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Carrie​  Vanston
The Alligator Wrangler

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Monday, February 01, 2016

Carrie Vanston



  1. Why CEOs Get Stuck in the Alligator Pit
    29 Sep, 2019
    Why CEOs Get Stuck in the Alligator Pit
    Many CEOs find themselves feeling like they are stuck in the proverbial alligator pit of stress and drained energy. It’s not surprising because countless responsibilities, personalities, and expectations are snapping at them constantly. So what's stopping them from getting out of the pit, staying out of it, and moving on to be the energized, effective, and fulfilled leaders they want to be?
    20 Jul, 2019
    Wonderful Video Message on Considering Others' Troubles, Not Just Our Own
    "Get Service" -- Wonderful video message on considering others' troubles, not just your own.
  3. Lance Miller Speaks! (Image from
    18 May, 2019
    The Ultimate Quesiton - Do You Validate? World Champion Speech by Lance Miller
    I had the pleasue of attending a wonderful talk by professional speaker and speaking coach Lance Miller and learned about Lance’s inspiring Toastmaster International 2005 winning speech, “The Ultimate Question." The amazing talk focuses on the importance of taking the time to validating yourself and others.
  4. "International Dimensions of Strong Corporate Cultures" - Friday, April 1, 2016, Austin, TX
    29 Mar, 2016
    "International Dimensions of Strong Corporate Cultures" - Friday, April 1, 2016, Austin, TX
    I'd like to cordially invite you to my luncheon presentation on "International Dimensions of Strong Corporate Cultures" this Friday, April 1, at ACC Highland Mall in Austin, TX. The free event, the second of the Global Business Luncheon Series, is sponsored by the World Affairs Council in partnership with the International Business Institute at ACC. My focus will be on the commonalities of organizations with great business cultures no matter whether in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world.
  5. Carrie Vanston #4 Top Read Article TX CEO Magazine 2015
    10 Mar, 2016
    Carrie's Culture Article Places #4 of "Top Ten Most Read Articles of 2015" - TX CEO Magazine
    I believe my article “Five Keys to an Engaged and Innovative Culture“ placing #4 on "Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2015" at Texas CEO Magazine points to the growing importance of organizations connecting around shared purpose with a clear eye to future. Companies that care about and encourage employees and stakeholders to be part of future path have happier customers and bigger profit and impoact.