Ep 163: AmyJo Short – Executive Assistant at Rodney Strong Wine Estates

AmyJo Short – or “AJ” – as her colleagues know her, has been an executive assistant in Northern California for over twenty years. She is currently the executive assistant to Carmen Castaldi, president of Rodney Strong Wine Estates. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, AJ talks about how she became an assistant, tips for new assistants, and advice on event planning and [...]

2022-04-08T16:42:57-05:00April 17, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 162: Lo Rauen – Executive Assistant to Co-Founders and Entire C-Suite at SUPER73

Lauren Rauen, better known as "Lo," hangs with the three co-founders of SUPER73 and the entire C-Suite to make sure they’ve got the low-down on all projects, processes, and people. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Lo talks about what it truly means to be an executive assistant, changing the perception of the role, shifting from one industry or position to an [...]

2022-04-05T23:37:58-05:00April 10, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 161: Alicia Fairclough – Executive Assistant to Co-Founder at Uncapped and Founder of EA How To

Alicia Fairclough is Executive Assistant to Asher Ismail, Co-Founder of Uncapped. She is also the Founder of EA How To. In this episode, Alicia shares her story of becoming an executive assistant, why she started EA How To, the power of community, and how to remain productive while working from home. LEADERSHIP QUOTES It is not fair to ask of others what you are [...]

2022-04-01T08:52:13-05:00April 3, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 160: Jennifer Lopez – Executive Assistant to CEO and Author of Chief Executive Mom

Jennifer Lopez is an author, executive assistant and executive office liaison, and mom to 4 kids. In this episode, Jennifer talks about work/life balance, writing a book, growing a personal brand, what it means to be an executive office liaison, and much more! LEADERSHIP QUOTES Connect to a compelling cause with your heart, not your head. Then fasten your seatbelt because your life will [...]

2022-03-31T17:46:24-05:00March 27, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 159: Nellie Jacob – Longtime Executive Assistant and Strengths Coach

Nellie Jacob is a certified Strengthsfinder coach and longtime executive assistant in Toronto, Canada. In this episode, Nellie talks about the evolution of the role, how to take the pulse of your executive, organization and team, leading with empathy, and becoming aware of your strengths. Enjoy the conversation and don't forget to checkout the Assistants LEAD animation video here. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Leadership is about [...]

2022-03-20T09:39:49-05:00March 20, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 158: Candice Bozarth on How to Know When It’s Time to Move On

Candice Bozarth is a career executive assistant and has experience in the arts administration, space-tech, private asset management, and construction industries. In this episode, Candice talks about how to know when it's time to move on, how to overcome imposter syndrome, and how to leverage the Leader Assistant Community to help you advance in your career. RESOURCE - Candice mentions The Assistant's Guide to [...]

2022-03-10T17:35:31-06:00March 13, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 157: Jacqueline Delarue – CEO of Worry Wart

Jacqueline Delarue is the #1 best-selling author of WORRY, A Worry Warts guide to Self Mastery and enjoys guest speaking at EA, PA, and VA conferences and networking events. In this episode, Jacqueline shares advice from her 20 years of EA experience. She talks about managing our worried minds, slowing down, training and development, and more! LEADERSHIP QUOTE A great leader's courage to fulfill [...]

2022-03-08T20:21:20-06:00March 6, 2022|Podcast|

Ep 156: Freya Robertson – Executive Assistant to the CEO at Progeny

Freya Robertson graduated University at 21 and has worked as a Team Assistant, PA and EA in various large corporations and smaller boutique/start up businesses. In this episode, Freya talks about emotional intelligence, the importance of professional relationships, minute taking, working with executives that aren't used to working with an assistant, and finding your voice at the table. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Everything in life is [...]

2022-02-28T07:42:02-06:00February 27, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 155: Erin Sizer – Executive Assistant to the CSO

Erin Sizer has over 20 years of experience in the administrative field – mostly in small companies and startups across several industries. She's worked in the biotech industry for the last five years. In this episode, Erin talks about networking, being picky when job searching, and how she's grown personally and professionally through her experience as a Leader Assistant Membership subscriber. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Nothing [...]

2022-02-28T07:41:32-06:00February 20, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 154: Crafting the Perfect Resume for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Your resume is an 8.5-by-11 inch piece of paper (or digital PDF) that recruiters force you to use as a means of marketing yourself to them. No emojis. No gifs. Not even color. Just black and white. Period. How are you supposed to stand out in a crowded marketplace in which everyone's resumes look so similar? This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The [...]

2022-02-12T10:17:35-06:00February 13, 2022|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast, Resources|