Jillian Hufnagel has been supporting executives for the last 18+ years in start-ups, SaaS, Healthcare, Education and Security companies, which gives her a unique vantage point on many relevant topics for assistants.

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I’m thrilled to share my conversation with Jillian on Episode 37 of The Leader Assistant Podcast. She shares an overview and quick history of goal setting with OKRs and MBOs for assistants. She also shares tips for leading a team of assistants.

Listen up, take notes, and apply what Jillian shares if you want to become a goal-crushing, game-changing Leader Assistant.

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Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.

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About Jillian Hufnagel

Jillian Hufnagel, Former Chief of Staff at Duo Security, has been supporting Executives for the past 18+ years in; start-ups, SaaS, Healthcare, Education and Security which has given her a unique vantage point. Having observed the dynamics of stellar teams as well as learning hands-on from teams that have effectiveness gaps, Jillian can quickly assess where teams struggle and lean in to provide guidance, coaching, and strategic support. Her approach starts with individual accountability first, team effectiveness second, and broader organizational influence last.

Jillian is also a passionate advocate for the Admin/Assistant community. Whether it’s writing blogs or recording podcasts with yours truly, speaking at an ELS Forum, sharing best practices in Tribe, Advising at the Greater Boston Admin Awards – she is always focussed on helping our collective community grow and shine.


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