Better Than Before Episode 221: Amy Susan on Cobots and Robots

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world-class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Amy Susan, Communications Manager for Missouri Enterprise, on the latest technology for Missouri manufacturing.

Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses the Kentucky Derby with producer Bill Foster.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

02:00 – Kentucky Derby Controversy

Segment 2: Amy Susan, Communications Manager for Missouri Enterprise, joins us as this week’s featured guest.

10:00 – Guest Background

14:30 – The Missouri Enterprise Story

17:00 – Cobots and Robots

20:00 – Millennial Workers

28:00 – VR Workforce Training

36:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions

Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Brain and Neuroplasticity

41:30 – Brain vs. Mind

43:30 – Brain Plasticity

If you’re a micro-manager, and you cannot delegate, designate and then give them expectations, you’re not going to be a leader. #BetterThanBefore

About the Guest

Amy N. Susan serves as the Communications Manager for Missouri Enterprise. With a Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism degree from the University of Missouri, Amy has a passion for telling the Made-in-Missouri story and celebrating the state’s manufacturing community. Throughout her career, she has shared the stories of many Missouri manufacturers in several high-profile mediums including Fortune Magazine, Forbes 30 under 30, Area Business Development, Trade & Industry Magazine, Site Selection, Motor Trend, CNBC, and Autoweek. 


C-Suite Radio Network
The Self-Esteem Workshop
Missouri Enterprise
The Cobot named CoCo


Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at

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