Your Best Manager

Hi, my name is Jamie Newman. I made a career out of helping companies hire people. Then, after 8 years, I decided to walk away from my corporate job to do something a little different. Instead of helping companies hire people, now I help managers lead people. Of course, as you well know, leadership is more than just making great hiring decisions… so I knew I’d need some help. That’s where this podcast comes in. On the Your Best Manager podcast, I get to interview and learn from some of the top minds in leadership and people development (Marshall Goldsmith, Lolly Daskal, and Barry Posner to name a few). And that’s not all! You see, the best part of all this is that you get to learn with me!
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Jul 24, 2017

This is a bonus episode in between Season 1 & Season 2 of the Your Best Manager podcast.

During this conversation, you’ll learn what it means to be a more human leader and specifically, you’ll hear a story that Terry 'Starbucker' St. Marie shares where we went into lead a company that had been previously run by poor management, which hurt the culture and created a very low trust environment, in terms of how the front-line employees looked at leadership. And finally, you will learn the 7 most important words you could ever say.

Show Notes:

Jul 10, 2017

This 100th episode brings Season #1 of the Your Best Manager podcast to a close and during the show, I discuss:

  • When Season #2 will start and what to expect
  • I offer a preview of two exciting upcoming guests
  • I discuss some of the changes coming to the format of the Your Best Manager podcast
  • I share an exciting new opportunity for leadership coaching and development

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To find out when the next live training on 'POSITIONING' is and to learn more about 'DIFFERENT', visit

Jul 7, 2017

R. Shawn McBride is an authority helping successful business owners build companies that stand the test of time. He's a TEDx speaker, author of Business Blunders! and a frequent conference speaker on making business dreams come true and he's a frequent online contributor of videos and content on planning. Currently Shawn is working on his 50 State Tour of Business where he is traveling to all 50 States and interviewing businesses to learn what is great about American business today.  He is also defending the role of women in business in response to his TEDx talk on the same topic.

Show Notes:

Jul 5, 2017

It's true, nobody likes the micromanagement of intense performance metrics. And talking about numbers and data isn't really the most exciting thing in the world.

But it's not about the numbers, it's about taking your people to a better place.

Toward the end of the show, you'll get 3 very specific action items you can (and should) take with your team when it comes to performance.

Show Notes:


#performancemetrics #yourbestmanager #leadership

Jul 3, 2017

There are so many things to celebrate and be grateful for, but are our countries doomed by pessimism, complaining, and a desire for our leaders to fail?

On today's show, I share 5 points about leadership, responsibility, attitude, and action.

1. Our Perspectives Are Limited

2. Be Careful What You Wish For

3. The Best Case Scenario Is Change (But Perhaps Not What You Think)

4. The Bad Leader Could Be You

5. What Are You Going To Do About It?

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#Canada150 #IndependenceDay2017 #PrayForOurLeaders #YourBestManager