E17- “Stewardship”- The Flournoy Swimming Pool Story and The Real Origins of “Old Blue”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis show is about stewardship. In this episode, I sit down with Robert Flournoy and we talk about his dad Bobby Flournoy. This time we talk about Bobby’s approach to taking care of the things that were important to him. Robert tells the swimming pool story […]

E11- “Stakeholder Value”- A Tribute to Mr. Bill Turner

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI have talked on the podcast before about the blessing of growing up around community bankers. As I was in production on the podcast episode last week, the original community banker here in my home town, Mr. Bill Turner, passed away. Instead of talking about his […]

E7- “Living the Values”-The Springer Theatre Academy, The Sea of Galilee and Aligned Decisions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Every organization has a set of values. We all say we stand for something. But do the values you have printed on your wall influence people to make real life decisions everyday?  Anyone in organizational life can learn from how the Springer Theatre Academy aligns their […]

E5- Hot Chocolate, Macaroni & Cheese, and Skittles for Breakfast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter spending a week at the Chattahoochee Council Boy Scouts Camp Frank G. Lumpkin, I reflect on a few unexpected leadership lessons that I observed. My special guest shares insight on what being a Boy Scout can teach you about addressing team member behavior and performance […]

Digging Holes

“A farmer, while sitting on his porch, noticed a highway department truck pulling over to the shoulder of the road. A man got out, dug a sizable hole in the ditch, and got back into the vehicle. A few minutes later, the other occupant of the truck got out, filled up the hole, tamped the […]


On a recent evening like any other, we ate left over pork chops for dinner.  Someone in the family, left a plate within dogs reach.  My daughter first broke the news.  “Daddy, I think Harvey (The 5 yr. old cocker spaniel) just ate the pork chop bone.” “Un-hun.  That’s nice dear.” “No Dad, you need […]