The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Everything from improving time-management skills to refining your career portfolio to compete in a post-COVID-19 workplace. Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Technology can help organize your projects, and it can even help execute certain elements of your projects, but it can’t manage your projects for you. Project Management is a role that requires a human. Interested in Upgrading Your Project Management Skills? Learn more here.


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4 Career Management Lessons You Can Learn From Playing Golf

Dumb Little Man

The game of golf can teach us a lot about what it means to manage a successful career. Hitting the links with friends during a sunny summer day is a great way to have fun, but a round of golf can teach you more than you think about career management. When your ball lands in the bunker, remember that it’s a learning experience and not a failure. What other career management lessons have you learned from playing golf? Career Learning

2017 157

The 3 Essential Functions of Time Management

Eat Your Career

When it comes to professional development, time management is one of my most passionate areas of study (and most enjoyable topics to teach ). So, some would argue that you can’t really manage time at all. You can only manage how you use it. A Learning Lab is a?full-day

2021 168

4 Learning Experiences That Can Redefine The Way Your Child Evolves

Dumb Little Man

And as I write this, I’d like to tell you my story of how I evolved with a lot of learning based on stories I lived and the experiences I had. Gradually, I noticed a change in his attitude: He has been more motivated to finish what he started and better manage time between school and playtime.

2020 205

Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. The tips below are for supporting a group of managers on a regular basis. Being an excellent communicator and being organized are vital skills to managing multiple managers or executives. Encourage managers to use uniform procedures. Limit personal tasks for managers. Learn to say “no.”. But that is the norm today.

3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

Dumb Little Man

Managing people isn’t that easy. The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson is a remarkable book about management. It is about a young man who is in search of an effective manager and is willing to work for one. In his search, he meets some ‘autocratic’ managers who are only concerned about the results. He also meets ‘democratic’ managers who are concerned only about the people. A child does not learn to walk straight away.

2019 211

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. 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.

2012 170

Child Neuropsychological Assessment: Its Importance in Childhood Learning Dysfunctions

Dumb Little Man

It highlights the significance of acquiring neuropsychological interpretation when children are going through learning disorders. There are several sorts of experts who conduct evaluations of children with regards to learning difficulties. In some cases, lack of certainty exists with the way neuropsychological assessment can increase awareness on a child’s learning issue. In most cases, a school psychologist observes the performance of children relevant to learning issues.

2019 161

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. Having a supportive, expanding community is one of the biggest advocating factors for picking up the R programming language, even if learning R programming for beginners sounds daunting. Chum management, personalized advertising, and subscriber profiling by telecom firms.

2019 159

Get More From Your Learning! Strategies to Make Professional Development More Effective

Eat Your Career

Learning opportunities are prevalent, and you want to take advantage of them all! More importantly, how do you actually implement the learning? The post Get More From Your Learning! Webinar Announcement Career Management Education and Training

2021 130

The Basics of Managing Energy

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things that came out of the 2020 Reader Survey is that people are struggling with energy management. In fact, some of those same readers made the comment that not everyone has energy to manage everything that I do.

2020 130

Is Healthcare Management Your Next Career Move?

Dumb Little Man

One of the roles that is talked about less is healthcare management. Here, we are going to look at healthcare management and discuss the concept of it becoming your next career move. What Is Healthcare Management? Is it something that you learn on the job?

2020 225

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

It’s a chance to better manage a workforce. AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed. Learning with AI.

2020 232

7 Hacks I Learned From James Bond

Dumb Little Man

Here are seven life hacks you can learn from the master spy himself: Only Follow the Rules That Suit You. Although he’s usually alone in the field, James Bond goes out with a full briefing and an equipment package fully managed by other members of his team. The post 7 Hacks I Learned From James Bond appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Not everybody can be a globetrotting super-spy who saves the world every few years. In fact, almost nobody can.

2019 213

How to Become Great by Managing Procrastination

Dumb Little Man

Learn to be “just good enough” at the activities that are necessary but relatively unimportant. She took the lessons she had learned from her first failure, did it better the second time around, and created a business that is still thriving. Managing Procrastination.

