you work? An internal admin site is the main company site with all the links that admins find useful for their jobs centralized in one place. Additionally, I am considering starting a monthly Admin Lunch N Learn at my place of work.

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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.

Learning How To Cook Again

Dumb Little Man

Kids are learning how to order takeout instead of how to cook and teenagers are opting to become YouTube stars rather than flipping burgers. If you ask the average home cook what internal temperature you should cook various meats on, chances are they would not even know that’s an issue.

2019 243

Top 10 Reasons For Learning R Programming For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Planning on learning R programming for beginners? If you’re still thinking twice about learning R programming for beginners, then here is our list of the 10 top reasons to positively influence your decision. Career Freelancing Learning

2019 195

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

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. 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.

2017 159

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

An internal network will help us to build stronger relationships and enable better teamwork, communication and easier delegation and reciprocation of help. If you are interested in launching or participating in an internal PA network it would be great to have you on board.

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 272

6 Great Lessons You Can Learn from Helen Keller

Dumb Little Man

She’s a great reminder that nothing is impossible and I believe that there are more lessons we can learn from her. They have an internal picture of where they are going and they are fixated on their vision. See Also: 12 Important Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way.

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Hire an Intern

Small Business Labs

We have 4 interns working with us this summer.    Interns, of course, are a challenge to manage.    But we think the good of interns way outweighs the bad.  Our interns, being college students, are natural Internet users.  With   One of our interns is working on several social media related projects for us.      Interns also force to us focus.  Our

Ever wondered how international courier companies work?

The Small Business Blog

Ever wondered how international courier companies work? Shipping is one of those topics that most of us will only take time to learn about if we absolutely need to. The answer, unless you’ve used them a lot, is probably “No.” When you’re considering using a courier for the first time, you will need to know…

How to Stop Wasting Time – Internal Factors

Ian's Messy Desk

These time-wasters fall into two types: internal, those things we generate and external, those things that come at us from outside. Learning to say “No” is a critical –yet difficult– skill needing to be mastered. There are many behaviours and practices that get in the way of our productivity. Both types can be controlled. There are four behaviours/practices leading to wasted time: Disorganization – How much stuff do you have sitting on your desk or in your work area?

Is an Intern Really Better than a Virtual Assistant?

Tips From T. Marie

I recently stumbled across a tweet that read: “Interns are actually way better than virtual assistants”. Are some interns better than some virtual assistants? Are some situations better suited to an intern than a virtual assistant?

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. … Management business communication internal communicationIn military forces around the world, top-notch communication skills, or a lack thereof, are considered a life and death issue.

Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. I am not a proficient enough blogger to know how to put these images in my post without you having to click to enlarge it, but I am learning.

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Everything You Need to Know About an Architecture Intern and Future Architectural Roles

Small Business CEO

Read on to learn more about architectural internship. Who is an architectural intern? An architectural intern is a trained person who has the necessary skills, knowledge, and expertise to help in an architectural office before they have received their degree.

2018 63

Learning Lessons, Cheetah Style!

Virtual Moxie

What I noted came at a part in the movie where young cheetahs were learning the things they needed to know to survive on the savanna. Learning On the savanna, the cheetah learns experientially—often from the school of hard knocks. She pays attention, noticing what she’s learned and incorporating it into future behavior. We humans, we have a lot of experiential learning, too. We learned, in fact, nothing. Learn now, or be doomed to repeat.

Learn How to Manage Your Boss

Ian's Messy Desk

Employees , consider your immediate supervisor as an important internal customers. The workplace requires you keep up-to-date about developments in your field and improve your work skills through ongoing learning. Learn instead to become a team player and to strike a good balance between work and family responsibilities. Learn to manage your supervisor by taking initiative, being professional and resourceful.

2012 167

A Ballerina’s Story: How I Learned To Love My Body After Years Of Hating It

Dumb Little Man

Early in life, I learned to view my body as a sort of prison. Not the body, but my body, learning which foods, relationships, activities and movement helped me to feel good vs. relying on mass (confusing) opinions about what worked and what didn’t.

2016 208

Continuous Learning: Are There Any Benefits to Online Education?

Small Business CEO

Continuous learning should the the mantra for every CEO. If you are one of those top-notch CEOs who continuously developing yourself personally and professionally, or a CEO who want your employees to grow internally, then you should consider eLearning.

2018 66

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 180

How To Succeed In Business: 4 Things You Can Learn From Disney

Dumb Little Man

The company virtually had to remake Toy Story 2 in just nine months and The Good Dinosaur’s release date had to be postponed due to internal issues. The post How To Succeed In Business: 4 Things You Can Learn From Disney appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Disney has achieved success and fame through its original creations and their film adaptations. In addition to that, it also became famous for its perseverance.

2017 162

Learn "Executive Speak"

Office Dynamics

When you learn to communicate in a fashion that they like and regularly use, you will create a more synergistic relationship with the leaders in your organization. How can you learn more about the way executives speak? Listen to the words executives use, whether internal or external.

