CEOs Are Moving To Remote Teams and It’s a Win for All of Us

ProAssisting Blog

Grit Daily recently sat down with Ethan Bull to discuss the rise in demand of the remote executive assistant and how ProAssisting is reshaping the industry. Insider

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Profiles of the Dream Team - The Giver

ProAssisting Blog

I came across an article in a series of articles that talk about “The Dream Team” from a professional perspective and the one that caught my eye -and might be of interest to you- is the one titled “The Giver”. You can find the article HERE. You can also sign up to be alerted when more are posted. I like this article for a number of reasons but most importantly, it really gets to the heart of what it means to a top-level Executive Assistant.

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Assistants we are ultimate team players!

Practically Perfect PA

On pretty much every job description for Assistants, you will see the phrase, ‘must be a team player’ It is so common that it is easy to skim over that requirement – sure, we all have to be team players, next! Core Competencies Dealing with coworkers Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Team Player Virtual Assistant

2019 129

8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Team members should be completely comfortable working with each other in order to give the best to whatever they do. The onus of success lies on the team, […].

2020 141

Why My Team Is Thriving At Work

Simple Productivity Blog

Yet our team is thriving. And here are the reasons: The post Why My Team Is Thriving At Work appeared first on Laura Earnest. This has been a hell of a year. COVID has put a stress on most working people, if it left them employed at all.

2020 130

5 Tips To Build Your Team’s Productivity

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to managing a team, whether in a corporate setting or as part of your business, productivity is one of the most important parameters of success. Building your team’s productivity should be a priority for you as a manager, mainly because when productivity goes up, it implies that your business is functioning at optimal efficiency. Ownership is all about allowing your team members to take their decisions and be accountable for the same.

2020 191

How to Keep Your Struggling Remote Team Motivated

Dumb Little Man

If you are managing a remote team, it will be on your shoulders to keep your employees motivated. Here are some useful tips you can follow while managing your remote team to keep them motivated: Communication is key. Having a team to help you pick candidates.

2020 184

Ground rules for team meetings

Practically Perfect PA

A really fundamental task for assistants is organising your department team meetings. If your organisation is anything like the businesses I used to work for I bet you organise A LOT of team meetings. I know that most of you are aware that some meetings are not the best use of time, but did you know something like $37 billion a year is lost to unnecessary team meetings?! Simple ground rules for team meetings.

2017 159

Let’s talk team bonding

Practically Perfect PA

A bonded team is a happy team, and happy teams are engaged, motivated and ready to do their best work. Team Bonding is just one part of Employee Engagement. When a team is aligned, energized and working together towards a common goal, nothing can stop them! The Green Hat People know that many assistants are asked to organise team bonding activities and are here to help work with you to create those memorable experiences.

2016 131

Benefit Your Team

The Small Business Blog

Many small businesses are a closely knit team. Read… Read the full article here: Benefit Your Team on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. WinWeb WinWeb Apps team building team members teamwork virtual team But even if your business can’t stay together in person, there is Cloud software to bridge the gap and make sure your processes are working as intended.

2013 157

Create Real Team “Feel” with Virtual Team Meetings

Step It Up VA Coaching

Even so, team building is a foundational activity that keeps your team, and business, running smoothly; it can be done successfully even if you and your team are never physically in the same room. Create the opportunity to stay current with your team and build a real team “feel” with regular team meetings. ” That simple change of language makes it clear that you want your team to feel ownership in the company. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 122

10 team bonding ideas for remote workers

Practically Perfect PA

Working remotely is becoming more and more common these days and it is pretty likely that many Assistants will have some if not all of their team working from home or other locations. It can be pretty tricky including remote teams and […]. They may even have Executive’s who live in other cities around the world.

2018 158

The ultimate guide to board and Executive team management

Practically Perfect PA

Organising and arranging meetings for boards and executive teams can be a long-drawn-out process that requires a lot of patience and managing a lot of moving parts.

