Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! Peer Synergy: Working in Unity with Your Administrative Peers.

Administrative Professionals Week 2019

Audacious Admin

Administrative Professionals Day / Week 2019 (APW) is fast approaching. There has been a good deal of controversy around this "holiday" over the past few years. Personally, I'm a fan.

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The Future of Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Do you read Executive Secretary Magazine ? They are looking to amplify the success of the administrative profession, as are we. We hope you enjoy this article, The Future of the Administrative Profession - Surviving or Thriving? We do and we love it! Lucy Brazier and her team do a fantastic job and that is why Joan is honored to be on their advisory board and to contribute occasional articles to this fantastic publication. They care about this profession, as we do.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and shared with permission by OfficeTeam and it’s author. Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. In recent Office of the Future research from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals, 50 percent of survey respondents feel they have skills that are not being tapped at work.

Magazines for the Administrative Assistant

Laughing all the Way to Work

I just got my new issue of OfficePro (the IAAP magazine for office professionals) and it was a great read on the bus the last few mornings. If you are already a member of IAAP the magazine comes as part of your membership. Another magazine that I would recommend for the Administrative Assistant is AdminAdvantage. This magazine is in electronic form and will be delivered to your email address.

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The Workforce is on the Move…and so is Compensation

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Total Rewards professionals are central to developing the compensation philosophy and strategy for organizations. Thus, it remains a top priority that total rewards professionals remain educated on pay equity legislation relative to the geographies they operate in.

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7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

Eat Your Career

As a proud former administrative professional , I’ve always enjoyed being a part of the admin community. Unfortunately, that company is no longer in business, but I spent a few years as their community spokesperson, writing professional development articles for admins and traveling the country to meet our admin community on a regular basis. Today, I am still a true supporter of administrative professionals. You can also leverage social media professionally.

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Writing Meaningful Performance Goals

All Things Admin

” For many administrative professionals, this is the single hardest moment of your annual performance review. Start with Your Strategic Administrative Career Plan. Goal Setting Examples for Administrative Professionals. Administrative Professionals

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Bonnie’s Workplace 2021 Wish List

Bonnie Low-Krayman

In prepping my new book, I have also been talking with leaders, recruiters, and HR professionals. Assistants have a PR problem and it will take all of us to change the perception of the administrative role. Administrative Professional Blog Employers. By Bonnie Low-Kramen.

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“EAs Need Better Press.” Agreed. Solving the EA PR Problem Once and For All

Bonnie Low-Krayman

They also need allies in the form of recruiters, HR professionals, managers, and educators. Bonnie Low-Kramen , the Founder of Ultimate Assistant Training and one of the most respected thought leaders in the administrative profession. By Bonnie Low-Kramen | February 15, 2021.

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Are We Zooming Through Good Manners?

Bonnie Low-Krayman

By Bonnie Low-Kramen | November, 2020 | Published in Career Success Magazine, S. Professionalism = Respect + Empathy + Commitment to Excellence. FACT: There is no moving forward in a positive way in our workplace and our world without a commitment to professionalism and mutual respect.

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Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Mobility is changing how we work and live; blending personal and professional lives, apps and tools needed to work well across different devices, and employees expect—and are expected—to work from anywhere. Note: Subscribe to Executive Secretary Magazine , and read my detailed article on Clearing Up The Fog Around Cloud Storage , in the January, 2016 issue. Flipboard, a customizable app that displays the news in a magazine style layout.

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The Effect of Hobbies on Your Personal and Professional Life

All Things Admin

This article first appeared in Executive Secretary Magazine , a global training publication and must read for any administrative professional. Executive Secretary Magazine“What do you like to do in your spare time?”.

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7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

She’s not alone – I hear this theme often whether delivering programs to attorneys or administrators. Clients include Microsoft, Boeing, P&G and her work has been featured in Success and Working Mother Magazines. The following post was originally published at and is shared with permission from the author. “I’ve I’ve lost my mojo and fear speaking up when I should,” confessed Janet who recently stepped into a new position.

