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The First Rule of Creating a Winning Culture: We Don’t Hire Knuckleheads! – on our new Add Passion And Stir

“You can taste whatever emotion you are putting in the food, positive or negative. You can taste love.  It sounds a little touchy feely but if you cook a meal in a bad mood it doesn’t look nice and doesn’t take great.  If you come in feeling positive that expresses itself in the food and on the plate.  There’s a necessity to having love as part of the workplace.”

  • Chef Joy Crump

This week’s podcast episode with Chef Joy Crump and serial entrepreneur Jeff Grass focuses on how to create a positive culture that leads to high performance.  Our conversation digs deeper into the philosophy that Joy summarizes as “we don’t hire knuckleheads or people who aren’t kind.”   Listen in and please share: or at

Thanks to all who have been suggesting guests and topics. In the next few weeks we will be featuring former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, and Jim Wallis, one of our nation’s most compelling faith-based champions of social justice.  And before the end of this month we will hit 100,000 downloads. (97,904 as of this morning!)

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