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Ep 248: Cathy Rong – Chief of Staff for Questlove

Cathy Rong is Chief of Staff for the multi-hyphenate Questlove where she manages the artist's day-to-day professional and personal life. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Cathy talks about building community, managing up, advocating for yourself, and the difference between an EA vs a Chief of Staff. Be sure to check out my first conversation with Cathy in episode 117 of the [...]

2023-11-30T16:36:07-06:00December 3, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 247: Email Management for Executive Assistants

This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. In this chapter, I cover tactics for managing your own email inbox, as well as your executive's. I've used these tactics for years and still find them helpful in my current EA to CEO role. Of course, I'd love to hear your email tips and tricks as [...]

2023-11-12T10:24:04-06:00November 26, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 246: Jared Kleinert – CEO of Offsite

Jared Kleinert is the Founder/CEO of Offsite. Jared is also a TED speaker, 3x award-winning author, and USA Today's "Most Connected Millennial" who has helped organize hundreds of events for over 30,000 attendees. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Jared Kleinert shares tips on offsite planning, networking, and remote work. LEADERSHIP QUOTE To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice [...]

2023-11-30T16:03:35-06:00November 19, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 245: Natalie Lee – Senior Executive Assistant and EA Manager at Atlassian

Natalie (or Nat!) Lee is a Senior Executive Assistant and EA Manager at Atlassian, a remote-first, global software company. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Natalie shares her journey from working in HR to being an executive assistant, working at a remote-first company, and nurturing psychological safety in the workplace. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Never let the fear of striking out keep you from [...]

2023-11-13T17:49:35-06:00November 12, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 244: Andrea Shaffran on Assisting 8 Executives and Holding Multiple Roles

Andrea Shaffran is an Executive Assistant to eight executives, the District Secretary for the Board of Directors, and the Designated Election Official for the Aspen Valley Hospital District. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Andrea talks about her role supporting eight executives, and the additional roles she has in her organization, how she manages the workload, and tips for making an impact [...]

2023-11-04T10:16:40-05:00November 5, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 243: Nicole Grinnell on Delegation and Unlocking Your Productivity Potential

Nicole Grinnell took the idea of being a virtual assistant and turned it into a multimillion dollar company. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Nicole talks about the art of delegation, building a support system, being a mompreneur, and unlocking your productivity potential. CONNECT WITH NICOLE Nicole on LinkedIn Bosun Solutions Mic'd Up Booking ABOUT NICOLE Nicole Grinnell is the CEO of [...]

2023-10-09T13:46:24-05:00October 29, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 242: Nicki Cave on Managing a Team of Assistants and Finding Happiness in Your Work

Nicki Cave is currently the Administrative Services Director for the Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) Dallas EA/AA team. She also leads SW Administrative initiatives and partners with the NAMR Administrative Team. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Nicki talks about managing a team of assistants, creating a career development plan, cultivating a team culture, and finding happiness in your role. LEADERSHIP QUOTE The [...]

2023-10-09T13:32:31-05:00October 22, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 241: Elena Navarro on Corporate Culture, Toxic Workplaces, and Maintaining Confidentiality

Elena Navarro built her career supporting C-Suite level executives, and is currently the founder and owner of The Pretty Assistant. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Elena talks about the good and bad of corporate culture, toxic workplaces, and maintaining confidentiality. LEADERSHIP QUOTE You are being presented with a choice, evolve or remain. CONNECT WITH ELENA Elena on LinkedIn Elena on Instagram [...]

2023-10-09T13:24:23-05:00October 15, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 240: Joe Rare on Email Management and Working with a Virtual Assistant Team

Joe Rare focuses on helping small-to-medium sized businesses around the world, while working from the comfort of his home in Montana and enjoying Big Sky Country with his family. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Joe talks about recruiting, training, and managing virtual assistants, email management, tips for business process standardization, and the biggest mistake he’s ever made in working with an [...]

2023-10-09T12:57:59-05:00October 8, 2023|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast|

Ep 239: Lucy Brazier – Author of The Modern-Day Assistant

Lucy Brazier, OBE, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession. Lucy is author of The Modern-Day Assistant: Build Your Influence and Boost Your Potential, as well as the CEO of Marcham Publishing, a global force synonymous with world-class conferences and training. In this episode, Lucy talks about her new book, the Global Skills Matrix for administrative assistants, and much more. [...]

2023-10-09T13:38:30-05:00October 1, 2023|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|