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People leave managers, not companies. The Building Better Managers podcast provides interviews with leadership professionals on topics including leadership development, leadership coaching, leadership training, productivity, employee retention, communication, culture, and accountability. People come to work every day with a whole host of personal and professional challenges. How can you help create a highly productive workplace where people are engaged, involved, and constantly learning? Join Wendy and find out! BetterManager Co-Founder and COO, Wendy Hanson is an executive coach, author, podcaster, and speaker. Her expertise is in helping businesses develop positive and productive cultures and communities. Wendy has over 21 years experience in management and executive coaching helping numerous start-ups and innovative businesses, including eight years coaching Google executives. She holds an M.Ed. in Organization & Management, and is a Certified Professional Coach (CPCC).

People leave managers, not companies. The Building Better Managers podcast provides interviews with leadership professionals on topics including leadership development, leadership coaching, leadership training, productivity, employee retention, communication, culture, and accountability. People come to work every day with a whole host of personal and professional challenges. How can you help create a highly productive workplace where people are engaged, involved, and constantly learning? Join Wendy and find out! BetterManager Co-Founder and COO, Wendy Hanson is an executive coach, author, podcaster, and speaker. Her expertise is in helping businesses develop positive and productive cultures and communities. Wendy has over 21 years experience in management and executive coaching helping numerous start-ups and innovative businesses, including eight years coaching Google executives. She holds an M.Ed. in Organization & Management, and is a Certified Professional Coach (CPCC).

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United States

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People leave managers, not companies. The Building Better Managers podcast provides interviews with leadership professionals on topics including leadership development, leadership coaching, leadership training, productivity, employee retention, communication, culture, and accountability. People come to work every day with a whole host of personal and professional challenges. How can you help create a highly productive workplace where people are engaged, involved, and constantly learning? Join Wendy and find out! BetterManager Co-Founder and COO, Wendy Hanson is an executive coach, author, podcaster, and speaker. Her expertise is in helping businesses develop positive and productive cultures and communities. Wendy has over 21 years experience in management and executive coaching helping numerous start-ups and innovative businesses, including eight years coaching Google executives. She holds an M.Ed. in Organization & Management, and is a Certified Professional Coach (CPCC).

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English


Episodes

Charlie Bailes: A Peek Inside a 4-Generation Family Business | Ep #29

3/9/2021
Charlie Bailes, VP of HR at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, joins us to look at the advantages of a multi-generational, family-owned business. Topics include workplace culture, hiring & retention, leadership development, and long-term vs short-term priorities. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2021 BetterManager

Duration:00:29:43

Karin Reed: Professionally Presenting Yourself in a Video/Virtual World | Ep #28

2/23/2021
Karin Reed, bestselling author of "Your On-Camera Coach," joins us to show you how to put your best foot forward in all your remote meetings & Town Halls with Executives. You'll get her best tips to produce better looking, more effective virtual meetings. You'll learn new ways to use your webcam and set up a seamless experience. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2021 BetterManager

Duration:00:42:16

Michelle Redfern: Want a More Productive Environment? Utilize and Celebrate Women and Diversity! | Ep #27

2/9/2021
Michelle Redfern joins us this week to talk about diversity, how it builds the capacities of an organization, and the things that managers & leaders can do to increase the success of their organization by utilizing and celebrating women & diversity. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2021 BetterManager

Duration:00:35:22

Robin Hills: How Emotional Intelligence Makes Good Managers Even Better | Ep #26

1/19/2021
This week, author & educator Robin Hills joins us to discuss how to apply Emotional Intelligence principles to strategically navigate emotions. Acquiring this skill is often the difference maker between great leaders and simply competent administrators. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2021 BetterManager

Duration:00:37:39

Janice Litvin: How to Deal with Stress and Banish Burnout! | Ep #25

12/8/2020
Facing challenging times, leaders and managers must watch for the signs of burnout - for themselves and for their teams. Today’s guest, Janice Litvin, is on a mission to Banish Burnout from the inside out and create healthy, happy, productive workplaces. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:31:22

Susan Colantuono: Women and Leadership - A Time to Celebrate | Ep #24

11/17/2020
Susan Colantuono, known for her TED talk "The Career Advice You Probably Didn't Get," shares the challenges in getting more women into positions of leadership, and how to build the business, strategic and financial skills to help you reach your goals. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:38:56

Melony Gibson: Effective/Successful Leadership through Diverse and Inclusive Strategies | Ep #23

10/20/2020
Modern leadership embraces effective diverse & inclusive strategies. Our guest, Melony Gibson, has great advice for what leaders need to be doing right now, including hiring & recruitment ideas, succession planning & the ROI of successful implementation. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:41:36

