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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving CT manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word throughout the state that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the President, CEO and Founder of IT Direct, a Technology Managed Service Provider in Hartford, CT. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it is making on our local economy. IT Direct focuses on providing its manufacturing clients the technology, support, and strategic guidance they need to not only meet their business goals but to drive future success. 


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Produced by Miceli Productions -

Jan 19, 2021

This episode with Keith Corneau is filled with terrific business insight. Keith talks to Ari about learning from others, whether it's from the mentors throughout his life, or his Vistage peer group.

He talks to Ari about career growth as a recruitment tactic and working with the Entrepreneurial Operation System (EOS) to improve accountability and time management throughout the entire organization.

There is much more to unpack in this episode!

Book discuss in this episode: Traction by Geno Wickman

Keith Corneau, President and CEO of United Steel
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Ari Santiago, President/CEO/Founder, IT Direct
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