For Executives and their Assistants

Ep 239: Lucy Brazier – Author of The Modern-Day Assistant

Lucy Brazier, OBE, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession. Lucy is author of The Modern-Day Assistant: Build Your Influence and Boost Your Potential, as well as the CEO of Marcham Publishing, a global force synonymous with world-class conferences and training. In this episode, Lucy talks about her new book, the Global Skills Matrix for administrative assistants, and much more. [...]

2023-10-09T13:38:30-05:00October 1, 2023|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 238: Concetta Green – Chief of Staff at Harvard Business Publishing

Concetta M. Green is a proud native of Boston, MA and has been a trusted advisor to executives in various industries for well over 10 years. In this episode, Concetta talks about diving head-first into ambiguity, overcoming the anxiety of working for a well-known brand, being a recovering workaholic, and showing up as your authentic self. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Love is in the details. – [...]

2023-10-05T20:05:37-05:00September 24, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 237: Valerie Trapunsky – Founder and CEO of ChatterBoss and Author of Delegation Nation

Valerie Trapunsky is a former A-list personal assistant and Chief of Staff, current founder and CEO of ChatterBoss, and author of Delegation Nation: How Entrepreneurs and Assistants Can Thrive Together in a Remote World. In this episode, Valerie talks about over-communication in a remote setting, delegation as an assistant, and the importance of character in entrepreneur <-> assistant partnerships. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Real integrity is [...]

2023-10-05T18:08:40-05:00September 17, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 236: Sasha Eburne – VA Business Coach and Founder of Virtually Assisted

Sasha Eburne is a virtual assistant business owner and VA coach based in Australia.  In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Sasha shares her story of starting her own virtual assistant business, scaling a VA business, and the benefits of career coaching. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Because a goal without a plan is just a wish! – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry CONNECT WITH [...]

2023-10-05T17:42:05-05:00September 10, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 235: Jodi Reed on How Drag Racing Makes Her a Better Assistant

Jodi Reed has been an assistant for over 30 years and enjoys drag racing as one of her favorite hobbies. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Jodi talks about her experience as a drag racer and how it has helped her step outside of her comfort zone as an executive assistant. LEADERSHIP QUOTE If service is beneath you, leadership [...]

2023-10-05T17:33:06-05:00September 3, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 234: Sarah Abbott – Executive Assistant to the CEO of Utz Brands

Sarah Abbott is executive assistant to the CEO, CFO, and GC at Utz Brands. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Sarah talks about the challenges and rewards of being an EA, learning to adapt, and the importance of having fun with colleagues to cultivate a thriving culture. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Before you are a leader, success is all about growing [...]

2023-10-05T17:23:28-05:00August 27, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 233: Victoria Leech on Facilitating Meetings, Dealing with Stress and Burnout, and the Difference Between an Executive Assistant and a Chief of Staff

Victoria Leech is the Chief of Staff at Phoenix Hydrogen where she spends her time leading strategic initiatives in the renewable energy sector. Victoria also has career experience in the tech industry. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Victoria talks about meeting facilitation, dealing with stress and burnout, and tools and frameworks of a successful executive assistant. LEADERSHIP QUOTE [...]

2023-10-05T16:22:29-05:00August 20, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 232: Eryn Anitavi on Relationship Management and the Trending Transition from Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff

Eryn Anitavi has been an entrepreneur since the young age of 10. She’s co-founded multiple companies and also has experience as an executive assistant and operations manager. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Eryn talks about the real cost of an executive’s time, the trending transition from EA to chief of staff, and how relationship management is an under-utilized [...]

2023-10-05T16:15:58-05:00August 13, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 231: Maggie Olson – Former Chief of Staff at T-Mobile and Founder of the CoS Certification Course

Maggie Olson has extensive experience at some of the biggest companies in retail, food & beverage, and technology. She recently was Chief of Staff to the President of T-Mobile’s business group. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Maggie shares a bit about her experience as a Chief of Staff and walks us through her new course, the Chief [...]

2023-10-30T18:28:16-05:00August 6, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 230: Yolanda Hunte on Changing How the World Sees Executive Assistants

Yolanda Hunte has been an Executive Assistant for over 28 years. Currently Yolanda is the practice administrator for the Global Head of Cybersecurity at Wipro. In this episode, Yolanda talks about changing how the world sees assistants, helping executives and other team members understand the significance of what an EA brings to an organization, and what makes an assistant a leader. LEADERSHIP QUOTE It [...]

2023-10-05T16:02:02-05:00July 30, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|