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|

Ep 215: Kathleen Burns Kingsbury on Changing Your Money Mindset and Negotiating for What You Deserve

Wealth psychology expert and coach Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, founder of KBK Wealth Connection and host of the Breaking Money Silence® podcast, is an internationally published author and speaker. In this episode, Kathleen talks about working with virtual assistants, changing your mindset toward money, how to negotiate for higher pay, and tips on public speaking. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Speak your mind, even If your voice shakes. [...]

2023-09-30T21:22:17-05:00April 16, 2023|Podcast, Resources|

Ep 214: Hallie Warner – Co-Author of The Founder & The Force Multiplier: How Entrepreneurs and Executive Assistants Achieve More Together

Hallie Warner was my guest on episode 17 and I’m super excited to have her back on the show! Hallie serves as Chief of Staff to the Founder and CEO of Adam Hergenrother Companies. She is also the co-author of The Founder & The Force Multiplier: How Entrepreneurs and Executive Assistants Achieve More Together. In this episode, Hallie talks about the importance of personal [...]

2023-09-30T21:20:06-05:00April 9, 2023|Avoiding Burnout, Podcast, Resources|

Ep 208: Candice Burningham – Director and Founder of Admin Avenues

Candice Burningham spent nearly two decades working in Australia and the UK as a C-Suite Executive Assistant to some of the biggest and brightest minds globally. In this episode, Candice talks about her career journey from office junior to c-suite EA to launching an admin employment marketplace and specialist agency for high-net-worth individuals in Australia. LEADERSHIP QUOTE A genuine leader is not a searcher [...]

2023-09-30T20:58:23-05:00February 26, 2023|Hiring an Assistant, Podcast, Resources|