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Ep #68: Simone White – EA and Global Chair of GAIN

Simone White has worked in the administrative profession for nearly 25 years. She is the global chair of GAIN – Global Administrative Initiative Network at BlackRock, supporting nearly 500 professionals across APAC, EMEA, and Americas. I had the pleasure of speaking at an event with Simone in Frankfurt, Germany a couple of years ago, and I'm so thrilled to have her on the podcast! [...]

2020-06-22T08:09:11-05:00June 28, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #67: Book Launch Special – 18 Essential Characteristics of an Executive Assistant

Today is release day for my new book, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Confident, Game-Changing Assistant! Thank you for your support along the way! In this episode, I share the audiobook version of Chapter 1: The Essential Characteristics. The audiobook releases later this summer, but in the meantime, you can buy the Amazon Kindle eBook version for only $0.99 (the week of June [...]

2020-06-20T16:40:40-05:00June 23, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #66: Lindsay Robinson – Executive Assistant at LinkedIn

Lindsay Robinson spent 11 years as an assistant at the NBA, and is currently an Executive Assistant at LinkedIn. Lindsay talks about what it’s like to work for LinkedIn, how to improve your LinkedIn profile, being honest when you make mistakes, asking for help, and tips on self-care and avoiding burnout. Enjoy! LEADERSHIP QUOTE Failing to plan, is planning to fail. - Benjamin Franklin [...]

2020-06-20T21:57:40-05:00June 21, 2020|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep #64: Sneak Peek at The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant

In episode 64 of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I share a sneak peek at my new book, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. Today's episode is a departure from interviews (don't worry, plenty of those to come). Instead, I share a bit about my new book, and read the entire Prologue which is titled, Andrews Glacier. I hope you enjoy [...]

2020-06-28T10:04:29-05:00June 7, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #63: Ethan Bull – CoFounder of ProAssisting

Ethan Bull is a longtime Executive Assistant and CoFounder of ProAssisting, a remote EA firm in the U.S. He has great advice for working remotely, managing multiple executives, and more. Ethan and I talk about how their remote EA company, ProAssisting, is different from many of the other VA firms. We also talk about tips for hiring and interviewing, and he shares a crazy [...]

2020-05-22T17:55:48-05:00May 31, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #62: Meagan Strout – Founding Partner and CEO of Elevate Leadership Support Advisors

Meagan Strout is Founding Partner and CEO of Elevate Leadership Support Advisors – the leading provider of recruitment, management consulting, and career development training for administrative professionals, here in the U.S. Meagan shares a ton of amazing tips on interviewing for a job, crafting a resume, and compensation for assistants. Enjoy our conversation and be sure to check out Elevate's upcoming webinar schedule here. [...]

2020-05-26T15:10:39-05:00May 24, 2020|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|

Ep #61: Joanne Linden – President of AdminUniverse™

Joanne Linden has over 30 years of experience as an executive assistant and is currently president and master trainer at AdminUniverse™. Joanne and I talk about how executives can empower their assistants, what to do if you're not being respected, tips on gaining confidence, and much more. Enjoy our conversation! SPONSOR FOR THIS EPISODE Check out LifeSquire – an Assistant Resource Center focused on [...]

2020-05-19T15:07:54-05:00May 16, 2020|Podcast|

Assistant, Are You Ready to Lead?

Publishing a book is a lot of work. Lots of staring at a screen wondering if you’ll find the words to say. When they finally do come, you spend hours editing and cutting most of it. Once the manuscript is fully drafted, there’s no chance to sit back and enjoy your accomplishment. Instead, you have to nail down the title and sub-title, and design [...]

2020-05-10T20:55:15-05:00May 10, 2020|Leadership|

Ep #60: Vickie Sokol Evans – Founder of RedCape

Vickie Sokol Evans is a globally recognized digital productivity instructor and comedic speaker who trains the world's smartest people how to use their technology to get better results in less time. Vickie has experience as an assistant so she understands our role more than most digital productivity instructors. She's passionate about helping assistants automate processes and increase efficiency. In this episode, she shares some [...]

2020-05-02T20:13:37-05:00May 10, 2020|Podcast, Productivity, Resources|
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