Constructing a Company Culture, with Darren Virassammy

Oct 2, 2019


Darren Virassammy is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of 34 Strong, comprised of a team that believes everyone deserves a great place to work and that any workplace can be great. A leading expert in the global employee engagement community, the 34 Strong team leverages the Strengths-Based approach to human development to create massive shifts within organizations, both culturally and on the bottom line. He and his team have created sustainable change in small microbusinesses, all the way up to large organizational teams at the FDA, Bank of America, and The California Department of Public Health. Recently, Darren has keynoted for Hitachi Global Women’s Conference, The Rotary World Peace Conference, The Professional Grounds Management Society, and Author Mike Michalowicz’ Profit Con. Darren’s 34 Strong Business partner, Brandon Miller is the co-Author (with his wife Analyn Miller) of a Strengths-Based Parenting book titled: Play to Their Strengths released in June of 2019.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How 34 Strong was started and what inspired it
  • 34 Strong’s approach to creating a great place to work
  • The influence of strengthsfinder
  • Virassammy’s approach to developing talents
  • Maximizers vs. Developers
  • 34 Strong’s process for assessment and design of a company culture of employee engagement
  • How Virassammy get’s buy-in from his clients’ leadership teams
  • The results of 34 Strong’s culture development


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