The Unstoppable Team Launches TODAY! Mar 01, 2024

Starting a business is a dream. It's the freedom, the innovation, the exciting rush of bringing a vision to life. Aaaaaaand then we hire a team, and realize that the vision in our head isn’t...

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Yes, You Need a Coverage Plan: Here's What Goes Into It effective teams team operations Feb 27, 2024

Welcome back to the show. Today, I want to talk about coverage plans…and before you ask, yes, you absolutely do need a coverage plan!

This is the perfect season to be discussing coverage...

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What the Heck is a Team Whisperer, and How Will it Help You? effective teams team operations Feb 20, 2024

If you've been following my content for a while, you might've noticed that I call myself the “Team Whisperer.” But what exactly is a “Team Whisperer”…and what can...

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How to Earn the Respect of Your Team managers team operations teams Feb 13, 2024

 

If you've ever found yourself thinking, “Why don't my team members respect me? I'm in charge. I'm the manager. I'm the business owner. I'm the leader. What's going on...

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Being a Bottleneck is Costing You Thousands of Dollars a Month effective teams team operations Feb 06, 2024

 

Today, we’re going to talk about one person who is costing you thousands of dollars a month in your business…

You.

Does that surprise you? If you’re thinking, “Lia,...

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The Highlight Reel: 6 Secrets to Being a Great Manager from Our Top Interviews effective teams team operations Jan 30, 2024

 

This post marks the accomplishment of a truly mind-blowing milestone: today, we're celebrating 100 EPISODES of Managing Made Simple!

We're going to kick this celebration off by revisiting...

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How to Understand the Status of Work...But Still Avoid Micromanaging effective teams team operations Jan 23, 2024

 

Have you ever felt like you were out of the loop on the status of a certain project, and you wanted to check in, but you avoided doing so because you didn't want to come across as a...

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Team Member Just Quit? Here's Your Game Plan effective teams team operations Jan 16, 2024

 

It’s the new year: a time for new goals, new ideas, and new beginnings, both for us and for our team members.

And unfortunately, for our team members, that sometimes means an abrupt...

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3 Secrets to Rolling Out Operational Changes Effortlessly With Your Team effective teams team operations teams Jan 09, 2024

 

Lately, we’ve been discussing ways to manage operational changes with your team. Today, I want to talk about some reasons why operational changes aren’t getting implemented as...

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Help! Is It Too Late for My Team? effective teams team operations Jan 02, 2024

 

There is one question I sometimes get from business owners and team leaders that makes me so sad to hear: “Is it too late for my team?”

Some people end up bogged down by this...

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How to Get People to Stop Rolling Their Eyes at the Word "Process" team operations teams Dec 19, 2023

 

There is a phrase that I have been hearing over the last few weeks that has left me a bit mind-boggled…

“Process for process’s sake.”

This phrase actually came up in...

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3 Ways to Turn your Team Members into Profit-Generating Machines effective teams team operations Dec 12, 2023

 

There’s an age-old question floating around out there that many managers struggle to answer…

How do we get our employees to go above and beyond?

Here’s how the story...

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