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Alicia Malboeuf

Chief of Staff at Dell Technologies

Remote, Orlando FL

Success is highly dependent on the health of your relationship with your leader.

Alexis Monville

Chief of Staff to the EMEA General Manager at Red Hat

Bordeaux

Be crystal clear on your focus (Principal, Leadership Team, Organization) and get yourself OKRs that will drive your focus and impact :)

Nabil Uddin

Chief of Staff at HelpWear Inc.

Toronto

Design your role to fit your character, not your character to fit your role.

Florent Schmahl

Chief of Staff at Growcer (www.thegrowcer.ca)

Ottawa

Have a clear missions statement that employees can rally behind and contribute to

Emily Smith

Chief of Staff at Lattice

San Francisco

Don't underestimate the advocacy & expectation setting that should happen when starting.

Gia Fazio

Chief of Staff at Arcadia Biosciences

Davis, CA

Positive discontent - always search for improvement opportunities

Sheila Sitaram

Chief of Staff to the CMO at HashiCorp

New York

Ask all the dumb questions and set expectations at the outset

Dan Bailey

Chief of Staff at SEDNA

London

Inbox visibility with the CEO is a game changer (we use our own product for this!)

Archie Wood

Chief of Staff at Patch Plants

London, UK

Try the be the most accessible person in the organisation Strategic Projects - expand delivery to UK CEO Requests Two teams reporting in - Business Intelligence and part-time MBA (strategy associate) NEEDS short term - allocating time coming off 2-3 weeks of belng slammed, coming up for air and seeking next projects What Next - unformed aspirations to start own business

Olivia Papa

Chief of Staff at Eko

San Francisco

Be intentional in building personal and professional relationships with your closest stakeholders.

Lenny Rosenblatt

Chief of Staff at Full Picture

New York City

ensure and display alignment with your primary every day

Brian Webb

Chief of Staff at Clubhouse

New York

Find your CEO's weak & blind spots and cover down on them & don't bite off more than you can chew

Winnie Wang

Chief of Staff to the Chief Product Officer at Oscar Health

New York City

Be an empathetic confidant to not only your executive, but also the broader organization.

Michelle Mittler

Chief of Staff at Social Capital

Palo Alto

I am still new at this. Too soon to share a best tip at this point.

Mac Schwandt

Chief of Staff to CEO at Velodyne Lidar

San Jose, CA

Lead by doing. Nothing is above your paygrade.

Donavan Trieu

Chief of Staff at Laika

New York

Speak with every team member at least once a quarter - keeps you grounded and aware across levels.

Meredith Rosenzweig

Chief of Staff at Dropbox

Berkeley, California

In every interaction / initiative - set the proper expectations!

Kate Kondrak

Chief of Staff at AWS at Amazon Web Services

Seattle

Ask a lot of questions and LISTEN to the answer. Helps build trust and gain buy in.

Penny Penati

Chief of Staff at Laka

London

You need to be proactive and find the missing gaps between leadership team and rest of the team

Shreya Bhatt

Chief of Staff at Medic

Mumbai

Bring intentionality to the work, demonstrate humanity, build trust, & overcommunicate

Marc Mercier

Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO at Botpress

Quebec, Canada

Always ask open-ended questions.

Sherrod Davis

Chief of Staff at Protenus

Baltimore

Memorialize and circulate an alignment strategy and refer to it at every opportunity.

Katya Levitan-Reiner

Chief of Staff & VP Strategy at Mursion

San Francisco (remote work, based in New York)

Listen; build relationships deep into the organization

Josh Levitt

Chief of Staff to the CEO at Blink Health

New York City

Don't be afraid to push back on ideas or approaches with which you don't agree

Ben Fogle

Chief of Staff to the CEO at Evident ID

Atlanta, GA

Understanding and utilizing the leverage you have via the CEO

Sergio Barajas

Chief of staff at Airtm

Mexico city

Be aware that this position is never fully defined or structured: this is a huge opportunity.

Katie Murphy

Chief of Staff & Head of Strategy at HackerU

Columbus, Ohio

Build trust among your leadership by finding ways to help them, put their needs before your own to start. How can you make their day to day a bit easier to build that bridge.

Daphne Shen

Chief of Staff at Baraja

Sydney

Automate everything - Microsoft Flow, Zapier... makes you look awesome + superpowers efficiency!

Aditi Bhatia

Chief of Staff at Capitalize

New York

Schedule 1-1s with everyone on the team early on, it goes a long way towards building trust.

Angela Gray

Chief of Staff at MMA Global

Glasgow / New York

Be your own boss. Hold yourself accountable for delivering excellence and defining your standards.

Shirley Wu

Chief of Staff at Thayer Street Partners

NYC

Draft a plan for your first 30/60/90 days and make sure your team is aligned with your plan

Genevieve Owen

Chief of Staff to the Founders at Let's Do This

London

Prioritise important over urgent work for greater impact (and hire to elevate not delegate)

Audrey Krezmer

Chief of Staff at Kindbody

New York

Never let them see you sweat, maintain a smile and calm/positive demeanor

Lindsay Colbus

Executive Operations at Splice

New York City

Context is king. Make sure to create a communication loop that allows you to connect the dots.

Kelly-Ann Corrigan

Chief of Staff & Head of Operations at Heat Watch

Remote (Denver)

Lead through buy-in creation instead of authority.

Tanushree Sharma

Chief of Staff at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Houston

Make friends with Or executives admin early on, and learn about your exec’s work style

Kate Panawek

Business Strategy & Operations Manager (CoS to CRO) at Dialpad

San Francisco

regularly chat w/ management, whether formally or informally, to get to know all pain points