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The Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

All Things Admin

As admins, we’re always trying to organize all the pieces and parts of our professional lives – from workspaces to meetings to travel plans. Career organization is essential for any administrative professional who wants to have a long-lasting, successful career.

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Your Roadmap to Effective Office Systems

All Things Admin

Every office needs different systems to run smoothly, but most administrative professionals will require most or all of the systems in this core group: Time and task management. Executive Secretary Magazine Procedures

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15 Fun Facts About Stacy Leitner

A Great Day's Work

I started my blog A Great Day’s Work to share resources with administrative professionals in an effort to help them be successful in their career and inspire them to lead in the workplace. What is your favorite magazine subscription? I have many magazine subscriptions.

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Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

Join the blog-a-thon in honor of administrative professionals and be entered to win some awesome prizes (like a subscription to Executive Secretary Magazine !). Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Self Development Trending Uncategorized #adminblogathon #ownit accountab engaged employees Executive Secretary Live Jasmine Freeman London Office Dynamics International own your story presence quote

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year? Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Peer Synergy: 5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power (4/24/2015).

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Personal Growth Is Your Responsibility

Office Dynamics

<Guest Blog Post by Judi Moreo> One of the biggest assets any Administrative Assistant can have is the understanding that her personal growth is her responsibility. Yet, personal development can also mean that you increase your knowledge and skills by taking the initiative to read books, listen to audio tapes, read trade magazines, and be constantly observant of your surroundings. See Judi at the 22nd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence [The Resilient Assistant].

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Office Dynamics

After so much anticipation, the Office Dynamics Conference, titled the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , opened on Tuesday evening September 30th with the Social Fusion Mixer. Professionals hailed from a diversity of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, environmental services, education, and government integrators, with name badges showing companies like Boeing, Cisco, Duke University and Amgen.

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Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

[This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.]. I can honestly say that because of my experience in the administrative profession for 20 years in a variety of organizations. During my administrative career, I was fortunate to work with three outstanding executives who truly saw me as their strategic partner. Management and administrative support professionals, as all employees, feel like they don’t have enough hours in the day to complete their work.

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A True Partnership: Olympia Dukakis and Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

By Bonnie Low-Kramen for Executive Support Magazine | August 2021. This article first appeared in Executive Support Magazine, a global training publication and a must-read for any administrative professional. Olympia Dukakis & Personal Asst.

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Black History Month Interview Series: Lacretia Adamski

Team ELS

Lacretia Caldwell Adamski has 1 5 years of experience supporting C-Suite executives in multiple industries including SaaS, health administration, and higher education. Whether it’s big or small, personal or professional, I love facilitating opportunities for people to gather.

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Do you have a job or a career?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you consider yourself a professional? Most, if not all, of the people I have worked for have been a professional in their field. One of the givens is they join their professional association for their particular area. Are you a member of your professional organization? Administrative Assistants have professional associations they can join.

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10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

We’ve noticed that the number of administrative professionals have been surfacing on Twitter has been increasing. With more assistants and professionals advocating for and teaching others how to use this valuable communication tool, assistants are seeing the value and deciding to jump on board. officerenegade Champions the importance of competent, dedicated administrative professionals in the workforce. Get More: More Resources for Administrative Professionals

6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics has a library of over 60 educational videos for administrative professionals. You’ll gain access to past webinar recordings as well as the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence, Now is the Time, Adminology, and Reality Check courses. This gold mine of knowledge is constantly updated with new blogs that cover topics related directly to Administrative and Executive Assistants. Articles Related to the Administrative Profession .

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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! Magazines. The magazine is published bi-monthly and is full of interesting articles and statistics for assistants. The magazine also contains practical advice and reviews. The magazine also runs the Executive PA Magazine Awards with prizes going to PA of the Year, Boss of the Year and Employer of the Year. Pin It.

