Chris and Karin were a "power" couple with Chris dreaming of becoming a PGA golfer and Karin chasing her dream of becoming a CEO. God, however, had different plans. In 2002 Chris and Karin Conlee launched Highpoint Church in Memphis,TN, and have been serving the Memphis community ever since. In this podcast they share their journey of abandoning their dreams in order to follow God's dream for their lives.
Ken Blanchard, the best selling author of the The One Minute Manage® (over 13 million copies sold) and Lead Like Jesus shares with us insights from recently released The New One Minute Manager®.
In this podcast, Ken focuses on the importance of goal setting, accountability, and the difference between a Command & Control leadership and a Side-By-Side leadership.
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Kemmons Wilson Jr. (whose family founded the Holiday Inn chain) serves as the Chairman of the Board of Wilson Hotel Management. In this podcast, Kemmons talks about what it was like growing up as a son of a very successful father, and how the lessons he's learned helped him to launch his own business.
Kemmons shares how his belief that God designed each of us uniquely helped him become secure "in his own skin" instead of living in his father's shadow.
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Obeying God’s call, empty-nesters David (former President/CEO, Family Dollar Stores; current CEO, TruGreen) and Debbie Alexander said YES to adopting six boys from war-torn Liberia. In this podcast, they share the challenges that come with saying YES to God's call and about the importance and the power of community in those challenging times.
Obeying God’s call, empty-nesters David (former President/CEO, Family Dollar Stores; current CEO, TruGreen) and Debbie Alexander said YES to adopting six boys from war-torn Liberia. In this podcast, they share lessons they've learned and how this act of obedience has impacted their community and other orphans in Liberia.
Michael Cardone Jr. is the Owner and Chief Strategy Officer of Cardone Industries, Inc., a leading producer of new and remanufactured auto parts. In this podcast, Michael shares with us his insights about how he's been able to live out Jesus' model of leadership in his workplace, and why it's important for every leader to understand whom or what they follow. Michael also dives into issues like success, and why defining what success means first is a critical part of leadership.
Kemmons Wilson Jr. (whose family founded the Holiday Inn chain) serves as the Chairman of the Board of Wilson Hotel Management. In today's podcast Mr. Wilson shares lessons he learned from his parents on character, integrity and the importance of living out strong biblical values in both personal and corporate life. As a successful businessman, Mr. Wilson shares ways seasoned leaders can pass on a strong work ethic and strong values to younger generations.
Jim Blanchard, former Chairman and CEO of Synovus Corporation, shares lessons he's learned over his 30 years as a leader in a prominent corporate environment. Jim's leadership was marked by sustained success over a long period of time, and he shares with us what he believes positioned him to achieve not just a few bursts of success, but a long-term sustained success as a leader.
Mick Ukleja, Founder and President of LeadershipTraQ and an expert on Ethics, shares his insights about the ever-growing integrity gap among today's leaders. Based on years of experience of working with leaders and executives, Mick takes a practical approach to integrity and helps us understand how we can overcome the integrity and character gap personally and inside our organizations.