Make Learning Fun For Your Admin Team

Office Dynamics

We have received numerous requests from assistants for permission to view our recorded or live webinars with their administrative peers or team. 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.

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.

2019 274

Instant Team: Game-Based Learning for Accelerated Team Development

BioTeams

Sadly, you cannot create a High-Performing Team in a day or afternoon or even over lunch. Mechanisms such as competitive business simulation games or other short team challenges. Team Leadership Development

2017 52

How to Plan a Startup Team Building Retreat

Small Business CEO

As startup culture takes over the modern generation, it has become more necessary than ever to encourage team-building efforts. Team-building efforts like corporate retreats are a great way to bring the team together. Management team building

2019 61

Systemizing For Team Empowerment

Step It Up VA Coaching

Yet sometimes one of the overlooked benefits is to give empowerment to your team, allowing them to find the information needed to be able to make decisions. This will hold all information about your company including information about your clients, team members, and vendors.

2015 141

Inspire Your Team, and Everybody Wins

Step It Up VA Coaching

As a Virtual Assistant, it’s likely you have team members that help you in supporting your clients. . And, for many of you, you may also have a team to support YOUR OWN business! What does your team mean to your business? If your business is running optimally, your team is likely RUNNING your business! Having a team has allowed your business to expand, offer a wide variety of services, take on more clients, and bring in more income. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 157

The Top 3 Reasons Why Your Marketing Team Needs Collaboration Now

Dumb Little Man

In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about using collaboration as a marketing tool, including: How content collaboration can boost your marketing team’s productivity. Why now is the perfect time to make your marketing team and strategies more collaborative.

2018 201

How to Unleash Creativity in a Team

On The Job

When Echeverria was at Corning, she was known for constantly asking team members how they felt about things, whether it was a project or hobbies in their life. Such conversations often led her to a better understanding of how to help her team members stretch and grow.

2017 130

How to Sell Something New to Team

On The Job

It’s clear that digital is rapidly changing the way customers do business, and that means that sales teams must also change if they want to continue to be viable sources of products and services for those customers.

2016 158

8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader

Ian's Messy Desk

Team members should be completely comfortable while working with each others in order to give their best professional touch to whatever they do. A team is normally comprised of a number of team members and a team leader. Leadership Management Team leader teams

2012 206

Administrative Assistants Working in a Team – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

In our division, we have myself (Executive Administrator) and three Team Assistants (two in our building, and one in another state). The start was auspicious – lots of energy, interest and willingness to learn.

2019 139

An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

There are so many new learning opportunities and amazing speakers to look forward to! There is an entire team that works hard to coordinate this conference and they have shared their answers to a few candid questions and provided a glimpse behind the scenes!

2018 147

Frugal Ways to Improve Remote Team’s Productivity

Productivity Bits

Many organizations tend to neglect team collaboration in remote workers, and that is a concern. Those kinds of team members never see each other face to face, and sometimes even work in different time zones, which obviously means that it’s that much harder to stay in sync. Now, there are times when distance between teams is something that can’t be avoided. Promote open communication between your teams both formally and informally.

2017 100

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. Step 1: Hire the Right Team. See Also: What Managers Should Know About Motivating Their Team. Small business owners are no strangers to sacrifice.

2018 197

Team Management 2.0 – Now That You Have Them What Do You Do?

Step It Up VA Coaching

I’ve talked many times about what it takes to create a strong team for your business. But building a great team isn’t simply a matter of bringing the right people together. Here are the steps I take to ensure that I have the right team in place for my business.

2014 130

How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

The benefits of team events are well known. They facilitate interaction between teams, build relationships and empathy between coworkers, and amp up employee engagement. The post How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

2018 170

Systemizing For Team Empowerment

Step It Up VA Coaching

Yet sometimes one of the overlooked benefits is to give empowerment to your team, allowing them to find the information needed to be able to make decisions. As the CEO, your time is extremely valuable, and interruptions or distractions, for answering team questions or to give the ‘nod’ on something isn’t the best use of your time. This will hold all information about your company including information about your clients, team members, and vendors.

2011 133

10 Critical Elements Of A Team That Rocks

Productivity Bits

You’re part of a team whether you like it or not (you better like it). Your success is important to the team’s success. You have to make an effort to contribute to the whole body, your team. Since you’re part of a team, your individual success is measured by the amount of your contribution to the team. It’s a trickle down – the team is on top. There are only teams that rock. You need a team that rocks.

2011 152

To Be More Likeable, Learn to Listen

On The Job

It’s a skill that not only leads to a better customer experience, but to better relationships with other team members and business partners. Among them: Learn to understand someone in three minutes.

2016 182

15 Principles of Business Game Design for team-based learning

BioTeams

I develop custom business games for team-based experiential learning workshops which usually have a significant computer element.

2012 85

How to Stop Hating Your Team

On The Job

Hate working in teams? Teams don't have to be about as fun as a toenail fungus, if I just change my attitude and those in charge do a better job putting teams into motion. Teams are hard." You learned to listen to the tone and have empathy for what they were saying.

2013 180

Why Friction Among Teams is a Good Thing

On The Job

One of the biggest headaches for a manager is when members of a team don’t really like working together. This dislike can range from snotty comments muttered during meetings to outright confrontations among team members. A more homogeneous team, in contrast, (read the rest here

2015 170

How to Give a Dynamite Team Presentation

On The Job

We've all been there: While listening to a team presentation, we start to find it amusing when the team seems about as coordinated as a duck on roller skates. Too many teams are relying on them or their 'pitch books.' Learn to edit.

2012 196

Real Estate Agent Team Marketing Video to showcase company and statistics

Andrea Kalli

Real Estate Agent Team Marketing Video to showcase company and statistics. The go-to team for a premium client base. This type of video is a perfect way to let your audience learn more about you and your team.

