Ep 265: Wesley Tran on Seeking Learning Opportunities as an Assistant

Wesley Tran is an executive assistant, executive coach, and a longtime subscriber of The Leader Assistant Premium Membership. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Wesley talks about his young career as an assistant, how coaching and community guides him in his role, being a male in a female dominated role, and more. LEADERSHIP QUOTE The most important thing is to try and [...]

2024-04-16T17:31:37-05:00March 31, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 263: Fiona Young on AI and the Future of the EA Role

Fiona Young is founder of Carve, a series of live digital courses for executive assistants to learn AI, create capacity, and develop into a strategic assistant. In this episode, Fiona talks about the future of the assistant role in the age of artificial intelligence, tips on how to use AI right now, and being open to constant learning and unlearning. LEADERSHIP QUOTE If the [...]

2024-02-03T10:32:23-06:00March 17, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 255: Maggie Olson Walks Through the Nova Chief of Staff Course

Maggie Olson is founder and instructor at Nova Chief of Staff. As the Chief of Staff to a President at a Fortune 40 company—a multibillion-dollar business with 5,000+ employees—Maggie built the president’s Chief of Staff model from the ground up to create a highly successful team, drove efficiencies, and established executive back-office structure that will be in place for years to come. In this [...]

2024-01-16T11:49:36-06:00January 21, 2024|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 247: Email Management for Executive Assistants

This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. In this chapter, I cover tactics for managing your own email inbox, as well as your executive's. I've used these tactics for years and still find them helpful in my current EA to CEO role. Of course, I'd love to hear your email tips and tricks as [...]

2023-11-12T10:24:04-06:00November 26, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

The Tools I Use to Run My Business

I launched my side hustle business in 2016 and this website (goburrows.com aka leaderassistant.com) was one of the first pieces of the puzzle. Through several years of trial and error and plenty of ups and downs, the business has grown from a bare-bones website, to a thriving community, an extensive resource hub, and a profitable business. The best part? I've had the honor and [...]

2023-12-06T09:02:14-06:00November 22, 2023|Resources|

Ep 246: Jared Kleinert – CEO of Offsite

Jared Kleinert is the Founder/CEO of Offsite. Jared is also a TED speaker, 3x award-winning author, and USA Today's "Most Connected Millennial" who has helped organize hundreds of events for over 30,000 attendees. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Jared Kleinert shares tips on offsite planning, networking, and remote work. LEADERSHIP QUOTE To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice [...]

2023-11-30T16:03:35-06:00November 19, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 239: Lucy Brazier – Author of The Modern-Day Assistant

Lucy Brazier, OBE, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession. Lucy is author of The Modern-Day Assistant: Build Your Influence and Boost Your Potential, as well as the CEO of Marcham Publishing, a global force synonymous with world-class conferences and training. In this episode, Lucy talks about her new book, the Global Skills Matrix for administrative assistants, and much more. [...]

2023-10-09T13:38:30-05:00October 1, 2023|Leadership, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 236: Sasha Eburne – VA Business Coach and Founder of Virtually Assisted

Sasha Eburne is a virtual assistant business owner and VA coach based in Australia.  In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Sasha shares her story of starting her own virtual assistant business, scaling a VA business, and the benefits of career coaching. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Because a goal without a plan is just a wish! – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry CONNECT WITH [...]

2023-10-05T17:42:05-05:00September 10, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 231: Maggie Olson – Former Chief of Staff at T-Mobile and Founder of the CoS Certification Course

Maggie Olson has extensive experience at some of the biggest companies in retail, food & beverage, and technology. She recently was Chief of Staff to the President of T-Mobile’s business group. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast with Jeremy Burrows, Maggie shares a bit about her experience as a Chief of Staff and walks us through her new course, the Chief [...]

2023-10-30T18:28:16-05:00August 6, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 218: Naomi White on Language Models Like ChatGPT and How Executive Assistants Can Utilize Them

Naomi is a senior executive assistant at Cohere, a provider of cutting-edge NLP models that solve all kinds of language problems; including text summarization, composition, classification, and more. In this recording from one of our weekly Leader Assistant Zoom Chats, Naomi and I discuss language models like ChatGPT, automation and how it all can help us in our assistant roles. Join the Leader Assistant [...]

2023-09-30T21:28:24-05:00May 7, 2023|Podcast, Resources|