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Dragon Army’s Purpose is to Inspire Happiness
This is what leaders should strive to create
The many things I’m involved with, and why
This is how I think about leadership
Consider these two Atlanta nonprofits on #GivingTuesday
The leadership soak period
Required reading for my leadership team: The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
5 questions I asked my team to help them figure out what really makes them happy
Lessons on leadership during extreme change from Jeffrey Immelt, former CEO of GE
I walked into an Amazon Book Store and this is what I saw
48in48 NYC 2017 in Pictures
I love to be wrong when doubting would-be entrepreneurs
I’m reading the newspaper and paperback books…what’s happening to me?!
The 6 things you need to do in order to accomplish anything great
Ripples of Hope
These two things will determine who you will be in five years
A speech from Bobby Kennedy that I wish could be given today
Book update – I have an agent!
48in48 Atlanta 2017 – 3rd time’s a charm!
Great advice from Warren Buffett to start your day – invest in yourself!
Life is too short not to love your work!
6 reasons you should join me at SuperNova South next week
The pessimists are usually right…
A snapshot of how 48in48 Twin Cities went this weekend! #48in48MSP
48in48 is in Minneapolis this weekend…and I’m not there!
This documentary is required viewing for any entrepreneur
“What separates the successful from the unsuccessful are the expectations that they had for their own lives”
Thoughts and advice on leadership
I wish everyone I know would read these two books back-to-back
Two views into Dragon Army’s culture
The 3 requirements of a great company culture
What I look for in leaders #blindpost
6 books I’m looking forward to reading
Lets talk about company culture!
Dragon Army’s ‘Team First’ value in head-shaving action
Collecting dots vs. connecting dots #artofnetworking
Effective altruism and the business of doing good
You shouldn’t be leading if you don’t know where we’re going, buddy.
If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right
This is how I eat apples and tie my shoes
My advice to a small, growing company about office space
A terrific story about leadership and inspiration
3 questions about leadership
Some thoughts on the importance of having passion for your work…
Atlantans supporting Atlantans…
Be the superhero your younger self wanted you to be
The 3 BIG mistakes I’ve made so far with Dragon Army
too many people are always wishing they were someone else or had someone else’s life.
If the path before you is clear…
11 Minute Chat with Dennis Dube
To achieve greatness requires focus.
11 minute chat with Mike Pitcher
when any one of these 5 things is missing, we fail badly
All the Pictures from #48in48 Boston 2017
48in48 expands to Boston
11 minute chat with Adam Walker
Everyone who’s ever built a successful business has stories of epic failures
If Warren Buffet doesn’t like someone, he just doesn’t work with them.
Working hard is the best way to put yourself in position to take advantages of opportunities
In 2017, #48in48 will be providing over $6 million in donated services with over 1,000 volunteers
The people worth impressing
Name another billionaire that admits that a great deal of his success is because of who he was born to...
Made in ATL
if you focus on your weaknesses, then you’re really just trying to minimize the mistakes you will make.
The interview with Mark Cuban that every entrepreneur should watch.
Organize your notes, tasks, and priorities the old fashioned way (pen and paper.)
Stephen King writes much more than just horror, and he teaches you how to write!
There may not be billion dollar ideas, but there are definitely non-billion dollar ideas.
That time I joined Sanjay and Adam on the Tech Talk Y’all podcast
The idea isn’t the thing. Hard work, passion, leadership, the team…those are the things
Runway: the time it takes to figure out your business model and determine if you can do it
Give me a hard-working, passionate, smart entrepreneur + ample time and I’ll show you a successful business.
Make this the next book you read, or better yet, listen to
It's ok to make mistakes, but don't continue to make the same mistakes
Values last forever. Purpose lasts ~100 years. Vision can change (every 5-15 years). Strategy changes annually.
Everyone we invite into our company, is who we will eventually become.
If you read this blog, I have a favor to ask…
What is the most important job of a CEO?
"Since I spend 90% of my computer time in Chrome, I thought I’d try a Chromebook"
“So why are you doing that? How does it help you?”
“How do you find time to do all of that?” is the wrong question
Which wolf do you feed? The one you want to win.
"The more experience you get in the “real world”, the less qualified you will be to run a startup."
life is a series of challenges; all the experiences you’ve had so far have led you to this new challenge
Why do almost all high-performing leaders think they should be doing more?
Parenting through comics.
Suffering is part of success
Embrace the ability to change and evolve with any given scenario
It's ok to get angry. But don’t STAY angry.
Meet Amy Ingram
The best fiction books I’ve read over the last two years
My 2016 Phone Homescreen
Reading your heroes' biographies really helps you
#CES: @DragonArmy launches @catch_sports for @turner
Read these business books.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world
Do you average 3 "business growing" meetings a day?
The most successful entrepreneurs have a conviction that is so strong, nothing can deter them
What's your BHAG?
What makes your company "not average"?
"leaders can get lost in the importance of style of leadership, and focus less on the true function of leadership
Make a plan to be the type of person you really want to be.
When @JeffHilimire amassed more than $90,000 in personal credit card debt financing Spunlogic
Mobile experience studio Dragon Army is hiring Jr. UX designer, Jr. UI designer, entry-level SDR
Who to follow on Twitter after reading the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
A glass-half-full kind of way to look at the world
Win or learn. There is no lose.
Confidently tell a dramatic story about the problem you're solving.
80% of people are dissatisfied with their job!!
What apps do you use to get the news?
"Some of the most successful business people I’ve met are real a$$holes"
Meet Rohit Malhotra: founder and Executive Director of the Center for Civic Innovation
Kickstarter for Robots Love Ice Cream: The Card Game.
Dragon Army’s VTV (in a poster)
48in48 via a podcast
48in48 goal after NYC: to run the event in 48 cities worldwide over the same weekend
"Atlanta is my home and there’s nothing you could offer that would entice me to leave.”
watching 100+ volunteers work tirelessly to build 48 nonprofit websites
2 ingredients for a great leader
Q4: the last chance to hit your numbers and finish the year in the win column
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