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

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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106: Just liking people doesn't make you a great manager

Season #1

I'm going to tell you something you might not want to hear... Being a "well-liked" manager doesn't make you a GOOD manager. Many managers think that being someone who loves people, loves mentoring, and loves...
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105: THE UNSTOPPABLE TEAM book launch - about the book and how it will help you

Season #1

This week on the pod, I'm thrilled to announce the launch of my new book, The Unstoppable Team. In this episode, we dive into the inspiration behind the book and how it offers practical solutions for business owners,...
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104: Yes you need a coverage plan, and here’s what goes into it

Season #1

Do you have an emergency plan in place that your team can "break the glass" on when you are absent from the office? If not, then you need a coverage plan! If you aren't familiar, a coverage plan is something you put...
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103: What the heck is a team whisperer, and how will it help you?

Season #1

If you've ever wondered, "why can't I get through to my team?" - the issue might not be you, and it might not be your team - there's just a disconnect in the message where things are getting lost in translation. But...
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102: How to earn respect from your team

Season #1

"How do I make my team members respect me as a manager?" Spoiler alert...you can't. Respect isn't automatic, and it can't be forced. Your team isn't going to respect you just because you're "in charge"...but there are...
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101: Being a bottleneck is costing you thousands of dollars a month

Season #1

What if I told you that one of the people costing you the most money in your business...is you? What are you doing to cost yourself all that cash? Are you not doing enough? Do you need to work harder? Do you need to...
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