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Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Scot Wisniewski is Senior Executive Assistant to the Global Head of Studios at Spotify, and he has over 20 years of experience as an EA. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Scot and I chat about what makes an assistant a leader, the world of podcasting, email and calendar management, working remotely, and tips for new assistants. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Don't worry about [...]

2021-04-06T15:05:42-05:00April 11, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 109: Melissa Smith – Bestselling Author and Founder of the Association of Virtual Assistants

Melissa Smith is the Founder & CEO of the Association of Virtual Assistants and The PVA. She’s also the bestselling author of Hire the Right Virtual Assistant and Become A Successful Virtual Assistant. In this episode, Melissa shares her story of transitioning to a remote executive assistant long before working from home was trendy. We discuss tips for leading well while working remotely, how [...]

2021-04-06T14:32:35-05:00April 4, 2021|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|

Ep 108: Jennifer Brown on Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. In this episode, Jennifer talks about working with a fully remote team, email management from the executive's perspective, and how executive assistants can help cultivate an inclusive workplace. Enjoy the episode and be sure to take Jennifer's free inclusive leader assessment here! LEADERSHIP QUOTE I tell my students, "When you get [...]

2021-04-06T14:33:54-05:00March 28, 2021|Leadership, 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 105: Kathy Goughenour – Founder of Virtual Expert Training

After finding the courage to say "bye-bye" to her corporate marketing career, Kathy Goughenour built a 6-figure virtual assistant business from her tiny house in the middle of a forest. In this episode, Kathy shares her story about leaving a fortune 500 company to start her own virtual assistant business. She has a lot of great tips on working remotely, running your own business, [...]

2021-02-27T10:35:36-06:00March 7, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 104: Dayne Shuda on Written Communication, Working Remotely, and Fighting Burnout

Dayne Shuda has worked with executive assistants for about 7-8 years and has had a full-time remote assistant since 2015. His assistant happens to be in Australia, but he’s in Wisconsin. Over the years, he’s learned a few things about organization, burnout, and working with a remote team. In this episode, Dayne shares tips on written communication, working with a remote assistant on the [...]

2021-03-01T13:36:15-06:00February 28, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 103: Anne-Marie Staples – Executive Assistant to CEO

Anne-Marie Staples has over 20 years of administrative experience supporting business professionals from the director to CEO level. She models a work hard-play hard ethic as founder of the company classroom instruments band and ringer of the office cowbell because, as SNL taught us, who doesn't need "more cowbell!" In this episode, Anne-Marie shares some tips on cultivating company culture, growing your internal network, [...]

2021-02-19T13:08:27-06:00February 21, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 102: Angelic Veasman on Event Planning, Productivity, and Being a Virtual Assistant

Angelic Veasman has more than 23 years of experience in business operations and currently runs her own business supporting executives, coaches, and entrepreneurs. In this episode, Angelic shares tips on managing email, how to be productive, becoming a virtual assistant, specializing as a VA, event planning, project management, and more! LEADERSHIP QUOTE This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life [...]

2021-02-11T17:19:26-06:00February 14, 2021|Podcast|

Ep #101: Emilie Given – CEO at She’s a Given (A Virtual Assistant Company)

Emilie Given's focus is to inspire other women to create a career that allows them to focus on passion over paperwork and family over familiarity. She runs a virtual assistant team and has a lot of wisdom to share! In this episode, Emilie talks about what it was like being an executive assistant at Amazon, how almost dying pushed her to make the move [...]

2021-01-31T14:35:57-06:00February 7, 2021|Podcast|
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