Andrew Linford: Learning & Design Principles for Managers | Ep #22

9/22/2020
With so much training going remote, having a good online training experience is a huge advantage. Join NovoEd Dir. of Operations Andrew Linford & host Wendy Hanson as they discuss the best practices for online training & keeping your people engaged. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:36:28

Julie Winkle Giulioni: Help Them Grow, or Watch Them Go! | Ep #21

8/25/2020
Many companies are missing ways to focus on career development. When managers don’t talk to their team members about career development, many people feel stuck. Especially now, we need to look at career development as a “climbing wall” not a “career ladder.” Julie Winkle Giulioni, co-authored “Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go” to give managers a playbook. Join us for this great conversation which will help you develop a plan for your team, or yourself! Visit: BetterManager for show notes...

Duration:00:31:11

Ron Carucci: Important Considerations for Returning to Work | Ep #20

7/28/2020
Several factors have been identified as preventing people from wanting to return to work. Many cite the fear of getting sick as their major worry, while for others having no reliable transportation, or no solutions for childcare & homeschooling were more important concerns. Today’s guest, best-selling author of Rising to Power, Ron Carucci will help us uncover what individuals and organizations can do going forward to create new models and opportunities both in the workplace and with remote...

Duration:00:31:53

Paul Baly: How Education Leaders Are Adapting to the Current Crisis | Ep #19

5/26/2020
Leadership in all areas of life is essential right now, but especially in education and business. Today we welcome Paul Baly, Middle School Director of an elite private school in Manhattan. We’ll discuss the challenges and the learnings that have come with the switch to distance learning after physical schools closed. There are many lessons here for collaboration, communication and connection for everyone. Big appreciation for teachers everywhere! Visit: BetterManager for show notes and...

Duration:00:32:48

Joshua Lange: How Global Business Leaders Are Adapting to the Current Crisis | Ep #18

5/12/2020
How are global business leaders coping with the current challenges? The successful ones are embracing communication, listening, choosing the right leadership style for the situation, as well as doing everything they can to support these traits in their leaders and managers: grit, empathy, and getting to your roots. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:26:03

Raj Sripathi: Leaders Giving Back - Mentoring New College Grads | Ep #17

4/30/2020
Massive change in the workforce is a challenge for college grads looking for jobs in engineering. Raj Sripathi shares how to help others, show your value, gives LinkedIn tips & more. He is a great example of how to give back during this difficult time. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:29:47

Chuck Salzman: How Leaders Respond in a Crisis | Ep #16

4/27/2020
Strong leadership is essential right now when it’s so challenging around the globe. Chuck Salzman joins us to talk about how Peerless Beverage quickly shifted its mission from “vision and values” to safety first and operating the business second. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:15:37

Jean Marie DiGiovanna: Stop Talking and Start Asking | Ep #15

3/31/2020
Asking questions is one of the most effective ways to improve communication, employee engagement, and create happier, more productive teams. Jean Marie DiGiovanna joins us to talk about asking great questions, how to build a Renaissance culture and more. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:32:40

Marc Lesser: Finding Ground In Uncertain Times | Ep #14

3/26/2020
The world has moved to practicing physical/social distancing & working remotely in a matter of weeks. BetterManager invited a very special guest, Zen teacher & Executive Coach, Marc Lesser, to talk about how to find solid ground in times of uncertainty. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:35:56

Marilyn King: Olympian Thinking and Peak Performance for Managers | Ep #13

3/17/2020
Leadership and peak performance expert Marilyn King discusses how managers can use her Olympian Thinking - Passion (for energy/creativity), Visualization (for crystal clear goals) & Action (daily practices/feedback) - to supercharge their productivity. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:18:36

Dr. Dave Schramm: Are Family Fundamentals The Secret Sauce to Booming Business? | Ep #12

3/3/2020
It’s no coincidence that the same group dynamics that make great families also make great business cultures! Dr. Dave Schramm shows us how the three elements of Physical and Emotional Safety, Satisfaction and Connection are the “secret sauce” to success. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:30:23

Robert Gillette: How to Attract and Develop The Right Millennials for Your Business | Ep #11

2/18/2020
Hiring the right millennials is a huge challenge. Today we zero in on a Self-Selection Solution: How to project a clear vision of “WHY millennials would want to work for you” and “Why they would NOT want to work for you” - so that the right ones choose you. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:35:12

Joshua Smith: How To Be A Resilient Manager | Ep #10

2/4/2020
Resiliency is a necessary trait for managers to have in this constantly challenging world. Resilient mangers are courageous, determined, purposeful & thrive in adversity and transition. Joshua Smith shows us how stimulating resiliency gets real results. Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads © 2020 BetterManager

Duration:00:29:14