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Ep 148: Natasha Huynh – EA to the President at DMG MORI

Natasha Huynh (pronounced "win") is a bi-lingual executive assistant with 8+ years of international business experience in the machine tool industry supporting C-Suite Executives. In this episode, Natasha talks about the challenges of working in a cross-cultural environment, across global time zones (check out worldtimebuddy.com fyi), and how she learned to not take things personally. She also shares a bit about her experience attending [...]

2022-02-19T10:11:34-06:00January 2, 2022|Leadership, Podcast|

Ep 147: Giovanna de Beij – Executive Assistant at Royal BAM

Giovanna de Beij has worked as an executive assistant for 16 years at companies like Mattel, Philips, and HERE Technologies. In this episode, Giovanna shares insight from her years of experience as an executive assistant, including tips on working across cultures (here's the Culture Map book she recommends, by the way) and what she would tell new assistants as they begin their career. THIS [...]

2021-12-23T09:07:49-06:00December 26, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 146: Mimi Coiffait – Sports Industry Executive Assistant & Operations Manager

Mimi Coiffait is a specialist sports industry EA and operations manager with over 10 years of experience supporting high profile organizations. In episode 146 of the podcast, Mimi talks about what it's like planning high-profile events, staying authentic in a world that can have a lot of "show business" elements, how to not take things personally, and more. She also tells us about the [...]

2021-12-21T11:04:28-06:00December 19, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 145: Molly Rose Speed on Leading Virtual Teams, Building a VA Business, and Working Remotely

Molly Rose Speed is the founder of Virtual Assistant Management, which provides solutions for virtual assistants. In this episode, Molly Rose shares a ton of insight on working remotely, leading a virtual team, building a virtual assistant business, and more. Enjoy our conversation! THIS EPISODE'S FEATURED SPONSOR Stressed about holiday gifting? Don’t be. With Loop & Tie, giving great gifts is simple. Here’s how [...]

2021-12-05T10:02:59-06:00December 12, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 144: Nancy Imbs on Emotional Intelligence, Giving Feedback, and Managing Difficult Conversations

Nancy Imbs is a leadership and professional development consultant with a passion for helping you become more confident and successful in business and beyond. In this episode, Nancy talks about emotional intelligence, giving helpful feedback, and managing difficult conversations. Enjoy the show! THIS EPISODE'S FEATURED SPONSOR Stressed about holiday gifting? Don’t be. With Loop & Tie, giving great gifts is simple. Here’s how it [...]

2021-12-05T09:51:52-06:00December 5, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 143: Liza Roman – Executive Assistant to the CEO at Sanctuary for Families

Liza Roman is a seasoned executive assistant with over 25 years in the field. She has extensive experience with all administrative aspects in various industries. She’s held EA positions in the Legal field, music industry, accounting with one of the Big 6, the fashion industry, and more. In this episode, Liza shares stories from her long career, is honest about the sexual harassment and [...]

2021-11-22T14:18:54-06:00November 28, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 142: Planning Events in a Post-Covid World with Lacretia Adamski and Meagan Strout

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 this recent webinar she hosted with Lacretia Adamski about planning events in a post-covid world. Meagan and Lacretia (senior executive assistant at Salesforce) discuss the new paradigm for event planning, including pre-event communication, onsite testing, and creating a [...]

2021-11-14T12:20:43-06:00November 21, 2021|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 141: Michelle Bowditch – Founder of Door20a

Michelle Bowditch has several years of experience as an executive assistant, and also many years of experience managing events. She currently runs Door20a, a tech consulting agency, and recently founded the Australian Admin Awards. In this episode, Michelle shares her executive assistant career story, and talks about how to anticipate your executive's needs, the importance of elevating respect and recognition for the assistant profession, [...]

2021-11-14T09:39:31-06:00November 14, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 140: Tessa Young – Executive Assistant at Southeast Christian Church

Tessa Young is an executive assistant in Louisville, KY who enjoys learning new tips and tricks to better support her leaders and teams. In this episode, Tessa shares a bit of her story working in a non-profit as an executive assistant. She talks about leading a development program for over 25 assistants in her organization, tips for leading a team of assistants, and how [...]

2021-11-14T13:01:04-06:00November 7, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 139: Crystal Esquivel & Alessandra Thomas – Cofounders of Cleverly

Crystal Esquivel and Alessandra Thomas are longtime executive assistants who co-founded the Cleverly newsletter, where they love to curate resources for the EA community, create tools and downloads to share, and encourage positive, confident workstyles. In this episode, Crystal and Alessandra share a bit about their experience as assistants and give us a glimpse of what it's like to work as a team. Of [...]

2021-10-25T20:27:35-05:00October 31, 2021|Podcast, Resources|