2020 241

5 Tips to Learn Languages by Reading Foreign Books

Dumb Little Man

Through reading, foreign language book learners not only learn a new language, but also get to explore a new culture. In case you want to learn a new language by reading foreign books, there are a few simple rules to follow. Underline them, find their meanings in a dictionary, write them down and learn. It will be easier to learn when they can all be found in one place. Besides, repetition is important in the learning process. Communicating Learning Travel

2017 195

Time and The Mind: Shifting Your Time Management Mindset (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Time and The Mind: Shifting Your Time Management Mindset. Time management is one of the most popular topics for professional development, and it’s easy to see why: Almost everyone in the working world feels overwhelmed by their workload.

2020 184

How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity. Even if you have no formal project management training, you still want to be taken seriously in your PM duties.

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

In one way or another, social learning has been part of our lives for a long time. During this time, we are bound to learn from our colleagues and get a chance to talk on mutual topics of interest. What is Social Learning? are involved in some sort of social learning.

2020 232

Strategic Career Management Fundamentals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Strategic Career Management Fundamentals.”. It’s about more than just setting goals—it also involves actively managing your behavior, engaging in continuous self-reflection and improvement, tracking your progress, and keeping an ever-vigilant eye on your next steps. All too often, professionals fail to truly embrace the principles of Strategic Career Management. As an attendee, you will learn….

2019 124

Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

Learn more and access the full report by visiting Administrative assistants and executive assistants have a unique set of time management challenges. All of this can make time management feel like a nearly impossible task! Keep reading in the Career Resource Library… This is an excerpt from the special report, “Time Management for Admins” available exclusively to members of the Career Resource Library.

2018 129

6 Ways To Feast On Learning

Office Dynamics

I have always been hungry to learn. Or I should say, once I finished high school I gained an appreciation of learning. Well, that continued as years passed and I am still hungry to learn. ” I learn from the savvy executive assistants who attend my training programs, the executives who hire me, and from anyone I come in contact with as I travel the country. I hope you will be an every-day student; don’t ever be so full of yourself that you stop learning.

3 Life Lessons Learned from Working in a Startup

Dumb Little Man

I must say it was a journey worth venturing into – full of learning and challenges. Here are my three key learnings that I will take forward with me into future careers and personal challenges. Being in a startup is like being in a rocky boat with a storm coming your way!

2020 170

5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

All across the globe, nations are facing economic uncertainties while businesses are finding it difficult to manage challenges due to the current world crisis. Being project managers or business leaders, we are not an exception either, we have also felt the shock equally.

Ready for Anything! How to Practice Proactive Career Management (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

How to Practice Proactive Career Management. That’s where “proactive” career management comes into play. As a participant, you will learn…. How to Practice Proactive Career Management (Webinar) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

2020 141

Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

As an executive coach and leadership trainer, I have talked to experienced senior managers and executive about their careers over the two decades. Here are some insights I can share that can advance, shape and revamp the careers of managers and executives. Here are some insights I can share that can advance, shape and revamp the careers of managers and executives. Take responsibility for managing your own profession. Self-management.

2017 165

Timeless Time Management Truths

Eat Your Career

But something changed about 10 years ago…I started getting really interested in the science and art of time management. I am by no means a time management expert—learning to make the most of the precious time I have is a lifelong journey that I will likely never truly master, but will always strive to improve upon. When it comes to career success, I believe that learning how to effectively use time to achieve your goals is a requirement.

2018 124

15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process. These inconveniences can lead to errors and redundancies that could easily be avoided by consulting experienced document management experts. What Exactly Is Document Management?

2019 194

Managing the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There is another phrase for this and it is called ‘managing up’ Some people are great at ‘managing up’ but assistants have to be fantastic at it! The main part of our job is to manage our boss’s time so that they can concentrate on the important tasks that keep the business going. There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up. We spend all day managing our boss and evaluating their needs but do we effectively manage up?

