Tag: manage smarter

Erase Fear of Failure and Implement Organizational Change With This Plan

If you’re in a lead­er­ship posi­tion and want a spe­cif­ic part of your busi­ness to improve, don’t wait around for some­thing to hap­pen. It’s up to you to direct the change.

How to Retain Employees During the War for Talent

As the chief engage­ment and brand offi­cer at EHE, Joy Alti­mare knows how impor­tant it is to lev­el-set or bench­mark an individual’s health sta­tus. Here are the details she shared on a Man­age Smarter pod­cast about how to bench­mark a new manager's sta­tus.

Are Your Managers the Top Deterrent to Employee Engagement?

If peo­ple are leav­ing your com­pa­ny for one of your com­peti­tors, they haven’t felt engaged at your orga­ni­za­tion. Here's what you can do to improve the sit­u­a­tion.

Manage Smarter 04 — Deb Calvert: Building Organizational Strength by Putting PEOPLE First

Deb Calvert is the co-author of the book Stop Sell­ing & Start Lead­ing and author of DISCOVER Ques­tions® Get You Con­nect­ed — one of the "Top 20 Most High­ly-Rat­ed Sales Books of All Time," accord­ing to Hub­Spot. She is also the Pres­i­dent of Peo­ple First Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty Solu­tions. In episode 04, we dis­cuss the impor­tant of engage­ment — both with your peo­ple and your accounts.

Manage Smarter 03 — Doug Sandler: Why It's OK to Be Nice Guy/Gal in Business

Doug San­dler is the author of the book Nice Guys Fin­ish First. He is also the CEO of Turnkey Pod­cast Pro­duc­tions and co-host of the pop­u­lar Nice Guys on Busi­ness pod­cast. In episode 03, we dis­cuss why so many lead­ers today are using neg­a­tive rein­force­ment to get things done, even though it makes peo­ple feel forced instead of led. Doug also shares insights on how to build your brand (and your sales pipeline) through pod­cast­ing.

Manage Smarter 02 — Lou Diamond: How Communication Brings Your Business to the Top

Lou Dia­mond is the CEO of Thrive. Lou is an ener­getic, humor­ous, and inspi­ra­tional busi­ness devel­op­ment strate­gist and per­for­mance coach. He has con­sult­ed with and men­tored lead­ing per­form­ers from com­pa­nies all over the world.

As many man­agers strug­gle with either not com­mu­ni­cat­ing enough and/or not com­mu­ni­cat­ing effec­tive­ly, you'll learn about the S.A.F.E. method and why estab­lish­ing a strong con­nect­ing core is crit­i­cal to inter­nal com­mu­ni­ca­tion in Episode 02 of Man­age Smarter.

Manage Smarter 01 — C. Lee Smith & Audrey Strong: What to Expect from Manage Smarter

From debunk­ing lead­er­ship myths to learn­ing how to man­age with and mea­sure, you'll learn some­thing new with every episode and will be able to imple­ment pos­i­tive change imme­di­ate­ly. This inau­gur­al episode fea­tures co-hosts Audrey Strong and Sales­Fu­el CEO Lee Smith explain­ing the pur­pose of this pod­cast and the impor­tance of the man­ag­er posi­tion, espe­cial­ly at the field lev­el.