20 – Building Great Managers

In episode 20 Adrienne Barnard, SVP People Operations & Experience at AdmitHub, joined us on The Modern People Leader.

We covered all things manager-related: the secret sauce to becoming a great manager, rookie mistakes to avoid, how to run effective 1x1s, and much more.

Episode highlights:

  • The secret sauce for becoming a great manager,
  • The biggest rookie mistakes for new managers,
  • People ops is important & companies are starting to take notice,
  • Why most 1x1s are ineffective,
  • Putting all managers through management training,
  • Having someone look after People Ops makes a big impact,
  • Leveraging engagement surveys to measure manager effectiveness,
  • And using micro-learning opportunities to get quick wins with manager training.