Manager Support

Office Dynamics

The first is learning to work together. The post Manager Support appeared first on Office Dynamics. Career Management Executive And Assistant Partnership Mgr/Asst Team Problem Solving Teamwork UncategorizedTwo to Tango. You and the person you support make up a team, even if it’s a small team. There are three stages in a team relationship. Within that stage, each person tries to understand the other person’s work habits, communication style, and attitude.

2018 101

How to Position Yourself for Management (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Position Yourself for Management.”. Let’s be honest: Management isn’t for everyone. It takes a specific set of skills to be a great manager, and some people just don’t have what it takes. Then, they realize that being a manager is a lot harder than it looks from the outside. Additionally, earning a promotion to management usually requires some dedicated effort. As an attendee, you will learn….

2019 154

33 Unwritten Rules of Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Whatever the source, they are useful aphorisms for life management. The handbook has become an underground hit among senior executives and management thinkers. The Unwritten Rules of Management is part Ben Franklin and part Yogi Berra, with a dash of Confucius thrown in. Jack Welch says there’s something about both the man and his management style that makes the handbook a worthwhile read for any CEO. “It’s Learn to say, “I don’t know.”

Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

As an assistant of 20 years, I had one perspective of meeting management. You must keep these things in mind when you are managing your executive’s calendar. Calendar management is an important skill. You must think about your manager’s workload, other commitments, travel, upcoming meetings, past meetings, previous week’s schedule. Every manager and executive has their personal preferences. Learn your executive’s preferences and make it work!

Why TO-DO Lists Are Bad For Time Management And What To Do Instead

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage our time effectively is without a doubt one of the best “superpowers” we can possess. Let’s be clear, time management is no easy task. As a result, what’s needed to develop greater time management is mental and emotional agility.

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24 Time Management Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Learn to delegate: co-workers, professionals, family members, neighbour teenagers earning extra money can all help with your workload. Learn to say no. Time Management Tip #1 ( Use Time Management To Improve Your Life ( Time Management + Effective Meetings (Self Development Blog) [Dr JOY Madden] ( The Skinny On Time Management ( Image via Wikipedia.

How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. Therefore, managers should always aim to provide a relaxed environment for their employees to work in. For example, a manager can start a TeamViewer online meeting only to have a fun surprise for the team. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. Managers should set very clear goals for their team members.

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Make Learning Fun For Your Admin Team

Office Dynamics

This seems to be a hot trend, learning as a team. 6 Tips To Make Learning Fun & Ensure Your Team Will Remember What They Learned. Then build a calendar for future lunch and learn sessions where attendees can bring new information that supports that topic. Ask a panel to select the best one; randomly draw a winner, or involve a manager in selecting the best one. How will you transfer what you learned to your workplace?

Managing Past Versions Of Yourself

Brilliantly Better

Working as a software developer comes with many perks: you can work remotely (or from coffee shops), you get to see your work used by thousands of people and you are almost forced to learn continuously. Read more Managing Past Versions Of Yourself.

2020 81

5 Communications Lessons to Learn Today

45 Things

I've been covering the workplace for a long, long (long) time, and the one thing I have learned is that 99 percent of the problems in the workplace occur because of poor communication. That's why I think a recent podcast with management guru Robert Sutton is valuable.

2021 52

CEO’s: Here Are Five Useful Skills You Can Learn Online

Small Business CEO

Online learning is enjoying an unprecedented boom at the moment, and not only because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the following list for some educational inspiration for what you can learn: 1. Management online learning professional development

2020 72

How Google Classroom is Reshaping Learning

Dumb Little Man

In order to be successful in their future careers, students must learn problem-solving skills, teamwork, and have excellent communication skills. Many want homework assignments that are more engaging and nearly half want more opportunities to learn about technology. Learning Management Systems. Learning Management Systems (LMS) provide the software needed to teach interactive courses through technology. Google Learning LMS

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Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Year after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. If you would like more time management tips, get a copy of my downloadable eBook, Time Management for the Modern Assistant: Proven Tactics for Taming Your Day. In this innovative eBook, Joan provides insightful and life-changing time management techniques for the modern assistant.

2019 138