Ep 198: Mary Ryan – Executive Business Partner at Stitch

Mary Ryan is a 2nd generation, seasoned executive assistant with nearly 15 years experience supporting c-level executives primarily in the tech industry. She currently supports the CEO of Stitch, a digital marketing consultancy. In this episode, Mary talks about work / life balance, how to strengthen your relationship with your executive, setting and respecting boundaries, and more. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Empathy is being concerned about [...]

2022-11-28T14:07:54-06:00December 18, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 194: Amber Sullivan on Balancing the Demands of a Fast-Paced Work Environment With a Fast-Paced Home Life

Amber Sullivan is a career EA with more than 15 years of experience supporting c-suite and senior executives. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Amber talks about leading a team of assistants, working with admins who lack ambition, balancing the demands of a fast-paced work environment with a fast-paced home life, and being honest during the interview process. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Management is [...]

2022-10-29T12:00:13-05:00November 20, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 190: 5 Antidotes to Burnout for Executive Assistants

Exercising self-care is the key to long-term sustainability. If you don't take care of yourself, you'll eventually burn out. This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. In this chapter, I walk through five habits or "antidotes" that are crucial not just for recovery, but also for shielding your career against future stressors that [...]

2022-10-08T09:57:19-05:00October 23, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 188: Joanna Mitchell – Author of The Healthy Virtual Assistant

Joanna Mitchell is the author of The Healthy Virtual Assistant, a book she authored from her experience founding a virtual assistant service for the health and wellness industry. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Joanna talks about the process of becoming a virtual assistant/freelancer, choosing a niche, tips for improving your written communication, and making the transition from corporate to freelance. Also, [...]

2022-10-07T15:37:18-05:00October 9, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 186: Rachael Bonetti on Self-Care and Avoiding Burnout

Rachael Bonetti has 27 years of experience as an executive assistant supporting a high profile billionaire, prominent business leaders, entrepreneurs, change makers, thought leaders, and high performing CEOs. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Rachael talks about the importance of prioritizing yourself, avoiding burnout, and the biggest blocks assistants face in their careers and life. LEADERSHIP QUOTE One of the criticisms I’ve [...]

2022-09-29T10:13:49-05:00September 25, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 183: Dr. Sharon Grossman on How to Save Your Sanity and Prevent Burnout

Dr. Sharon Grossman helps high achievers crack the code of their burnout so they can find tailored solutions for recovery. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Dr. Sharon walks us through the why we burnout, how to fight it, and how assistants can lead by example to help their executive's resist burnout. I hope you enjoy our conversation! LEADERSHIP QUOTE A leader [...]

2022-09-29T10:14:03-05:00September 4, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 181: Dr. Heather Denniston – Wellness Strategist and CEO of WELLFITandFED

Dr. Heather Denniston bridges the connection between personal well-being and professional success for elite leaders and their teams. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Dr. Denniston shares her career journey, chats about well-being (at home and at work), and walks through the concept of "Energy Leakage Liability" and how we unnecessarily spill our limited energy. Be sure to download Dr. Denniston's free [...]

2022-09-29T10:14:31-05:00August 21, 2022|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

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 QUOTE Leadership is an action, not a position. CONNECT WITH TIARA @threefifthscollective Tiara's [...]

2022-09-29T10:17:53-05:00May 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|