If you live in or near Atlanta you’ve most likely heard the name Michael Coles. In our quest to change the way large enterprises go about innovating and disrupting themselves and their industries, we reached out … Keep reading >>>
Continuing from my post a couple of days ago about how Chick-fil-A decided on their definition of leadership, The Chicken also decided that they wanted to become a “team oriented organization.” From that edict (Mark Miller related that Dan Cathy literally walked into Mark’s office and said, “I want … Keep reading >>>
I was blessed to have the opportunity to attend a Leadership Summit this past Saturday at Church of the Apostles in Buckhead. The keynote speaker was T. Mark Miller, author and Vice President of Leadership Development at Chick-Fil-A. In fact, Mark was corporate employe number 16 at “The Chicken”, … Keep reading >>>
I always enjoy the start of a new year. Technically, the only thing new is the last digit of the number in the year, but it’s still new, and in the business world, that means you can start with a fresh annual P&L. Well, the same applies to individuals, too. … Keep reading >>>
As we reached the summit of Blood Mountain today, we all dropped our backpacks, shed a layer or two, and relaxed for a short time while we waited for the Scouts to boil the water for the traditional top-of-the-mountain hot chocolate. We engaged in lots of small talk and discussed … Keep reading >>>
Tomorrow morning, my son and I will head up to Blood Mountain with his Boy Scout Troop to do the annual rain or shine cold or warm day hike. As we planned and gathered our gear for this outing, I recalled all the things we do again and again, and … Keep reading >>>
I am not sure of the origin of these words, and I cannot take credit for any of them, but they are pure genius. This Christmas, live a little more simply. We get caught up in our tech, devices, Wi-Fi, startups, and everything else that detracts from actual living. Enjoy, … Keep reading >>>
After 2+ years of Pitch Practice (almost) every Friday, my mind has often wondered what else we could accomplish in coaching entrepreneurs in how to more effectively deliver their message. Last week, as I gushed to the Village staff about how freaking awesome it is that they named the conference … Keep reading >>>
How many people have been born, records broken, businesses started and ended, sports seasons completed, wars started and ended, nations formed…since 1978?
Thirty seven years is a heartbeat in the grand schemes of time, but it’s an eternity in many industries, careers, and lives.
If you had failed at something … Keep reading >>>
Earlier today, Allen Nance tweeted his “new strategy” for engaging in social media:
New Strategy: @LinkedIN if I know you, @twitter if you can teach me something, @facebook don’t know, @instagram for surfing pictures.
— Allen Nance (@AllenNance) May 26, 2015
I replied to Allen, “you left out #blog… Keep reading >>>