How to negotiate when planning an event

Practically Perfect PA

Well to be honest there is a slight chink in my event armour; I’m not the best at negotiating. Well I didn’t, I hired a fantastic events co-ordinator to do all of the negotiating with the venue and suppliers on my behalf. I have picked up so many tips from her on how to negotiate and get your way with suppliers that I wanted to share them with you. The more bedrooms you book the more you can negotiate and get free of charge. Pin It.

Tips for Being a Successful Negotiator

On The Job

I'll be the first to admit I've not always been a great negotiator. Growing up with two sisters, negotiation wasn't in our vocabulary. You wanted something, you took it by force or by stealth, but there was no negotiating involved. Negotiation -- no. Recently I interviewed a couple of experts on the art of negotiation for my Gannett/USAToday.com column, about how you can be more successful in getting what you want with a whole lot less stress.

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How to negotiate when planning an event?

Practically Perfect PA

Well to be honest there is a slight chink in my event armour; I’m not the best at negotiating. Well I didn’t, I hired a fantastic events co-ordinator to do all of the negotiating with the venue and suppliers on my behalf. I have picked up so many tips from her on how to negotiate and get your way with suppliers that I wanted to share them with you. The more bedrooms you book the more you can negotiate and get free of charge. Pin It.

5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? But the reality is that “75% of people who ask for a pay rise, get a rise”, based on PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide. To negotiate your salary successfully, Open Colleges recommends knowing when your next performance review is and use that period to demonstrate you are a great asset to the team. Nevertheless, you still have some homework to do before you start negotiating.

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Approaching Your Next Performance Review? Read this.

Exceptional EA

Having been on both the delivering and receiving end of performance reviews myself, I asked about training. While 39% of respondents didn’t know, 15% said those responsible for their performance reviews have not received such training. An opportunity to negotiate.

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Practicing Principles of Persuasion

Office Dynamics

Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. How will your executive benefit from you attending training or a seminar? Negotiate. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Communication Skills administrative assistant courage negotiation persuasion workplace skillsThis week I have a short but powerful Monday Motivator for you.

2015 180

How To Train Your Brain

Brilliantly Better

Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact How To Train Your Brain by dragos on April 29, 2010 · 14 comments in Digital Tools , Personal Development Tweet You’d better relax and set aside some time for yourself, because this post is going to be rather long. How To Train Your Brain First of all, let me tell you that I was in search for something similar to Lumosity for a long time.

A Training Camp for Aspiring Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

Last week he sent me an email saying he’s about to launch a training camp for aspiring book authors, and I figured it could be the right program for some of our readers, especially because I know his success stories. Negotiating bulk and specialty sales going forward, how to tap the corporate premium market. As I mentioned above the training camp starts on August 1st (i.e., Original Post: A Training Camp for Aspiring Book Authors. I met Jonathan Fields last year.

Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

While teaching, coaching, and consulting with thousands of assistants nationwide, I have found that they don’t see they have to work at gaining support for training and development. If you really believe this training will help you professionally or even just rejuvenate your enthusiasm about your career, realize it may take three or four attempts to convince your manager. Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. Negotiate if necessary.

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Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

While teaching, coaching, and consulting with thousands of assistants nationwide, I have found that they don’t see they have to work at gaining support for training and development. If you really believe this training will help you professionally or even just rejuvenate your enthusiasm about your career, realize it may take three or four attempts to convince your manager. Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. Negotiate if necessary.

2009 100

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

Be prepared to negotiate if necessary. If you request to attend a Training Day and they say that time away from the office is the main issue, then you need to make the conference seem as undisruptive as possible. Like everything in business, it’s about negotiation for both funds and time. Internal & External Training. Internal & External Training: The first external conference that I ever attended was Square Meal Venues and Events.

2017 164

Pursue Excellence with These 3 Winning Strategies

Office Dynamics

These basics are the foundation for more advanced skills, such as persuasion, negotiation, crisis management and conflict resolution. Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Assistant Training Career Management free training Mgr/Asst Team Motivators Professional Image Self Development Workplace Tools become an inner circle assistant excellence executive and assistant partnership how to get a great assistant support staff training working in partnership

2015 143

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics specifically focuses on training and development for administrative professionals of all levels. Executive assistants are running meetings, making hiring decisions, giving presentations, negotiating contracts, managing budgets and are considered co-leaders.

2020 260

Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

How to negotiate. • How to get training at work. • Joan also discussed some bonus tips in how to go after a yes when it comes to training and development towards the end of the program. It’s a space for you to practice how you might go about creating a plan for persuading someone to get their approval (and possibly funding) for administrative training.

2015 162

Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times

Office Dynamics

Earlier this month you may have been scheduling business trips, events and negotiating with vendors. The post Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training.

Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

Most of the time assistants tell me they can’t attend our conference for administrative assistants or training because of budget cuts or not getting financial support. If you really believe this training will help you professionally or even just rejuvenate your enthusiasm about your career, realize it may take three or four attempts to convince your manager. Negotiate if necessary. Admin Assistant Training Conference Self Development Uncategorized

2019 190

NOT, “Just An Admin!”

Office Dynamics

He asked me to find a location, negotiate a lease, remodel the space if needed and take care of all interior decorating and procurement. Three months later I selected the location, negotiated the lease, remodeled the space and purchased new furniture, office equipment, and supplies. I’ve been an executive assistant for several years and I’ve received a lot of training but I’m not a facilitator or a trainer. Negotiators. Designed by Freepik.

2017 169

How to succeed as an assistant

Practically Perfect PA

Your personal effectiveness includes how you communicate, how you manage your time, how assertive and confident you are and your power to negotiate and persuade. Attend a highly interactive and inspirational training course which will enhance your professional development and performance by building on your communication, assertiveness and time management skills. Do you find more and more is demanded of executives and senior managers’ time?

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So do assistants think the role has diversified?

Practically Perfect PA

Last September I successfully negotiated a change in title and salary, but am still the lowest-paid manager in our company, even though I have more management experience than several other managers. Featured Office Politics admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant training Last month I posted a blog about diversification with the assistant role.

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Ep 112: Karen Isaacs – Director of Administrative Staffing at The Goodkind Group

Go Burrows

Some of the topics we chat about are interviewing, salary negotiation, and working with recruiters. Check out the Leader Assistant Premium Membership for ongoing training, coaching, and community.

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Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Office Dynamics

There are several factors that determine how we react to ethical situations including our background, personality, level of training, and most importantly our value system. The negotiator is someone who usually tries to make up the rules as she/he goes along. For example, if a negotiator sees a co-worker drinking at lunch, they might wait to see if the behavior affects her/his job in any way, to see if it happens again or if anyone else notices. Author: Lisa Olsen.

2016 126

Top Communication Tips for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Use these strategies to improve relationships, get work done, persuade others, negotiate, create win-win situations, and be seen as a world-class administrative professional. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Mgr/Asst Team Professional Image Teamwork administrative assistance communication tips difficult conversations interpersonal skills professional image (Excerpt from Office Dynamics’ World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program).

2015 189

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

Remember that you can always say during the interview that you will go away and think about their offer and then negotiate over the phone or by email. Interviews admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting PA Virtual Assistant Following on from Monday’s blog here are another five interview question and answers specifically for assistants. How do you work within a team?

2013 175

Serviced Apartments – pros and cons

Practically Perfect PA

It is easy to negotiate on the price per night with a serviced apartment as they do tend to discount on block bookings. If you have negotiated a deal whereby you make advanced block bookings there is the possibility that you will miss out on those last-minute deals with other hotels and serviced apartment providers. A few years ago I was working for a company that employed a large number of consultants, all of whom stayed in London during the week while the business footed the bill.

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How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

Here are 14 strategies taken from my flagship administrative training program, The Star Achievement Series®. There are times when you should not negotiate but instead, you must walk away. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week. However, Monday is the perfect time to talk about workplace conflict because we all have to deal with it. I’m not referring to full-blown, yelling at each other.

2016 141

To Be or Not to Be: How to find yourself a Genuine Resume Writer

Who's the Real Boss?

Giving my business a very different focus these last two years, I have been exploring the professional side of Resume Writing and professionalising of other people’s brands, putting my years of experience and qualifications in both writing and recruitment training, to good use.

2020 52

A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

During the course of the meeting the Board decided that everyone in the organisation must attend a full day’s training on a new legislation affecting the industry. Your manager delivers the news that he has nominated you to coordinate the training. Your office doesn’t have any training rooms so your first tasks is to source a venue that has the capacity and availability to hold a series of training courses for your colleagues. Not a confident negotiator?

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

Office Dynamics

Ask questions to assess degrees of urgency, and practice negotiating timelines or redirecting requests. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Career Management Self Development #adminblogathon #careeradvice administrative assistant barriers burnout career career assistant career plateau comfort zone Exceptional EA executive assistant improvement negative comments professional development routine Shelagh Donnelly workloadAuthor: Shelagh Donnelly.

2016 109

How to Build Consensus in Place of Conflict

Office Dynamics

There are times when you should not negotiate but instead must walk away. As more companies embrace the spirit of teamwork, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. In fact, if you are like most employees across the country, your organization has right-sized or may intend to merge or downsize, thereby creating more work to be done by fewer people.