Four Lessons You Can Learn about Personal Effectiveness from the Ryder Cup

The Small Business Blog

As with many international sporting events it is used by many commentators as a barometer of what is good or bad about the state of the particular sport,… Read the full article here: Four Lessons You Can Learn about Personal Effectiveness from the Ryder Cup on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Learn "Executive Speak"

Office Dynamics

When you learn to communicate in a fashion that they like and regularly use, you will create a more synergistic relationship with the leaders in your organization. How can you learn more about the way executives speak? Listen to the words executives use, whether internal or external.

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 2)

Virtual Moxie

Last week, I sat down to create a list of some of the business lessons I've learned in my 15 years in business for myself. instantly smack yourself on the forehead and internally ask, "What in. And there you have it, friends.the second installation of some of what I've learned on this great big business adventure of mine. Your turn.what are some of the lessons you’ve learned along the way?

2012 175

What We Can Learn About Careers from Pope Francis

On The Job

Even if you don''t consider yourself a religious person, you need to learn to relax and not fight so many internal battles. (Photo courtesy of MSNBC) Recently, Pope Francis listed 15 "ailments" that he believed were infecting the Catholic Church.

2014 179

6 Marketing Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From a Plumber

The Solopreneur Life

Don’t fall in love with marketing and selling online to a national or international market. Related posts: 7 Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From “Mad Men&#. 5 Branding Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From Jeep. 9 Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From a Labrador Retriever Named Jazz. I met a savvy marketer two weeks ago who reminded me of six important marketing lessons for solopreneurs. I want to share those lessons with you now.

2011 181

Featured Soloist Dr. Shannon Reece: “You Never Stop Learning”

The Solopreneur Life

Name of business and city: Reece International LLC ; Naples, Florida. What is a mistake that you made that you have learned from? Now I am in a great position to share my lessons learned with my audience so they can avoid some of the mistakes I made.

2011 169

Entry-Level Jobs Teach Great Lessons to Those Willing to Learn

Office Dynamics

College graduates will usually take their first steps into their career path either as an intern or entry-level employee with the hope to propel their career forward. There are plenty of hard skills to learn at a new job, from workflow systems to new software.

2016 150

Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Las Vegas (June 4, 2015) – Office Dynamics International, the globally recognized authority for administrative training and development, is celebrating its 25 th year in business this week.

10 Lessons Office Professionals Can Learn from Phil Jackson

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 10 Lessons Office Professionals Can Learn from Phil Jackson Phil Jackson, current coach of the Los Angles Lakers, is revered as one of the greatest basketball coaches in history. In other words, learn from your mistakes.

2010 163

How to Create an Internship Program for Your Green Business

Eco-Office Gals

Internships are one great way to give students the opportunity to see what such a career would be like, offering them the ability to learn and develop marketable skills and add an entry to their résumé. Guest Post intern internship legalities student training and progress

2012 158

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

Productive & Organized

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?    That was from the first set of graphics my designer made for my recently released program. 

2012 183

25 Years Has Been Quite a Ride!

Office Dynamics

I have had to expand my thinking to meet client’s needs, participant expectations, and learn new methods and approaches to training. I have also met amazing, awesome, enthusiastic assistants who could never learn enough and wanted more. Welcome to June!

2015 227

Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

My very first International speaking opportunity on behalf of Office Dynamics International! Your past , heal and learn from all that you have experienced.

2016 140

Assistants Are Simply The Best

Office Dynamics

The team at Office Dynamics International is ecstatic to work with administrative professionals around the globe every day of the year. Did you know that Office Dynamics International is on Instagram and loving it ?

2016 152

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management


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

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn…. Limited time offer from Office Dynamics International: Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership program significantly marked down to $79 (from $249) until May 10.

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Learn simplification techniques from each other. Sometimes, it is just learning the basics about peers. I learned a great shortcut in Outlook. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda.

2016 155

How Can Virtual Classrooms Enhance Homeschool Education?

Dumb Little Man

For many tutors and teachers, the use of a virtual classroom is one of the most effective ways to enhance the learning experience. This made the learning process more efficient. This makes the learning process more engaging, efficient and effective. Students and tutors log on to an online learning platform where they can interact with each other, share video and audio and take online courses. Engaging learning. In fact, they do well with digital learning tools.

2017 161

Are Spelling Bees Good for Child Development?

Dumb Little Man

This reflects the Bee’s purpose to “help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.”. There is no doubt that children endeavoring to learn these words are gaining some vocabulary, but could all that effort be put to more active educational use? Memorization, it is often said, is the lowest form of learning. It promotes a wonderful way to learn to love to read.

2017 147

Learning to Mind Your Own Business

On The Job

When receiving internal mail, always make sure your name is on the front before opening, even if it was hand-delivered to you. The report was just sitting there, almost under your nose. OK, so it was on the boss’s desk and you were sitting a few feet away, but you have really good eyesight – and the ability to read upside down – so it wasn’t really your fault you read a co-worker’s recent performance evaluation, was it?

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