Darren Virassammy is a TEDx Speaker and Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of 34 Strong, comprised of a team that believes everyone deserves a great place to work and that any workplace can be great. A leading expert in the global employee engagement community, the 34 Strong team leverages the Strengths-Based approach to human development to create massive shifts within organizations, both culturally and on the bottom line. He and his team have created sustainable change in small microbusinesses, all the way up to large organizational teams at the FDA, Bank of America, and The California Department of Public Health.
His work has been featured in several publications including Gallup, The Sacramento Business Journal, and the Executive Magazine. He has been featured in 2 books, Mike Michalowicz’s Clockwork and 15 Five’s The Great ebook of Employee Questions alongside thought leaders like Simon Sinek and Rand Fishkin. Darren is a regular guest on many podcasts and virtual conferences.
Some notable engagements in early 2020 include speaking at the 15Five Best Self Conference alongside Simon Sinek, Keynoting the PHCC conference in Las Vegas, and co-facilitating the 2020 Vision Camp with 5 time Grammy-award winning bassist Victor Wooten. Recently, Darren has keynoted for Hitachi Global Women’s Conference, The Rotary World Peace Conference, The Professional Grounds Management Society, and Author Mike Michalowicz’ Profit Con. Darren’s 34 Strong Business partner, Brandon Miller is the co-Author (with his wife Analyn Miller) of a Strengths-Based Parenting book titled: Play to Their Strengths and their upcoming books: Incredible Kids and Incredible Parents.
Random Fun Facts about Darren:
• He is an electric bassist and closed down Profit Con 2018 by performing a solo bass guitar piece he composed titled Metamorphosis as a tribute to the journey of entrepreneurs. Check it out HERE
• He holds a black belt in Kyokushin Karate, and a black belt in Aki-jujitsu and loves training in and teaching Martial arts
• He enjoys daily Cold showers, Wim Hof Breathing and regular cold water plunges
o As a result…His wife and kids (and many on his team and others who find this out about him) think he is certifiably insane
Free Exercise Download for our listeners: Grind. Greatness. Genius.
• Discover your areas of Grind, Greatness and Genius https://www.34strong.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/GeniusZone.pdf
June 11th, 2020 | Season 1 | 31 mins 29 secs
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