Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work

    Connection Culture
    Connection Culture

    In Connection Culture, selected as an “Editor’s Pick” by getAbstract as one of the “best of the best books,” leadership expert Michael Stallard uses a compelling mix of diverse leader profiles, scientific research and concrete examples to make the case that effective leaders cultivate work cultures of human connection to produce sustainable superior results. Engaging profiles of Lin-Manuel Miranda, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Oprah Winfrey, basketball star Steph Curry, and CEO Tricia Griffith of Progressive, among many others, demonstrate connection in action. “Making It Personal” questions, best practices and a 5-step process to operationalize connection culture equip the reader to apply the material personally and professionally. Updated and expanded during the Covid-19 pandemic, Connection Culture addresses remote work and the challenges of today’s changing workplace.

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    Scott is responsible for setting, leading, managing, and driving the marketing and business strategy for BPI. He has an impressive track record as Director of Marketing both for ERE and IQPC. An innovative senior marketing professional, I have over 18 years experience developing and executing results producing and research-driven marketing strategies as the former Director of Marketing at both IQPC and ERE Media. As the 5th employee and Director of Marketing at ERE, I developed and implemented a marketing strategy and function to increase revenue and grow ERE’s reach within the Talent Acquisition & HR professions. ERE grew in revenue, profit, and employee size nearly 6 fold during my tenure. As the Director of Marketing for IPQC, I immediately impacted profitability of the international business information and conference/trade show organization by implementing innovative marketing approaches to conferences in a wide variety of business sectors. I was promoted to head up marketing for NYC office of IQPC within 15 months.