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.

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 Pro...
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
211: Skot Waldron: Fixing Agency Culture
Skot Waldron is an internal communication strategist who uses his extensive knowledge of brand development to build loyalty
24 min
210: John Robertson: Why EAPs Don't Work
John Robertson is the Founder and President of FORTLOG Services
29 min
209: Michelle Tillis Lederman: The 11 Laws of L...
Michelle Tillis Lederman, one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, and MG100 Coach, is the author of four books including the internationally known, The 11 Laws of Likability,
23 min
208: Darrell Amy: Aligning Sales and Marketing
Darrell Amy is a B2B marketing and sales expert who is also an author and professional speaker.
25 min
207: Teresa Mitrovic: Psychological safety and ...
Teresa Mitrovic is the founder of ORO Collective, as well as a consultant, coach, course creator and author specializing in performance, psychological safety and trust.
24 min
206: Neil Day: Startups and How To Avoid Leader...
Neil Day is Chief Technology Officer at R-Zero.
22 min
205: Chandler Bolt: Self-publish a book and gro...
Chandler Bolt is an investor, the CEO of Self-Publishing School &
21 min
204: Jeff Risley: Marketing with Emotional Int...
Jeff Risley is the Chief Growth Officer at Saxum and an expert in marketing.
21 min
203: Michael Buzinski: Boosting Revenues with D...
22 min
202: Julie Hansen: Improving Virtual Credibilit...
Julie Hansen is a coach and author of Look Me In The Eye: Using Video to Build Relationships with Customers, Partners, & Teams,
26 min
201: Lee Salz: How Do I Sell Different!?
Lee Salz is CEO of Sales Architects and an expert in sales differentiation, not to mention Best Selling Author | Keynote Speaker and Business Consultant.
23 min