International Women’s Day 2020 – A Message From Julie Reed

Office Dynamics

And therefore, I am writing today – International Women’s Day (IWD). Observed annually on March 8 since 1911, International Women’s Day is a day put aside to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness, and take action. Sunday, March 8.

2020 207

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

An internal network will help us to build stronger relationships and enable better teamwork, communication and easier delegation and reciprocation of help. This would also help with their induction process and ideally a ‘buddy cover’ or mentor could be assigned. Create a PA Calendar of relevant Internal & External PA Events for e.g. internal and external networking opportunities and information on approved trainers & ad-hoc training/conference days.

2015 141
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We have to raise each other up

Practically Perfect PA

Happy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers. Editor's notes Featured Mentoring admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantI want to start today’s post by telling you a little bit about me over the last few years. I started Practically Perfect PA while working as an EA for a whole number of reasons, but mainly because I had a lot to share. I’d learnt and I’d […].

2018 155

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Sharing expertise, mentoring and offering to cover for your colleague during their vacation or for a medical emergency, are all great contributors to peer synergy. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda. When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. There is strength in unity.

2016 126

8 Best Forex Trading Courses In 2021

Dumb Little Man

Asia Forex Mentor: One Core Program by Ezekiel Chew- Best overall course. Asia Forex Mentor: One Core Program by Ezekiel Chew. Established in 2008 in Singapore by Ezekiel Chew, Asia Forex Mentor consists of their proprietary One Core Program and The Golden Eye Group.

2021 203

How to Implement Your Strategic Administrative Career Plan

All Things Admin

You may be disciplined enough to keep yourself on track, or you may need a mentor, accountability partner, or career coach to make it happen. If you don’t already have a mentor or accountability partner, find one. 2021 Julie Perrine International, LLC.

2021 61

4 Solutions to Imposter Syndrome

On The Job

Imposter syndrome is a "psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a 'fraud.'" This may be a friend, mentor or professional colleague.

2020 181

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! Inspire…my own office team as I mentor and coach them to see them growing. There have been many successful projects throughout the past years, but doing a lot of mentoring and coaching with my current team makes me proud every single day.

2017 148

The Imitation Game: How Copy Trading Can Be Beneficial For Beginner Forex Traders

Dumb Little Man

According to a recent report from the Bank of International Settlements, the size of this industry has risen to over $5.1 It is as simple as having a forex mentor in your life- you as a humble student would always prefer to do the same things as the mentor does.

2020 161

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Emmawalkeruk: Business mentor and virtual assistant trainer. JuliePerrine: Founder of All Things Admin, mentor, professional speaker and leadership trainer. Susie_Castalia: International exec PA coach, trainer and speaker. Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social.

Lots of new speakers added to the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Amanda Johnson of VACT Limited, is a Virtual Assistant Coach, Trainer and Mentor offering a variety of courses and workshops, both free and paid to help both aspiring, new and experienced Virtual Assistants to launch, create and grow their own successful VA business. Passionate about “Creating Exceptional VA’s”, All of the VACT training courses and mentoring options, are designed to support and fit around you, your current work commitments, your individual circumstances and your budget.

2017 133

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

My first true events project was for an internal communications conference and summer party for 200 people. In my time in my first event manager’s role I went from doing small internal parties to leading UK wide celebration events and external briefings with industry partners to audiences in excess of 1,200. Get a mentor.

2017 163

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

My first true events project was for an internal communications conference and summer party for 200 people. In my time in my first event manager’s role I went from doing small internal parties to leading UK wide celebration events and external briefings with industry partners to audiences in excess of 1,200. Get a mentor.

2017 163

This is How to Have a Happy Career

On The Job

While this may sound ridiculous, only you can make an internal assessment of the situation and know a) that you're prone to drama and you could be making this situation much worse than it really is or b) you tend to avoid your feelings, and your career is about to go off a cliff. Once you've had this time away (a week is ideal, but a solid two days away may do the trick) then it's time to take your internal temperature again.

2018 109

Your Administrative Assistant Is Your Greatest Asset

Office Dynamics

Be a mentor. You can help by mentoring on a regular basis. Authored by Joan Burge, Founder & CEO, Office Dynamics International. Your assistant is your greatest asset, or will be after you read this. In today’s fast-paced corporate world, many managers rely on the newest technology to help their company grow.

2018 159

An Admin’s Guide to Understanding Daylight Saving Time & Time Zones

All Things Admin

2021 Julie Perrine International, LLC. You can — just as long as you include this complete blurb with it: Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, is the founder and CEO of All Things Admin, providing training, mentoring and resources for administrative professionals worldwide.

