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Ep 172: Minimizing Stress and Preventing Burnout with Al-Husein Madhany and Meagan Strout

My friend Meagan Strout (CEO of Tack Advisors - the leading provider of management consulting and recruitment for administrative professionals) agreed to share the recording of this recent webinar she hosted with Al-Husein Madhany. Meagan and Al-Husein (Founding partner of Tack Advisors and co-founder of The Leader Assistant Premium Membership) discuss strategies for balancing your work and personal commitments and how to navigate stress [...]

2022-06-18T13:20:24-05:00June 19, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 165: Tiara Hines – Executive Assistant to the CFO of Olo

Tiara Hines is a self-proclaimed “Chief” Executive Assistant currently supporting the Chief Financial Officer of Olo. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Tiara talks about what it means to be a "Chief" executive assistant, and how habits and routines + health and wellness make you a better assistant. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Leadership is an action, not a position. CONNECT WITH TIARA @threefifthscollective Tiara's [...]

2022-05-02T11:13:50-05:00May 1, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 151: Executive Assistants and Burnout Creep

Burnout is tricky because it can creep up on us when we least expect it. If I had seen my, or my previous executive's, burnout coming–and understood its consequences–I would've tried to prevent it. Instead, it took him getting fired and me getting stuck in the middle of my career glacier for me to realize how unhealthy I was. In this episode, I share [...]

2022-01-08T12:24:04-06:00January 23, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

3 Things I Learned About Myself in 2021

The amazing and challenging year of 2021 is almost over. As I reflect on all that's happened this year, I find it helpful to consider a more personal version of the question, "What have I learned this year?" So I thought I'd share a few quick answers to the more specific question, "What have I learned about myself this year?" Here goes nothing... #1 [...]

2021-12-28T18:48:59-06:00December 28, 2021|Avoiding Burnout|

Ep 131: Luiza Schneider – Executive Assistant at Schaeffler South America

After some interesting professional and international experiences that helped her acquire many of the skills for her job as an EA, Luiza Schneider achieved career fulfillment in the administrative profession, which she has been performing in for 15 years. Luiza currently works as Executive Assistant for Schaeffler South America. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Luiza talks about the importance of prioritizing [...]

2021-09-04T11:56:54-05:00September 5, 2021|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 119: Ruth Kilah on Prioritizing Your Health and Maximizing Productivity

Ruth Kilah is the Founder and CEO of Hoxton Hyde, a workshop and online course provider that helps assistants increase their productivity and prioritize work life balance. In this episode, Ruth and I discuss recognizing burnout, setting up and communicating boundaries with our executives, and how productivity improves when we slow down and prioritize our health and wellbeing. THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR SwipedOn is the [...]

2021-05-27T12:05:28-05:00June 13, 2021|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 107: Deborah Mendes on Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Deborah Mendes is a senior executive assistant with 20 years experience supporting high level executives in large global companies. In this episode, Deborah shares her tips on managing constant interruptions, self-care, self-awareness, and health and wellness in the workplace. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Every CEO should look into a preventive way of approaching workplace well-being and sick leave management. - Yann Toutant, CEO of Econcom NL [...]

2021-04-06T14:35:37-05:00March 21, 2021|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 106: Carissa Burgett on Empathy, Self-Care, and Managing Chronic Pain

Carissa Burgett has years of experience as an assistant at the C-suite level, and she’s passionate about being a strategic business partner and mentor to fellow admins. For her entire life, Carissa has had severe chronic pain. In this episode, she shares how she manages the pain while maintaining focus and professionalism in her career as an assistant. She also shares tips on self-care [...]

2021-04-06T15:04:34-05:00March 14, 2021|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep #89: Diana Faz – Executive Assistant and Global EA Mentor

Diana Faz is a seasoned, top level assistant with 15+ years of experience, a global EA mentor and advocate, and an all-around amazing person. Diana opens up about her experience with burnout during the pandemic, and also shares practical tips on managing email, networking, leading a team of admins, and anticipating your executive's needs. Enjoy our conversation! Note: The quote Diana references at the [...]

2020-11-15T10:07:17-06:00November 15, 2020|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep #66: Lindsay Robinson – Executive Assistant at LinkedIn

Lindsay Robinson spent 11 years as an assistant at the NBA, and is currently an Executive Assistant at LinkedIn. Lindsay talks about what it’s like to work for LinkedIn, how to improve your LinkedIn profile, being honest when you make mistakes, asking for help, and tips on self-care and avoiding burnout. Enjoy! LEADERSHIP QUOTE Failing to plan, is planning to fail. - Benjamin Franklin [...]

2020-06-20T21:57:40-05:00June 21, 2020|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|