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Ep 229: Michelle Motz on Being an EA in a Public Company and the Role of an EA in a Remote World

Michelle Motz is a highly accomplished and results-driven administrative professional with a knowledge of finance, investor relations, strategy, M&A and Human Resources. In this episode, Michelle talks about working in a public company, the changing role of an executive assistant in our remote world, and how to elevate the role. LEADERSHIP QUOTE The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick [...]

2023-07-09T13:52:34-05:00July 23, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 228: Monica Martin on Advocating for Yourself and Pivoting when Priorities Change

Monica Martin is a longtime assistant in the aerospace engineering industry. In this episode, Monica talks about being confident in advocating for yourself, pivoting when priorities change, and being honest with yourself if you find yourself in a role that’s not quite for you. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them fulfill their potential. – Steven J. [...]

2023-07-09T13:49:17-05:00July 16, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 227: David Karandish on Automation in the Workplace, Energy Management, and the Executive Assistant Partnership

This conversation between my CEO, David Karandish, myself, and Hallie Warner originally aired on The Founder and The Force Multiplier Podcast and I'm excited to re-post it here on The Leader Assistant Podcast! How has our partnership thrived since 2017? Tune in to this fascinating conversation as we share the secrets behind our successful partnership, from overcoming early challenges and how the partnership has [...]

2023-09-30T21:29:52-05:00July 9, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 226: Jen Johnsen – Executive Assistant at The Children’s Theatre Company

Jen Johnsen has been part of Children's Theatre Company as an Executive Assistant since 2013, managing the Artistic and Managing Directors. In this episode, Jen talks about creating structure in your role, professional etiquette, and adapting quickly to changes at work. LEADERSHIP QUOTE To say you have no choice is a failure of imagination. – Jean-Luc Picard CONNECT WITH JEN Jen on LinkedIn ABOUT [...]

2023-07-03T11:05:00-05:00July 2, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 225: Leigh Felton on the Chief of Staff Role and Responsible AI

Leigh Felton has over 25 years of experience working in executive operations and chief of staff positions for companies like Microsoft and the State of Washington. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Leigh talks about the two primary types of chief of staff - a rotational chief of staff and career chief of staff, the differences between an executive [...]

2023-06-17T11:40:42-05:00June 25, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 224: Janice Parker on Remote Work and Supporting a Founder

Janice Parker is a career executive assistant who is passionate about helping mission-focused founders and CEOs  maximize their productivity and efficiency as they scale their companies. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Janice talks about working with founders, remote work as an assistant, aspiring to be a chief of staff, and working in the cryptocurrency industry. LEADERSHIP QUOTE If you don't like [...]

2023-06-10T14:49:07-05:00June 18, 2023|Podcast|

Ep 223: Caroline Rice on Becoming a Business Partner to Your Executive and How the Rules of Improv Can Make You a Better Assistant

Caroline Rice is a c-suite executive assistant with 20+ years of experience successfully managing the administrative needs of top executives across several industries, including Wall Street. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Caroline shares her story of becoming an assistant and talks about what it means to be a business partner to your executive, what makes an assistant a leader, and how [...]

2023-06-10T14:51:29-05:00June 11, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 222: Chynna Clayton – Former Special Assistant to Michelle Obama

Chynna Clayton worked in the personal office of Barack and Michelle Obama as their Director of Travel and Event Operations. Her career also includes administrative roles at Disney and the White House where she served as “body woman” to Mrs. Obama during the Obama Administration. Chynna is the founder of Matriarch Made Development, a consulting firm that helps organizations develop administrative teams. In this [...]

2023-09-29T09:18:07-05:00June 4, 2023|Leadership, Podcast|

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|