Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics. Tune in and hear Tara’s story on how this project was formed and where it’s going. It’s an interesting journey and we would love to know, is this something you’ll be using to advance your career?

Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

What you should consider before finding that coach (or coaches): • Do you have specific training goals you are working towards? • Do you need someone to create a training plan for you? • How is your sleep and stress management? • Health Coach Exercise Goals Mentor

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

They are used to managing their own e-mail, making their own travel arrangements, and setting up their own appointments. Many don’t realize that in going from front line management to managing managers, their time becomes a premium. Admin Assistant Training Mgr/Asst TeamAt some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before.

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

They are used to managing their own e-mail, making their own travel arrangements, and setting up their own appointments. Many don’t realize that in going from front line management to managing managers, their time becomes a premium. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Mgr/Asst Team At some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before.

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 174

Why You Need to Grab for Training Opportunities at Work

On The Job

When your boss offers you more training, your immediate response may be to decline. More training? Now, instead of complaining, more companies are beginning to train employees for the skills they need. So how do you position yourself to be selected for more on-the-job training?

2012 199

Honoring an Inspiration: The Passing of Stephen R. Covey

Eat Your Career

This is a book I’ve used in my coaching and training for years and it’s also a personal favorite. In short, Mr. Covey was exceptionally successful, globally influential and a mentor to many. personal Mentor Stephen Covey

2012 194

How to go from a PA to a VA

Practically Perfect PA

Finally, get yourself a mentor or join a VA training course – don’t try and go it alone. If you want to save yourself a lot of stress, wasted money and time, find a training company that can help you make the transition faster and easier.

2017 193

The Tale of Another Clueless Manager

On The Job

Is he giving them mentors? To know that he still didn't really get it -- that employees who give 100 percent to their job deserve to have the managers give 100 percent back to them. Bedford has said more of his managers will be spending more time on the front lines with workers.

2010 151

Book Review: Bill’s Imperfect Time Management Adventure

Simple Productivity Blog

I am always on the lookout for new time management pieces to slot into my current system. When Francis Wade emailed me and asked me to read and review Bill’s Im-Perfect Time Management Adventure: A Business Fable , I thought why not? The thing that really piqued my curiosity is that this time management book was written as a novel. The premise of the book centers around Bill, a project manager who is not very good at time management.

2013 162

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

It’s important to recognize the difference between surviving and thriving, because the key to success is available to those who successfully manage to cross the bandwidth between the two. Training budgets were ample; opportunity for advancement sparkled like diamonds for the taking.

2015 231

From Executive Assistant to CEO

ProAssisting Blog

She has held many different positions throughout her 30 years working for the company but what is particularly interesting to us here at ProAssisting is how Ursula was mentored in the executive assistant position by her two different bosses.

2010 1006

Personal Growth Is Your Responsibility

Office Dynamics

This may mean attending training programs to increase your skills. Very often your companies will pay for these courses if your employer sees the benefit to the company for you to have the training. Having a mentor will help an assistant develop skills.

2015 190

Networking – it doesn’t have to be a chore!

Practically Perfect PA

Once you have managed to engage in conversation, introduce yourself with more than just your name. “Hi, You may want some advice on training you are considering or perhaps be looking for a mentor. Networking can be a scary word can’t it?

2014 248

The Virtual Summit programme is up and running!

Practically Perfect PA

Here are just a few of the highlights: Managing your Executive’s schedule like a mega star. There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management.

2017 167

3 Best Practices for Managing Employee Performance

Small Business CEO

When your company is small, having formalized employee performance management processes can seem unnecessary. Here are 3 basic employee performance management best-practices that every company should have in place, regardless of their size: Goal management.

2012 80

Break Through a Career Plateau and Climb to the Stars!

Office Dynamics

Seek new education or training. Whether you pursue formal schooling or seek professional training through conferences and seminars, you’re sure to benefit, and so is your career. It could be your supervisor, a mentor, an HR manager or even a career coach.

2015 185

It's Time for Managers to Get Weird

On The Job

I feel for managers these days, I really do. Or, at least I feel for the good managers. The evil troll managers I don't really think about too much, because they're going to get theirs one day no matter what I think about them. The good managers know their people really well. That's why it's time managers got a little weird. While such a practice sounds simple, many managers wouldn't even think of such a different approach to work. Use training theater.

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8 Reasons Why You Should Work for a Tough Boss

ProAssisting Blog

Once you become trusted, these bosses can turn into mentors who will teach you what they know which then opens up career options for you down the road. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 1179


Office Dynamics

The training, speaking, coaching and writing Joan devotes herself to, as well as this conference itself, is how she achieves those goals. The final closing was emotional, as peers and mentors hugged and exchanged contact information.

2014 130

Invest In Yourself

Office Dynamics

And webinar attendees were very excited until I announced the price which actually was an amazing value for everything I will be giving to the group—through my 42 years of experience, being a mentor and coach, plus materials for the program and 90-minute live sessions for 12 months.

