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I love leadership, laughs (and yes) libations.  I also love learning.  Although I've been in leadership roles for over 30 years, I love talking to leaders that are in the trenches and learning what works, what doesn't and what I can do differently.

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Nov 11, 2018

Stories are the cornerstone of our civilization.  It's how we transmit norms and get things done.  They are also the stuff culture is made of.  What's the story at your company?

My guest this week is, Mike Ganino.  He's the author of Company Culture For Dummies and this guy is no dummy (but I am glad he wrote a book for me).  We hit on all facets of culture but, most importantly, we hit on the question all leaders should be asking.....what are people saying the story is here?

Mike is a barrel of energy, super fun and I know you'll get some great take aways from our conversation.  CHEERS!

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Mike Ganino is a culture + storytelling expert who helps leaders, teams, and organizations communicate, connect, and engage. He is the author of Company Culture for Dummies and has been named a top 30 Culture Speaker by Global Guru. His unique experience as a hospitality and tech industry executive combined with his years as an improv actor help his clients and audience craft the kinds of stories that drive their culture, boost results, and increase sales.

Mike’s work as a professional speaker, communications coach, Emcee, and trainer has helped create memorable performances and events for companies like Snagajob, PeopleMatter, Uber, US Foods, American Marketing Association, and more. He is a Co-Founder of Heroic Corporate Communications where he helps organizations improve their communication skills. Mike’s the Executive Producer for TEDx Cambridge.

Audiences love Mike’s high energy, high engagement keynotes that fire them up to rewrite the stories happening in their organization. They leave with real-life strategies they can begin implementing immediately for improved culture that drives employee and customer experience.

With a strong background as a hospitality and tech industry executive in charge of creating compelling cultures at companies like Protein Bar, ChowNow, Lettuce Entertain You, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Mike is the perfect choice for companies trying to create employee and customer experiences that deliver big results. His organizational know-how matched with his improv background from world-famous Second City, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, and Improv Olympics helps him work impactfully with executives and leaders to communicate on target.