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. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Stress Workplace

2019 199

Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Stress Travel

2019 235

7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress.

2019 183

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

2019 236

How to Relieve Stress Fast: Stop, Drop, and Roll

Dumb Little Man

Stop, drop, and roll has been the method for teaching fire safety since the late 1970s, but what if we used this same technique to extinguish stress in our lives? It can actually increase your stress level. Now that I’ve mentioned my disclaimer, here’s how to relieve stress fast. During any stressful situation, the first thing you should do is stop and breathe. Step away from the stress. It’s the secret sauce to handling stress—humor!

2018 155

Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Organization skills is the one thing most successful business owners have in common. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills without too much effort on your part. Learn to delegate.

Skills 205

In Demand Job Skills

Small Business Labs

But what I found most interesting was their assessment of the most sought after job skills in high-wage, high-growth occupations.   As the chart below (from the report) shows, five of the top 12 skills most valued in the economy are communications related. 

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The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess. The most important ability an assistant has to learn to do is to figure out what NOT to do. Communication skills, both oral and written, are a must-have. Technological skills are a must-have to keep up with the pace and dynamics of the job.

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Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Discern what your skills and strengths are. You will only be able to manage the load of stress to the limit of the above capacities. You just finished reading Learn to Stop to Keep Going !

2014 219

4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. Let’s face it, the idea of sitting across from a stranger and “selling” them on your experience and job skills can be overwhelming and anxiety-inducing. That said, if you and your pooch and you are dog park first-timers, be sure to learn the ropes first before you start networking.

2017 108

To Be More Likeable, Learn to Listen

On The Job

Faced with increasing workloads and the stress that goes along with it, employees may find it tough to focus on ways to make themselves more likeable to customers, he says. Among them: Learn to understand someone in three minutes.

2016 181

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

They see their managers deal with the stress of their own bosses, motivating workers who don't care about their jobs and putting up with angry customers who call their mothers unflattering names. Hone your communication skills. Most people I know like to complain about their bosses.

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7 Tips for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

There are several things you can do to alleviate this stress/pain. By learning to say no (more often) you are doing multiple things. Reducing stress by taking on less work. For other tips and tricks read, 9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills.

2018 264

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. Stress reducer. If you have been in the administrative profession for 25+ years, know that you can keep growing, expanding and learning.

2016 208

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

3 Ways to Master Manage Stress During the Holidays

Office Dynamics

To help you stay effective, achieve more and reduce stress, here are a few proven tips on managing time during this busy season: 1. This is an excellent best practice that can prevent mistakes during high-stress times when we’re often asked to “rush” certain projects.

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Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

Knowing how to plan better and eliminate debt could be beneficial for problem solving and personal stress reduction, too. Plus, it might just increase their soft skills –making them more of a people loving person! Admins are the glue that holds the office together, so any time we gain leadership and people skills the office runs more smoothly. I learned so much!

3 Keys to Making This Your Best Week Ever

Office Dynamics

Most administrative professionals are intimately familiar with “emergency” business situations and sky-high stress—their own, as well as the stress that practically radiates off of others. After all, it’s never too early to kick the stress habit and nurture a spirit of resilience.

2015 197

Learn to Handle Verbal Smackdowns

On The Job

And, when you don't hone your communication skills, you can easily become the victim of a verbal smackdown. For many people, finding the right response at the right time is often difficult, frustrating and stressful. In my family, there's a saying about "two floors later."

So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)?

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Tales from the Trenches, (4) Comments So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)? Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 816

Effective Conflict Resolution Techniques

Office Dynamics

As more companies embrace the spirit of teamwork, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. Build effective conflict resolution skills. Welcome to February— the month of love.

2015 198

ProAssisting & Dress for Success form 1-for-1 Partnership!

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, (0) Comments ProAssisting & Dress for Success form 1-for-1 Partnership! Click here to learn more about this amazing partnership!

Forms 650

Recorded Webinar Replay: The Resilient Assistant

Office Dynamics

Resiliency is the number one skill admins can hone to position themselves for success in today’s turbulent business environment. As an attendee, you will learn: How to proactively plan for what’s next and build a reputation for quick-thinking and swift action, even in times of chaos.

