YOUR NEXT READ Episode #13: Let's Talk Culture by Shane Michael Hatton

Successful leaders and organisations know that culture is the unseen advantage of world-class teams. But can it be influenced? And what role do managers play in building and shaping it?

Author and expert in leader communication Shane Michael Hatton set out to answer these questions in his new book Let’s Talk Culture.

Undertaking extensive research with McCrindle from some of Australia’s leading workplaces, he discovered the five practical conversations people leaders need to have to design a world-class team culture within their organisation.

If you are an aspiring culture champion or just want learn more about what organisational culture actually is and what it’s for, Let’s Talk Culture should be your next read.

Topics covered in this chat include:

  • How to define and create a shared language around culture in your organisation
  • Why good culture needs a leader
  • How to avoid building a 'cult' instead of culture

You can listen to Your Next Read on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Let's Talk Culture: The conversations you need to create the team you want is available now. 


Shane Michael Hatton is an expert in leader communication, blending his experience in business and psychology to help leaders communicate, connect and collaborate more effectively in order to bring out the best in those they lead. 

As a speaker, coach and trainer, Shane has partnered with well known and loved businesses across the NFP, public and private sectors. He is a Gallup certified strengths coach, member of the Forbes Global Coaches Council, founder of the People Leaders Network and the author of Lead The Room – Communicate a Message That Counts in Moments That Matter and Let's Talk Culture.

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