Ken is the founder of Bator Training & Consulting, Inc. (BTC) and has more than 20 years of experience in helping organizations reach new levels of effectiveness by aligning their brand, culture, and strategy. He is the author of The Pocket Guide to Strategic Planning: The 90-Day Quick Fix for the Business Owner or Manager and The Formula for Business Success = B + C + S. Ken has hosted and produced four separate shows including Cool Culture Corner, Branding the Experience, The CU Business News Podcast, and Beyond the Call. His articles have appeared in many trade publications including The Credit Union Journal, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, CU Business Magazine, ABA Bank Marketing, and as one of the first category directors of the recently launched Podcast Magazine.
Born and raised in Chicago, he earned a BS in Finance and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from DePaul University as well as a Certification in Integrated Marketing from the University of Chicago. Ken currently resides in Southern California with his wife, Pegi. BTC is headquartered in Orange, CA.
Creating engagement and involvement among employees in the workplace.
Creating an experience for both employees and customers alike.
Increasing productivity within teams.
How to create a positive workplace environment.
Tips on how to get employees more involved as brand ambassadors of the business.
Ideal Guest Avatar: An expert that can speak to employee engagement through morale building, mental and physical wellness, mentoring, leadership, and other means to create a positive and productive workplace environment.
Best advice to offer those looking at being a podcast guest: Authenticity and approach-ability. Listeners want to hear not only sound tips and advice for creating a better workplace culture but also from an expert that is relatable.
Podcast Description: Cool Culture Corner provides topics and interviews to help businesses better involve their teams for better productivity, better profits, and growth