2015 200

3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members

Office Dynamics

A person’s personality type and strengths have a big effect on the way he or she manages time, and the person gets and stays organized. A person’s Style Preference™ is determined by their natural behaviors related to time and space management. By Julie Perrine.

2016 163

Why e-Mail Isn’t Always Your Best Option

Office Dynamics

The average number of e-mails and assistant manages between her/his e-mail and their executive’s email is 225 per day; and about 350 on the high side! Mentor?

2015 190

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! Many members became close friends and mentors.

2017 189

6 Ways To Feast On Learning

Office Dynamics

I was also blessed during my younger working years, to have 3 outstanding executive mentors who I supported in various industries. I decided to pull out this Monday Motivator from 2013 because it is a favorite of mine, still holds true and in fact, I believe it to be truer than ever before.

5 ways to turbo-charge your career this summer

Practically Perfect PA

Come up with your own ideas, and work with your manager to implement them. Penny Davenport is a successful business coach and career mentor.

2014 196

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Working together can mean cross-training for out-of-office coverage and expansion of what the team together can accomplish that one person alone cannot do. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda.

2016 155

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

If you have a mentoring relationship, share this weekly review by email: this allows you to stay in touch and get feedback without placing a burden on your mentoring partner by requiring their attention “right now.”. Once you have gotten into the above habits, it’s important to start scheduling time for a deeper dive into your professional development plan, as well as for extended training sessions.

2017 147

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of websites, training providers and magazines out there for assistants and some are definitely better than others! The magazine doesn’t contain any advertising so it is packed full of articles focussed on training and mentoring assistants. Pin It.

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Lots of new speakers added to the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Amanda Johnson, Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company. Passionate about “Creating Exceptional VA’s”, All of the VACT training courses and mentoring options, are designed to support and fit around you, your current work commitments, your individual circumstances and your budget.

2017 163

Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

For some, it involves climbing to the next level, becoming a “senior” support staff member or an administrative manager. If you’re still struggling with time management, organization, professional presence, and communication, focus on amplifying your skills in these key areas. Take the Lead & Self-Manage. Prove that you can manage many moving parts with high-pressure stakes and deadlines and without a lot of supervision. Mentor Newbies. Designed by Freepik.

2017 144


Office Dynamics

Meanwhile, the Office Dynamics team including Joan Burge and the conference’s featured expert presenters like Julie Perrine, Chrissy Scivique and Lucy Brazier flowed through the space, helping connect people with industry peers and mentors, sharing stories and smiles.

2014 185

Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

Office Dynamics

This might involve making yourself visible or mentoring with others who are already subject matter experts. Maybe there are training programs or webinars that can give you the educational edge? <Guest Post by Debbie Gross> Take Your Seat…At the Executive Table.

2015 203

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

For me, my career took a natural path from purely EA work to Events and Project Management a career and industry which I love. My various support roles had always had an element of events management to them, all be it on a smaller scale, but for me it stood out as something I loved.

2017 208

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

I am grateful to everyone that I have had the opportunity to work with, connect with, learn from, mentor and be mentored by, and share best practices with along with sharing some amazing stories and several laughs and memories!

2019 183

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

JulieMorgenstern Organizing and Time Management expert, New York Times best-selling Author, Consultant, and Speaker. . Twitter was founded March 21, 2006. Many of the early adopters have years of tweets and relationships built on this communication platform.

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

There are some certification programs out there that, unfortunately, don’t teach you how to build partnership with your executive or how to manage your executive’s day; but our programs do. (JB). It is very hard for small business to find the money to support training.

2015 233

Are You Suffering From The Impostor Syndrome

Office Dynamics

Talking about your shortcomings to your peers or executive—or a mentor—or even a friend outside of work is beneficial. In some instances (and industries) ongoing training and growth is mandatory. I am so excited it is my birthday this week. I have always loved celebrating my birthday.

2016 160

5 Best Practices for Boosting Your Resiliency

Office Dynamics

She is the founder and CEO of All Things Admin , a company dedicated to developing and providing breakthrough products, training, mentoring, and resources for administrative professionals worldwide.

2015 223

Create the Career and Life You Want

Office Dynamics

P.S. If you love nurturing others, teaching, coaching or mentoring peers, you might want to consider being a facilitator for the Star Achievement Series®. Your destiny is in your hands.

2016 145

Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Practically Perfect PA

Consult other PAs, your manager(s), and your organisation’s HR for advice in progressing your career development. Explore whether your organisation has a mentoring programme or a buddy system of some kind, that could give you exposure to different roles while you are a PA.

2017 192

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

Office Dynamics

If inexperience is holding you back, approach someone whose work you admire and ask him/her to mentor you. Approach your manager about taking on increased responsibilities. Mentor someone else, and you’ll find it’s also good for you. Author: Shelagh Donnelly.

2016 138

Communication Skills That Have Impact…Choose The Right Medium

Office Dynamics

Mentor? In his article for CIO.com, Chuck Martin quoted a manager who described face-to-face communication this way: “We need to take vacations from our BlackBerries, computers and voice-mail and get out and talk to everyone in the organization.

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