Gian Carlo Alonso

Start considering how you can become a leader in your industry. When you lead in your industry, you make a bigger impact, become more influential, and set the tone for what's to come. It also creates more opportunity for your company to be on the edge of innovation!

Discover an essential strategy in today's interview to get out front and stay out front in your industry!

I hosted Gian Carlo Alonso, known as “Mr Manufacturing”, and grew his family business fivefold as President and CEO of Amerikooler. They’ve become the fastest growing walk-in cooler and freezer company operating from a state-of-the-art 200,000 sq-ft facility.

He’s passionate about manufacturing, it's impact on the American economy, and building teams and people that are proud to work in their industry, producing quality products made right here in America. He also completed the three-year Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Gian has won various accolades including South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine’s Up and Comer Award and their Apogee Award.

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  • How he earned the name “Mr. Manufacturing".
  • Why his family got into the walk-in cooler business.
  • How they are challenging the industry status quo.
  • Effective strategies for leaders to grow their business on social media.
  • The important difference between the social media accounts of Tesla vs Elon Musk.
  • Should leaders use pictures of their families on social media?
  • Why taking more “Ownership” is the trait he’d instill in every employee.
  • A question you can ask any employee to encourage them to take more ownership.
  • How to get your team to think bigger.
  • The hidden cost of turnover and why every leader must understand it.
  • Three success strategies for every employee.
  • Strategies to have a more balanced corporate life.


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