Most of our waking hours are spent at work, and those waking hours add up to over 90,000 over the course of our lifetime.

Does that fact exhilarate you, or make you cringe, or somewhere in between? And why do you think that is?

It’s true that sometimes work isn’t fun - in fact, it can be grueling at times. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I’ve found in working with others, as well as in my own experience, that work can and should actually be fulfilling, and - dare I say it - FUN. Our lives are far too short to spend the majority of our waking hours disengaged and unfulfilled.

So, how do we make this happen? I’ll let you in on a little secret. Really amazing success comes from investing in people -- that includes investing in you and your growth, as well as investing in your teams and organizational cultures.

A better Monday can be yours. Here are ways we can work together:

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Talent + Culture Consulting

Design the team of your dreams    All great teams have two things in common. They have clarity about their individual purposes and contributions on the team, and they name, connect to, and live into your organization's values daily. In design, I will help you achieve all you need to be confident in your team's roadmap - a smart, efficient org chart and a set of values that is motivating, meaningful, and connected to the heartbeat of your work.   - Identify your values  - Develop your org chart

Design the team of your dreams

All great teams have two things in common. They have clarity about their individual purposes and contributions on the team, and they name, connect to, and live into your organization's values daily. In design, I will help you achieve all you need to be confident in your team's roadmap - a smart, efficient org chart and a set of values that is motivating, meaningful, and connected to the heartbeat of your work.

- Identify your values

- Develop your org chart

Build the team of your dreams    When you hire the right person for the right role on the right team, magic happens. I'll coach you to turn this dream into a reality. I'll guide you to leverage my unique, effective method, infusing a blend of data-backed interview tools, tailored candidate experience strategies, clear role design, and simple outreach techniques to make this happen with a focus on diversity & inclusion.   - Develop your hiring process  - Get trained and coached on hiring

Build the team of your dreams

When you hire the right person for the right role on the right team, magic happens. I'll coach you to turn this dream into a reality. I'll guide you to leverage my unique, effective method, infusing a blend of data-backed interview tools, tailored candidate experience strategies, clear role design, and simple outreach techniques to make this happen with a focus on diversity & inclusion.

- Develop your hiring process

- Get trained and coached on hiring

Invest in the team of your dreams    The employee lifecycle starts with hiring, but what happens after that? The journey is just beginning, and you must continually invest in your team's culture to keep your team thriving. I'll work with you to design a people-focused strategy and culture that speaks to today's generation of workers.   - Identify your talent philosophy  - Conduct a culture audit  - Get coached on people-focused leadership  - Develop and grow your team

Invest in the team of your dreams

The employee lifecycle starts with hiring, but what happens after that? The journey is just beginning, and you must continually invest in your team's culture to keep your team thriving. I'll work with you to design a people-focused strategy and culture that speaks to today's generation of workers.

- Identify your talent philosophy

- Conduct a culture audit

- Get coached on people-focused leadership

- Develop and grow your team

Ready to get started?


Working with Amanda has been one of the great pleasures of my career. She epitomizes great smarts with great heart to deliver excellent talent systems and support. Amanda designed a recruiting process that gave hiring managers tools and skills, candidates a top-rate experience, and brought A players into our organization. She can work at any level in the organization and is a trusted advisor to leaders on workforce planning.

On top of all else, she is so fun to work with because of her sense of humor, personable style, and strong commitment to doing good work.
— Jessica Vibberts, Chief Strategist, Full Potential Ventures

1:1 Career, life, and leadership Coaching

Most people want more out of life and work. They want meaning and they want to feel good about their contributions. Yet many of us (I'm guilty of this too) ask big life questions in silence. We just exist.

I coach go-getters who are ready to step boldly toward what's next in their work and life and need a little guidance to make that happen. If this sounds like you, 1:1 coaching is for you. Reach out to me for more info at amanda@abettermonday.co.

Let’s Get started with coaching!

“Amanda’s coaching style is incredibly warm and personable - I can tell that each session is meant to (and does!) put me at ease and that our conversations are very much tailored to my specific goals. With coaching growth work ranging from discovery exercises to values visualizations, Amanda has done a phenomenal job at digging into the details that make up my whole person, not just who I am as a professional. I’d highly recommend A Better Monday to anyone looking for a personalized coaching experience!”
— Dory Mastrogany, Recruiting & Talent Leader

Workshops & Events

In your own life, happiness and satisfaction come from making conscious choices that align with your personal values, beliefs, and strengths. At work and as a leader, to retain team members and keep them engaged, you must think about, care about, and invest in their people as people. I can help you do just that!

I design and facilitate customized, interactive workshops and team retreats that are fun and impactful. You'll build team and leave with things you can implement immediately. You’ll see the difference in your team’s happiness and performance. You’ll feel the difference in yourself. Topics include:

- Building healthy, high-functioning teams

- Giving effective feedback

- Developing inclusive hiring strategies

- Owning your day

- Making values-centered choices

Ready To invest in your growth and development?

A Better Monday led our two-day annual planning retreat, and our organization was completely transformed.

Amanda expertly crafted and guided the team through a strategic agenda composed of sessions that led us to define our organization’s purpose and core values. She was integral in uniting the team in common priorities for the year ahead, as divisions, but also a collective team. Several members of the team cited our two days with Amanda as the highlight of the year, because her vision brought us together to tackle hard, yet meaningful work.

As a new CEO to the organization, I benefited tremendously from Amanda’s outside counsel, deep knowledge of organizational and change management best practices, especially as it relates to talent and culture.

It has been six months since our retreat, and we have revisited the deliverables from our retreat on a quarterly basis. A Better Monday has proven to be a critical investment and management tool.
— Michelle Torgerson, MPA. President and CEO of Raising A Reader

Join my Newsletter Community

I am a sponge of inspiration and (good) information. And, I make it a point to consume content that adds value and is affirming. That's what I like to spread into the world. Every two months, I'll send you a digest of what's inspiring me in the world of leadership, work, life, people, and culture. It's the perfect way to make your Mondays (and every day) better.


A Final thought before you go...

“The single most important distinction in life... is to distinguish between an opportunity to be seized and a temptation to be resisted.” - Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. 

What opportunity do you need to step toward?