How to create an internal Assistant network

Practically Perfect PA

During the Virtual Summit October 2017, we had the amazing Simone White, Executive Assistant and Global Chair of GAIN – Administrative Professionals Network at BlackRock train our group of attendees on starting their own internal network for Assistants.

Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. How long have you been a friend of Office Dynamics International? Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here.

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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

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. Knowledge sharing will cut down time for each PA and Manager to research information.

Smart Ways to Manage International Transactions for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Having an international presence is one of the best choices a small business can make. With the international consuming class expected to grow by 75% to 4.2 A major one is international payments. Also, managing business finances across multiple currencies is no easy feat.…

How to Best Work With International Colleagues

On The Job

When Erin Meyer visited Tokyo with a Japanese colleague shortly after her book, “The Culture Map” was published, she agreed to speak to about 20 Japanese managers.

Research: Internal Moves Smarter Than Job Hopping

On The Job

Researchers say that while employees receive pay boosts with an internal job move, an external move may not have as much potential. "[W]hen It is those internal moves that lead to advances in pay, rank and responsibility, and provide long-term gains in pay and satisfaction,” Bidwell says

Why Your business Should Really Consider Operating Internationally

Small Business CEO

If the answers are unfavourable to more than three of these questions, then you should really consider expanding to an international market – here are the top reasons for doing so: New Customers. … Management business expansion business operations international business

How to Know When to Go International?

Small Business CEO

Many companies will make the decision after a few years, that it is time to venture into international markets, whereas some dive in straight away after only a few weeks; but how can either of them know if they are ready to do so? Do Your Management Agree?

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. Taking on more than you can manage only leads to frustration as nothing gets done very well. Break the task into small pieces – if the whole seems too big to tackle, break it into manageable sub-tasks. Schedule your work to best manage routine or tedious tasks.

Easy event management

Practically Perfect PA

We recently worked with Gallus Events who managed our Assist Travel event in London. The event management was seamless and one of the main reasons was because they used an online event registration / management platform called Eventbrite. Eventbrite Event Management.

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3 Simple Ways to End Internal Communication Woes

Small Business CEO

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.

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. It is so important to stop and celebrate yourself, your team, your manager, your company – when you hit a big goal or you accomplish something you’ve been working toward for some time. The post 10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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Which tasks should assistants manage?

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many ways we can help them with this from managing their calendar effectively, minimising interruptions and generally keeping them on track. Assistants should conduct research on behalf of their manager. Email and diary management.

2014 226

Rope-a-Dope and International Affairs

Daily Writing Tips

I don’t know how I’ve managed to go so long without encountering this expression, but I hadn’t a clue as to what Simon meant by “the rope-a-dope strategy.”.

The Most Common Distractions At Work and How To Manage Them

Dumb Little Man

Because as you’re aware that you’re losing time, you may try to manage your tasks quicker to compensate the time you’ve lost, which increases the chance of an error. Is it internal or external? “Hey, do you have a minute?”.

2019 173

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Manage the Rush Jobs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. How Project Management Apps Help You to Always Know Everything.

2014 249

Suprapubic Catheter Care: Health and Bladder Management

Dumb Little Man

Do you need a guide to suprapubic catheter care and bladder management? Those who have any type of internalized catheter will be more likely to experience bladder stones and urinary tract infections. This post will talk about the essentials of suprapubic catheter care.

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The Ultimate Guide to Managing Trading Risk

Dumb Little Man

This isn’t only true only when countries have to pass through internal turmoils. Some international political developments like the tense situation brewing between the US and North Korea are under the scrutiny of investors across the world. The post The Ultimate Guide to Managing Trading Risk appeared first on Dumb Little Man. The Australian share market experienced unprecedented turbulence in the first week of February 2018 when it lost $60 billion.

2018 144

Advice For Handling International Business Payments

Small Business CEO

But how do you conduct business internationally when it comes to the actual payment itself? Listen to the podcast interview for Sherif’s tips and advice on how small businesses can manage international payments.

How to Help Your Manager Get Things Done – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

This is the best blog for advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants provided by Office Dynamics International. Ok, Renee is wondering how does an administrative assistant manage her manager or executive? How do you help your manager get things done?

2019 177

Learn How to Manage Your Boss

Ian's Messy Desk

And whether you think your boss is brilliant or a bore, the fact is that you have to manage the relationship with your boss if you want to advance your career. Many of us give little thought to managing our supervisors. Employees , consider your immediate supervisor as an important internal customers. Practise time management skills and schedule time each week for networking. Learn to manage your supervisor by taking initiative, being professional and resourceful.