The Truth About Impostor Syndrome and How to Overcome It

Stephanie LH Calahan

Research published in the International Journal of Behavioral Science in 2011 suggests that approximately 70 percent of people will experience at least one impostor syndrome episode in their lives. Teach Someone What You Know or Become a Mentor.

2020 228

Eight Ways Entrepreneurs Can Finance their Business Ideas

Dumb Little Man

Venture capitalists can lead your business to succeed at the international level. What’s more, your company can get money along with qualified business mentors through such venture capitalist companies.

2020 178

Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Practically Perfect PA

Explore whether your organisation has a mentoring programme or a buddy system of some kind, that could give you exposure to different roles while you are a PA. See also if internal and external PA networks have evening seminars and other networking opportunities available. For instance, PAs could sign up for courses that would allow them to give internal training on software such as PowerPoint.

2017 154

7 Ways to Make the Most of an Internship

On The Job

By now, many college interns have started their summer gigs. Unfortunately, many interns, bored with the mundane tasks they've been assigned or disillusioned that higher-ups consider them too young and inexperienced, begin to lose that optimism around Week 2. works closely with students to make sure that they have mentors and that administrative staff and faculty advisers monitor them before and during their internships.

2012 201

5 Ways to Stop Millennials From Killing the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

What does it mean when Teach for America gets more applications than Princeton while Goldman Sachs struggles to hire enough interns out of elite colleges? As a manager, you need to be that mentor that guides them along the path to career success, not just success in the current role. Millennials are accused of killing banks, breakfast cereals, and bars of soap. As they take on leadership roles in companies, how can they keep the workplace humming and thriving in the new gig economy?

2018 161

8 mental steps to self-motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

It is not what happens to you, but how you respond internally to what happens to you. Share your experience, by being a mentor, not through arrogance. To be a success you need to know how to motivate yourself. You have to keep your spirits high no matter how discouraging a situation is. It’s the best way to overcome difficulties. If you are discouraged in difficult times, you will lose the battle before it starts. How do you motivate yourself?

2012 187

3 Things to Remember When Turning Down a Job Offer

On The Job

If you do an internal gut check, you realize you're not super excited about the job or the company. This is a good time to make a list of the pros and cons and speak with trusted mentors or family. When you get called back for a second interview, it can be pretty exciting. You are obviously on the short list for the position. But, wait. Oh, well, you think, just get that second interview because you're close to desperation to get a new job.

2019 118

Do You Feel Like an Imposter?

On The Job

She suffered internally from the constant churn of doubts and a feeling that her success would come crashing down unless she worked all the time. I want women who are highly successful to know they''re not the only one who have those feelings going on internally," Roche says. "I Tell a trusted friend, family member or mentor. If you''re in a position of power, people probably believe you to be a confident, hard-driving person. If only they knew.

2013 142

3 Feisty Questions For Your Start Up Adviser

The Small Business Blog

World Book Week and International Women’s Day and what the heck is the use of having the inept Tony Robinson OBE as your agent? Instead of my best seller – ‘Stripping for Freedom’ – he says ‘Wuthering Heights’ Instead of putting me forward for International Woman of the Year- supreme fashionista, fearless investigative journalist, a Canadian and Jimmy Choo’s hottest model – he says ‘Kate Bush’! Django Unchained.

2013 171

How a 22-year-old Can Help Your Career

On The Job

It's not so much that older workers need mentoring, but that they need that fresh outlook that comes from younger workers. The next time you're looking to make a career investment -- a seminar, podcast or certification -- think about including time with the college intern or the 25-year-old who was just promoted to your department. I'll admit I'm not 22 any more, but neither am I so old that I don't know about Yik Yak.

2016 126

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

julieperrine Founder of Julie Perrine International & All Things Admin | Administrative & Leadership Expert, Mentor, Speaker & Trainer | Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Admin – Julie’s a great resource for assistants on tech skills, how to use today’s platforms for better connectivity and collaboration with your peers and as well as provide greater benefit to your organizations. Twitter was founded March 21, 2006.

A day in the life: Alison Boler, ITV

Practically Perfect PA

I give PA support to each boss including diary management, booking international travel, preparing contracts, documents and papers. I also manage and mentor our team’s Apprentice, who is an invaluable help for various admin tasks. What are the main aspects of your role? Supporting three Heads of Legal & Business Affairs at ITV. I have to prepare signature copies of agreements and maintain the status all of the contracts coming in and out of our department.

2014 201

Happy Administrative Professionals Week

Office Dynamics

Is it time to find a mentor? Please know that if we at Office Dynamics International can be of any assistance, we’re here and ready to help. Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International, Inc Dear friends and colleagues, Please allow me to be one of the first to wish you a Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

If you connect the dots…one man’s work has changed the balance of power in international hockey. Related posts: Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders. The Man: He’s called the High Priest, the Yoda, the Obi-Wan-Kenobi, The Oracle, The Zenmaster of goalie coaches. Urpo Ylönen (right) works with one of his first standout pupils, Miikka Kiprusoff, who played for Calgary in the NHL.

