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Want to improve your business results, implement positive change in your organization and achieve accountability amongst your teams? ManagingAmericans.com provides the professional development you need to succeed.

With 30+ Business Leaders, Consultants and Executive Coaches crafting unique and innovative articles each week, ManagingAmericans.com brings a cross-functional perspective to leading, managing & creating successful organizations.

We believe that influence drives change, and leaders that take an active role in their own professional development are better equipped to influence a profitable, accountable organization that people gravitate toward.


Our professional development articles are centered around..

  • Bringing visibility to the challenges facing leaders & managers in today’s economy.
  • Understanding why challenges exist & exposing opportunities that come from them.
  • Providing thoughtful, proactive actions leaders & managers can take to improve results & capitalize on opportunities.
  • Offering educational insight to all levels of the organization so change can be understood and embraced.

ManagingAmericans.com was founded in April 2012 and has since grown to over 300k visitors each month serving as America’s online professional development resource for hundreds of corporations, universities and management teams.

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  • Weekly Skills Improvement Challenges
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About Our Founders

{#/pub/images/lisa5.jpg}Lisa Woods, President & CEO

Lisa is a successful entrepreneur, world-class marketing strategist, dynamic business leader & author with more than 20 years experience leading, managing and driving growth in the corporate world. Today she provides Management Tools, Do-It-Yourself Training, and Business Assessments for small to mid size companies, Lisa utilizes her experience with integration techniques, organizational and cultural overhauls, financial turnarounds and strategic revitalization to help other companies succeed.  Closing the gap between strategy and hierarchy through the use of effective communication skills, Lisa's techniques successfully develop employees into exceptional leaders, results driven managers and passionate team contributors that collectively exceed objectives.


{#/pub/images/DanWoods0132WEB1.jpg}Dan Woods, VP & COO

A graduate of West Point Military Academy, Dan has a strong background in business development, operations, project management and change management.  After serving five years in the Army Corps of Engineers, including worldwide assignments, he left the military and entered into the private sector.  With 10+ years in the Renewable Energy sector working for both startups and turnarounds for American, European and Asian conglomerates, he held positions as Director of Business Development and General Manager, as well as led multimillion-dollar projects as Project Director. Dan holds a B.S. in Economics, a Masters in Business Administration, and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).