Author of Never Eat Alone introduces his second book, Who's Got Your Back, and a 9-step program for building the ultimate team-based success strategy

HOUSTON, TX, June 1, 2009 —


University of Phoenix is co-hosting a free public seminar for the community to meet best selling author Keith Ferrazzi as he introduces his second book, Who's Got Your Back, which includes a 9-step program for building the ultimate team-based success strategy.

The interactive seminar is a transformative experience for sustainable change that provides a roadmap for building and creating a core group of lifeline relationships, including:

  • A process to identify and strengthen bonds with lifeline candidates – those who have the potential to "get it and care"�
  • A team-based format for refining goals and work plans
  • Tools to identify and overcome career-crippling bad habits
  • Keys to sustaining a commitment to excellence and growth over time
  • A commitment to lower our guards and let others help


Monday, June 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


JW Marriott, 5150 Westheimer Road


Free and open to public. Attendees will need to register for the event through this link:


Keith Ferrazzi will be available for interviews on-site or prior to the event on Monday. Christina Robinson Grochett, University of Phoenix State Vice President/Director of South Texas will also be available for interviews.


Ferrazzi, who is not only a bestselling author, but also the founder and CEO of the business consulting firm Ferrazzi Greenlight, is a frequent contributor to CNN and CNBC, and counsels the world's top enterprises on how to dramatically accelerate the development of business relationships to drive sales, spark innovation, and create team cohesion. As a thought leader and advocate for corporate citizenship, he has rallied executives around initiatives to improve healthcare and education nationwide. With national media appearances on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and Larry King Live, Ferrazzi has transformed professional networking and corporate success using techniques he created and has implemented throughout his ever-growing career. Visit his website at for more information.


University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As of February 28, 2009, 397,700 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.