Purpose

In Texas there are certain things we take for granted... air conditioning in the summer, 4-wheel drive in the winter, and beautiful sunsets for days just to name a few.  The other thing we take for granted is that most people genuinely have a passion, love, and belief in a higher being. As I continue … Continue reading Purpose

Visit Your Restaurant – Table for Two

  I recently had a conversation with a former 9-year mayor of Abilene, Dr. Gary McCaleb. During the conversation, he told a story about a time when he failed as mayor. He was having a conversation with a restaurant owner and thanking the businessman for his gift to the community when the man proceeded to … Continue reading Visit Your Restaurant – Table for Two

LeadSmart Podcast Coming Soon!

The countdown to my LeadSmart Podcast is on! If you didn't know, I'm starting my own podcast.  If you're wondering, "What is a podcast?", don't worry.  I will explain more about that later. You will soon be able to download and listen to incredible leaders tell their leadership story.  I’m finishing the first 4 interviews … Continue reading LeadSmart Podcast Coming Soon!

Lead and be led

This year I've been somewhat obsessed with studying leadership. One thing I've learned about leaders is that they think for themselves and are masters at creating.  Leaders create processes, solutions to problems, culture, and companies.  Good leaders create movements and influence people. Great leaders serve and create loyalty. I am a sales manager for a local … Continue reading Lead and be led