The Whole Assistant Podcast

The Whole Assistant Podcast

Hosted by: Annie Croner

Welcome to The Whole Assistant Podcast! I’m your host Annie Croner. I’m a former assistant who is passionate about the profession, and a certified coach who is invested in your success. You’ve come to the right place...

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Focus Intollerance

If you’ve been a part of my world for a while then you already know I consistently advocate for focus.  Focus is the secret sauce for success. It will help you: Improve productivity & time management Reduce...
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Being Solutions Oriented vs Being the Solution

As the people with the answers in our respective work environments it’s really easy to onboard work that would be better suited for someone else or that isn’t the best use of your time. By being solutions oriented...
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The Biggest Mistake You Might Be Making When Setting Boundaries

Boundaries skyrocket our effectiveness in our roles, help us strategically manage our time, and help to ensure that our non-working hours are spent (you guessed it) not working. The biggest barrier I come across when...
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Being the Worst in the Room

Today’s podcast episode is short, unplanned, and spoken from the heart.  I share how you can leverage being the worst at something in order to achieve ultimate success. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed...
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How to Work Smarter Not Harder With Melissa Peoples

During this podcast episode I sit down with Melissa Peoples to discuss all things productivity & time management.  You will learn: The most common roadblocks and time management misconceptions we consistently...
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The Myth of "The One Right Way"

In this episode, I explore how our brains are wired to crave certainty and predictability, leading us to search for the "one right way" to do something. As an assistant, you may have experienced this before,...
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The Beauty and Art of Active Failure

Do you often find yourself avoiding risks or challenges out of fear of failure? Do you beat yourself up when you fall short of your goals or expectations? If so, you're not alone. Many of us have been conditioned to...
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Serving the Work & Creating Your Path Forward With Jeremy Burrows

During this episode of The Whole Assistant Podcast I sat down with fellow podcaster and EA advocate, Jeremy Burrows. This episode is jam packed with valuable tips and strategies for success. It was also recorded with...
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How to Be an Excellent Assistant

During this episode of the podcast I share 5 shifts that have helped me and my clients show up with excellence. You will learn: The sneaky ways fear can present itself & how they affect excellence The connection...
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Override Overwhelm With "The Next One Thing"

How do you feel when you look at your to-do list? If your answer is overwhelmed you’re not alone. During this episode I share a simple strategy that will help you in real time... during the moments you’re actually...
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The Pitfalls of People Pleasing

On the surface, people pleasing seems harmless. You’re just trying to do everything perfectly and make sure other people are happy with your work….right? Unfortunately, under the surface, people pleasing is extremely...
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Overcoming Adversity: Reflections on 11 Years of Growth

Join me as I reflect on the 3 areas of growth I'm most grateful for since I suffered a stroke 11 years ago. You will hear: Why having a stroke was such a blessing My "why" for starting Whole Assistant Where...
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