2012 167

Top tip guide to managing global ground transport

Practically Perfect PA

If you need an international service, check that your service provider operates in all the countries on your itinerary. Knowing this information will allow you to manage your travellers’ expectations – that way, when they get a Hyundai instead of a Mercedes S-Class, they’ll understand why!

2014 221

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times.

2016 177

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

When I was an assistant 40 years ago we complained about not getting time with our executives; we complained about not getting enough information from our managers; we complained about not getting support for training. 1 Idea: Establish and protect regular 1:1 time with manager.

2016 211

Time Management Skill: Handling Interuptions Professionally – the Saying No Fallacy

Ian's Messy Desk

For years authors of books and articles about Time Management and leaders of Time Management seminars have suggested numerous simplistic, unrealistic approaches to solving the interruption problem. Use Time Management To Improve Your Life (wheelingabout.wordpress.com).

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The Art and Science of Managing Expectations

Productivityist

It’s the art and science of managing those expectations that creates the difference between success and stress in our day-to-day lives. ” Expectations coming from outside sources are perfect candidates for managing the Idea Pump way…capture, act, report.

2013 60

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to Manage the Rush Jobs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 13, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation.

2010 207

Streamlining the Management of Your Construction Business

Small Business CEO

Managing a construction business can be very strenuous. However, with the availability of innovative software and technologies, construction project managers are able to streamline the various process involved to build smarter and faster projects.

2016 105

5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services

The Small Business Blog

As more and more companies turn to managed training services to deliver their training and development requirements, many HR & L&D professionals are wondering whether it is time that their organisation did the same. It can be a tough decision – especially when you already have a pool of highly skilled internal L&D talent which… Read the full article here: 5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

How Guy Kawasaki Manages His Social Media Presence

Ian's Messy Desk

It is a good insight into how “one” person, Guy Kawasaki , manages a large social-media presence. Many people ask me how I manage my social media accounts (and others make stuff up rather than figure out what I do). This is likely to pop-up all over the web.

Understanding the Top Challenges of Expense Management

Small Business CEO

At the macro level, there’s a lot affecting businesses when it comes to expense management. For example, international expansions and globalization are two elements that are influencing expense management, and also making these costs rise in many instances.

Managing the Micromanager

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, August 24, 2009 Managing the Micromanager The job description did not include managing a micromanager. Some managers feel that they would do the project themselves just so they know it will get done their way.

2009 141

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.

8 Steps to Effective Records Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Without a doubt, records are a big part of the corporate life and managing these records one of the building blocks for a transparent and credible organization. Effective records management practice takes it a step further in making a successful, operational business. Records management doesn’t have to be a time or cost-intensive activity. If you don’t have a structured records-management policy or plan in place, there will be some cost is getting one established.

2012 134

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

Office Dynamics

Limited time offer from Office Dynamics International: Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership program significantly marked down to $79 (from $249) until May 10.

7 Reasons to Outsource Employee Management

Small Business CEO

Since World War II international competition has been steadily increasing in nearly every sector. The peace of mind provided by consulting a trained individual in the complexity of employee resource management far outweighs the costs.

2014 114

Is Software Asset Management dead, or has it taken a back seat to License Management?

The Small Business Blog

Software industry specialists worked together back in 2006 to determine an international standard for Software Asset Management which would enable companies to prove that they were in full compliance with the rigorous demands set out in line with ISO/IEC 19700-1.

2012 150

How to Manage Disruptive Elements and Change Management Within Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

These obstacles may be internal and external. Before a small business owner or manager tackles the external problems, he or she ought to manage the internal obstructions. If internal harmony prevails, the company that undergoes improvements can meet them in confidence.

2014 88

Mastering Project Management - Webinar

Office Dynamics

Find the best way to manage your projects – without letting them manage you! Mastering Project Management. Business Management Daily. We all manage projects from time to time. But just because you manage a project, does that make you a project manager? True project management professionals know the steps to take – and the steps to AVOID – for perfect projects every time. Join us May 23 to discover: Perceptions of Project Management.

The Art and Science of Managing Expectations

Productivityist

It''s the art and science of managing those expectations that creates the difference between success and stress in our day-to-day lives. Expectations coming from outside sources are perfect candidates for managing the Idea Pump way.capture, act, report. Internal Expectations.

2013 99

Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

My very first International speaking opportunity on behalf of Office Dynamics International! I’m preparing this post early but when you read this, I’ll have just given my presentation #OwnIt, How to Own Your Story and Win at Life at the Executive Secretary Live in London.

2016 141

Confessions of a Micro-Manager

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2009 Confessions of a Micro-Manager Who would want to work for a micro-manager? Here are some reasons I think managers can get possessive: Im not sure I can trust you. I never wanted to be a manager.

2009 130