12 Tips To Leading Your Best Life (1/12)

Hello friends, I’m excited to kick off this series of what I call “12 Tips To Leading Your Best Life”. It’s a talk I give each semester to Ed Baker’s GSU class, and after delivering it to the class last Friday, I decided to create a series out of it. But before I dive into…

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Announcing my new venture: Purpose Group

Since 2013 I’ve been running a bit of an experiment, trying to build a purpose-driven (for profit) business that truly believes in business as a force for good. Dragon Army is a purpose-driven digital engagement agency, and I’m so proud of what we’ve built. We’ve worked hard to get it right – often stumbling, never quitting –…

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“You’ll never work in this industry again after this!”

Eat More…Purpose? This week I had a chance to hear Dan Cathy (former CEO of Chick-fil-A and one of Atlanta’s great philanthropists) speak for a straight hour in an intimate fireside chat. He shared so many stories I had never heard about the risks they took (and mistakes they made) at Chick-fil-A along the way.…

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My 13 favorite books from 2022

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Before I jump into my favorite books from 2023, I just want to remind you that unless you’re on a spending lockdown like my family in January (my wife declares every year that we have to go on a spending freeze in January…this probably has something to do with having five children that we Santa over-indulges every…

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I declined my first leadership opportunity

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I want to get right into this post because it’s a story I have never shared before. I think most people who know me think I was born trying to lead things, but that just wasn’t the case. More on that in a minute. First, I wanted to share the cover for my next book, The…

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