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Ep 221: Jennifer Chamberlin on Working From Home and Seeing Yourself as More Than Just an Assistant

Jennifer Chamberlin launched My Bilingual VA in 2016 after working as a Personal / Executive Assistant in Paris for 15 years. In this episode, Jennifer shares her journey from being a PA/EA to launching her own business. She also talks about her favorite tools, best practices for working remotely, and encourages assistants to see themselves as more than “just an assistant.” LEADERSHIP QUOTE If [...]

2023-05-24T12:44:51-05:00May 28, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 220: Yvette Nieves on Supporting Multiple Executives and Asking for a Seat at the Table

Yvette Nieves has been an Executive Assistant for 25+ years in multiple industries. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Yvette talks about working with executives who have a hard time letting go of control, being part of an executive assistant team, supporting multiple executives, and asking for a seat at the table. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Leadership is a state of mind characterized by [...]

2023-05-13T16:21:37-05:00May 21, 2023|Podcast|

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 218: Naomi White on Language Models Like ChatGPT and How Executive Assistants Can Utilize Them

Naomi is a senior executive assistant at Cohere, a provider of cutting-edge NLP models that solve all kinds of language problems; including text summarization, composition, classification, and more. In this recording from one of our weekly Leader Assistant Zoom Chats, Naomi and I discuss language models like ChatGPT, automation and how it all can help us in our assistant roles. Join the Leader Assistant [...]

2023-04-01T15:37:31-05:00May 7, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 217: Kara McKeage on Setting Boundaries, Communication, and Matching Personal Assistants with Executives

Kara McKeage is the founder of Pepper’s Personal Assistants, a sourcing and placement agency for highly vetted personal assistants. In this episode, Kara talks about outsourcing, matching personal assistants with executives, interview questions to ask applicants, setting boundaries with principals, communication between executives and personal assistants, and more. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength [...]

2023-04-01T15:33:41-05:00April 30, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 216: Claudette Clayton on Calendar and Email Management, Delegating, and Evolving as the Assistant Role Evolves

Claudette Clayton has over 25 years of experience as an executive assistant, has a dog named Thor, and loves the Lord of the Rings. In this episode, Claudette talks about her journey as an assistant, tips for calendar management, delegating, evolving as the job evolves, email management, and dealing with difficult executives. LEADERSHIP QUOTE The best executive is the one who has sense enough [...]

2023-04-01T15:32:14-05:00April 23, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 215: Kathleen Burns Kingsbury on Changing Your Money Mindset and Negotiating for What You Deserve

Wealth psychology expert and coach Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, founder of KBK Wealth Connection and host of the Breaking Money Silence® podcast, is an internationally published author and speaker. In this episode, Kathleen talks about working with virtual assistants, changing your mindset toward money, how to negotiate for higher pay, and tips on public speaking. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Speak your mind, even If your voice shakes. [...]

2023-03-14T16:37:07-05:00April 16, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

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 212: Mariah Kerby on Discovering and Using Your Gifts, and Nurturing a Community of Growth for an Assistant Team

Mariah Grace Kerby is an experienced assistant who has been in the space for 10 years. She currently supports the Senior Assistant to the Executive Director of Platform Engineering at Ramsey Solutions. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Mariah talks about seeing the assistant role as a viable career, discovering and using your gifts to support your executive, and nurturing a community [...]

2023-03-12T13:39:09-05:00March 26, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|