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The Great Culture [Dis]Connect

Building a Business Culture That Works

Trace a company's breakdown back to various points that added up and created a destructive company culture

The Great Culture [Dis]Connect is a tool for entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and anyone concerned with the work environment and company culture they are a part of. Filled with both positive and negative examples of company culture, this book will teach you that a company’s foundation is its values. These pages contain everything from how to select values based on your company to how to deal with cultural misfits in your company, as well as looking to the future to build toward the legacy you want your company to leave. Intertwined is the story of Automation Engineers, a company that ignores values, culture, integrity, and many other elements essential to a business. Discover how this company completely unravels, and learn from their mistakes. The Great Culture [Dis]Connect is essential for everyone who is serious about business and wants to lead their company to success.

Legacy of a Culture

Cultural Strategist

Mary E. Marshall is an entrepreneur who has spent her career making small businesses into successful ventures. She has done this both as a CEO and business owner herself, and as an executive coach and consultant. Mary has also worked with Vistage International as a peer coach to CEOs and business executives. While at Vistage, Mary was awarded the Rookie of the Year, Chair Excellence, and Star awards, and received the Master Chair designation. She was consistently ranked among the top Vistage Chairs in the country and was the first woman in Vistage history to hold the #1 Chair ranking for the U.S. In 2012 Mary left corporate life at Vistage to go back to what she loves best: working directly with entrepreneurs to help them achieve their dreams. She launched Marshall Advisors, LLC as an Executive Advisory agency to work with CEOs and their executive teams to help them achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently, and to have some fun while doing it! In addition to her work with business entrepreneurs, Mary also shares her expertise with Social Venture Partners and teaches a class for entrepreneurs at The Small Business Administration. In January of 2014 she was nominated by the SBA as a candidate for the 2014 SBA Small Business Awards Competition, Minority Small Business Champion category.