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Ep 161: Alicia Fairclough – Executive Assistant to Co-Founder at Uncapped and Founder of EA How To

Alicia Fairclough is Executive Assistant to Asher Ismail, Co-Founder of Uncapped. She is also the Founder of EA How To. In this episode, Alicia shares her story of becoming an executive assistant, why she started EA How To, the power of community, and how to remain productive while working from home. LEADERSHIP QUOTES It is not fair to ask of others what you are [...]

2022-04-01T08:52:13-05:00April 3, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 155: Erin Sizer – Executive Assistant to the CSO

Erin Sizer has over 20 years of experience in the administrative field – mostly in small companies and startups across several industries. She's worked in the biotech industry for the last five years. In this episode, Erin talks about networking, being picky when job searching, and how she's grown personally and professionally through her experience as a Leader Assistant Membership subscriber. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Nothing [...]

2022-02-28T07:41:32-06:00February 20, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 154: Crafting the Perfect Resume for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Your resume is an 8.5-by-11 inch piece of paper (or digital PDF) that recruiters force you to use as a means of marketing yourself to them. No emojis. No gifs. Not even color. Just black and white. Period. How are you supposed to stand out in a crowded marketplace in which everyone's resumes look so similar? This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The [...]

2022-02-12T10:17:35-06:00February 13, 2022|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 153: Networking for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

No one, not even your best friend, has the ability to understand what we (assistants) go through. - Monique Helstrom In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant, where I share a bit about my journey from no network, to a thriving network of assistants all over the world. Check out the [...]

2022-02-05T09:48:55-06:00February 6, 2022|Podcast, Resources|

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|