What Is The Main Reason You Choose One Administrative Conference Over Another?

Office Dynamics recently held its Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas. It was our 23rd year and our biggest event. I was really curious as to how our attendees came to choose the Office Dynamics conference over other conferences for assistants. The options we gave them were: Joan Burge/Office Dynamics’ reputation Topics Speakers … Read more

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

The following post was originally published at ColetteCarlson.com and is shared with permission from the author. Also shared at OfficeDynamics.com.

speak up at work to get results

“I’ve lost my mojo and fear speaking up when I should,” confessed Janet who recently stepped into a new position. She’s not alone – I hear this theme often whether delivering programs to attorneys or administrators. Too many individuals avoid necessary, yet uncomfortable conversations. Just like any fear, the more we avoid it, the larger it looms. That’s why I’m offering these seven strategies to help you speak up and speak your truth the next time you feel that your voice needs to be heard:

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What’s the difference between teamwork and collaboration?

Did you know that teamwork and collaboration are different? They are both very necessary skill sets but many don’t understand the difference between the two. In fact, collaboration is quickly becoming a required competency of administrative professionals. Joan shares more on the difference in this video.   We’re seeing this interesting comparison more and more!  When … Read more

Live Event! 5 Pillars Huddle Activity & Celebrating You Announcement

This message was originally shared at www.officedynamics.com. Following a great networking lunch, we met again in the ballroom for the 5 Pillars Huddle activity. Attendees got the opportunity to experience doing a Pillar Huddle around their table with their table mates. The Huddles were a great activity. Each table selected a Huddle Leader. Then the … Read more

Live Event! Don’t let yourself stay off course [or Got a nickel?]

Nancy Fraze, Reporter In The Field brings the conference sessions to you here via her event action blog. Join Nancy as she described the concepts from each session. This blog was written and posted at www.OfficeDynamics.com I must skip backwards for a moment to blog about an important concept Joan shared on Wednesday morning’s session. … Read more