102 episodes

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! NewLevelWork Co-Founder and Chief of Culture and Community, 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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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! NewLevelWork Co-Founder and Chief of Culture and Community, 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).

    Unlock the Power of Data-Driven Leadership with Lora Kyle (Our 100th Episode!)

    Unlock the Power of Data-Driven Leadership with Lora Kyle (Our 100th Episode!)

    In this milestone 100th episode of Building Better Managers, we celebrate with a deep dive into the transformative power of data-driven leadership development. Our special guest, Lora Kyle, VP of Global Talent Development at Chegg, shares invaluable insights on leveraging metrics to amplify HR and L&D efforts. Discover the secrets to gaining C-suite buy-in, the Kirkpatrick Model, and the future of edtech. Tune in for a session packed with actionable strategies that promise to elevate your team's performance and satisfaction.

    Meet Lora:
    Lora Kyle serves as the Vice President, Global Talent Development at Chegg, a publicly traded education-technology organization headquartered in Silicon Valley. In her tenure, she has successfully led a variety of corporate L&D programs. Her responsibilities include overseeing diverse learning initiatives, such as early careers, manager, and senior leadership programs as well as executive coaching and technical trainings, tailored for 2,000 employees across seven countries. She holds certifications as a coach, instructional designer, DiSC facilitator, and HR practitioner.

    Beyond professional pursuits, Lora is an avid snowboarder, dog show enthusiast raising two pugs, and takes pleasure in attending her son’s Taekwondo championships.

    Lora's Links:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lora-kyle/
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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 34 min
    Celebrating 100 Episodes of Building Better Managers - Clips from Our Top 5 | Special Edition

    Celebrating 100 Episodes of Building Better Managers - Clips from Our Top 5 | Special Edition

    Join us for the centennial celebration of 'Building Better Managers' with your host Wendy Hanson, as we look back on the wisdom imparted by our distinguished guests. This milestone episode revisits the top five segments that have made an impact on our listeners, offering a blend of expert insights on culture, leadership, emotional intelligence, and the power of AI in business. Whether you're a seasoned executive or an aspiring leader, these highlights will inspire and equip you to excel in the art of management. Don't miss the chance to learn from the best in the business and take your leadership skills to new heights!

    Listen to clips from our top 5 episodes:
    Ginger Hardage Denise Brosseau Jane Finette Meg Bear Sam Horn
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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 13 min
    Redefining Career Paths with Alisia Gill

    Redefining Career Paths with Alisia Gill

    Have you ever felt stuck in your career, unsure whether to seek a new job or embark on an entirely different path? The latest episode of Building Better Managers is a treasure trove of wisdom for anyone standing at this crossroads.

    Alisia Gill, the founder and CEO of Navista, joins host Wendy Hanson to discuss a topic that resonates with many: career navigation. With over 15 years of experience guiding professionals, Alisia dismantles the traditional notion of climbing the career ladder and introduces us to the climbing wall model – a more dynamic approach to professional growth.

    Alisia emphasizes the importance of self-awareness and understanding one's values, goals, and priorities. She urges listeners to consider not just the job title they desire, but the kind of work that genuinely excites them. It's about identifying your 'personal North Star' – a unique combination of your strengths, interests, and values that guides your career decisions.

    Meet Alisia:
    Alisia Gill is the Founder & CEO of Navista, where she is dedicated to empowering professionals to make decisions about their careers with authenticity and confidence. Alisia is a former Chief People Officer with over 15 years of experience as a human capital leader in Fortune 100 and Inc5000 firms, as well as the New York City government. She now happily wears multiple hats – as an executive coach, speaker, and business advisor. She holds a master's degree from Princeton University and an undergraduate degree from Columbia University.

    Alisia's Links:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alisiagill/ Website: https://navista.co/
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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 37 min
    Cultivating an Inclusive and Productive Workplace Culture with Chrysta Wilson

    Cultivating an Inclusive and Productive Workplace Culture with Chrysta Wilson

    It's time to rethink DEI in the workplace with Chrysta Wilson on the Building Better Managers Podcast! Explore how genuine care and emotional intelligence can transform your company's culture and lead to unprecedented growth and innovation. Chrysta's practical framework, LOVE, will guide you through the essential steps of listening, offering support, valuing contributions, and exercising emotional intelligence. This episode is a treasure trove of wisdom for anyone looking to make meaningful change in their organization.