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The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

“How do you invest in your administrative staff?” Yes, administrative candidates and employees should be advocating for themselves. However, overwhelmingly, companies still under support their administrative teams with professional development opportunities. to a few thousand dollars (still far less than most development and training for other professionals). Take a look and start putting together a package for your admin professional.

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An Admin’s Guide to Documenting Systems

All Things Admin

Organization is a pain point for many administrative professionals. Whether you realize it or not, you probably already have systems in place, both personally and professionally. Systems aren’t just nice to have – they’re a must for organized administrative professionals!

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Consider Yourself A Leader

Office Dynamics

This question is for you if you’re in an administrative role. Administrative professionals and executiveassistants often see themselves in their supportroles as being non-leaders. Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International recently shared her take on the administrative professionals role as leaders in Executive Secretary Magazine. A professional is someone who caresabout the results, not just the activity.

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Administrative/Clerical: Recording Better Messages and Voicemails

Office Dynamics

For administrative professionals, recording voicemail greetings and leaving voicemail messages is an inevitable part of the job. When you learn how to leave clear, concise voicemails, you can better accomplish daily tasks and maintain your professional reputation. Most administrative professionals spend a considerable amount of time on the phone. Many professionals find this process stressful.

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No Opportunities for Career Advancement? Do These 5 Things

All Things Admin

What do you do when you reach the highest job title for administrative support? But there are several things you can do to address the situation professionally and respectfully. Your professional network can be a great resource!)

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What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

Does your manager subscribe to business magazines? If they do, this is great because you open their post and can read the magazines before giving it to them! Don’t worry I don’t think they will be offended that you are reading their magazine they will probably be in total shock that you are taking an interest! Career Skills admin administrators assistants Business EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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I'll be speaking at Executive Secretary LIVE London 2017

Audacious Admin

Executive Secretary LIVE is the world's leading international event for senior and aspiring Administrative Professionals & Executive Assistants! Anita was profiled in the July 2015 issue of Executive Secretary Magazine.

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IAAP, Yahoo and Air Travel

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). As part of my membership I get a subscription to IAAP's magazine OfficePro and also to their e-newsletter OfficePro Express. Both of these are excellent sources of information for the administrative assistant. Tags: travel arrangements professional assistant air travel Administrative Assistant

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Challenge Yourself with Self-Improvement: Improve Your Mind

Office Dynamics

One of my favorite magazines is SUCCESS. Anyone can benefit from the solid, great information in this magazine. I want to challenge you to stretch your thinking and broaden your view by reading, listening to, viewing a variety of books, magazines, articles, periodicals, videos and mp3s. As executive assistants and administrative professionals, you work with and meet a magnitude of people. Self-Improvement. Wake Up Your Mind! September 9, 2013.

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Reading your way into a great career

Laughing all the Way to Work

I read professional magazines, books about topics that I want to be educated on, website articles related to my career and the list can go on. That's the beauty of a book or magazine, you can take it with you. Here is a list of magazines, books and websites that have caught my eye lately: Professional Magazines: OfficePro This is a well-written professional magazine put out by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).

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Inside the Peterborough PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

I left primary teaching in June 2011 and started at Data Interchange as an Office Administrator shortly afterwards. Coming runner up for the Hays/Executive PA Magazine awards for Newcomer of the Year 2012 started my journey into becoming a career PA. We launched in April 2013, with presentations from Hays, the APA and Gail Thomas, a delegation expert, to around 25 Admin professionals.

Love Your Career

Office Dynamics

When I was about 10 or 11, I went from house to house in our neighborhood selling my Mom’s used magazines. I started out as a Receptionist and worked my way up the administrative ranks for 20 years following. It was my dream to quickly move up in the administrative arena and work for top executives as soon as possible. Since 1990, I have had a wonderful career in training, writing, coaching and professional speaking.

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