Ep 119: Ruth Kilah on Prioritizing Your Health and Maximizing Productivity

Ruth Kilah is the Founder and CEO of Hoxton Hyde, a workshop and online course provider that helps assistants increase their productivity and prioritize work life balance. In this episode, Ruth and I discuss recognizing burnout, setting up and communicating boundaries with our executives, and how productivity improves when we slow down and prioritize our health and wellbeing. THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR SwipedOn is the [...]

2021-05-27T12:05:28-05:00June 13, 2021|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 118: Monique Helstrom on Communication

After nearly a decade as the Executive Assistant, Producer, and “Chief of Simon Sinek,” New York Times Best-Selling author and TED celebrity, Monique Helstrom has had unparalleled experiences and gained unique perspectives from thought leaders, executives, celebrities, educators, military, and the general workforce that this world depends on. This bonus episode is from one of our weekly Leader Assistant Zoom Chats where Monique joined [...]

2021-05-26T13:48:41-05:00June 6, 2021|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 117: Cathy Rong – Lead Executive Assistant at Complex Network

Cathy Rong is the Lead Executive Assistant in the Office of the CEO at Complex Network. Prior to Complex, Cathy held executive assistant positions within the advertising and creative industries. In this episode, Cathy and I discuss implementing OKRs at your company, leading a team of assistants, onboarding team members, and more. Here are a few resources Cathy referred to during our conversation: Ally.io [...]

2021-05-27T12:04:17-05:00May 30, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 116: Lucia Landini on Happiness at Work

Lucia Landini is a longtime senior executive assistant in Italy skilled at working with leaders to achieve shared go als. In this episode, Lucia and I talk about happiness at work, self-esteem, soft skills, and more! LEADERSHIP QUOTE Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. - Sheryl Sandberg CONNECT WITH [...]

2021-05-19T10:48:06-05:00May 23, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 115: Suzie Flynn – Mindset & Business Coach for Virtual Assistants

Suzie Flynn is a motivational speaker, international mindset & business coach with years of experience as an executive assistant throughout her career. In this episode, Suzie talks about whether or not becoming a remote virtual assistant is the road for you, how to shift your mindset from being an employee to being a business owner, tips on working remotely and finding clients, and more. [...]

2021-05-15T12:13:10-05:00May 16, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 114: Tara Sims – Sr. Manager of Administrative Services at Comcast

Tara Sims is Sr. Manager of Administrative Services at Comcast. She supports the newly named President of Xfinity and Central Division President, and leads a team of administrative professionals that support the Central Division Office. In this fun and engaging conversation, I chat with Tara about confidence, leading an administrative team, building community through consistency, and paying attention to leaders around you. LEADERSHIP QUOTE [...]

2021-05-02T11:35:45-05:00May 9, 2021|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 113: Elissa Berg – Executive Assistant to the President of Luxe Hotels

Elissa Berg has been in the administrative world for over 14 years, working in almost every department. She's currently executive assistant to the president of Luxe Hotels. Elissa was the very first premium Leader Assistant member when we launched the premium membership! In this episode, Elissa talks about the power of a strong community, how coaching has helped her lead well, and what to [...]

2021-05-02T10:07:06-05:00May 2, 2021|Podcast|

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

Karen Isaacs has been the Director of Administrative Staffing with The Goodkind Group since its inception in 1991. She’s been placing Executive Assistants all the while. She sets herself apart from competition by cultivating relationships to ensure the right fit. In this episode, Karen shares what she’s learned after placing thousands of EAs throughout her career. Some of the topics we chat about are [...]

2021-04-17T11:28:02-05:00April 25, 2021|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|

Ep 111: Kaleen Skersies – EA to CEO at Parcion Private Wealth

Kaleen Skersies is the Executive Assistant to Terry Cook, Founding Partner & CEO, of Parcion Private Wealth. Prior to joining Parcion, Kaleen worked for multiple ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals and has served in various capacities in the private service sector. In this episode, Kaleen talks about what it’s like to work with ultra high net worth individuals, tips for project management, and [...]

2021-04-17T10:47:34-05:00April 18, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Scot Wisniewski is Senior Executive Assistant to the Global Head of Studios at Spotify, and he has over 20 years of experience as an EA. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Scot and I chat about what makes an assistant a leader, the world of podcasting, email and calendar management, working remotely, and tips for new assistants. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Don't worry about [...]

2021-04-06T15:05:42-05:00April 11, 2021|Podcast|