2020 143

6 Clear Steps to Resolving Team Problems

Office Dynamics

No team exists without some problems. It is important to the team relationship not to let problems tear down the team and reduce the team’s effectiveness. Some ways to resolving team problems are: Have clear team goals. ” What are your favorite methods to resolving team problems? Whether it’s with a large team or a partnership you have one-on-one with your executive – we’d love to hear from you in the comments below.

2015 166

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

Assistant Managers: How to motivate your team

Practically Perfect PA

It is becoming more and more common for Assistants to manage staff and lead teams on projects. Many Executive Assistants manage teams of other Assistants and Administrators, and we all know it can be tough keeping Assistant’s careers on track and keeping them motivated. Here are our tips on how you can keep your team […].

2019 110

Go TEAM!

Step It Up VA Coaching

But, if you want to grow, it becomes an absolute necessity to build a team – and if you want to really succeed (and continue to enjoy being a business owner), you can’t afford NOT to. Wondering whether you really need a team? Having a TEAM will allow you to: Take time for what’s most important. Having a team in place will free up time for you, the business owner, to be with your family, attend seminars, meet with clients, and grow your business.

2011 109

Working with the executive team

Practically Perfect PA

As assistants most of us will interact with our organisation’s Executive team on a daily if not hourly basis. Your manager may well be part of the Executive team. Unlike other members of staff working with the Executive team brings a whole host of rules and a particular style of working. Having a good working relationship with the Executive team is mostly down to common sense but for assistants it is a relationship that needs to be nurtured and taken seriously.

2014 180

Quiz: Are You a Team Player?

Eat Your Career

Let’s face it: Everyone wants to be a team player. Some people are so consumed with their own work; they forget to support their team—or they flat out don’t care. It isn’t always easy to be a part of a team. After all, if you don’t help your team, they won’t help you. So, are you really a team player? I always offer my opinion but I am willing to compromise for the good of the team. I feel that team goals are just as important as my individual goals.

2012 183

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. While the onus for success lies on the shoulders of the entire team, the team leader plays a critical role in achieving success. Being an effective team leader requires basic leadership skills. Image via Wikipedia.

2012 160

Podcast 099: The virtual team

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 99 and it’s about a productivity tool I call the virtual team. You assemble a virtual team with people in your life to help you be accountable. But I also benefit from my virtual team. So, what’s a virtual team? Those are the times to schedule a virtual team member call. The interesting thing is that your team members don’t have to know they’re on your team. Then start assembling your team.

2018 100

5 Ways to Build A Culture Trust In A Large Remote Team

Dumb Little Man

This shift from working in physical offices to working remotely increases the need for companies to raise trust levels among their work teams. Having a genuine trust-based connection is especially important for large teams working remotely.

2020 199

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.

2015 109

7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote

Small Business CEO

If you’re lucky, you’ve enabled your team to work remotely–but if not, it’s never too late to start. There are many advantages to moving your team remote. Here are a few concrete ways to take that remote team leap for your business: 1.

2020 70

How Small Business CEOs Can Foster Effective Team Communication

Small Business CEO

Effective team communication is one of the most important skills that any small business CEO must have. This way, you can build trust, easily resolve problem, and promote team building. Read on to learn about how small business CEOs can foster effective team communication.…

2020 75

Why (And How) Team Communication Leads to Improved Customer Experience

Small Business CEO

The easiest way to improve your customer experience is to focus on your team communication—both in how employees interact with your customers, but also in how they communicate with themselves and between departments.… Management Marketing customer experience team communication

2020 105

5 Important Features of a Team Collaboration Software

Small Business CEO

Team Collaboration software is the ultimate source to boost your team’s productivity while the members work from home and connect virtually. There are some key features that make a team collaboration software effective and impactful.

Leadership Communication for Effective Teams

Ian's Messy Desk

Effective teamwork is critical for organizational success, and the key to effective teams is effective communication. Think about teams you have participated in. Compare the communication in the high performing teams to those teams that didn’t work well? Poor leadership communications can cripple even the most skilled teams; poor communication has a negative impact on trust, productivity, and morale. Your team sees you from a different position.

