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Ep 129: Ask Me Anything – Boundaries, Humility, Deadlines, and Core Competencies for Assistants

The interviewer gets another chance to be interviewed by you. In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: How do you manage a team where one person has poor boundaries and the other is happy to take advantage? How do you encourage a fellow EA to [...]

2021-07-17T20:28:17-05:00August 22, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 128: Ask Me Anything – Imposter Syndrome, Feeling Unfulfilled, Non-Profit vs For-Profit, and High Pressure Situations

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: Do you ever suffer from imposter syndrome? Have you ever reached a place when you want to leave a company or are feeling unfulfilled and how have you dealt with that? What conversations have you had? What was [...]

2021-07-17T20:31:11-05:00August 15, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 127: Ask Me Anything – Questions About The Leader Assistant Podcast

The interviewer (me) gets a chance to be interviewed by you, and this time it's questions about the podcast. In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions about my podcast from assistants all over the world: How do you handle negative reviews about your podcast? Who are the top three people you [...]

2021-08-09T10:22:16-05:00August 8, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 126: Ask Me Anything – Questions About The Leader Assistant Book

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions about my book from assistants all over the world: How do you handle negative reviews about your book? How long did it take you to write the book and what kind of hurdles did you experience during the process? In hindsight, is there anything [...]

2021-08-02T10:26:59-05:00August 1, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 125: Ask Me Anything – Working with an Unresponsive Executive

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to help with a listener's scenario and question about working with an unresponsive executive. CONNECT WITH ME My LinkedIn The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant Ask a question for a future episode by emailing me at [email protected] ABOUT ME I’m a longtime executive assistant, international [...]

2021-07-17T20:36:33-05:00July 25, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 124: Ask Me Anything – Burnout, Balance, Career Advice, and Dreams

The interviewer (me) gets a chance to be interviewed by you! In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: If you didn’t have to worry about money and paying your bills, what passion would you pursue? If you could give one piece of advice to your [...]

2021-07-17T20:43:07-05:00July 18, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 123: Ann Hiatt – Former Executive Business Partner for Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Chief of Staff for Eric Schmidt (Google)

Ann Hiatt is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years of experience as the Executive Business Partner for Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, and as Chief of Staff for Eric Schmidt, CEO/Executive Chairman of Google. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Ann shares the story of how she landed the job supporting Jeff Bezos at Amazon (after a 9 month [...]

2021-10-12T10:49:25-05:00July 11, 2021|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 122: Stephanie Slagle – Executive Operations Director at MountainSeed

Stephanie Slagle serves as the Executive Operations Director to the President at MountainSeed. She joined MountainSeed in 2012 and has held various positions within the growing organization before transitioning into her current role in 2017. In this episode, Stephanie walks through a game-changing process she and her team use to lead productive and efficient meetings with the c-suite and leadership teams at her company. [...]

2021-07-02T16:12:17-05:00July 4, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 121: Emily Claver – Executive Assistant to Brooke Castillo at The Life Coach School

Emily Claver has been an assistant in some capacity for 33 years. She supported the c-suite at a $40m ad agency, the president of the Kansas City Chiefs NFL franchise (for 8 seasons), and now as executive and personal assistant to Brooke Castillo, the founder of The Life Coach School. In this episode, Emily and I had a great time chatting about her career, [...]

2021-06-28T15:59:41-05:00June 27, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 120: Conor Sweeney – Chief of Staff at Box

Conor Sweeney is Principal and Chief of Staff to the Cofounder and CFO at Box, Inc. (BOX) where he oversees business operations, executive communications, and strategic program management across the Global Finance & Operations organization. In this episode, Conor shares one of the best overviews I've ever heard on what a Chief of Staff actually does. He also shares a bit of his story [...]

2021-06-18T10:31:11-05:00June 20, 2021|Leadership, Podcast|