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Ep 168: Kira Bennett on Becoming a Virtual Assistant

Kira Bennett joins The Leader Assistant Podcast to talk about her assistant career and becoming a virtual assistant. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Kira shares why she took the leap, how she found clients, and other tips for becoming a virtual assistant. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Anyone, anywhere can make a positive difference. – Mark Sanborn CONNECT WITH KIRA Kira's LinkedIn Kira's Website [...]

2022-05-14T10:56:50-05:00May 22, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 167: Kate Wilkes – Chief People Officer at Happen to Your Career

Mom, wife, and high performer, Kate Wilkes is an executive assistant who found work she loves, with a leader who poured into her. Kate is moving out of her EA role and into a Chief People Officer role doing work she loves. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Kate walks us through her career path from EA to Chief People Officer, shares [...]

2022-05-14T10:41:06-05:00May 15, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 166: Monique Helstrom on How to Have Tough Conversations

Through her years as a fierce type-A, Monique Helstrom has sharpened her ability to take large complex problems and break them down into bite-sized, achievable nuggets which she now uses in her consulting and speaking business. This bonus episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast is from a recent Leader Assistant Zoom Chat where Monique joined us to talk about how to have tough conversations [...]

2022-05-08T10:20:40-05:00May 8, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 165: Tiara Hines – Executive Assistant to the CFO of Olo

Tiara Hines is a self-proclaimed “Chief” Executive Assistant currently supporting the Chief Financial Officer of Olo. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Tiara talks about what it means to be a "Chief" executive assistant, and how habits and routines + health and wellness make you a better assistant. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Leadership is an action, not a position. CONNECT WITH TIARA @threefifthscollective Tiara's [...]

2022-05-02T11:13:50-05:00May 1, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 163: AmyJo Short – Executive Assistant at Rodney Strong Wine Estates

AmyJo Short – or “AJ” – as her colleagues know her, has been an executive assistant in Northern California for over twenty years. She is currently the executive assistant to Carmen Castaldi, president of Rodney Strong Wine Estates. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, AJ talks about how she became an assistant, tips for new assistants, and advice on event planning and [...]

2022-04-08T16:42:57-05:00April 17, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 162: Lo Rauen – Executive Assistant to Co-Founders and Entire C-Suite at SUPER73

Lauren Rauen, better known as "Lo," hangs with the three co-founders of SUPER73 and the entire C-Suite to make sure they’ve got the low-down on all projects, processes, and people. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Lo talks about what it truly means to be an executive assistant, changing the perception of the role, shifting from one industry or position to an [...]

2022-04-05T23:37:58-05:00April 10, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 161: Alicia Fairclough – Executive Assistant to Co-Founder at Uncapped and Founder of EA How To

Alicia Fairclough is Executive Assistant to Asher Ismail, Co-Founder of Uncapped. She is also the Founder of EA How To. In this episode, Alicia shares her story of becoming an executive assistant, why she started EA How To, the power of community, and how to remain productive while working from home. LEADERSHIP QUOTES It is not fair to ask of others what you are [...]

2022-04-01T08:52:13-05:00April 3, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 160: Jennifer Lopez – Executive Assistant to CEO and Author of Chief Executive Mom

Jennifer Lopez is an author, executive assistant and executive office liaison, and mom to 4 kids. In this episode, Jennifer talks about work/life balance, writing a book, growing a personal brand, what it means to be an executive office liaison, and much more! LEADERSHIP QUOTES Connect to a compelling cause with your heart, not your head. Then fasten your seatbelt because your life will [...]

2022-03-31T17:46:24-05:00March 27, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 159: Nellie Jacob – Longtime Executive Assistant and Strengths Coach

Nellie Jacob is a certified Strengthsfinder coach and longtime executive assistant in Toronto, Canada. In this episode, Nellie talks about the evolution of the role, how to take the pulse of your executive, organization and team, leading with empathy, and becoming aware of your strengths. Enjoy the conversation and don't forget to checkout the Assistants LEAD animation video here. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Leadership is about [...]

2022-03-20T09:39:49-05:00March 20, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|