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I can't wait to hear from you!

So excited that you want to connect!

The best way to connect with me is through this form right here OR you can email me directly at info@makedaandrews.comย 

Please take a quick glance at the FAQ questions below before submitting your comment or question. There’s a good chance that the answer to your question might be right below.ย 

But if not, send me your note and I’ll get back to you within 2 business days.ย 

Looking foward to connecting ๐Ÿ˜‰


Frequently Asked Questions

For CEOs & C-Suite Executives

Great question! Hereโ€™s the thing, Iโ€™m data driven so I could spew all the data in the world that builds the case for training your new manager.

Hereโ€™s just a few that you might want to know:ย 

32% of an organization’s voluntary turnover can be avoided by better leadershipย 

It costs your business one-fifth of a workers annual salary to replace an employee that quits. And we know employees often quit their manager and NOT the work itself.

Better leadership practices generate 3-4% improvements in customer satisfaction and 1% increase in revenue growth.ย 

The mistakes your employees make due to poor leadership costs you 25% of your revenue every single year

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Each day you spend not properly training your new team leader is causing your company to lose not only money, but momentum as well.

Your managers play an important role in the financial performance of your business.

Every day you put off properly training your new leader means a day that money is being left behind, that you likely wonโ€™t be able to pick up at a later date.

๐€ ๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐ž๐จ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ข๐ซ ๐๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐š๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ž๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ฒ, ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฒ๐ž๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐ฒ.

This means that not having leaders trained can result in mistakes in productivity and expectations of the team members doing the day to day work.

Mistakes, which you guessed itโ€ฆ.

…ties back to ๐Ÿ’ฐ

๐Ÿ’ฐ Money to fix the mistakes

๐Ÿ’ฐ Money to create new systems to avoid the mistakes happening again.

Not getting your new leaders trained immediately will cost you $$$!

๐Ÿ’ซ The good news?

Training your new leaders generates a high return due to the cumulative effect with team members, and you donโ€™t have to wait long to see the ROI.

My programs are designed to be easily digestible and quick to complete. Our programs have video and audio modules so your new manager can learn on the car ride to work, at home and on the weekends. They can learn on the go and show up Monday morning, ready to dive right in with the company.

Yes I do offer bulk pricing thatย  depends on how many managers in your department/company that need training. Feel free to reach out to me directly for more information on getting all your managers trained.ย 

Yes, currently I offer workshops on the following topics:

Developing a culture of feedback

Creating High-Impact Teams

For The First-time Managers

The rules for how to use stipend benefits vary by company.ย  In many cases, itโ€™s simply a matter of having your boss or HR sign off on the training, then submit your receipts for reimbursement. Feel free to reach out to us atย and we will send you further materials that you can send to your employer for course approval.

Listen, 60% of new managers fail within their first 2 years โ€“ I donโ€™t want that for you and I know you donโ€™t want it for yourself. Invest in yourself now to set yourself up for success within your company. I also get that this is a significant investment and that can feel scary.ย  But the truth is that itโ€™s riskier to try to figure this all out on your own.ย  This isnโ€™t something you can simply learn by downloading PDFs and googling a solution as each crisis unfolds.ย 


I want this to be a no-brainer investment, which is why I offer payment plans to make this as affordable as possible.ย 

I understand that this my feel daunting. I do offer a complimentary session for my clients to work through how they can speak to their boss about getting approval. Feel free to contact me and I’ll send you a calendar invite for a 20 minute session where we can go through some tools I have as well as thoughts on how you can approach your boss.ย 

Working with me through The New Manager Accelerator Program starts at $457 USD. This is a hybrid online training course with weekly sessions that contain a mixture of q&a as well as practice drills. This is an application based program only. This is done to ensure that you would be a good fit and to maintain safety of the group as we usually cover some sensitive topics. Learn more about how you can apply HERE


Yes! The New Manager Accelerator comes in two flavours. My signature is of course the group program. But for managers that cannot make this investment there is another cost-effective option which is enrollment in the self-paced aspect of the training. To ensure that you would be a good fit, I suggest enrolling in the FREE Training: How to Build a High-Performance Team as a New Manager to learn more. Get registered HERE

At this time I do not offer 1-1 services.ย 

Media & Press

Definitely! Iโ€™ve spoken on other platforms about team leadership and team building. You can reach me for any media or feature opportunities at

Yes! Scroll to the bottom of the page for some of my recent media features ๐Ÿ™‚

Below you will find a few approved high quality media images that you can use.



Makeda Andrews


Makeda is a leadership and team-building coach who guides first-time managers to navigate the common challenges and pitfalls that can make or break the critical transition from individual contributor to team leader.ย  She is an ardent believer that managers are the linchpin of the organization and have the power to change lives every day through their leadership and example, yet so many are thrust into the role with no guidance or training.

With over 15 years of experience as a mentor, guide, manager and leadership coach, Makeda is now on a mission to help more new managers infuse their personal values, personality and vibe into their leadership style so that they can better lead their teams and produce outstanding results.ย 


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