Are You Delegating Problems or Are You Delegating Tasks?

Why do leaders hire Force Multipliers?  Because entrepreneurs and leaders want (and need) more time back in their day in order to focus on growth and revenue generating activities or simply to experience more time freedom. But those relationships don’t always work out. Leaders often make a hire and then wonder why they feel like […]

The Next Evolution of The Founder & The Force Multiplier

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Late last week, I became the proud owner of The Founder & The Force Multiplier.  It feels incredibly appropriate, poetic even, to be making this announcement during Administrative Professionals Week. I’ve been an assistant and force multiplier since my first job fresh out of college as a non-profit public relations assistant until my recent departure from […]

Top 3 Challenges Executive Assistants Face 

A woman sits at a desk looking distraught.

If a job was meant to be easy, it wouldn’t be called “work.” Everyone faces challenges of varying degrees in their career, and Executive Assistants (EAs) are certainly not without their fair share of struggles! Most EAs face managing high workloads and demands, balancing priorities, maintaining confidentiality, and having seamlessly effective and responsive interpersonal communication. […]

How to Take the Reins From a Seasoned Force Multiplier

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Starting a new job is always intimidating. But starting a job where the outgoing Force Multiplier (in my case Hallie Warner, former Chief of Staff to Adam Hergenrother) has been working alongside the CEO for over a decade is downright scary! Hi! My name is Jenna Stewart. I’m the new kid on the block here […]

The Loneliness Epidemic of Executive Assistants and Chiefs of Staff

The Loneliness Epidemic of Force Multipliers

“It’s Lonely at the Top” I’ve never really liked the phrase, “It’s lonely at the top.” Perhaps its just the context from which it’s usually said – from a place of privilege, as an excuse, or as a subtle request for pity. I swear I’m not cynical! Just bear with me here. “At the top” […]