The past two months, I’ve had the opportunity to be among literally thousands of people every week. Mostly in airports all over America, in huge manufacturing facilities, and a packed major league baseball stadium among countless other venues both urban and rural. Good Lord willing, that will continue to be the case. Because I am … Continue reading Every Kind of People
This story has zero shelf life. It’s a Friday afternoon. It’s also the last Friday afternoon that my company, o2ideas, will do business at 600 University Park Place in Homewood, Alabama. Monday morning, this won’t be a story at all. We’ll be in dazzling new digs in downtown Birmingham. And I couldn’t be more excited! But … Continue reading Thoughts on Leaving Lakeshore
Today doesn’t have to be done the old way. It’s a new day with new promise. You can have a fresh look at yourself. You can see the sun rise on a new world of opportunities. You can look at the things you’ve looked at a thousand times before – and see them in a … Continue reading Right here, right new
Our agency’s offices used to be on Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s 5 Points South area. One of the things I really enjoyed was walking to lunch. There were so many cool places nearby and you could be back in an hour even if you walked. One day in 2006 I decided to walk to Al’s … Continue reading Getting Where You Need To Go
Yesterday I spoke to a group of college students in a university class. The topic was a business-related one: how to build and maintain your own personal brand. I relayed how that large companies depend on having brands that are consistent with their mission and purpose. Similarly, we as employees are ambassadors of not only … Continue reading Perfect Peace
The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems – Forbes.
What Inspiring Leaders Do – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman – Harvard Business Review.