How to Learn a New Skill The Fast and Easy Way

Dumb Little Man

Can a complete novice learn to play tennis in under 30 minutes? Molly had heard about Gallway’s claim but she doubted that she could ever learn to play tennis, let alone do it in 30 minutes! The “Inner Game” approach to learning and teaching.

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Recession-Proof Your Career With Tax Training

Dumb Little Man

Learn new skills and take advantage of any job training available to you. But even if you don’t have the resources to train for one of those positions, learning to prepare taxes will always have job security. Source: National Tax Training School.

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The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

  The problem is a mismatch between job skills and job openings. Add in a growing reluctance by corporations to train their staff and the mismatch becomes even clearer. Another example is Korfu , which teaches recent and soon to be college grads basic business skills.

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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.

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

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. The essential job of a child is learning.

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Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! ATD stands for the Association of Talent Development, formerly called ASTD (American Society for Training & Development).

The Assistant's Toolkit - ProAssisting's free assistant training.

ProAssisting Blog

Wanna impress your boss with your newfound skills? Put all of the lessons you learn to good use and shine as an assistant. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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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. These “soft skills” are not part of the traditional curriculum which focuses on math and literacy. Learning Management Systems.

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BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge

Office Dynamics

Carrying on with the May theme of BIG learning, today I want to talk to you about the invisible bag of skills, knowledge and information. As I conduct my administrative training programs, I teach assistants how to write and give a 3-minute presentation. Hello Monday Motivators!

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Totes emosh (emotional intelligence) training

Practically Perfect PA

One of the best training courses I have attended in my career was an introduction to NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) with specific training on emotional intelligence. So why is “totes emosh” training (sorry, I’m from Essex) useful for assistants?

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.

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Administrative Training Sources – Friends of Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics

We recently posted a blog that listed free training sources we provide; 6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants. Please visit her site and learn how you can improve your writing skills.

Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

Practically Perfect PA

Many, many years ago, without a doubt, secretaries went to secretarial school to learn how to type and take dictation. It was a very handy skill to have! … Certainly in my country (New Zealand) there are very few places you can now go to physically to learn shorthand.

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Skills required to be a good minute taker

Practically Perfect PA

Not everyone can be a good minute taker – it’s a definite skill and quite often an art, hence the name of my course, The Art of Minute Taking. There are definite skills required to be a good minute taker and I’ve listed some of them below: Listening.

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The Skill Every Assistant Needs

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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Core Administrative Skills Always Need Improving

Office Dynamics

Now I am going to surprise you by telling you one of the most awesome administrative skills you can work on is being brilliant at the basics. Basics include: travel planning, appointment coordination, meeting preparation, all facets of communication, organizational skills, and time and project management. As your days are getting busier and you are taking on more projects and assignments, you need these skills more than ever. Designed by Freepik.

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What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. I’d like to help you understand better so you can stop asking yourself “what is the difference between an administrative conference and administrative training?”

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Executive and Administrative Assistant Skills That Are Important to Executives

Office Dynamics

While administrative and executive assistants have a very good feel for the skills they need to do their job effectively, I like to hear from executives and get their perspective, which is important. What skills are important to your executive?

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Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

You’ll learn how to: Set up a notebook to facilitate collaboration. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! The post Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Organizational Skills Projects Technology Workplace Tools assistant technology training collaborating learning new tools OneNote technology for assistants technology tuesday training webina

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Piano Skills

Dumb Little Man

By learning the basics of music and the piano at such an early age, I was able to build a foundation for music that lasts a lifetime. Some people wait until they are middle-aged to learn an instrument and that’s okay, too! Three Ways to Improve Your Piano Skills Now.

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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. What can you learn from them to enhance your own communication skills?

Corporate Training Exploding and Changing

Small Business Labs

Interesting article on Bersin by Deloitte's site on corporate training. spending on corporate training has strongly rebounded.   The reasons given by Bersin for this shift towards investing in training are: The need for specialized skills is increasing. 

