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

Ep 133: Why I Chose the Rope and Carabiner Image for the Cover of The Leader Assistant Book

Ever since my book, The Leader Assistant came out, people have asked me why I chose to use an image of a climbing rope and carabiner for the book's cover. Well, I'm glad you asked. In this episode, I share a recording from my book (The Leader Assistant) launch party where I walk through the multiple meanings of the rope and carabiner image. I [...]

2021-09-11T12:34:27-05:00September 19, 2021|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 132: It’s Lonely at the Top (For Assistants Too)

Do you ever feel alone in your role as an assistant? Have you ever experienced dehumanizing moments as people seem to look through you, to your executive? In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant, where I talk about the loneliness assistants can feel, as well as the dehumanization of our role. [...]

2021-09-11T12:36:48-05:00September 12, 2021|Podcast|

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 130: Alissa Stearman (Executive Business Partner at sweetgreen) and Alexa Gundermann (Executive Business Partner at Tack Advisors)

This episode is special because 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 one of their recent webinars called "Admin Leader in Action!" Meagan hosts an engaging conversation with Tack Advisors' Executive Business Partner, Alexa Gundermann and Alissa Stearman, Executive Business Partner to the CEO and [...]

2021-08-30T09:32:48-05:00August 29, 2021|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 129: Ask Me Anything – Boundaries, Humility, Deadlines, and Core Competencies for Assistants

The interviewer gets another chance to be interviewed by you. In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: How do you manage a team where one person has poor boundaries and the other is happy to take advantage? How do you encourage a fellow EA to [...]

2021-07-17T20:28:17-05:00August 22, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 128: Ask Me Anything – Imposter Syndrome, Feeling Unfulfilled, Non-Profit vs For-Profit, and High Pressure Situations

In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: Do you ever suffer from imposter syndrome? Have you ever reached a place when you want to leave a company or are feeling unfulfilled and how have you dealt with that? What conversations have you had? What was [...]

2021-07-17T20:31:11-05:00August 15, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 127: Ask Me Anything – Questions About The Leader Assistant Podcast

The interviewer (me) gets a chance to be interviewed by you, and this time it's questions about the podcast. In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions about my podcast from assistants all over the world: How do you handle negative reviews about your podcast? Who are the top three people you [...]

2021-08-09T10:22:16-05:00August 8, 2021|Podcast|

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 124: Ask Me Anything – Burnout, Balance, Career Advice, and Dreams

The interviewer (me) gets a chance to be interviewed by you! In this Ask Me Anything episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I do my best to answer the following questions from assistants all over the world: If you didn’t have to worry about money and paying your bills, what passion would you pursue? If you could give one piece of advice to your [...]

2021-07-17T20:43:07-05:00July 18, 2021|Podcast|