2015 174

5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Learn to ask questions; specifically, the right question. Learn what your manager likes to follow, and become her eyes and ears on the subject. Communication Skills Meetings Self Development Stress Management

2018 202

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Only a rare few administrative professionals have learned to tap into the power of the most advanced leadership skill. She’s witnessed its power first hand and helped hundreds of administrative professionals hone their self-leadership skills. Learning Highlights.

5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

Office Dynamics

Whether it’s finding the right caterer, meeting global counterparts from international office locations or brushing off your creative skills to whip up a spiffy PowerPoint presentation, you love tackling projects outside of your job scope (and even get excited at the opportunity!).

2016 205

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Demonstrate your leadership skills. These are fundamentals, critical foundational skills needed to fully mature your career. Administrative stress levels are higher due to changing priorities and fast deadlines. How skilled are you in handling “offsite” support across time zones?

2015 231

Lessons Learned During Crises - Dealing With Disappointment

Office Dynamics

In case you don't remember, I started a 3 MM series on June 28 around Lessons Learned During Crises. Accept setbacks as new lessons learned. Be thankful for the new skills you are developing as you work through the disappointment. Tags: Attitude Motivators Stress Management I hope you enjoyed a little break around the 4th of July. Today's Lesson: Dealing with Disappointment. Before my husband, Dave, had a health set back in June, we had many plans for a wonderful June.

2010 116

Setting Healthy Boundaries Today

Office Dynamics

Under that umbrella, we addressed topics such as self-management vs. stress management, learning specific difficult people types and how to handle each of them, the benefits of conflict and much more. Setting Healthy Boundaries.

2018 166

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

Ultimately, our progress hinges on the quality relationships and authentic connections we make together, and whether we can implement what we learn. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day. This article is part 3 of our conference recap.

2014 130

Flexibility is Key to Running a (Nearly) Stress-Less Virtual Assisting Business

Step It Up VA Coaching

But we can work through these issues with less stress by learning to be flexible. But, you can also avoid a lot of stress by leaving wiggle room in your schedules so when issues arise, it’s not the end of the world. Be willing to keep learning and exploring new avenues of revenue. Keep your skill set in line with the times, and watch trends so you can adjust your services and packages according to clients’ ever-evolving needs and grow your business.

2011 116

Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

Feeling Stressed at work? Feeling Stressed at work? This type of stress is unnecessary and not only derails your day but negatively affects your self esteem. The more stressed we are, the less we remember. Admin Assistant Training Organizational Skills

2009 141

The Best Advice on Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Avoid letting stress bleed from work to home and vice versa. It is essential to handling the daily stresses of life and career. Manage stressful situations. Learning to be resilient is a skill we all need to develop.

2015 180

Lessons Learned During Crises - Dealing With Disappointment

Office Dynamics

In case you don't remember, I started a 3 MM series on June 28 around Lessons Learned During Crises. Accept setbacks as new lessons learned. Be thankful for the new skills you are developing as you work through the disappointment. Attitude Motivators Stress ManagementI hope you enjoyed a little break around the 4th of July. Today's Lesson: Dealing with Disappointment. Before my husband, Dave, had a health set back in June, we had many plans for a wonderful June.

2010 100

Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

Feeling Stressed at work? Feeling Stressed at work? This type of stress is unnecessary and not only derails your day but negatively affects your self esteem. The more stressed we are, the less we remember. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Organizational Skills

2009 130

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

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn…. From what I understand, no one else had anything like the portfolio to showcase their skills. Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem.

Three Keys To Making Your Best Week Ever Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

Most administrative professionals are intimately familiar with “emergency” business situations and sky-high stress—their own, as well as the stress that practically radiates off of others. It’s been a great week. Like, one of the best weeks – ever.

2015 202

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

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. Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge.

2015 167

How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

This is an important skill to develop for any individual who has to work with others. As more companies embrace collaboration, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive.

2016 172

5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Dumb Little Man

It’s one with a joy-horizon not obscured by the clouds of stress or grief. See Also: 7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress. Reason #2: Your Telepathic Skills are Most Likely Not Great. If the menu is unpalatable, learn to cook for yourself.”.

2019 244

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Whether they are looking to fill a new role, or make decisions about annual raises and promotions, employers find it difficult to pinpoint the candidates with the right knowledge, motivations and skills to excel. You gain new skills and competencies.

How to Build Consensus in Place of Conflict

Office Dynamics

As more companies embrace the spirit of teamwork, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. Having an “attitude of taking charge” is not necessarily the same as the “skill of taking charge.”

2016 132