In this 10-minute interview, I talk to bestselling author Jim Collins about his most recent book, How the Mighty Fall. He share important facts about why some organizations succeed while others fail.
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Chick-fil-A will once again be hosting its Leadercast event in Atlanta on May 6, 2011. They have a stellar lineup of speakers. Here’s why you should participate.
As I have written before, I will be attending the Chick-fil-A Leadercast on May 7, 2010. This is a one-day leadership event that will take place in Atlanta, Georgia and will be broadcast to 500 host locations throughout the country via satellite or internet downlink. They are expecting nearly 70,000 attendees, between the live site in Atlanta and the rest of North America. Since the time I first blogged about it, Chick-fil-A has asked me to host “Backstage Leadercast.” I will be in the “Green Room,” interviewing the speakers as they come and go. This will be broadcast on the Web before the event, during the breaks, and after the event.
A few weeks ago, while attending the Catalyst Conference, I had the opportunity to have breakfast with Dan Cathy, President and COO of Chick-fil-a, and Mark Miller, VP of Training and Development for Chick-fil-a. I experienced first-hand their passion for leadership and for enriching the lives of the people in the the communities where their stores are located.
Rather than reviewing one book this week, I thought I would share my favorite business books. I get asked this question regularly, most recently when I was lecturing at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Business School earlier this week.
So is the glass half empty or half full? The truth is, both. In times like these, leaders must do two things simultaneously
In the Western literary tradition, the silver bullet was the only weapon that could destroy certain types of monsters. As a result, it became a metaphor for a singular solution that solves a giant problem.