Podcast Episode 051 – Interview with Joshua Pietrocini: Part 2 of 3


In this episode of the Business Broken to Smokin’ Podcast: Lodestone True North’s Head Coach Mark Whitmore and Joshua Pietrocini (VP of Operations at TTx https://www.ttx-inc.com/ ) continue their discussion about project management, some personality assessments including Predictive Index and Culture Index, and a few things all of these type of assessments don’t show or measure.

0:00 Intro
0:30 What are you looking for in a project manager?
11:25 Predictive Index assessment – https://www.predictiveindex.com/ 
14:22 Culture Index – https://www.cultureindex.com

16:15 Book Reference – The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni
17:07 What these assessments don’t show or measure…

  • Work ethic
  • Grit
  • Character
  • Value system
  • Chemistry
  • How someone handles pressure

33:20  Talk about the core values at TTx

  • People Focused 
  • FILO – First In Last Out
  • Elite
  • All about the flag
  • Eyes wide open

42:39 “Act Your Wage”
46:32 “Restaurateur” – a person who owns and manages a restaurant.

Book reference – Setting the Table by Danny Meyer
“Business, like life, is all about how you make people feel. It’s that simple, and it’s that hard.”
Danny Meyer
53:41 Shoutout to Brandon Kenney, CEO of TTx 

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Mark Whitmore is the Head Coach and founder of Lodestone True North, a dynamic firm of experienced business coaches who help entrepreneurs and managers get to their Land of Awesome.

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