2017 130

Learn from the experts in TravelPerk’s webinar for Assistants and Admins

Practically Perfect PA

Being an Administrator or Assistant is a tough job—managing all your tasks (as well as your team’s), while you’re expected to do, fix, and know everything, AND be available at all times when needed!

2019 130

How to Stay Organized with Leadership Team Meetings? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

This week’s question is: In my many years of working, I have never been so involved with the Leadership Team. This is a good thing and a big learning curve for me. Meeting Planning and Execution Live E-Learning Course.

2019 163

Learning your weaknesses as an entrepreneur

The Small Business Blog

That’s why it is important for every entrepreneur to recognise their own weak areas so that they can either work on improving them or add someone to their team with… Read the full article here: Learning your weaknesses as an entrepreneur on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2013 198

This May Be the Reason Your Team Doesn't Have Enough Good Ideas

On The Job

Specifically, a study by Ryerson University published in the European Management Journal finds that despite past beliefs that “group cohesion” can only help a team’s performance, it can have a downside: groupthink. Being so friendly, he found, eventually hurt the team’s performance.

2015 204

The Importance of Team Game Plans and RAPPORT

BioTeams

Team Game Plans are essential when team is faced with a new and challenging task , such as a business simulation game. So to have RAPPORT in your team you need to quickly agree your team's: R OLES. How will we divide up the team responsibilities?

2016 72

Team Management 2.0 – Now That You Have Them What Do You Do?

Step It Up VA Coaching

I’ve talked many times about what it takes to create a strong team for your business. But building a great team isn’t simply a matter of bringing the right people together. Here are the steps I take to ensure that I have the right team in place for my business. Touch base with each team member on a very regular basis. Unless there have been some really big advancements in mind reading, your team can’t do it; they can’t read your mind.

2012 109

How good a team leader are you? Try my Team Leadership Assessment!

BioTeams

As a team leader you have two distinct leadership responsibilities - Managing the Individuals and Managing the Team. Great Team Leaders manage both responsibilities. These aspects are explained in detail in my book ' A Systematic Guide to High Performing Teams '.

2016 60

Why Do Administrative Teams Have So Much Drama?

Office Dynamics

On a recent webinar, Joan noticed a question that caught her attention: Why do so many administrative teams have drama? On any administrative team, you’re likely to find a wide variety of personalities. Below, I’ve listed the 5 most common reasons I’ve seen for drama amongst administrative teams, along with some recommended solutions. Solution: Work with others on your team to clarify roles and define individual expectations.

2017 154

Research Shows Learning Is an Antidote to Stress

On The Job

But new research finds that deep breathing and downward-facing dog aren't enough to really reduce worker stress -- it's on-the-job learning that may lead to better outcomes. Workers who were learning new things, however, exhibited much less of that kind of problem behavior, the study finds.

2017 130

Career Advice to Learn from Dunder Mifflin

On The Job

Still, despite their follies and fights, there are plenty of lessons to be learned from this fictional workplace that can be applied to our own careers, especially when it comes to collaboration.

2013 194

Why You Must Learn to Work With Other Departments

On The Job

But even then, the employees pretty much huddled with their own department, like Super Bowl teams plotting the next interception. Teams that make it a priority to focus on collaboration help pave the way for smoother integration of new systems and processes,” he says.

2016 169

Technology Training Tuesday: Creating Newsletters & SharePoint Team Sites

Office Dynamics

Join Business Management Daily, Wednesday, June 25, for 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results and you’ll learn all the nuts and bolts. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! Mastering SharePoint Team Sites: Teamwork in Action. Join Business Management Daily, Thursday, June 26, for Mastering SharePoint Team Sites: Teamwork in Action. Team calendars. 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results.

Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

Trust also is becoming a bigger deal in companies, especially as cross-functional teams strive to develop a cohesive strategy to drive innovation. This all points to the fact that is can be very challenging for leaders to instill trust among cross-functional team members.

2016 151

High Performing Teams Video Course launched by Ken Thompson

BioTeams

High Performing Teams and High Performing Virtual Teams are topics very close to the heart of almost every leader irrespective of the size of their organization. From "Bioteams" we will explore why collective leadership is nearly always better than singly leader teams.

2017 52

Learn How to Grow an Efficient Startup Business

Small Business CEO

There are many things to learn or to know – from picking a talented, diverse team; launching your product or service fast; understanding your users to let your idea evolve. On top of that, if you are attempting to capitalize on a product or service for which you believe there is a demand, you must also think ahead and learn how to grow your startup business. … The post Learn How to Grow an Efficient Startup Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2019 58

12 Amazing Life Lessons That You Can Learn Through Science

Dumb Little Man

But is there a common thread of wisdom that we can learn from science? I outline some of major life lessons that that I learned after working for a long time in a laboratory setting and engaging with science research up, close and personal. The year was 1928.

2013 285

Learned Optimism 101

BioTeams

Learned Optimism is an approach to self-improvement invented by American psychologist, Doctor Martin Seligman and described in his book, Learned Optimism (1990). Seligman argues for the benefits of an optimistic outlook and describes how to learn to be optimistic.

Learn "Executive Speak"

Office Dynamics

If you want to establish the commonness previously mentioned with your leader and other members of the management team, you will want to be a student of "executive speak.". How can you learn more about the way executives speak? Tags: Communication Skills Mgr/Asst Team

Free questionnaire and software to analyse team's beliefs versus HPTs

BioTeams

I have written quite a lot about the importance of a team's beliefs on their performance and have published some modest research into the beliefs which differentiate 'high performing' teams from other teams. TEAM MEMBER BELIEFS QUESTIONNAIRE (Concise Version).

2016 60