Managing Made Simple for Team Leaders & Small Business Owners

Managing Made Simple for Team Leaders & Small Business Owners

Hosted by: Lia Garvin

Being a people manager is kind of the best. But it's kind of the worst too, right? I mean between questions like, “how do I know what to talk about in a 1:1 meeting?” to “how do I give difficult feedback without being...

Episodes

118: The keys to a high performing remote team, with Justin Benson, CEO of the Bara Agency

Season #1

When it comes to running a high performing virtual team, the Bara Agency has it figured out. In this week's episode of Managing Made Simple, I'm joined by Justin Benson, the CEO of Bara Agency, where we talk about the...
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117: Operations aren’t boring, they’re the secret to higher profits

Season #1

What do knowing how long work takes to get done, meetings ending on time, and work all being tracked in one place have in common? They ALL save you time and money and are part of healthy team operations.  When I talk...
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116: How to know it's the right time to hire a another manager

Season #1

There comes a time for every leader when we just can't do everything ourselves. We might come to this realization quickly, or it might take us a while to get there - but it always happens. We're not able to have the...
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115: This one question will save you time and make delegating easier

Season #1

The funny thing about delegating is that it isn't just about handing over a bunch of work - it's about handing over the RIGHT set of work.  In episode 115 of Managing Made Simple, I talk about how to figure out what...
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114: Three things costing your business money everyday

Season #1

 When we're running a business or managing a team, every minute of productivity counts. And in a moment where we're all having to do more with less, getting a handle on the areas costing you the most money is game...
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113: How to course correct when someone isn't delivering results

Season #1

Ever been up at night stressing about a team member who isn’t delivering? Today on Managing Made Simple, we dive into how to tackle this situation so you can get back to your beauty rest. And it’s not to just jump to...
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112: This ONE THING will save you time and money when hiring new people

Season #1

Hiring new team members can feel like a gamble - and it's true, you can never really know if someone is the right fit until you start working with them. But we can get a hell of a lot closer to finding the right fit...
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111: Inspiring human brilliance and peak performance with Shaun Peet, NASCAR Pit Crew Coach

Season #1

What do you get when you combine crystal clear expectations, fostering a culture where vulnerability is strength, and igniting the brilliance within each team member? A NASCAR pit crew that can jack up a car, change 4...
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110: Micromanaging isn't about WHAT, it's about WHEN

Season #1

Every day I hear the same concern from business owners and leaders - I want to give feedback and set expectations, but I don't want to come across as a micromanager. If you've shared this same concern, you're not...
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109: The number one thing you can do to support middle managers in delegating

Season #1

What if I told you that it's likely that there's something you're doing that might be making it harder for your middle managers or team members to delegate?  In this episode I share the MOST important thing managers...
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108: Three ways to overcome an "us vs them" mentality on your team

Season #1

Are conflicting motivations creating friction in your team? In this episode of Managing Made Simple, we delve into the keys to aligning your team's values and priorities, breaking down barriers between departments,...
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107: How to create a strong culture on my team

Season #1

Today I'm answering a question I get at least once a week: how do I create a strong culture on my team? Culture can feel abstract, ethereal even. But there are specific things you can do on your team or in your...
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