Nick Sarillo

Build a Big Little Business

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Illinois

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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 » Read Full Bio

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, leadership and HR conferences. His insights have been featured in The New York Times, The Economist, Inc., Fast Company and Investor’s Business Daily.

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Building High Performance Culture through Purpose and Values, Every Employee has a Slice of the Pie
Join Nick Sarillo, author of A Slice of the Pie, as he shares his success secrets to turning any small business into a successful, high-performance organization. Nick's compelling and surreal "It's A Wonderful Life"story about an everyday business that was able to rally and unite an entire community serves as a great example of how clearly defining your company's purpose and values can create a world-class culture in any organization and any industry. Nick will share real life examples from his experience in the restaurant and construction industries detailing how to create the type of company culture you've always wanted to work for as well as provide take away tangible tools that you'll be able to begin implementing into your business tomorrow! Nick's presentation will energize and inspire to action anyone who wants to strengthen organizational culture and engage their team in company results.
Trust & Track, Leadership On Purpose!
Today's ever-changing business environment and people challenges require a new type of leader and how we manage people. Be inspired to shift from the dated command-and-control style of leadership and join the Trust and Track leadership movement. Being a Trust and Track leader means you have great communication skills and the ability to lead your company culture. Using real life experiences, Nick will share how to train managers to be coaches.
Retention, Hiring on Purpose
The restaurant industry is known for having 100-150% employee turnover rates. With almost 200 team members, Nick's Pizza & Pub maintains less than a 25% turnover annually. How can that be? How has he been able to turn high school kids into dream employees- smart, dedicated, resourceful, hardworking, eager to learn, willing to go out of their way to make customers happy. In this interactive session, get ready to change hiring as you know it. CEO and Founder Nick Sarillo will share interviewing tactics that will add depth to your perspective on both who to hire and how best to hire them. He will share true life stories from his 18 years of experience in the restaurant business and help you bridge his tools and techniques to fit your organization and ensure you get the same results.

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