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Check out the latest podcast episodes and show notes for The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows.

Ep 126: Ask Me Anything – Questions About The Leader Assistant Book

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions about my book from assistants all over the world: How do you handle negative reviews about your book? How long did it take you to write the book and what kind of hurdles did you experience during the process? In hindsight, is there anything [...]

2021-08-02T10:26:59-05:00August 1, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 125: Ask Me Anything – Working with an Unresponsive Executive

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to help with a listener's scenario and question about working with an unresponsive executive. CONNECT WITH ME My LinkedIn The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant Ask a question for a future episode by emailing me at [email protected] ABOUT ME I’m a longtime executive assistant, international [...]

2021-07-17T20:36:33-05:00July 25, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 123: Ann Hiatt – Former Executive Business Partner for Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Chief of Staff for Eric Schmidt (Google)

Ann Hiatt is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years of experience as the Executive Business Partner for Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, and as Chief of Staff for Eric Schmidt, CEO/Executive Chairman of Google. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Ann shares the story of how she landed the job supporting Jeff Bezos at Amazon (after a 9 month [...]

2021-07-07T23:34:50-05:00July 11, 2021|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 122: Stephanie Slagle – Executive Operations Director at MountainSeed

Stephanie Slagle serves as the Executive Operations Director to the President at MountainSeed. She joined MountainSeed in 2012 and has held various positions within the growing organization before transitioning into her current role in 2017. In this episode, Stephanie walks through a game-changing process she and her team use to lead productive and efficient meetings with the c-suite and leadership teams at her company. [...]

2021-07-02T16:12:17-05:00July 4, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 121: Emily Claver – Executive Assistant to Brooke Castillo at The Life Coach School

Emily Claver has been an assistant in some capacity for 33 years. She supported the c-suite at a $40m ad agency, the president of the Kansas City Chiefs NFL franchise (for 8 seasons), and now as executive and personal assistant to Brooke Castillo, the founder of The Life Coach School. In this episode, Emily and I had a great time chatting about her career, [...]

2021-06-28T15:59:41-05:00June 27, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 120: Conor Sweeney – Chief of Staff at Box

Conor Sweeney is Principal and Chief of Staff to the Cofounder and CFO at Box, Inc. (BOX) where he oversees business operations, executive communications, and strategic program management across the Global Finance & Operations organization. In this episode, Conor shares one of the best overviews I've ever heard on what a Chief of Staff actually does. He also shares a bit of his story [...]

2021-06-18T10:31:11-05:00June 20, 2021|Leadership, 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 118: Monique Helstrom on Communication

After nearly a decade as the Executive Assistant, Producer, and “Chief of Simon Sinek,” New York Times Best-Selling author and TED celebrity, Monique Helstrom has had unparalleled experiences and gained unique perspectives from thought leaders, executives, celebrities, educators, military, and the general workforce that this world depends on. This bonus episode is from one of our weekly Leader Assistant Zoom Chats where Monique joined [...]

2021-05-26T13:48:41-05:00June 6, 2021|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 117: Cathy Rong – Lead Executive Assistant at Complex Network

Cathy Rong is the Lead Executive Assistant in the Office of the CEO at Complex Network. Prior to Complex, Cathy held executive assistant positions within the advertising and creative industries. In this episode, Cathy and I discuss implementing OKRs at your company, leading a team of assistants, onboarding team members, and more. Here are a few resources Cathy referred to during our conversation: Ally.io [...]

2021-05-27T12:04:17-05:00May 30, 2021|Podcast|