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 […]

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 […]

Reserved Seating

Maybe the problem is not them…or it…or him…or her. Maybe the problem is you and your desperate fight to keep your front row, reserved seat. Not that there is anything wrong with you. You just want to have your needs met. You need to be recognized, preferred, esteemed, increased, remembered, set above others, noticed and […]

Five Things You Can Learn About Networking From Oceans 11

  The movie “Ocean’s Eleven”, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Seen here, Elliott Gould (as Reuben Tishkoff). Theatrical release, December 7, 2001. Screen capture. Copyright © 2001 Warner Bros. Credit: © 2001 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz. The term “networking” grosses me out. I think of “the business card shuffle”. I have been there. In my early […]