Leadership Coach & Trainer

Founder of The Leadership Accelerator

Host of The Manager Track Podcast

Best-Selling Author of The Confident & Competent New Manager

About Ramona Shaw

Ramona’s Bio

Ramona Shaw is a Certified Professional Leadership Coach, podcast host, and best-selling author of “The Confident & Competent New Manager: How to Rapidly Rise to Success in Your First Leadership Role.”  

She is passionate about helping new and mid-level managers become leaders people love to work for by strengthening their leadership and communication skills, raising their confidence and resilience, and increasing their focus and emotional intelligence. Her passion has even led to her being featured in an article on Forbes about helping new managers succeed.

After graduating with a Master’s Degree in Finance, Ramona entered the field of private equity and ultimately led strategic projects and international teams as a VP of Client Services at a renowned global private equity firm.

She now specializes in delivering coaching and training programs for leaders at fast-growing startups and companies such as Twitch, UBS, Google, Dropbox, Lionsgate, Asana, Stitch Fix, Sequoia Capital, and dozens of others.

Ramona regularly shares insights on LinkedIn and Instagram and via her podcast, The Manager Track, with new episodes published every week since April of 2020.

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A Selection of Podcast Interviews

 How to Jumpstart New Leaders (Video)

The Manage to Win Podcast
with David Russell


 People are Complicated

People are Complicated Podcast
with Kirsten Moorefield, Co-Founder of Cloverleaf


 Managing Our Minds Before We Manage People

Leadership Development News
with Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Dr. Relly Nadler


How to Crush Self-Doubt

Leading the Best Podcast
with Larry Davis


 Become Better Today Than You Were Yesterday

Championship Leadership Podcast
with Nate Bailey


 How You Think is How You Lead with New Leader Expert Ramona Shaw

Career Strategies for Women that Work Podcast
with JJ DiGeronimo


Self-Reflection: How to Become a Confident, High-Performing Leader

Engineering Leadership Podcast
with Joshua Samberg


Revving Up Resilience

Career Warrior Podcast
with Chris Villanueva


 Leadership Performance

Success for Life Podcast
with David Schuman



The Mindset Shift from Employee to Leader

Business Blind Spots Exposed
with Vinay Raman



How to be the Kind of Leader People Follow

Unlock Your Freedom Podcast
with Kevin Kepple


The Workology Podcast

New Manager Training

Workology Podcast
with Jessica Miller-Merrell


IT Career Energizer podcast

The Power of Having a Clear Plan

IT Career Energizer
with Phil Burgess


Media Features

First Time People Manager: Here are 4 Tips to Help You Succeed

5 Things You Need to Start Doing to Earn a Promotion

How to Step Into a Leadership Role – Without Feeling Lost

Ramona Shaw: Giving Feedback: How to Be Honest Without Being Hurtful

When You Can’t Be Transparent with Your Team

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