A couple of years ago, good friends Robert and Letia Seaborn married off their daughter Owen in what most people in our small town of Fairhope refer to as the social event of the century. Among the many outstanding traits of Robert and Letia, Christy and I are naturally drawn to their quirky sense of […]
Next time you are in a bookstore, check out the carpet in the Leadership-Management-Business section. I bet it is well worn. Do you know how many times this button is clicked at the Amazon Business Book Section? Hint: a lot. And check out this ad I saw recently on Amazon's webpage. For whatever reason--advancement, money, […]
What in the world does pressure washing have to do with LEADERSHIP? Making progress is the best thing about pressure washing, but it is also very important to employees in two ways: (1) Making progress in daily tasks, jobs. (2) Making progress as their careers. Leaders are responsible for both...find out more here!
It was a Saturday morning in 1975. I heard my neighbor Derrick whistle--that was my cue. Time to get outside and play. Cartoons were winding down and both of us wanted to escape the house before our parents put us to work. Our houses backed up to each other and were separated by an alley […]
The reason Donald Trump got elected in 2016 wasn't because America wanted to make America great again. It was about control. 3 years later, it still is. So why is control important? Quick story to illustrate. Jack is our youngest son who just turned 21 this week. When he was two and his older brothers […]
Most leaders hire people that are like minded to build a comfortable culture. After all, what's better than coming to work each day with people you like? Growing research is telling us that this is a mistake. Diverse duos and teams are smarter, make better decisions, and are more innovate. See why here...
I hear all the time from leaders that their job would be a cinch if it weren't for dealing with all the people issues at work. This quick video reveals the Top Ten ways leaders can all but eliminate people problems at work. Enjoy. You're welcome.
On a recent road trip, Christy and I stumbled upon a radio station in the middle of an “All Eighties Weekend.” There was no need to seek further entertainment. We sang at the top of our lungs for a good two hours while driving down Interstate 10. Of course, you cannot have an All Eighties […]
Recently, I had a chance to engage in a deep conversation with my parents. Two members of the greatest generation who also happen to be two of the greatest people I know. That association happens a lot with that generation, doesn’t it? Both of my parents were born during the 1930’s. I’m stating the obvious […]
My son Britton recently got engaged by popping the question to his girlfriend (now fiancé) Tyler. It made me think, does employee engagement result from asking the right questions? And you know what? It does. The Leadership Formula teaches leaders what/how/when to ask the right questions. Watch the video here.