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Training for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

This is a replay of the free webinar, 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! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right? They guide the organization, make important decisions and steer the team toward success. …

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. When people tell me, “Anyone can do that job,” it bothers me. It tells me that person doesn’t really know what it takes to be a great assistant. I hear it …

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Training for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner

Do You Have An Owner’s Mentality? Hello from my office to yours. Did you know that you do not have to own your own business to have an “owner’s” mentality? Did you know there are benefits to thinking like an “owner” vs. an employee? Do you know the key characteristics of owners? “Owners are fundamentally …

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Secretary vs An Executive Assistant

A Secretary vs An Executive Assistant

As the CEO and founder of Office Dynamics International, I’ve been fortunate to work side-by-side with CEOs, Presidents, and Vice Presidents for more than 40 years. I highly respect and admire these individuals. I always learn a great deal from them. One aspect I love about the executive leader is that they have a way of …

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Training for Executive and Administrative Assistants

The Future of the Administrative Profession

The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990 It’s important to recognize the difference between surviving and thriving, because the key to success is available to those who successfully manage to cross the bandwidth between the …

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Training for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Secretary vs Assistant – do they think differently?

Do I have your attention? Good. Should your title be “secretary,” please do not take offense to what you are about to read. Secretary vs Assistant Do secretaries actually think differently than business professionals? Are people with the title “secretary” viewed differently than people with the titles “administrative assistant” or “executive assistant”?

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