We all remember the video of Bobby Knight slinging a chair across a basketball court. Or have fading memories of a coach who grabbed us by the front of the jersey and delivered a stream of epithets worthy of any Tarentino film.
How much of that rubbed off on you in your coaching style today? How does a little pizza restaurant in a reconstructed barn become THE workplace destination for teens in its community?
Join us on July 17 at 1 pm for a Fishbowl lead by Nick Sarillo and Amy Gustafsson of Nick’s Pizza and Pub as they challenge you on the power and realities of “Coaching to the Positive” and share how eschewing the old school “whistle and run” for a “build-up” atmosphere delivers huge engagement with their team members.
Objectives for this Fishbowl include:
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Nick Sarillo is the founder, CEO and “primary keeper” of the Purpose and Operational Values of Nick’s Pizza & Pub – the sixth busiest independent pizza company in per-store sales in the United States. Founded with the purpose of providing the community with an unforgettable place where families could relax and have fun, Nick’s Pizza & Pub has margins nearly twice that of the average pizza restaurant and boasts an 80 percent employee retention rate in an industry in which the average annual turnover is nearly 150 percent. Nick credits his company’s success to his purpose-driven culture, which is the focus of his new book, A Slice of the Pie: How to Build a Big Little Business (Portfolio; 2012). Nick is a regular speaker at entrepreneurship and HR conferences, and his insights have been featured in The New York Times, The Economist, Inc., Fast Company and Investor’s Business Daily.