Manage Smarter

Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every other week as they dive into management, leadership, business, sales, company culture, talent retention, revenues, performance metrics, hiring and more. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change throughout your workplace.

250 Joel Garfinkle: Executive Presence: Step In...
Joel Garfinkle has been an executive coach for 20+ years and is the author of 11 books, including “Executive Presence: Step Into Your Power, Convey Confidence, & Lead With Conviction”
25 min
249: Dr. Jean Oursler: Manage To Better Results!
Dr. Jean Oursler, The Results Queen, has a Ph.D. in business psychology.
23 min
248: Wendy Swire: Managers, Stop Your Saboteur ...
19 min
247 Stephanie Brown: You're FIRED! This can be ...
Stephanie Brown is the Founder of Creative Career Level Up, a program that helps those in marketing, creative, and tech industries accelerate their careers.
22 min
246: Luis Scott: Mediation When Managing
Luis Scott is an attorney and consultant and owner of 8 Figure Firm Consulting and Bader Scott Injury Lawyers.
22 min
245: Justin Nelson: Virtual Assistants Can Fill...
Justin Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Sphere Rocket VA, an industry leading virtual workforce company.
23 min
244: Dr. Carla Fowler: Performance Science to L...
Dr. Carla Fowler is an MD PhD and elite executive coach. For the last decade, she has been a secret weapon for scores of CEOs, entrepreneurs, and other senior leaders.
26 min
243: BEST OF: David Horsager: Fostering a High ...
David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute, Trust Expert in Residence at High Point University and The Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The Trust Edge, The Daily Edge, and Trusted Leader.
24 min
242: BEST OF: Victoria Albina: Stress, Anxiety ...
Maria Victoria Albina (she/they) is a Master Certified Somatic Life Coach, UCSF-trained Family Nurse Practitioner and Breathwork Meditation Guide.
25 min
241: Steve Shenbaum: Get Your Game On To Better...
Steve Shenbaum is the founder of Game On Nation, a nationally recognized communication firm that employs game dynamics and improvisation to teach high-performance teamwork as well as communication, story-telling, public-speaking and presentation skills.
21 min
240: Eddie Yoon: Manage Weirder! Category Desig...
Eddie Yoon is the Co-Founder of Category PIrates, LLC...a business writing band and top 10 business Substack.
24 min
239: Andrea Waltz: NO! is the way to get to a Y...
Andrea Waltz is the co-founder of Courage Crafters, Inc. and co-author of the best-selling book, Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There.
27 min
238: Steve Gielda: IGNITE Your Sales Pipeline
Steve Gielda is co-founder of Ignite Selling and author of Ignite Your Sales Strategies: A field guide to accelerating the pipeline
19 min
237: Brynne Tillman: How to Master Social Selling
Brynne Tillman is the LinkedIn Whisperer and CEO of Social Sales Link.
26 min
236: Darren Horwitz: How to Successfully Rebran...
Darren Horwitz is the Founder of TenTen, a brand implementation firm that helps organizations plan, build, and manage brand change
21 min
235: Crista Grasso: The Best Way to Scale Your ...
Crista Grasso is the founder of The Lean Out Method.
20 min
234: Gerald Leonard: Boost Productivity FAST
Gerald Leonard is CEO of the Leonard Productivity Intelligence Institute and an author.
23 min
233: Beth Trejo: How to Express Empathy via Dig...
Beth Trejo is a trailblazing speaker, CEO, and founder of the global social-first digital agency, Chatterkick.
20 min
232: Stephanie Nivinskus: Fix What Isn't Sellin...
Stephanie Nivinskus is the CEO of SizzleForce Marketing, an agency that helps scaling companies get noticed and attract more clients on a daily basis.
24 min
231: Mary Ann Pruitt: How Women Leaders Are Dif...
Mary Ann Pruitt is the CEO and President of Mosaic Media, a collection of media buying experts and creative strategists who negotiate, purchase, and monitor advertising space and airtime.
23 min
230: Charles Price: Escape the Tyranny of Numbers
Attorney Charles Price is the author of Rewiring the White Collar Mind and has 40 years of experience managing legal teams,
21 min
229: Matt Blumberg: How To Create a Good Board
Matt Blumberg is a technology entrepreneur, business builder, and CEO of Bolster, an on-demand executive talent marketplace that helps accelerate companies’ growth by connecting them with experienced, highly vetted executives for interim, fractional, advisory, project-based or board roles.
22 min
228: Kevin Maney: AI: Creating and selling new ...
Kevin Maney is a bestselling author, award-winning columnist, and partner at Category Design Advisors (CDA).
25 min
227: Marc Reifenrath: Employee First 100 Days w...
Marc Reifenrath is the CEO & Co-founder of Spinutech, a full-service digital marketing agency with 150+ team members across the U.S.
23 min
226: Elizabeth Rosenberg: Build Credibility wit...
Elizabeth Rosenberg is a personal branding expert, strategic communications consultant, intuitive, and founder of The Good Advice Company.
20 min