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.

236: Darren Horwitz: Branding and Rebranding
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: Lean Out Your Business
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
225: Dana Pharant: Become a Badass in Business
Dana Pharant is a consultant and author of "Become a Badass in Business."
21 min
224: Jody Grunden: The Most Important Money Met...
Jody Grunden is partner at Summit CPA Group.
19 min
223: David Horsager: Fostering a High Trust Wor...
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
222: Jon Morris: Why Isn't My Agency Growing?!
Jon Morris is the founder & CEO of Ramsay Innovations and a serial entrepreneur.
22 min
221 Ron Ross: Pay Talent Daily and Retain It!
Ron Ross is President and COO of Everee, a payroll platform that eases the payroll process for both employers and employees.
22 min
220: Bryan Adams: Employer Brands: Stop Sugarco...
Bryan Adams is the CEO and founder of Ph.Creative, a global employer branding agency.
23 min
219: Maria Victoria Albina: Stress, Anxiety and...
Maria Victoria Albina (she/they) is a Master Certified Somatic Life Coach, UCSF-trained Family Nurse Practitioner and Breathwork Meditation Guide.
25 min
218:: Anthony Iannarino: Leading Growth: The Pr...
Anthony Iannarino is a writer, speaker, salesperson, sales leader and entrepreneur. He publishes a daily blog at His new book is called Leading Growth: The Proven Formula for Consistently Increasing Revenue .
22 min
217:Darrin Jahnel: Special Teams Cultures
Darrin Jahnel is the founder and CEO of Jahnel Group, a 150-person software consulting company headquartered in upstate New York.
20 min
216: David Saltzman: StoryBrand Selling
David Saltzman is the Principal at The Saltzman Group and a 20-year nationally-published monthly columnist, an accomplished stage and keynote speaker, and a seasoned marketer.
25 min
215: Jeb Blount: Selling in a Crisis
eb Blount is the author of thirteen books including Fanatical Prospecting, Sales EQ, Virtual Selling, and his latest book, Selling in a Crisis: 55 Ways to Stay Motivated and Increase Sales in Volatile Times.
22 min
214: Lakeya Cherry: Managing Inclusively
Dr. Lakeya Cherry, DSW, MSSW, ACC is an executive leadership coach who has dedicated her career to the growth and development of individuals and the organizations they are a part of.
24 min
213: Matt Tenney: Retaining Your Best Employees
Matt Tenney works to develop highly effective leaders and sales professionals who achieve extraordinary, long-term business outcomes – and live more fulfilling lives.
22 min
212 Sandra Halling: People Before Process boost...
Sandra Halling is the founder of The Data Mavens and Aligned Productivity
18 min