Bill Belichick, Billy Beane and Mike Tyson on Working Well

(Read Time: 2 minutes) Welcome to an era of uncertainty. More than ever, your success may come down to how quickly you/your organization adapt to changing social, political or economic indicators. Perhaps, we can take advantage of lessons from the sports world, a place where the outcome is always clear- you either win or you [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:06:35+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Bill Belichick, Billy Beane and Mike Tyson on Working Well

3 Leadership Lessons From ‘The Race That Eats It’s Young’

This past weekend was momentous It was the 30th running of the Barkley Marathons (yes, that is an 's' at the end of marathon) at Frozen Head State Park in Wartburg, Tennessee. Since it began in 1986, over 1,000 have entered the Barkley 15 have successfully finished.   Fun facts about the Barkley Race distance: 100 miles [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:07:06+00:00April 7th, 2016|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on 3 Leadership Lessons From ‘The Race That Eats It’s Young’

3 Surefire Ways to Engage the Best Volunteers

More than 60 million people spend an average of 52 hours each year volunteering their time with a nonprofit organization. Many organizations agree that volunteers are critical to overall health and play a role in their ability to become, and remain, sustainable. Volunteers serve many functions: They can help deliver client programs, create awareness about [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:07:21+00:00January 25th, 2016|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on 3 Surefire Ways to Engage the Best Volunteers

You Are Resilient

(Read Time: 2 1/2 Minutes) Resilience the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties Synonyms: Flexible, Strong, Durable, Irrepressible, Tough The 5 Brown's   Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae (www.the5browns.com) Who They Are Remarkably talented Julliard trained classical pianists (The first 5 siblings to ever attend Julliard simultaneously) Critically acclaimed quintet since 2002 Recording artists: 6 full [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:07:34+00:00September 14th, 2015|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on You Are Resilient

Becoming ‘Grandma’ Gatewood

(Read Time: 2 Minutes) (Think Time: As long as it takes) Wearing a pair of Keds sneakers with a homemade duffel bag thrown over her shoulder, Emma 'Grandma' Gatewood told her family she was going out for a walk. Her walk began in Oglethorpe, Georgia and turned out to be the 2,168-mile Appalachian Trail. Five [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:07:47+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Becoming ‘Grandma’ Gatewood
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