Jamie Vanek made the unexpected career leap from teaching to construction in 2007 and discovered a passion for project management and team leadership.

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In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Jamie shares her career journey and talks about dismantling the stigma around support roles, rethinking administrative structure in small businesses, and restoring respectability to the assistant role.

I hope you enjoy our conversation, and be sure to check out Jamie’s book, Buried in Business: Find Freedom by Unlocking the Power of Your Admin Team to learn more about clarifying admin functions and how doing so helps business owners and managers leverage the potential in their businesses.

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ABOUT JAMIE

Jamie Vanek made the unexpected career leap from teaching to construction in 2007 and discovered a passion for project management and team leadership.

As a female leader in the construction industry, Jamie sees stereotypes and stigmas around supporting roles every day. She’s been featured in Construction Business Owner, Construction Executive, ThriveGlobal, and other digital publications about breaking glass ceilings and leading in a male-dominated industry. Jamie has taken a deep dive into small business experiences, stories, statistics, and strategies to formulate a framework for managing administrative functions.

Jamie is passionate about breaking down barriers and creating opportunities. It’s time to rethink administrative support. By clarifying the admin functions and redefining traditional roles, leaders can leverage the potential in their businesses to grow stronger. Find out more in her new book: Buried in Business: Find Freedom by Unlocking the Power of Your Admin Team.

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