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Every Kind of People

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

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Thoughts on Leaving Lakeshore

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

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Right here, right new

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

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Getting Where You Need To Go

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

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Perfect Peace

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

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The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems – Forbes

The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems – Forbes.

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What Inspiring Leaders Do – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman – Harvard Business Review

What Inspiring Leaders Do – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman – Harvard Business Review.

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