Accomplish Your Goals + Avoid Burnout

Ep #13: Melissa Peoples on Managing Board Meetings, Being Vulnerable, and Dealing with Trolls

Melissa Peoples is a Certified Microsoft Trainer with over 25 years of experience supporting C-Suite level executives in companies such as National Instruments, Dell, General Motors, The Ohio State University, AllState, and Eli Lily. Tune in as we chat about managing board meetings, being vulnerable, and dealing with online trolls. I hope you enjoy our conversation! LEADERSHIP QUOTE When you finally do get a [...]

2019-06-23T16:55:45-05:00June 9, 2019|Podcast|

Ep #12: Paige McPheely and Crystal Esquivel from Base – A Software Built by and for EAs

What do you get when you mix a co-founder of a remote Executive Assistant agency with a long-time, rockstar EA? A new startup company building software specifically for EAs. In today's episode, I chat with two amazing women running an exciting new startup building a software platform for assistants. I'm joined by Base CEO and CoFounder, Paige McPheely, as well as Base's Chief of [...]

2019-06-23T16:55:00-05:00June 2, 2019|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|

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 [...]

2019-06-23T16:54:17-05:00May 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 [...]

2019-06-23T16:53:55-05:00May 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 on The Leader Assistant Podcast. 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 [...]

2019-06-23T16:52:49-05:00April 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. [...]

2019-06-23T16:52:05-05:00April 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 [...]

2019-06-23T16:49:52-05:00April 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|
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