The Pot Stirrer

A cooking show with business leaders – what? Yes! One part cooking show, one part business talk show, The Pot Stirrer brings together leaders from the world’s most disruptive companies to find out the “secret sauce” behind their success. Leaders dish on the key ingredients of their growing companies, how they create change, how they motivate and inspire their people, and how they win the hearts and minds of their customers. And, they share their favorite recipes.


Western Window Systems Spills the Beans on Building a Captivating Culture

By putting organizational culture first, Scott Gates, president, is creating a standout business that is taking a big bite out of the marketplace.

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Aerofarms Dishes Up Agricultural Disruption

David Rosenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of AeroFarms, discusses disrupting agriculture with a purpose-driven mission that is changing the way food is grown and farms are operated.

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Shaking up performance menswear with Kevin Lavelle

Kevin Lavelle, CEO of performance menswear company Mizzen+Main, shares some food for thought on how they’re disrupting the marketplace with a twist on the traditional dress shirt.

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Creating Powerful Connections with Customers with Phil Cordell

By focusing on the power of creating connections with customers, Hilton has been disrupting a competitive marketplace for years. Check out this episode with Phil Cordell, Global Head of New Brand Development at Hilton.

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Disrupting the Commercial Real Estate Market with Steve Ramseur

Steve Ramseur, Managing Director of Occupier Services at JLL, a nearly $7 billion organization, outlines how it is building a culture of love that has differentiated its business and contributed to its double-digit growth.

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Disrupting the Airline Industry with Kerry Philipovitch

Kerry Philipovitch, Senior Vice President – Customer Experience, shares how American Airlines engages and empowers its people to deliver a game-changing customer experience designed to shake up the entire airline industry.

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More About The Pot Stirrer

In partnership with CBS Chicago, The Pot Stirrer combines Root Inc. Chief Change Architect Gary Magenta’s favorite pastime – cooking – with his passions – talk shows, change, and customer experience. The show is hosted on YouTube and distributed to thousands at Fortune 2000 organizations, also reaching CBS’s database of more than 200,000 business decision-makers via email and mobile outreach.

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If you are helping your organization disrupt the marketplace and leading change across your organization and want to be a guest on our show, please let us know.

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About Gary Magenta

Gary’s career has followed an unlikely path, from restaurateur and former cooking show host to business leader helping build Root Inc. into a thriving consulting business that empowers Fortune 2000 companies to successfully transform their businesses by engaging their people in the change needed to deliver strategies and success.

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