Did someone say dessert? (Yogurt Please!)

By admin | June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Retail yogurt establishments are popping up all over and making yogurt the dessert of choice in America.  All businesses ought to take notice of what is happening. Before you conclude what you think it is about, let me be clear it isn’t about yogurt. Freshens and TCBY have been around a long time but are being…

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Entrepreneurs Care Deeply

By admin | May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The entrepreneurs I know care deeply about what they do and the difference they are making in the world.  Most aren’t worries really, but in perhaps weak moments they get a bit anxious about how things will come together and ultimately work out. Seth Godin highlights that idea that perhaps anxiety stems from trying to control…

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Too much information…too little time.

By admin | May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Too much information…too little time. Do you ever feel overwhelmed by stuff and inundated with must do action items? The remedy is not a magic pill that makes everything go away. It’s identifying the most difficult or highest value item and doing it first.

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The Real Jerry Maguire

By admin | May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

What made the real Jerry Maguire, Leigh Steinberg, the super agent he is because of getting beyond the money in negotiations. His goal was always to deal with the whole person, probe for the athletes beyond-sport goals. Recently in a radio interview on Pro Sports Lives Live show with hosts Mike and Gena Pitts, a…

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Alpharetta Art In The Park is the weekend of May 26

By admin | May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

You can get a look at the craft and skills of more than 50 area artists at this year’s Alpharetta Art In The Park. Art is the Park is May 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ole Milton Park, 35 Milton Avenue in Alpharetta. It’s…

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When Trusts Hide A Lack of Trust

By admin | May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the living room and offices that belong to my parents are several numbered paintings by Thomas Kinkade.  He positioned himself as the “painter of light,” which really resonated with much of the Christian audience. His work really is incredible with vivid colors that really appeared to light a dark room.  And he was very…

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Traits of Personal Mastery

By admin | May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am a student of leadership and how it contributes to success in work and life. I’m finding a core principle that drives great leaders is the pursuit of Mastery. When we refer to an expert in any field, don’t we say of that person, “a master of their trade.” So in golf there is…

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22nd Taste of Alpharetta coming up in May

By admin | May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 22nd Annual Taste of  Alpharetta festival is coming up May 10 in a new location, 2 South Main St., Hwy. 9, across from Alpharetta City Hall. It’s the South’s largest “taste of” festival, and organizers say more than 50,000 people come each year to taste good food, appetizers, drinks and desserts. Taste of  Alpharetta…

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How Rich? (Paper & Pencil)

By admin | May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was inspired when I met and heard country music star and serial entrepreneur John Rich. He grew up in a trailer home with his parents who worked hard and treated their living arrangements with care and respect. But he really didn’t know what to do with his life, but decided he use what he…

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"Uncertain Beginnings…"

By admin | April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bubba Watson pulls off the hook shot of a lifetime from the pine straw in the tress on the second playoff hole of the Masters to win his first green jacket.  What an amazing finish! And to think this finish almost never happened had it not been for the vision and determination of two leaders.…

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