Book Review: Connection Culture
In my reviews of new leadership books to hit the marketplace, this is the first book where I have had the opportunity to personally talk with the author.
Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners, has released a new book back in April called Connection Culture, The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding At Work. In it, Stallard makes the case for human connection in every workplace.
The book itself is a very easy read, with great insight and a wealth of material. Stallard uses his experience as a consultant coupled with his observations on workplaces from his professional and personal experiences to underscore the correlation that organizations who foster connection within their people achieve sustainable vision, value, and voice in their world.
By using examples as varied as Texas Christian University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the band U2, Stallard highlights the effectiveness of connection to an organization’s overall health and success in achieving it’s vision and goals. The case studies and charts he uses to support his findings are well thought out and made simple to understand and apply in our leadership lives.
Michael himself is a person who understands the value of connection and lives it. He left a solid career on Wall Street to pursue these principles for himself and his new entity E Pluribus Partners. His engaging personality displays his belief in connecting with others and bringing forth a deeper value and voice to everyone’s lives. By this, Michael shows that he is one of a handful of authors who walks the talk and truly believes in what he writes.
Connection Culture is a great read to deepen our knowledge of why connection among our people is vital to the sustainability of the workplace.
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Visit the Connection Culture site to learn more about connection in leadership, wellness, and career.
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