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|

Ep #78: Tracking Your Time – A Sneak Peek at a New Himalaya Learning Podcourse

Enjoy this sneak peek at a new audio "podcourse" I produced in partnership with Himalaya.com. It's called 7 Keys to Reclaiming Your Time, Energy, and Productivity and it's available exclusively on Himalaya Learning. In this episode, I talk about key one: Tracking Your Time. Himalaya Learning is an audio learning platform that provides an extensive library of courses straight to your ears from the [...]

2020-08-31T21:28:48-05:00September 1, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #77: Lisa Olsen – Senior Executive Coordinator at Dignity Health and Co-owner of Admin to Admin

Lisa Olsen has a passion for motivating others to be their best. She's been a senior executive assistant for over 25 years, and is also co-owner of Admin to Admin. Lisa shares advice on managing an inbox, having the confidence to lead, professional development, and much more. I hope you enjoy our conversation! LEADER ASSISTANT MEMBERSHIP Join top executive assistants from around the world [...]

2020-08-26T18:06:51-05:00August 30, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #67: Book Launch Special – 18 Essential Characteristics of an Executive Assistant

Today is release day for my new book, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Confident, Game-Changing Assistant! Thank you for your support along the way! In this episode, I share the audiobook version of Chapter 1: The Essential Characteristics. The audiobook releases later this summer, but in the meantime, you can buy the Amazon Kindle eBook version for only $0.99 (the week of June [...]

2020-06-20T16:40:40-05:00June 23, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

Ep #64: Sneak Peek at The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant

In episode 64 of The Leader Assistant Podcast, I share a sneak peek at my new book, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. Today's episode is a departure from interviews (don't worry, plenty of those to come). Instead, I share a bit about my new book, and read the entire Prologue which is titled, Andrews Glacier. I hope you enjoy [...]

2020-06-28T10:04:29-05:00June 7, 2020|Podcast, Resources|

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|

Crafting the Perfect Resume

To be honest, I’ve never had to submit a resume. I’ve always landed my jobs through people I know. When I was between my current and previous jobs, I put together a very professional resume, but I ended up not even using it for my current role. I’ve hired assistants and reviewed hundreds of resumes in my role, however, so I do know enough to [...]

2021-05-04T13:02:20-05:00April 16, 2020|Hiring an Assistant, Resources|

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|