How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

However, Monday is the perfect time to talk about workplace conflict because we all have to deal with it. Here are 14 strategies taken from my flagship administrative training program, The Star Achievement Series®.

2016 98

HR How-To: Tips to Handle Common Workplace Controversies

Office Dynamics

Whether you’re teacher or an HR Manager, you will encounter high-tension moments in the workplace that require deescalation skills. Sexual harassment is a common workplace issue. Brush up on workplace rules and the specifics that indicate a case of sexual harassment.

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Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Office Dynamics

Have you ever thought about your responsibility and power to improve ethical standards in the workplace? Ethics in the workplace is a unique topic. The post Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace appeared first on Office Dynamics. Author: Lisa Olsen.

2016 89

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. To participate, organizations had to submit application materials describing why the training is needed and pledging leadership support.

Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

The post Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace appeared first on Office Dynamics. Having two bosses can sometimes feel like a good cop/bad cop situation if they’re not on the same page or if they employ different styles of leadership.

2016 68

Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

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. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively

Office Dynamics

Change in the workplace is often very difficult to embrace. When they have to deal with workplace changes, it can become the perfect source of employee complaints and disgruntled comments. It can be extremely challenging to deal with workplace changes and support an issue that you don’t know very much about or don’t believe in. The post Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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The Benefits of Chair Massage Therapy in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

And since stress can cause significant damage to workplace productivity, and the workplace is inherently stressful, a smart employer can put two-and-two together and realize that massage therapy is more than a worthwhile investment. Workplace massage therapy programs are convenient, primarily because they require an employee to be removed from work-related activities for a rather short duration of time, and they produce immediate and positive results.

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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.

How to Manage (and Minimize) Workplace Interruptions

Eat Your Career

One of the most common complaints I hear has to do with something that is so fundamentally a part of the modern workplace, it’s almost impossible to avoid. I know this is a common challenge in the workplace.

2012 98

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.

Technology Training Tuesday: Creating Newsletters & SharePoint Team Sites

Office Dynamics

Veteran trainer Melissa Esquibel, MCT, in her association with training partner Brainstorm Inc., The post Technology Training Tuesday: Creating Newsletters & SharePoint Team Sites appeared first on Office Dynamics. 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results. Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET. Effective newsletters take a little thought and effort, but the results are worth it!

5 Helpful Ways to Deal With a Person’s Bad Attitude

Office Dynamics

This was a mandatory training event and sometimes when employees are told they must attend training, they get a little defensive. I’m sure you run into people in your workplace who, for whatever reason, have bad attitudes.

2016 99

Pursue Excellence with These 3 Winning Strategies

Office Dynamics

But to be excellent, you must constantly build upon your key workplace skills, including communication (verbal, written and electronic), leadership, organization, time management and the like. Today’s economy and workplace are ever-changing.

2015 143

Silvia isn’t just an admin, an appreciation letter

Office Dynamics

Thank you sincerely for all that you have done for our role in the workplace! An appreciation letter to Joan Burge, CEO and Founder, Office Dynamics International. We receive letters from executives and assistants about the impact of our work.

2016 133

How to Develop Your Inner Circle, a Webinar Replay with Peggy Vasquez

Office Dynamics

Just as executives in the workplace have their team of advisors and confidants, so too should you. Take our survey if you are interested in having Office Dynamics International come to your city for a live training event.

2016 96

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

Office Dynamics

As a result of Joan’s question and observations, Office Dynamics was born, and our flagship training program for administrative assistants (The Star Achievement Series) quickly became a globally recognized game changer. 25 Proven Tips to Administrative Excellence. Did you miss it?

2015 40

The Revolutionary Assistant: Disrupt the Status Quo [Free Webinar Replay]

Office Dynamics

As an assistant in the modern workplace, it can feel practically impossible to keep up with the ever-evolving landscape of technology, innovation, and connectivity. How to not only adapt to dramatic shifts in the workplace, but also be a positive force for innovation.

2015 89

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017

Office Dynamics

DOWNLOAD Training In Progress Printable: training-in-progress-sign-office-dynamics. In this brief webinar with Office Dynamics, we cover quick and impactful tips on goal setting and branding.

