Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. The tips below are for supporting a group of managers on a regular basis. Being an excellent communicator and being organized are vital skills to managing multiple managers or executives. Encourage managers to use uniform procedures. Limit personal tasks for managers. Communicate regularly with all your managers.

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. The purpose of the training is to help assistants create, support and deliver insightful and high quality events while also juggling all of the other projects and tasks they tackle on a day to day basis.

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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!). Both training courses are coming up in May and so I thought I would give you all a little more detail. Events Management for Assistants. It is a full day training course.

Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Quite often I am asked which courses I would recommend for assistants that are just starting in the profession and want to undertake some training to increase their skills and help them move up the career ladder. I always say that it is extremely important for assistants to attend training courses throughout the year. All of this means that we must, must, must attend training courses. So what training courses would I recommend for all of these instances? IT training.

5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services

The Small Business Blog

As more and more companies turn to managed training services to deliver their training and development requirements, many HR & L&D professionals are wondering whether it is time that their organisation did the same. It can be a tough decision – especially when you already have a pool of highly skilled internal L&D talent which… Read the full article here: 5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

[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

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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! . I am so impressed with administrative and executive assistants who manage their workload in addition to spending several days away from the office for training and development.

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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. The reason I decided to take this course was because my manager at the time was taking a similar course for executive staff. I had heard a lot about NLP over the years and I thought it would be really helpful if both my manager and myself were learning how to use emotional intelligence at the same time.

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. In fact, some of the most admired companies in the Fortune 500 list owe a lot of their successes to leadership development training programs and motivational speakers.

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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. On Thursday, June 4 th , Office Dynamics International, a trailblazing leader in the field of training and development for administrative professionals, will celebrate its 25 th business anniversary—an immeasurable feat considering the odds stacked against it. Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled.

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 example, when assistants ask me which training would be best for them between our conference and World Class Assistant Certification live course, I ask them “What are your goals?” For those of us in the training/adult learning industry, there is a difference.

5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

Train your workers to pause and analyze situations before responding to such emails. Password management. Password management is a major challenge for business owners as it regards cyber security. See Also: Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use. Carry out training for your employees to avoid opening unfamiliar links on the internet or from sources that seem suspicious.

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Self-Management and Personal Care

Office Dynamics

Many assistants hear self-management and perceive it as the ability to not rely on their executive to move forward with projects. Self-management is more than being self-sufficient. It is about defining the quality of life you would like… Self Development Stress Management assistant training management stress management webinars for assistants

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7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

Dumb Little Man

As a business owner or manager, it is, therefore, crucial to ensure working conditions are safe and comfortable enough for maximum employee productivity. You need to ensure that your team is adequately trained on how to abide by the relevant industry health and safety practices. Read on to find more about how providing your staff with Workplace Health and Training (WHS) can benefit your business.

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How to Train Your Manager

Office Dynamics

Executive Assistants—How to Train Your Manager. If you think about today’s manager, executive, leader (whichever you’re comfortable with) they are independent, tech-savvy, and very proud that they can do things on their own. While this is good news, you’re going to have to train your manager on better utilizing you and to maximize your time and talents! Take a detailed look at the projects and tasks your manager undertakes.

Training For Adults Can Be Fun

Office Dynamics

He was a very social person and loved walking around and managing by interacting with his product managers. The post Training For Adults Can Be Fun appeared first on Office Dynamics. Attitude Self Development Stress Management“Laughter has been shown to increase our pain threshold, reduce blood-sugar levels, boost glucose tolerance and increase blood flow to vital organs.”

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6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

It is no secret that Joan Burge and the Office Dynamics team believes in continuous education and training so we wanted to provide you with several resources that give you access to free education and training. With over 300 videos, our YouTube channel is the largest collection of training and educational content that Office Dynamics has to offer. We’ve posted past webinars, trainings, Facebook Fridays, and more!

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What to look for in a training room

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve written this “What to look for in a training room” post for a couple of reasons. The first is that I was thoroughly depressed when I read through the search results for “What to look for in a training room”. But alas, the articles I found were mostly from training venues rather than those who use them. And the second reason was that we ran two training course last month and the training room… It was spectacular. An on site event manager.

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All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

Our free training programs began in 2009 with the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence pre-recorded video program. As the year’s passed we continued to add in a few additional programs >v iew our free video programs < We hear from assistants on a daily basis that they love our training materials but they work for a nonprofit or their organization doesn’t believe in training the administrative professionals. More free assistant training at your fingertips.

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How to Create Effective Training Materials: A Quick Guide

Small Business CEO

Learning and development are essential to any business, big and small, and developing and utilizing proper training materials is extremely important. Are you interested in finding out how to create the best learning and training materials you can?

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Reasons for Managers to Try Emotional Intelligence Training

Small Business CEO

This has made emotional intelligence training a seriously compelling proposition in today’s intensely competitive business environment. Here are just a few of the reasons managers should try emotional intelligence training if they haven’t already: 1. In most cases, emotional intelligence training isn’t necessarily focused solely on helping managers and business owners do better in business.… Human Resources emotional intelligence employee training

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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.  Leadership development and succession management have become critical business needs.    Companies are also shifting to online and informal training.

Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Technology can help organize your projects, and it can even help execute certain elements of your projects, but it can’t manage your projects for you. Project Management is a role that requires a human. Project Management is very complicated; it’s an entire field of study and a profession. However, the vast majority of people who manage projects are not formal “Project Managers” by title. And without training, it’s only a matter of time before it overwhelms you.

5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

All across the globe, nations are facing economic uncertainties while businesses are finding it difficult to manage challenges due to the current world crisis. Being project managers or business leaders, we are not an exception either, we have also felt the shock equally.

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?” When choosing an administrative conference or training, choose wisely. With Office Dynamics administrative training classes, participants have lots of time to practice in the classroom.

Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

This is an excerpt from a special report available in the Career Resource Library , a convenient and affordable training program featuring 100+ on-demand professional development resources for career advancers and administrative professionals. Administrative assistants and executive assistants have a unique set of time management challenges. All of this can make time management feel like a nearly impossible task! Admin Tips administrative professional time 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. There are plenty of training opportunities for assistants but so many of us don’t attend external training events – in fact according to the recent Practically Perfect PA Industry snapshot 52% of respondents had not attending a training event in the last two years!

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Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. So many organisations are recognising that PAs are natural project managers – we are organised, we structure our work in a way that lends itself well to project work and actually we’ve been managing projects for most of our working life! But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! Top five blogs for Project Management. The Project Management Hut.

Review: Train Reaction

Simple Productivity Blog

When we travel, it is inevitable that my daughter cannot manage her suitcase, leaving me to juggle her luggage as well as mine. I’d like to introduce Train Reaction. What the Train Reaction Is. The Train Reaction is a simple way to link two wheeled suitcases together. The Train Reaction In Action. One adult can manage the suitcases, and the other can manage the daughter. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog.

Employers need more control over training

The Small Business Blog

An overwhelming 93% of the firms recently surveyed by the Confederation of British Industry group Pearson said that they knew best about the training needs of their staff and the skills that they require. They would like to take more control of training, as in recent years it has become increasingly outside of their control… Read the full article here: Employers need more control over training on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

September’s Workshops and Trainings

Office Organization Success

Here’s a roundup of this month’s workshops and training programs: From Overwhelmed To Organized – Discover The Simple 3-Step Online Business Management Model So That You Know Which Activities To Focus On At Each Stage Of Your Business Growth. In just 30 minutes you can go from overwhelmed to organized when you join me for this fast-paced, content-rich training webinar. Training Workshops and Products

Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Year after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. If you would like more time management tips, get a copy of my downloadable eBook, Time Management for the Modern Assistant: Proven Tactics for Taming Your Day. In this innovative eBook, Joan provides insightful and life-changing time management techniques for the modern assistant.

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How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity. Even if you have no formal project management training, you still want to be taken seriously in your PM duties. To make that happen, you need to speak the language of project management. The post How to Speak the Language of Project Management appeared first on Eat Your Career.

15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process. These inconveniences can lead to errors and redundancies that could easily be avoided by consulting experienced document management experts. What Exactly Is Document Management?

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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.

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. You may want to volunteer to organise the office move, the Christmas party, run a training course for the other support staff or organise an event.

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.

Why Continual Training is Important for CEOs

Small Business CEO

However, continual training is an important part of CEO development, particularly for those who want to remain ahead of their competition. The skills and attitudes needed by senior executives to manage effectively have changed a lot. … The post Why Continual Training is Important for CEOs appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. CEO Leadership Management continuous learning

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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! The main part of our job is to manage our boss’s time so that they can concentrate on the important tasks that keep the business going. There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up. We spend all day managing our boss and evaluating their needs but do we effectively manage up?

Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

As an assistant of 20 years, I had one perspective of meeting management. You must keep these things in mind when you are managing your executive’s calendar. Calendar management is an important skill. You must think about your manager’s workload, other commitments, travel, upcoming meetings, past meetings, previous week’s schedule. Every manager and executive has their personal preferences. Meetings, meeting, and more meetings!

Mastering Self-Management: How to Gain More Autonomy at Work

Eat Your Career

I’ve seen a lot of talented professionals suffer because they don’t know how to effectively self-manage. Without a manager guiding and encouraging them at every step, they would be lost. At the same time, I’ve seen other professionals who are stifled by micro-management. Here’s the undeniable truth: Career advancement relies on having the ability and the opportunity to self-manage. Mastering Self-Management: How to Gain More Autonomy at Work (Free Webinar).

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11 Halos – 2nd Spring Training Season

Loosely Speaking

Following a brief discussion between the manager and the staff, the very accommodating Giants people just handed us some bleacher tickets and told us to enjoy the game. Watching Manager Mike Scioscia watching our boy swing it was like a feature film playing in my brain. Baseball Cleanup Knitter Family Life Sports Cactus League Dillon Baird Los Angeles Angels Major League Baseball Mike Scioscia Spring Training

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! Assistants should embrace all aspects of social media and during this training course Nicky Christmas, Founder of Practically Perfect PA will share her extensive knowledge on the most popular social media platforms and online resources for assistants. The training will concentrate one: Social Media isn’t difficult, controversial or challenging.