How to Improve Your Presentation Skills

Office Dynamics

As you climb the corporate ladder, delivering a business presentation becomes one of the most important skills that you need to learn. Check out this infographic from Malcolm Andrews to learn how to deliver a presentation effectively and improve your presentation skills. The post How to Improve Your Presentation Skills appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Creativity Organizational Skills Professional Image

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Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

As we celebrate 25 years in business we’re offering a free webinar each month for administrative professionals to continue their skill development and learn more about who we are and what we offer the administrative profession. How to get training at work. •

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Learn To Become A Better Leader: 10 Most Important Must Have Skills

Office Dynamics

It’s a unique set of skills that you must have, in order to lead and take care of the people under your charge. Here are the ten most important skills you must develop to be a good leader. Develop good writing skills. When work’s piling up on you or you need to get through a large project, know who has the right skills to help you out when you need it. Develop these skills and you too can become a good leader. Admin Assistant Training Leadership

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How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

Are you one of the many assistants who claims you can’t attend a training course or even get away for a free webinar because you’re just too busy? Here’s how assistants manage their workload and find time for other things, like training! .

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The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

Small Business Labs

The chart below, which shows a decline in employer-provided and on-the-job training in recent decades, has been making the rounds in the economic blogs. In this case companies are shifting the risks and costs associated with job training to individuals.

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The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

Learning to communicate at the executive level is absolutely essential for success and it’s extremely rare. When Joan presents training, she always receives similar feedback: People think she is “poised, polished and professional.”. Defining your distinct professional trademark—and learning how to leverage that in the workplace—will help you shape how others see you. As you can see, these skills go beyond the basics.

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How to Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Creative problem-solving skills are required for achieving exceptional performance in most tasks. Creative thinking is not just for certain jobs, such as writing advertising copy or developing entertaining training programs. What can a project manager learn from creativity training?

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010

Andrea Kalli

Summer is one of the best times for me to catch up on my learning, so this summer I’ve decided to go to camp! Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

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Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

Dumb Little Man

Learning the steps for effective delegation can help you refocus on your long-term goals. Specialized employees whose replacements might need additional training can cost even more. Find someone qualified so you don’t waste time training freelancers.

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

Ian's Messy Desk

I have often advocated learning how to say no as a productivity strategy. The most mentioned and most ridiculous suggestion among the Time Management tips is “learn how to say NO.&# will help you learn immediately the purpose of visits and calls.

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Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010.

Andrea Kalli

Summer is one of the best times for me to catch up on my learning, so this summer I’ve decided to go to camp! Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

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Skills Assistants Need In The New Age

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

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Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. To participate, organizations had to submit application materials describing why the training is needed and pledging leadership support.

Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables

Office Dynamics

After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute-taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Fight against your fear of taking minutes and learn to do it properly and with confidence. This webinar is designed to assist you in perfecting your minute-taking skills so you continue to excel.

Blatant Pronoun Misuses You Want to Learn and Avoid

Office Dynamics

The post Blatant Pronoun Misuses You Want to Learn and Avoid appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Self Development Uncategorizedby Barbara McNichol. I love watching the TV show “Dancing with the Stars” but even this escape doesn’t give me a break from grammar glitches. In one episode alone, I counted four times when participants and/or hosts misused the pronouns as they spoke.

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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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Our Social Media and Tech Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Social Media and tech training course is two weeks away! The first course is for assistants who want to learn how social media, apps and office tech can help increase their productivity and career development.

Provide Training Without Losing Productivity

Small Business Labs

Wouldn't it be great if everyone you hired could just sit down in front of a computer and start working immediately, with no training at all?  But even people who've done the same job somewhere else before need to learn how your business runs.    In order to fit in and be productive, a new employee will have to learn those things. You may hire employees with little to no experience, but who exhibit good skills that can benefit your company.

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

Office Dynamics

Additionally, I am considering starting a monthly Admin Lunch N Learn at my place of work. Admins and outside speakers would have the opportunity to share their skills, experience, knowledge, etc. The post Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

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