Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012. Or, Five Things You Should Do.

Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012 – Dorie Clark – Harvard Business Review. Let me add to this article by offering Five Things You Should Start Doing in 2012. To be successful in your personal and business life, I’d suggest these: Listen.  It’s probably the most valuable thing you can do, in both … Continue reading Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012. Or, Five Things You Should Do.

“Although I was a little homeless kid…”

There was a time when o2ideas president and CEO Shelley Stewart wandered the streets barefoot as a homeless child. As an African American in the segregated world of the 1940s American South, he had every possible disadvantage.  Having seen his father murder his own mother with an axe, then abandoned by other relatives, he and … Continue reading “Although I was a little homeless kid…”

Neighborhood Comeback

Grandmother washed these windows all the time.  Now the glass is gone.  The aluminum siding that for a railroad family was a big investment, is now ripped off.  This is where I grew up. In Woodlawn, a historic Birmingham neighborhood not far from downtown and near the airport.     This is where we rode our bikes … Continue reading Neighborhood Comeback