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Cultivating Culture by Brad Federman

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I cannot recommend this book enough to anyone at any level of management.  It’s not so much a book as it is 101 different meeting ideas all centered around the idea of creating a new (and better) culture.  What I like about this book is the practicality.  There are a ton of great books out there that talk about the corporate culture and its importance…and those are important.  This is a hands-on practical guide to actually doing that…at any level.  Branch managers needing to improve the culture within the branch…executive leadership looking to impact the overall culture of the bank…department heads…this will work.  I will challenge you that if you do these…see if your culture hasn’t changed for the better.


Cultivating Culture by Brad Federman





Byron Earnheart is the Programming Director for the Barret School of Banking in Memphis, TN and the host of the “Main Street Banking” podcast…the only podcast solely devoted to community banks. He has over 15 years experience in the financial services industry; 11 of which have been in banking in various roles from teller work to branch management. He spends his time playing guitar and singing in Delta Heart (the “house band of the Mississippi Delta”), writing music, cooking, reading, and enduring the University of Tennessee Volunteers athletic seasons. He is married to his wife Kelly of 11 years and has two children, John Aubrey (11) and Mary Laura (7). If you'd like to hear Byron's music, check him out on Spotify:
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