    Meet Chrysta:
    Chrysta Wilson, MPA, PCC, is a DEI expert and organizational culture change consultant who is committed to empowering leaders to create equitable and inclusive workplaces.  She coaches leaders to reimagine how they lead and how to better create spaces where people have the opportunity to thrive.

    She is the founder of Wilson and Associates Coaching and Consulting, LLC, a 16-year-old consulting firm, host of the Recipe for Transformation Podcast, and creator of The School For Transformation which houses e-learning programs such as Disrupt Your DEI and DEI Dinner Party.

    Chrysta's Links:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrystawilson/ Website: https://www.wilson-and-associates.com/
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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 37 min
    Unveiling DEI: Daisy Auger-Dominguez's Journey from Google to Vice Media

    Unveiling DEI: Daisy Auger-Dominguez's Journey from Google to Vice Media

    Join Wendy Hanson as she welcomes DEI expert Daisy Auger-Dominguez to the Building Better Managers podcast for a transformative discussion on the future of workplace culture. Daisy, with her wealth of experience from Google to Vice Media, offers actionable insights on how companies can navigate the "messy middle" and move towards a more inclusive and equitable environment. Get ready to be challenged and motivated as Daisy lays out the path from reflection to persistence in the DEI journey.

    Meet Daisy:
    Daisy Auger-Domínguez is an accomplished executive, speaker, and dynamic leader at the leading edge of people and culture. She is the author of Inclusion Revolution: The Essential Guide to Dismantling Racial Inequity in the Workplace and forthcoming book Burned Out to Lit Up: How to Rekindle The Joy of Leading People, and has been featured in Harvard Business Review and IDEAS.TED. A sought-after speaker, Daisy’s TEDX talk, ‘Inclusion Revolution’, inspires her audience to achieve a meaningful and lasting impact. Daisy has led human capital practices at Vice Media, Moody’s Investors Service, The Walt Disney Company, Google, and Viacom.  Her contributions have earned her prestigious honors, including Hispanic Executive's Top 10 Leaders, ADCOLOR Legend award, and the New York City Council Leadership in Community Service Award. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and daughter, is a board member of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and also sits on the Board of Trustees at Bucknell University, her alma mater.

    Daisy's Links:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/DaisyAD LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daisyaugerdominguez/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daisyaugerdominguez/ Website: https://www.daisyauger-dominguez.com/
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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 43 min
    AI-Driven Leadership Development: Blessing or Curse? with David Evans

    AI-Driven Leadership Development: Blessing or Curse? with David Evans

    Are you ready to unlock the potential of AI in your leadership journey? Tune into the Building Better Managers podcast where Wendy Hanson and David Evans, VP of Product at New Level Work, delve into the transformative power of AI in leadership and development. Learn about the cutting-edge Leadership Oracle, AI's role in 360 reports, and how machine intelligence can be your ally in fostering a more engaged and productive workforce. Ignite your curiosity and join the conversation that could redefine your approach to management!

    Meet David:
    David Evans is the Vice President of Product at New Level Work (formerly BetterManager). In this role, David is responsible for overseeing the product vision and strategy for the company, helping it to achieve its mission of making thriving at work the norm by developing better leaders.

    Prior to joining New Level Work as VP Product, David led Talent Success at Amplitude where he supported the growth of managers and their teams, scaling company culture as the business scaled. David has coached tech leaders and their teams for over 15 years, from baby startups to Fortune 100s, through capital raisings, M&A transactions, and public listings.

    David was previously Technical Director at Adopt-a-Pet.com and Founder & CEO of two tech companies, which resulted in one exit and a 9-figure acquisition deal that went south; life's an adventure! David's biggest and most important growth challenge so far: co-parenting 2 young kids.

    Contact David at David.Evans@Newlevelwork.com.

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    © 2019 - 2024 New Level Work

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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26 Ratings

26 Ratings

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Timely Topics That Really Matter

From career changes to the impact of AI, Wendy Hanson's "Building Better Managers" is a must listen as we navigate constant change.

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Great show, impactful information and guests

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A great podcast that supplements an amazing company

In a world where leadership training has never been more important, both this company and this podcast are an incredible resource to help people grow so they can lead with confidence, curiosity, and compassion!

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