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Ep 150: Professional Development for Executive Assistants

Leaders look for ways to learn, grow, and improve in all areas of life and work. But understanding your motivation for professional development is important. In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant, where I talk about what should motivate us as executive assistants and administrative professionals when it comes to professional [...]

2022-01-08T12:23:48-06:00January 16, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

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 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|

Ep 137: Being Confident as an Executive Assistant

In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant, where I talk about how executive assistants can cultivate a deep-rooted confidence. I hope this episode helps you develop the confidence of a game-changing, Leader Assistant. THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR Turn your messages into tasks with Office Otter! CONNECT WITH JEREMY My LinkedIn My book [...]

2021-10-15T16:49:30-05:00October 17, 2021|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 136: Nick Ginsburg on Authenticity and Community

Nick Ginsburg is a passionate and innovative Executive Assistant and mental health advocate. By day he is the Executive Assistant to the Provost and Senior Vice-President at Monash University and by night he is the host of The Open Drive Podcast and Founder of The Collective, a judgment-free community for administrative professionals worldwide. Nick and I talk about authenticity, building and cultivating a community, [...]

2021-10-07T16:09:18-05:00October 10, 2021|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 134: Shayanne Wright – Co-Founder and CEO of Office Otter

Shayanne Wright is a Los Angeles based two time startup builder. Currently, she helps executive assistants manage and measure the right tasks in company operations while getting them off the craziness of Email/ Slack/ Calendar and onto the Office Otter software. This enables them to send tasks in one click, organize their task list, and get real time insights on their reports. In this [...]

2021-09-25T09:57:35-05:00September 26, 2021|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 133: Why I Chose the Rope and Carabiner Image for the Cover of The Leader Assistant Book

Ever since my book, The Leader Assistant came out, people have asked me why I chose to use an image of a climbing rope and carabiner for the book's cover. Well, I'm glad you asked. In this episode, I share a recording from my book (The Leader Assistant) launch party where I walk through the multiple meanings of the rope and carabiner image. I [...]

2021-09-11T12:34:27-05:00September 19, 2021|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 118: Monique Helstrom on Communication

After nearly a decade as the Executive Assistant, Producer, and “Chief of Simon Sinek,” New York Times Best-Selling author and TED celebrity, Monique Helstrom has had unparalleled experiences and gained unique perspectives from thought leaders, executives, celebrities, educators, military, and the general workforce that this world depends on. This bonus episode is from one of our weekly Leader Assistant Zoom Chats where Monique joined [...]

2021-05-26T13:48:41-05:00June 6, 2021|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep #83: Viveka von Rosen – LinkedIn Expert, Author, and Cofounder

Viveka von Rosen is internationally known as the "LinkedIn Expert" and has been listed as a top social media influencer in Forbes multiple times. She works with B2B companies and executives, helping them achieve business success through the use of LinkedIn. In this episode, Viveka highlights the importance of building an online personal brand via a LinkedIn profile. She also shares ideas on what [...]

2020-10-02T16:00:07-05:00October 4, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #82: Lauren Bradley – Founder of The Officials

Lauren Bradley is the founder of The Officials, an online platform that empowers assistants through community, courses, and coaching. She is passionate about providing assistants affordable and accessible training. In this episode, Lauren talks about company culture, managing interruptions, being a strategic partner with your executive, owning mistakes, and more. Enjoy our conversation and be sure to check out The Officials here! HIMALAYA LEARNING [...]

2020-09-08T10:09:44-05:00September 27, 2020|Podcast, Resources|