2011 126

Quote of the Week: Teams

The Small Business Blog

The topic of the quote this week is “TeamsTeam-building exercises are now an important part of many management strategies and in fact a lot of organisations place so much value in them that they allocate nearly as much (or more!) time and money on team-building as they spend on training. “One man can be… Read the full article here: Quote of the Week: Teams on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations business quotes team building teamwor

2013 155

Organising the best team building event ever

Practically Perfect PA

Organising team building events seems to be one task that most assistants are asked to manage, which is not much of a surprise considering we are pretty awesome at organising events! However, team building is actually pretty tricky. Firstly, you have to know exactly why your team needs building – getting objectives for any event can be really difficult. So, how can you go about organising the best team building event ever? Ask your team what they want to do.

2017 125

7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote

Small Business CEO

If you’re lucky, you’ve enabled your team to work remotely–but if not, it’s never too late to start. There are many advantages to moving your team remote. … The post 7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2020 65

A team away day with a difference

Practically Perfect PA

Many of us are often asked to find venues for team days or to organise corporate events. So, if you are planning a team day, looking for a venue for a private function or corporate event, then why not consider hiring one of the schools? At Finchley you can enjoy a range of courses for a great team day out. This would make an ideal venue for a team away day or a bespoke evening entertaining corporate clients.

2016 105

How To Optimise Team Size In Uncertain Environments

BioTeams

As a point of reference into organisational and team biomimicry, the Bioteams school of thought and supporting handbook attributes that the levers for achieving requisite variety in Nature’s team is boiled down to four key elements: 1.

2019 52

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

How To Optimise Team Size In Uncertain Environments

BioTeams

In enterprise contexts, this means that that teams and organisations need to nurture their ability to handle dynamic and complex changes stemming from the external environment and have enough structured capacity to react with collective resources in the face of these stimuli so as to not fail and become a 'un-viable system'. Team Leadership Development

2019 63

DOs and DON’Ts for Building a Great Team

Step It Up VA Coaching

When it comes to building your Virtual Assistant business, hiring a great team makes all the difference. Here are some of the top tips for working with virtual team members. What to DO to create an amazing team: * Express gratitude easily and often. Plus, team members may not have the opportunity for direct feedback from your client. Above all, let your team know they’re appreciated. Charge clients enough to be able to bring great people onto your team.

2012 122

The Four Phases of Constructing a Successful Team and How Team Building Activities Can Help

The Small Business Blog

A happy and productive team can deliver great success for a business, whilst a dysfunctional team often results in failing projects and poor company performance. The successful construction of a team is essential to avoid the common pitfalls which can cause a team to be ineffective. Business Advice relationships team building team members teamwork

2013 151

Keeping Virtual Teams Focused In The Pandemic Era

BioTeams

Re-inventing the value chain within executive teams now occur virtually, involve everyone in the organisation and virtual meeting toll Zoom has definitely inherited some great PR, user adoption and a booming share price as a result! Well, a-lot has changed in the last few months.

2020 52

Creating Effective Team Communication Systems

BioTeams

Project and enterprise teams across all organisation types are perpetually exposed to a stream of information flows that ebb the natural tempo of processes, policies, system mechanics, codes of conduct and collaboration protocols. How do teams effectively manage communication and leverage unified communication platforms to drive smart behaviours that lead to focused outcomes?

2019 54

Team Productivity Low? 5 Tips For Every Aspiring Project Manager Out There

Small Business CEO

But here’s to people who run teams, the Project Managers. Several qualities of excellent project managers differentiate them from their other team members, and rightly so. … The post Team Productivity Low? Management productivity project management Team Management

2021 68

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. With that, here are the three reasons why you need to consider collaborative marketing: Content collaboration will make your marketing team’s productivity soar.

2018 173

Creating Effective Team Communication Systems

BioTeams

Project and enterprise teams across all organisation types are perpetually exposed to a stream of information flows that ebb the natural tempo of processes, policies, system mechanics, codes of conduct and collaboration protocols.

2019 52

How to Fit in a Remote Team – What a Founder Says

Small Business CEO

… The post How to Fit in a Remote Team – What a Founder Says appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Human Resources Management remote team teamworkingEntrepreneurs always worry if remote employees would fit into the company culture.

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