Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! So here you will find some great blogs, books, tools and general tips on how to Project Manage like a pro. Top five blogs for Project Management.

5 Must-Have Learning Management Systems (LMS) Features for Employee Training

Small Business CEO

Picking a learning management system for employee onboarding and training can be a stressful affair. There are more than 180 sophisticated learning management systems in the market today and each one of them offer unique features and tools to make elearning fun, engaging and productive.

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Our Event Management Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Event Management Training course is two weeks away! Events Management for Assistants. This training workshop is specially designed for any assistant involved in the delivery of events. Please visit the Event Management Training page.

6 Benefits of Motivational Training for Employees

Dumb Little Man

As a leader, you have probably read the best of books on management, attended seminars, developed incentives and perks for employees to boost productivity. Motivational trainings are paramount to any businesses’ success today.

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?

Launching Assist Training

Practically Perfect PA

Following the success of the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I thought I would put together a more extensive training course for two of our favourite conference topics – Events Management for assistants and Social Media/Apps/Office Tech (I can’t think of a catchy title for this one!).

Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

This is the best advice you will ever receive on how to build a strategic partnership with your executive, manage their day, and stay on top of the volumes of tasks and projects you have to handle. When it comes to e-mail management, there are various approaches.

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Practical Project Management

Practically Perfect PA

After speaking at the Assist Conference Heather Dallas from Dallas Development has written a great follow up blog on her popular Project Management for Assistants session… Taking on a project is a great way of raising your visibility and getting you the recognition you deserve.

Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but I think it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. Email Management.

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Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but I think it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. Email Management.

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5 reasons every assistant should attend external training

Practically Perfect PA

There have been so many times over the years that I have received an email about a fantastic training course or conference that I would love to attend. It really is unheard of in any other profession: so why don’t assistants attend training courses?

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Records Management Strategy

Office Dynamics

Do you have a records management strategy in place? The post Records Management Strategy appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Tips Assistant Training admin skills data loss procedures record keeping record management systems

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Training Managers to Maximize Your Talents

Office Dynamics

Check out this full article on HOW to Maximize the Time and Talents of an Assistant written for your executives!

Managing Your Time (Part 1 of a 4 Part Series)

Office Dynamics

I have been in the business world for 47 years now and one thing that never changes is managing our workload and setting priorities. Plus we always have to be thinking 6 – 12 months out because of being in the training industry. Managing your time is about. Managing priorities and staying on the “A” priority before moving to B or C. The post Managing Your Time (Part 1 of a 4 Part Series) appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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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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Video Training for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

First Live Video Conference Training. The client requested I speak on the following topics: calendar management and appointment scheduling, travel planning, setting priorities, organizing work space and tasks, and managing time. Time Management Tips.

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

When I was an assistant 40 years ago we complained about not getting time with our executives; we complained about not getting enough information from our managers; we complained about not getting support for training. 1 Idea: Establish and protect regular 1:1 time with manager.

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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.

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[Free Training] 4 Key Online Business Management Systems

Office Organization Success

If so, I’d like to invite you to join me for a free training next week that I just set up for the express purpose of talking about online business management and marketing systems. An all-in-one ecommerce platform and a list management service. I’ll see you on the training. Training Workshops and Products

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

ATD stands for the Association of Talent Development, formerly called ASTD (American Society for Training & Development). For 25 years I have been teaching live workshops, seminars and training programs for executive and administrative assistants.

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

Here are my top ten tips for managing your social media – these are all tried and tested! Every Thursday Executive Secretary magazine hosts #Adminchat, which is free training for assistants. This is the hardest part of managing your social media.

10 Steps to Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

It is not unusual today for administrative assistants to support more than one manager. The trend continues as managers become more technically proficient and manage more of their own work. So I know what it is like to support multiple managers.

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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! There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up.

3 Ways to 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: Review your approaching deadlines. Bonus Tips for Managing Stress. The post 3 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays appeared first on Office Dynamics.

Coaching vs. Consulting vs. Training vs. Freelancing: Which One Is Best For You?

The Solopreneur Life

Will I coach, consult, train, or freelance? Value can be delivered to clients through empowering (coaching), problem-solving (consulting), educating (training), or producing (freelancing). Training teaches clients how to do something. Training=Instruction.

What’s the best time management tip you’ve ever heard?

Office Dynamics

This month’s list is about time management. This post was shared by our friends at Business Management Daily. The post What’s the best time management tip you’ve ever heard?

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Managing Your Executive’s Day [Free Webinar Replay]

Office Dynamics

Managing Your Executive’s Day (October Free Webinar). As an administrative professional, you probably already know that a big part of your job involves “managing” other people—namely, the Executive(s) you support. Managing Your Executive’s Day Recommended Resources.

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Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

Join Business Management Daily, June 10, for Collaborating in OneNote. 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 webinar Collaborating in OneNote. Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

You may even encourage employees to train online in the education and teaching fields so they can transition to becoming professional educators or instructors within your organization. The post Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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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. For those of us in the training/adult learning industry, there is a difference.

Fighting Office Dragons – Managers (1 of 3 part series)

Office Dynamics

Participants discuss 3 species of dragons: 1) Manager, 2) Co-workers, and 3) Themselves. Today, I will focus on the manager dragon. People in management positions usually have good reasons for taking certain actions and for making the decisions they make. Here are some questions to consider when you feel your leader or other managers are portraying dragon-like behaviors. There are many management styles. Image Designed by Freepik.

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Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Las Vegas (June 4, 2015) – Office Dynamics International, the globally recognized authority for administrative training and development, is celebrating its 25 th year in business this week.

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ProAssisting Blog

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Executive Assistant Training on the Rise

Office Dynamics

I’m happy to say that we have seen an increase in interest from companies who want to provide some type of training for their administrative professionals later this year. The reason being is that these are the months when executives, training and development departments and human resources departments start to prepare their goals and objectives for 4th quarter and 1st quarter of 2010. Here are some things you need to keep in mind: Be specific as to what type of training you want.

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Executive Assistant Time Management Tips

Office Dynamics

Here are some time management tips to keep you moving forward. Managing Events. The post Executive Assistant Time Management Tips appeared first on Office Dynamics. There are many activities throughout the day that waste our time.

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Does Mindfulness Training Have Business Benefits?

Small Business CEO

This method of mental training is growing in the West , and is following in yoga’s footsteps to become a billion dollar industry.… … Management meditation mindfulness personal development self helpBuzzwords come and go in the corporate world.

J’adore rapport – working with a new manager

Practically Perfect PA

Hopefully you would have been interviewed by your new manager so you will have gained some understanding of what they are like and what they require from you. Here are some of my tips on how to make sure you build a good rapport with your new manager and get off on the right foot.

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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?  They'll need to be trained from the ground up. And longtime employees will also have a need for training eventually.   How do you carve training time out of the workday and not lose productivity? Group Training. Individual Training. Off-Duty Training.

The Star Performer’s Secret Sauce Free Webinar Replay [assistant training for 25 years and counting]

Office Dynamics

Looking around, she saw her fellow “STAR” performers, though few and far between, were much like her—they received recognition, pay increases, and promotions, and enjoyed a premium level of respect and inclusion in the exclusive management inner circle.

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What Managers Should Know About Motivating Their Team

Dumb Little Man

The success of any business depends on people, and the effectiveness of the people depends on their managers. Managers don’t just manage and control all the work that has to be done, but they also motivate the staff to get the best out of them.

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