2014 143

Goodwill Offers Blue-Collar Workers a Way to Network

On The Job

Brad Turner-Little, the international director of mission strategy for Goodwill Industries, says the organization that has been helping people find jobs since 1902 knew it had to reach a segment of job seekers finding it difficult to find mentors and networking that fit their needs. So far, the site launched two years ago has 14,600 registered users, who have access to information on specific career paths, discussion boards, mentors and virtual job fairs.

2013 126

Administrative Assistant Conference Speaker Pam Cradic

Office Dynamics

currently implementing a program to Humana associates which provides structured social learning, peer coaching and knowledge sharing through online mentoring. Her experience in building a business case for this formal mentoring program provides an excellent story for her to share as she believes knowledge sharing keeps associates engaged and motivated to bring their “A” game to work every day. Welcome to our Speaker Series!

2012 100

Episode 310: Trying Times with Bosco Anthony

Productivityist

The exceptions only include coding boot camps, international programs, teacher credentialing programs, and test prep courses.). From mentoring digital platforms in East Africa to creating empowering conversations Bosco has been making an impact locally and on a global scale.

2020 52

Episode 310: Trying Times with Bosco Anthony

Productivityist

The exceptions only include coding boot camps, international programs, teacher credentialing programs, and test prep courses.). From mentoring digital platforms in East Africa to creating empowering conversations Bosco has been making an impact locally and on a global scale.

2020 52

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. Cross-training, Mentoring – Open your heart and be a mentor to others. Virtual Support – executives travel internationally and support is virtual. The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990.

2015 186

The Practically Perfect PA Advisory Panel

Practically Perfect PA

Lorraine is an Executive Assistant with almost 20 years’ experience working with high-achieving “24/7” senior executives in large, international companies. A former trainer, Lorraine’s role as an EA has grown into one of champion and mentor. Practically Perfect PA has now been up and running for 5 years. Over that time, I have seen the blog grow and grow and grow!

2017 126

Punctuation Quiz #15: Parenthetical Words and Phrases

Daily Writing Tips

Older students model good behavior, and through continual peer mentoring, develop their teaching skills and solidify their own knowledge. “By many accounts” is parenthetical and is the only element of the sentence to require internal punctuation. Original: Older students model good behavior, and through continual peer mentoring, develop their teaching skills and solidify their own knowledge.

2017 47

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

Office Dynamics

If inexperience is holding you back, approach someone whose work you admire and ask him/her to mentor you. Mentor someone else, and you’ll find it’s also good for you. A mentor and a former trainer in the private sector, she’s passionate about ongoing professional development and presents regionally, nationally and internationally. Author: Shelagh Donnelly. Have you paused lately to assess where your career is going? Are you making progress, or have you plateaued?

2016 109

5 Olympic Training Secrets That Will Make It Impossible For Your Competitors To Keep Up With You

Dumb Little Man

All Olympic athletes work with expert coaches and mentors who provide them with feedback and guidance on their training. See Also: 7 Reasons successful people have mentors and you should too. a strong vision of what the athlete wants to be and; an internal belief that it’s possible to attain this vision. Olympic athletes inspire and awe us. They are the greatest athletes in the world.

2016 132

Employer adds yoga, dance and fun to retain workers

On The Job

One of the things we encourage is that we''re all equal here," which means a senior leader may be on the floor twisting and turning on a yoga mat right next to an intern, she says. "We But she says that leadership also is serious about coaching and mentoring staff. Often the little things can make a difference in how an employee feels about a workplace. Maybe the boss ensures that you get your favorite color of nail polish at holiday time. Maybe you can bring your dog to work.

2013 188

Moxie Lessons From a 50 Year Old

Virtual Moxie

Live your truth : listen to, and follow teachers, mentors, experts, and gurus only if what they share truly fits with your own internal guidance system. Thank you so much for all the comments and amazingly heart-felt emails you sent me last week as I celebrated my 50th.

2013 168

Top 10 Signs Coworking is Growing Up

Small Business Labs

venture accelerators , most of which offer coworking space in addition to capital and mentoring. Also, a lot of corporations are creating internal coworking spaces, with Plantronic's new HQ being a great example.

2012 216

3 Tips to Organize Your Executive & Team Members

Office Dynamics

2016 Julie Perrine International, LLC. Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, is the founder and CEO of All Things Admin, providing training, mentoring and resources for administrative professionals worldwide. Julie applies her administrative expertise and passion for lifelong learning to serving as an enthusiastic mentor, speaker and author who educates admins around the world on how to be more effective every day. 3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members.

2016 129