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Ep #11: Share Your Unique Story

In this episode, I share the 12 minute version of my life story as an example of how you can share your unique story with others. In fact, I challenge you to tell your story to one person this week, and ask them to do the same. This exercise is a great way to remind us we're human and help us have empathy toward [...]

2019-05-17T19:54:25-05:00May 19, 2019|Podcast|

Ep #10: How to Avoid Burnout

How do you burnout-proof your life? In this episode, I continue the burnout theme from episode 9, and share 3 practical ways to avoid burnout. Note: I burned out at my last job and it was because I failed to apply these practices. Don't make the same mistake I did! LINKS IN EPISODE Read 10 Driving Forces Behind Burnout for more on what's behind [...]

2019-05-07T22:19:42-05:00May 12, 2019|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep #8: Phoenix Normand on AI, Calm in Chaos, Being a Male EA, and Owning Our Mistakes

I’m so excited to publish my first interview and even more excited that it worked out to have my friend Phoenix Normand as my first guest. In this episode, Phoenix and I talk about artificial intelligence, being men in a role traditionally occupied by women, what we love about the executive assistant role, what executives can do to get more out of their assistants, [...]

2019-05-07T22:19:23-05:00April 28, 2019|Podcast|

Ep #7: Take a Vacation!

Taking time off is seen as lazy and many people don't use their allotted paid vacation time. Can we stop pretending the world revolves around us? Let's stop making excuses and use all of our paid time off. Don’t wait till you retire to take a vacation! Here's my article to executives urging them to leave their assistants alone during off ours and vacations. [...]

2019-05-07T22:20:54-05:00April 21, 2019|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep #5: Don’t Waste Your Commute

How long is your commute? Are you intentional with the time you have in your car, on the bus, or on the train? Don't waste your commute! In today's episode, I share some thoughts on this topic that I recorded (safely) while on my way to work one morning. Check out this article in Bloomberg about the most expensive commutes in America. If we [...]

2019-04-14T22:26:57-05:00April 10, 2019|Podcast|

Ep #4: LinkedIn and Managing Your Boss’ Inbox

Are you utilizing LinkedIn? Do you manage your boss' inbox? If not, why? Listen to the birds chirp in the background as I share some random thoughts on LinkedIn and managing your boss' inbox from my backyard. This is Melba Duncan's article in the Harvard Business Review I mention in this episode. Connect with me on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/jeremyburrows/ In case you missed it, [...]

2019-04-08T00:09:34-05:00April 8, 2019|Podcast|

Announcing the Leader Assistant Podcast

I'm excited to officially announce (drumroll please)... The first 3 episodes of my new podcast – The Leader Assistant Podcast – are now live on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and wherever you listen to podcasts! In this podcast, I share practical lessons on productivity, leadership development, and everything in between. I'll also interview amazing guests (executives, assistants, thought leaders, and more) and I can't wait to share our conversations [...]

2019-04-07T15:22:49-05:00April 7, 2019|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #3: How Assistants Become Leaders

In Episode 3 I share an excerpt from a webinar I taught for my friend Nicky Christmas' Virtual Summit on PracticallyPerfectPa.com in June of 2018. I talk about 3 tensions assistants must learn to manage well if they want to become Leader Assistants. For this episode, I have a transcript of that session I thought I'd share so check it out below. LEADERSHIP QUOTE [...]

2019-04-05T16:34:16-05:00April 5, 2019|Leadership, Podcast|
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