Ep 219: Annie Croner on Burnout, Boundaries, Confidence, and Detaching Your Worth from Your Work

Annie Croner is the founder and CEO of Whole Assistant, an online platform & community, formed to provide a positive place where assistants can go to transform their lives and level up their careers. Annie was originally on this show back in 2019 (Episode 26), and I’m excited to have her back! As a heads up, this episode is a bit out of the [...]

2023-04-01T15:43:49-05:00May 14, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

Ep 214: Hallie Warner – Co-Author of The Founder & The Force Multiplier: How Entrepreneurs and Executive Assistants Achieve More Together

Hallie Warner was my guest on episode 17 and I’m super excited to have her back on the show! Hallie serves as Chief of Staff to the Founder and CEO of Adam Hergenrother Companies. She is also the co-author of The Founder & The Force Multiplier: How Entrepreneurs and Executive Assistants Achieve More Together. In this episode, Hallie talks about the importance of personal [...]

2023-03-14T16:10:38-05:00April 9, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 213: Camryn Pickworth on Setting Boundaries, Team Building, and Launching a VA Business

Camryn Pickworth is the founder of The First Pick VA Group, a successful virtual assistant business. In this episode, Camryn shares her story of launching her virtual assistant business in the middle of a pandemic – and at the age of 21. She also talks about setting boundaries, ethical “freelanceship,” team building, and overcoming childhood trauma and shaping it into a successful future. LEADERSHIP [...]

2023-04-01T15:54:44-05:00April 2, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast|

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|