33 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! 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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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).

    Wendy Thomas: Mindset at Work

    Wendy Thomas: Mindset at Work

    Wendy Thomas joins us to show you how to cultivate the mindset that can help you define and achieve your far reaching goals. Take on life's challenges as opportunities to excel instead of seeing every bump in the road as a frustrating setback!

    Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast

    • 33 min
    Amy Waninger: Diversifying Your Hiring Network

    Amy Waninger: Diversifying Your Hiring Network

    ‘Check the Box’ Diversity is missing the big picture. Done right, DE&I can be key to gaining a competitive business advantage. Amy Waninger, author of "Network Beyond Bias," joins the podcast to discuss the business case for authentically investing in inclusive workplaces and diverse leadership teams.
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    Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast
    © 2021 BetterManager

    • 37 min
    Rochelle Kopp: How Great Managers Thrive In Culturally Diverse Workplaces

    Rochelle Kopp: How Great Managers Thrive In Culturally Diverse Workplaces

    Whether dealing with clients or co-workers regionally or around the world, managers that can adapt to cultural differences are far more successful. Rochelle Kopp shares her experiences bringing concepts like servant leadership to her clients in Japan.
    Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast
    © 2021 BetterManager

    • 32 min
    Theresa Baretta: Scaling Your Organization - SOPs, Playbooks, & Systems

    Theresa Baretta: Scaling Your Organization - SOPs, Playbooks, & Systems

    If you need to scale your business, organization or company, listen to some very functional ideas from Theresa Baretta that your managers & leaders can get started with their teams right away. The more time we put into the right systems, SOPs & KPIs, the more creative we can be at work!

    Visit: BetterManager for show notes and available downloads. https://www.bettermanager.us/podcast

    • 31 min
    Charlie Bailes: A Peek Inside a 4-Generation Family Business

    Charlie Bailes: A Peek Inside a 4-Generation Family Business

    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

    • 29 min
    Karin Reed: Professionally Presenting Yourself in a Video/Virtual World

    Karin Reed: Professionally Presenting Yourself in a Video/Virtual World

    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.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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From a Guest Perspective

What a great experience it was being a guest on your show! Your questions were engaging and thought provoking! It was great to engage in knowledgeable dialogue. I know a lot of helpful insight can be gained from listening to what you have to say! I am grateful for the rewarding experience of both being on your show and listening to your other episodes.

Mark Colgan ,

Perfect for any manager who wants to increase their potential and become a great leader

Wendy is absolutely fantastic at interviewing key guests and teasing out the valuable knowledge they have to share. Building Better Managers is a must-listen for all those who want to help their companies to develop a strong culture and retain talent. Thank you Wendy!

TheRealLW ,

Accomplished Host and Guests

There is something special about Wendy's insights, experience and perspectives that brings out the best and most important messages from her guests. Even from some of my favorite thought leaders (e.g. Ron Carucci) I learned something new. What an important resouce for anyone who wants to become a BetterManager.

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