Nick Sarillo is the founder, CEO and "Primary Keeper of Purpose and Operational Values" of Nick's Pizza & Pub. He has been profiled in Inc., Newsweek, and on the NBC Nightly News. He lives in Crystal Lake, Illinois.www.nickspizzapub.com
"If any of today's army of would-be entrepreneurs needs inspiration
to take the plunge, Mr Sarillo offers not just a great pizza but a
fine role model."
"A Slice of the Pie is more than just a great business story. It's a testament to how a great culture can transform an ordinary company into something extraordinary."
--Tony Hsieh, New York Times Bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com
"Nick Sarillo's restaurants are living proof of
trust-and-track's effectiveness in bringing out the best in
people--not just employees, but managers, customers, and members of
the communities that a business serves."
--Bo Burlingham, from the foreword of A Slice of the Pie"There are only a few CEOs today who have the courage to put people before numbers, Nick Sarillo is one of those leaders. The best part is, his numbers are vastly better than everyone else's. We can all learn a lot about how to treat people and how to run a business from Nick. Inspire on!"
--Simon Sinek, optimist & author of Start With Why"We hear a lot of fancy talk about creating a transformative culture, but A Slice of the Pie offers tangible steps and processes any business can apply right now. Nick's experience shows it's possible for a new generation of leaders to make a difference while also turning a profit. I found Nick's passion for human potential inspiring, and I'm sure readers in any industry will feel the same way."
--Chip Conley, Founder of Joie de Vivre Hotels and Author of Peak "A Slice of the Pie isn't just about creating a transforming, inspiring business culture. It's about the importance of developing a nurturing, supportive, evolving, compassionate community. Nick Sarillo's story will change the way you think about leadership, no matter who you are."--Pamela J. Althoff, State Senator of Illinois"Nick Sarillo understands how culture can make or break an organization, and the work he's done at his restaurant is a testament to that fact. A Slice of the Pie lays out a perfect pattern for turning even an ordinary business into something extraordinary. Every business owner should read this book."
--Sonia M. Nevis Ph D., Founder of Gestalt International Study Center