Distracted Leadership by Michael Veltri

October 18th, 2018

Distracted Leadership — Do You Use Your Cell Phone or Does It Use You? by Michael Veltri Do you use your cell phone as an alarm clock?  I used to.  This was my morning routine for years:  Cell phone alarm goes off, I turn it off, and immediately start looking at emails, text messages, calendar […]

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Leadership Attributes by Mike Evans

October 12th, 2018

5 Leadership Attributes that Ignite Extraordinary Results by Mike Evans “Leaders are born…not made!”  How many of us have heard this often repeated myth? The truth, however, is far different. Exemplary leadership is the result of consistent action over time, and focus on a few simple principles. It is a process. It involves practices, skills, […]

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Improve your odds when that “plane crash”​ moment hits

October 11th, 2018

Looking for a speaker for your next safety conference? Dave Sanderson shares his personal story of how he survived the “Miracle on the Hudson” plus gives attendees tools they can use when a tragedy hits. Three ways you can improve your odds when that “plane crash”​ moment hits by Dave Sanderson  “Let me not pray […]

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Can I Learn to Say “No” Three Times? by Kit Welchlin

Kit Welchin
October 8th, 2018

I’m sure you are a person who likes to help others. However, you may be saying “yes” a little too often. Always saying “yes” to friends asking favors and “yes” to coworkers’ requests can become too much. I suggest that you occasionally say “no” three times.   Click here to watch Kit’s video.

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Succession Planning for Small Businesses by Mary Kelly

October 4th, 2018

If you are a small business owner, these 5 steps will help you successfully prepare for the future of your organization. 1. Planning Early – It is vital that business owners and leaders begin succession plans as early as possible. This means putting a strategy in place for when and how the succession will be handled. […]

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Register for the Small Business Success Summit

October 2nd, 2018

Don’t miss the Small Business Success Summit on November 9th! It’s one full day, jammed packed with speakers that will help grow your business. You definitely don’t want to miss Meridith Elliott Powell message over lunch or Joe Schmit’s closing keynote.   SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS SUMMIT The purpose of the Small Business Success Summit is […]

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Survive and Thrive in the New World of Work! by Mike Evans

October 2nd, 2018

We are in a brawl with few rules, where the fast, flexible, and agile will eat and spit out the slow, over-thinking, and complacent. In the past, change was episodic, transient, and gradual; now, change is constant as business, technology, and society itself continue to evolve at an ever more rapid pace. Individuals, teams, and […]

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What Hurricanes Can Remind Us About Change By Jones Loflin

September 20th, 2018

Less than a week ago, Hurricane Florence lumbered through the Atlantic Ocean and made landfall here in North Carolina. Because I live in the central part of the state, I only saw localized flooding of creeks and rivers along with some downed trees. Eastern North Carolina, as you have seen, has been obliterated by heavy […]

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Cultivate a Highly Accountable Culture by Mike Evans

September 3rd, 2018

Most senior organizational leaders have a firm grasp, clear vision and solid understanding of the critical results that must be realized by their organization as they look out twelve to eighteen months into the future. However, data collected over the past twenty years reveals that 90% of the time those ‘must-achieve desired results’ are not […]

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Being Worth Following Is More Important Than Talent by Don Yaeger

August 30th, 2018

Don Yaeger’s interview with Roger Staubach  at the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Maybe the best parts of life as a journalist are those moments when you get to go eye-to-eye with one of your heroes and your “job” is to engage them in conversation.  And if you get to do […]

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Meet Showcase Speaker Danelle Umstead

August 13th, 2018

Danelle Umstead, like many downhill skiers, likes to go fast. But when she shoots down the slopes, she’s relying on someone else’s eyes to keep her on the right path. Danelle has visual impairment and skis with a sighted guide: her husband and best friend, Rob Umstead. Together they call themselves “Vision4Gold.” Danelle was diagnosed […]

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5 Leadership Attributes that Ignite Extraordinary Results

August 6th, 2018

5 Leadership Attributes that Ignite Extraordinary Results by Mike Evans “Leaders are born…not made!”  How many of us have heard this often repeated myth? The truth, however, is far different. Exemplary leadership is the result of consistent action over time, and focus on a few simple principles. It is a process. It involves practices, skills, […]

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If you’re too comfortable you’re doing it wrong (AmyKism #47)

August 2nd, 2018

What if I told you that a single 20-minute meeting has the power to reset the tone & trajectory for your personal and professional success? That what you decide to ask RIGHT NOW will be the biggest differentiator between leaders who achieve massive success (in record-breaking time)… …and those who beat their heads against the […]

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Showcase Speaker Jim Miller

July 23rd, 2018

When Coach Jim Miller speaks about his story, people love to hear about the “Sustained Success” Month after Month, Year after Year, and even Decade after Decade.. Coach came into an underperforming program that had not won a Conference Championship in 15 years to Winning 21 in a row, and then placing 1st or 2nd […]

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