2017 142

Diversity in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

D iversity in the workplace helps the success and competitiveness of an organization by allowing the embrace of various ideas, ways of thinking and backgrounds. Workplace diversity means embracing the many gender, race, ethnic group, personality, age, work style and educational backgrounds found within a company’s workforce. Organizations that manage workplace diversity in a positive way and foster a workplace that is positive prove to be more successful.

Pursue excellence with these 3 winning workplace strategies

Office Dynamics

But to be excellent, you must constantly build upon your key workplace skills, including communication (verbal, written and electronic), leadership, organization, time management and the like. Today's economy and workplace are ever-changing. Hello, Monday Motivators!

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Executives and Assistants Working In Partnership Guide Giveaway Winner

Office Dynamics

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2015 129

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Organize your workplace. Organization skills is the one thing most successful business owners have in common. Without the ability to organize your work and your resources, you could be twisting in the wind in no time.

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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.

Thinking Like Leonardo da Vinci Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

Apply the strategies of one of the world’s most revolutionary thinkers to solve complex problems and ignite your creativity in the workplace. Simple ways to immediately apply these ideas in the workplace and use them to partner with leadership more effectively.

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7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

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2016 143

Administrative Professionals Week Instagram Challenge #AdminProud

Office Dynamics

We are having a ball with you this month as you have engaged in the #AdminBlogathon daily with some really incredible comments, questions, challenges and connection points. We are more than thrilled with this event and hope that you have been as well.

Executives and Assistants Working in Partnership with Special Guest, Joanne Linden

Office Dynamics

In this video Joan and Joanne discuss: the most vital relationship in the workplace. In this video from Facebook Live Joan Burge sits down with Joanne Linden to talk about executives and assistants working in partnership.

2016 139

Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

Office Dynamics

A simple, effective exercise for evaluating your courage in the workplace. (We You find them all here in our post about all the free training we offer for the administrative profession. Our free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month.

2016 98

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant

Office Dynamics

In today’s free webinar Joan shares Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant and she covers the topic of Creating a Career Portfolio. So much great information in this webinar. Please enjoy the replay. Watch the replay: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant.

2016 129

How to Positively Slay Your Office Dragons

Office Dynamics

It is a favorite topic in my Star Achievement Series® training program. We can’t be successful by ourselves in the workplace; we must work together with respect and understanding. I have been speaking on how to slay your ‘Office Dragons’ for 25 years now.

2016 87

Technology Training Tuesday: How to Integrate Your iPad Into Your Workday

Office Dynamics

Upcoming Technology Training options this week. Are there other technology training options this week that you think other assistants will want to know about? The post Technology Training Tuesday: How to Integrate Your iPad Into Your Workday appeared first on Office Dynamics. How to Really Integrate Your iPad Into Your Workday. Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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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 99

Solutions for Online Learning In a Collaborative Space

Office Dynamics

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Teaching Your Assistant Yields Huge Return on Investment

Office Dynamics

These days, Joan continues to use this principle, not only in her training of Executives and Assistant teams but also in her own work as an Executive seeking to leverage the time and talents of her own Assistant. Are you teaching your assistant?

2016 89

The Best Advice on Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Take daily workplace changes in stride. Well, I have finally recuperated from our big annual conference for administrative excellence. We hosted 250 energetic administrative professionals from around the world for 4 days.

2015 89

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Accelerated Assistant

Office Dynamics

In our program today we talked about seven ways to become an accelerated assistant. Below you will find our replay link, program notes, certificate download and access to our deal of the day. If you haven’t already registered for our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series, you can register here.

2016 125

How to Keep Your Competitive Edge in the Workplace

Eat Your Career

Aside from incredible networking, most professional associations also give you access to valuable learning opportunities—whether through featured speakers at meetings, annual training conferences, or newsletters highlighting trends in your field. Aside from personal satisfaction, you’ll also gain valuable experience you can use in the workplace. The more you expand your horizons, the more you have to offer in the workplace—and you never know how it will pay off.

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How do you work for someone you dislike?

Office Dynamics

Question: “Five months ago I was hired as an admin at a telecommunications company. Recently I’ve come to realize that while my boss and I do get along, he’s kind of a classic jerk—and everyone warned me about it.

2016 144

Joan and Jasmine Headed To Ohio To Teach The Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 Day Mega Training Event For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Jasmine and I are on our way to Columbus Ohio to teach the Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 day mega-training event for administrative professionals. We launched this training program in San Jose a few weeks ago and it was a huge success.

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