For Executives and their Assistants

Email Management Tactics for Leader Assistants

Despite the technological advances of spam and junk filters, dozens of pointless emails still reach your executive’s inbox every day. Your company doesn’t want to pay your executive to sift through junk emails. Additionally, even after you and the spam filters declutter your executive’s inbox, the remaining emails don’t necessarily need your executive’s attention. Source: Gratisography.com There are some emails you can [...]

2020-08-11T09:29:35-05:00April 13, 2020|Productivity|

Ep #56: Suzanne Daniels – Executive Assistant at LinkedIn

Suzanne Daniels is a former opera singer turned career executive assistant. She has extensive experience in providing the highest level of service in New York & Internationally. Suzanne talks about what it means to see yourself as a career executive assistant, how to manage an inbox, putting together a business case when asking for professional development, and building a company culture. I appreciate Suzanne's [...]

2020-04-04T10:50:33-05:00April 12, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #55: Libby Moore – Former Chief of Staff to Oprah Winfrey

Libby Moore is an international speaker, executive coach, consultant and founder of LoveX Global. Prior to this, Libby was Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant to Oprah Winfrey. Libby shares a bit of her life story, including the behind-the-scenes story of how she ended up working with Oprah. Libby's energy and curiosity was so contagious she had me talking about parts of my story [...]

2020-06-22T20:38:21-05:00April 5, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #54: Trivinia Barber – Founder and CEO of Priority VA

In this episode, Trivinia Barber (CEO of Priority VA, and former assistant to Michael Hyatt and Amy Porterfield) shares advice on working remotely, running a company of VAs, and much more. Trivinia and I talk about the dehumanizing interactions assistants can have, building a culture with virtual team members, how to say no in a kind and professional way, how to find clients, what [...]

2020-03-29T11:14:18-05:00March 29, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #53: Cheryl Dyer on Working Remotely and Security

Cheryl Dyer is currently the Executive Assistant to the CMO of Sophos, Inc. and has over 30 years of administrative experience, primarily in the tech industry. In this episode, Cheryl shares tips on working from home which is certainly a hot topic these days. She also talks about the importance of security and what assistants can do to ensure we don't compromise our executive's [...]

2020-03-22T17:31:17-05:00March 22, 2020|Podcast, Productivity, Resources|

Ep #51: Trish Stadler on Dealing with Tragedy in the Workplace

This episode is full of great tips and wisdom from longtime c-suite executive Trish Stadler. We also have an honest conversation about dealing with tragedy in the office. I’m grateful to Trish for sharing the unfortunate story of losing her executive and dealing with the grief and loss. I’m hopeful this episode will be a comfort to those experiencing loss in their lives, and [...]

2020-03-07T14:30:53-06:00March 8, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #50: Lindsay Taylor – Director of Your Excellency Limited

Happy Episode 50 of The Leader Assistant Podcast! I'm excited to chat with Lindsay Taylor, a former EA/PA turned award-winning author, coach, and trainer for administrative professionals. Lindsay and I talk about how to say no, how executives can get more out of their assistants, networking with other assistants, Winnie the Pooh networking, and how our words have an impact on others. Here are [...]

2020-02-16T17:33:58-06:00March 1, 2020|Podcast|

Ep #49: Dave Momper on Listening Intelligence

We hear a lot about Emotional Intelligence these days, but what about Listening Intelligence? This week's episode will help you re-think how you listen to others, and how they listen (or don't) to you. Dave Momper is a certified listening practitioner who helps executives build productive and innovative teams fueled by trust and confidence. In this episode, David and I talk about the practice [...]

2020-02-16T11:30:48-06:00February 23, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #48: Sandra Lewis – Founder and CEO of Boldly

One of my favorite things about hosting a podcast is speaking with people all over the world. My guest in Episode 48, Sandra Lewis, was in France while we were chatting. Gotta love technology! Sandra is Founder and CEO of Boldly, a subscription based remote executive assistant company. We talk about interview questions for assistants, company culture, thoughts on making the transition from in-office [...]

2020-02-16T11:43:24-06:00February 16, 2020|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|
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