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Ep #60: Vickie Sokol Evans – Founder of RedCape

Vickie Sokol Evans is a globally recognized digital productivity instructor and comedic speaker who trains the world's smartest people how to use their technology to get better results in less time. Vickie has experience as an assistant so she understands our role more than most digital productivity instructors. She's passionate about helping assistants automate processes and increase efficiency. In this episode, she shares some [...]

2020-05-02T20:13:37-05:00May 10, 2020|Podcast, Productivity, Resources|

Email Management Tactics for Leader Assistants

Despite the technological advances of spam and junk filters, dozens of pointless emails still reach your executive’s inbox every day. Your company doesn’t want to pay your executive to sift through junk emails. Additionally, even after you and the spam filters declutter your executive’s inbox, the remaining emails don’t necessarily need your executive’s attention. Source: Gratisography.com There are some emails you can [...]

2020-08-11T09:29:35-05:00April 13, 2020|Productivity|

Ep #53: Cheryl Dyer on Working Remotely and Security

Cheryl Dyer is currently the Executive Assistant to the CMO of Sophos, Inc. and has over 30 years of administrative experience, primarily in the tech industry. In this episode, Cheryl shares tips on working from home which is certainly a hot topic these days. She also talks about the importance of security and what assistants can do to ensure we don't compromise our executive's [...]

2020-03-22T17:31:17-05:00March 22, 2020|Podcast, Productivity, Resources|

Ep #25: Nicky Christmas – Founder of Practically Perfect PA


There are dozens of blogs and resources for assistants today, but not many have been around as long as Practically Perfect PA, and even fewer publish content on a consistent basis. In this episode, you get the honor of hearing from Nicky Christmas – the woman behind the Practically Perfect PA movement. We talk about side hustles, productivity for assistants, the nuances between a [...]

2019-09-08T13:32:18-05:00September 8, 2019|Podcast, Productivity, Resources|

Ep #18: Nick Ginsburg on Productivity, Managing Email, and Sharing Your Story


This episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast features Nick Ginsburg, who is Executive Assistant to the Provost and Senior VP at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. I've never met Nick before (he's in Australia, I'm in Missouri), but he took a risk and "raised his hand" to be a guest on the podcast. Because we are both EAs, it felt like we'd known each [...]

2020-09-23T16:53:30-05:00July 14, 2019|Podcast, Productivity|

How to Avoid an Email Apocalypse (7 Tips for Managing Your Inbox)

Each day we wake up to face tens, hundreds, or even thousands of them. No matter where we are, they find us and try to drain the life out of us. Some of us feel sick just thinking about them. No, I’m not talking about zombies. I’m talking about emails. Ah, your inbox… the never-ending stream of digital text, images, attachments, sales pitches, and [...]

2019-10-20T14:08:52-05:00May 7, 2018|Productivity, Resources|
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