Connecting the Dots: A Key Attribute of the World’s Top EAs with Guest: Debbie Gross, CEA at Cisco | Ep. 21

 

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From left: Bonnie, Debbie Gross, & Vickie at Executive Secretary LIVE Dubai, Nov 2016
John Chambers & Debbie Gross
Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers presenting Debbie with the Colleen Barrett Award in 2015.

Debbie Gross is respected as one of the top assistants in America. She has been working as an administrative professional for 40 years and for the past 25 years, as the Chief Executive Assistant to John Chambers, former CEO, now Executive Chairman of Cisco in California. As an SVP, John hired Debbie over seventeen other candidates and you’ll hear the whole story of how they grew together. Debbie is still going strong and was honored last year with The Admin Awards of Silicon Valley Colleen Barrett Award, the highest award for administrative excellence in California. In this podcast episode, Debbie shares the wisdom that comes from supporting a CEO and leading 1,000 admins along the way. As a top administrative professional, a teacher, and a mentor, we hear Debbie’s point of view about functioning as a true strategic business partner in our modern workplace.

 

 

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Debbie Gross  Gross@cisco.com

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