2016 103

7 Tips to Managing Holiday and Work Stress

Office Dynamics

This is non-negotiable in my mind. The post 7 Tips to Managing Holiday and Work Stress appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training

2019 147

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

Grant also writes about how givers negotiate better than takers. In one study of student negotiators, the group trained as givers got better deals for themselves and their opponents. The researchers concluded that by shifting their thinking toward one of giving, these students were able to find creative solutions to the negotiation impasse they were at. To help givers avoid being walkovers Grant suggests many ways to reframe situations, like negotiations.

2014 68

Assistants Must Excel at the Fundamentals

Office Dynamics

After that list, I see advanced competencies such as negotiation or persuasion skills. Also, when we conduct activities in our training classes with assistants and ask them what skills, attitudes, and behaviors are important for an assistant, 90 percent of the time they list the fundamentals. From Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018).

2018 181

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

Try to attend training courses that are offered for executive admin as much as you can (even if it is just one time a year and you travel to another city for it). If training/travel aren’t an option it may be a goal to strive for as a reward for a job well done. Perhaps after some smart negotiating you can have it worked into the budget for future years. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Jasmine Freeman Networking I am trying to find a local networking association.

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

Topics included handling a chronically late executive, salary negotiation for highly experienced administrative professionals, effectively communicating across the generations, “leaning in” to balance a new family with a challenging career, making an admin network thrive, how to cultivate a strategic partnership with your leaders, navigating organizational politics, and knowing when to leave. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE.

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High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

Try to attend training courses that are offered for executive admin as much as you can (even if it is just one time a year and you travel to another city for it). If training/travel aren’t an option it may be a goal to strive for as a reward for a job well done. Perhaps after some smart negotiating you can have it worked into the budget for future years. Admin Assistant Training Jasmine Freeman NetworkingI am trying to find a local networking association.

Why Can’t I Get a Raise?

Eat Your Career

In the past, I’ve gotten pushback about this in training classes. Employers know this, which is why they often don’t feel the need to negotiate too much with current employees. You can negotiate much more aggressively when an organization is trying to hire you, as opposed to once you’re already on board. Advancing financially at work can be hard. After all, everybody wants a raise. But there’s only so much money to go around.

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Billions of dollars are on the line at the Olympics — but not for athletes

Vox Open Sourced

But there are incredible stories of people who really have to go work in regular jobs, depending on where they are in the world, to earn money just so they can live, and then they’re doing their training on top of it,” said Lee Igel, a clinical professor at the NYU Tisch Institute for Global Sport.

2021 97

A Quick 5-Step Plan To Effective Real Estate Recruiting & Retaining Top Agents

Recruit CRM

Ensure you do the following: Provide a competitive salary package Negotiate the commission Lay the groundwork before it's too late and your best candidates think of changing employers.

2021 52

More Words Drawn from “Trahere”

Daily Writing Tips

Treat , from trahere by way of tractare , which came to mean “conduct oneself” or “manage,” means “bargain,” “negotiate,” or “deal with.” Meanwhile, a treatise is a methodical argument or exposition that treats, or deals, with a topic, and a treaty is a document that details an agreement resulting from negotiation. Entreat means “plead,” from the sense of negotiation; an act of pleading is called an entreaty and the notion of doing so is entreatment.

2018 48

When to Do That Stringing-Words-Together Thing with Hyphens

Daily Writing Tips

Who was the behind the scenes negotiator who facilitated the deal? The negotiator is described as working behind the scenes. When that phrase appears in isolation, as an adverbial phrase rather than as a phrasal adjective modifying a noun that follows, no hyphenation is needed, but here, it serves the latter function: “Who was the behind-the-scenes negotiator who facilitated the deal?”.

2016 56

Why you should use a trusted ground transportation company for your Executive’s travel

Practically Perfect PA

Every chauffeur speaks clear and fluent English and is trained for customer service levels, including meet and greet services, luggage handling and discretion. Whilst they make lives easy for people in a hurry, there is still a constant need for a highly trained customer service business model. Can you negotiate on price with App based booking systems?

2017 135

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

HR, Project Management, Accounts, Training or Events. Use the access you have to your business as an opportunity to learn and ask questions, lots of questions, join LinkedIn groups about your chosen field, read and if you are able to take on additional training. Being a personal or executive assistant is a career in itself, with the right drive and ambition you can carve out a highly rewarding working life as an invaluable support resource.

2017 163

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

HR, Project Management, Accounts, Training or Events. Use the access you have to your business as an opportunity to learn and ask questions, lots of questions, join LinkedIn groups about your chosen field, read and if you are able to take on additional training. Being a personal or executive assistant is a career in itself, with the right drive and ambition you can carve out a highly rewarding working life as an invaluable support resource.

2017 163