For Executives and their Assistants

Ep 276: Flip the Mic – Maggie Olson Interviews Jeremy Burrows

Maggie Olson is the Founder of Nova Chief of Staff, the premier destination for Chief of Staff education and development. This episode is a recording from a Nova Chat webinar where Maggie flipped the microphone in my direction and interviewed me about being an assistant, hosting a podcast, writing a book, and more! I enjoyed being put on the spot and I hope you [...]

2024-06-17T11:17:50-05:00June 16, 2024|Podcast|

Ep 275: Natasha Boyd – The Clutch VA

Natasha Boyd is a highly skilled professional with 10 years of experience as an office manager and a passion for serving others. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Natasha talks about becoming a virtual assistant, tips for managing time while working from home, and more. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Share with the Lord's people who are in need. Practice hospitality. – Romans 12:13 CONNECT [...]

2024-03-24T15:32:52-05:00June 9, 2024|Podcast|

Ep 274: Vickie Maldonado on Building Relational Equity with Your Team

Vickie Maldonado has a long career in administration and is currently the business ministry chief of staff at Bayside Community Church in Bradenton, Florida. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Vickie talks about how to keep all of your plates spinning without burning out, building relational equity within a team of assistants, and the difference between executive assistant and a chief of [...]

2024-03-24T15:13:19-05:00June 2, 2024|Podcast|

Ep 273: Lisa Sprinkles – Senior Executive Assistant at JLL Technologies

Lisa Sprinkles is a Senior Executive Assistant with over 17 years of experience, currently supporting the CEO of Work Dynamics Technology at a global Fortune 500 company. In this episode, Lisa talks about working from home, connecting with assistant colleagues at a global company, and developing your personal and professional brand. LEADERSHIP QUOTE A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way [...]

2024-03-24T14:45:25-05:00May 26, 2024|Podcast|

Ep 272: Natalie Schaefer on 5 Common Challenges for Emerging Assistants

Natalie Schaefer is executive business partner at Aparium Hotel Group, and founder of EAPathfinder – a guidebook for Executive Assistants. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Natalie talks about five common challenges for emerging executive assistants: communication, time management, leadership and initiative, relationship building, and career development. LEADERSHIP QUOTE When people talk, listen completely. – Ernest Hemingway CONNECT WITH NATALIE Natalie on [...]

2024-03-24T14:28:56-05:00May 19, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 271: Becky Kaapuni – Sr. Executive Assistant to CEO of Salesforce AI

Becky Kaapuni has 20+ years of executive assistant experience in high-pressure and fast-paced companies, such as Salesforce, Twitter, Goldman Sachs, and BMO Capital Markets. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Becky talks about artificial intelligence, building a community of assistants, the power of networking, and cultivating a great company culture. LEADERSHIP QUOTE As we look ahead to the next century, leaders will [...]

2024-03-11T19:28:30-05:00May 12, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 270: Debbie Pringle on Launching a Learning Group for Assistants

Debbie Pringle works as the Executive Assistant to the Fire Chief for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department in south Florida. She has been in her current role for almost 10 years, and with the fire administration for more than 22 years. In this episode, Debbie talks about launching an administrative professionals learning group, as well as what it’s like to work at a Fire [...]

2024-03-11T17:11:09-05:00May 5, 2024|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 269: Beth Portesi – Lead Executive Assistant at Fivetran

Beth Portesi is a seasoned executive assistant and founder of Next Level VA, where Beth is passionate about mentoring EAs and VAs. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Beth talks about the transition from an independent contractor to an employee, “six figure habits” that make EAs invaluable assets, and valuing our time as we create more time for our executive(s). LEADERSHIP QUOTE [...]

2024-03-07T19:53:44-06:00April 28, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 268: Liliya Susong on Bridging Culture Gaps

Liliya Susong is a Senior Administrative Assistant at Nestlé North America. An immigrant to the US, she has 11+ years of experience as an EA with international companies and counting - now on the US side! In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Liliya shares her journey navigating culture gaps as an immigrant to the US, communication, networking, and working with an assistant [...]

2024-03-07T19:46:33-06:00April 21, 2024|Podcast|

Ep 267: Business Planning and Building an Effective Rhythm of Business with Maggie Olson

Maggie Olson is the Founder of Nova Chief of Staff, the premier destination for Chief of Staff education and development. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Maggie walks through business planning and building an effective rhythm of business as a strategic executive assistant and/or a chief of staff. CONNECT WITH MAGGIE Maggie on LinkedIn Nova Chief of Staff Certification Course ABOUT MAGGIE [...]

2024-03-24T11:57:43-05:00April 14, 2024|Leadership, Podcast|