If you look in the dictionary under “Leader Assistant” you’ll find the name Maggie Jacobs. Maggie loves to learn and grow, but she doesn’t stop there. She teaches what she’s learned to others in a powerful way.

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Maggie’s story is amazing, and I’m stoked to share our conversation with you!

We talk about how an assistant can and should fill the gaps at their company if they want to be a leader, compensation bands for assistants, the importance of being part of an EA community, how to network as an introvert, 3 powerpoint tips for you and your executive, and how to show ROI when presenting a business case when asking for a raise.

Maggie also talks about keeping a “brag” sheet, which is a great tool for looking out for yourself as an assistant. You can download her brag sheet template here.

Enjoy the show!

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If you focus on goals, you may hit goals – but that doesn’t guarantee growth. If you focus on growth, you will grow and always hit goals.

– John C. Maxwell

Maggie Jacobs
About Maggie Jacobs

Maggie is passionate about driving positive change and growth for individuals, teams, executives, and organizations. She has spent 10+ years working with C-Suite Executives where she has excelled in turning the seemingly impossible into possible – effectively, Executive Enablement. From her own personal journey, Maggie has developed a philosophy that strength and resilience can be found in looking for solutions to problems with open, honest, and authentic communication – and then taking decisive action.

Maggie serves as a thriving example of what’s possible when you find your voice, stop playing small, and step into your Greatness. She empowers others by showing them that their history doesn’t need to define them. Today, she speaks, writes, trains, and advises individuals on achieving more, transcending the boundaries of their own perception. Check out Maggie’s book, The Elevated EA: Find Your Voice and Own Your Future as an Executive Assistant. (Download a FREE chapter here.)

In her spare time, Maggie recharges through practicing yoga, reading, traveling, geeking out while tinkering with technology, and relentlessly pursuing personal and professional development. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two cats.


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