John Tobin: In Search of a Challenger
The revelation blew him away. But there it was, over and over again on the pages of his journal, in his own handwriting. He was showing up as a victim in his business. When he thought of corporate evolution, he most often considered the changes that needed to be made around him. Seldom did he […]
Greg Massey: Bankers Who Care About Divorce Rates… What’s the Punchline?
“If we’re doing our job, the community will have lower divorce rates and higher credit scores,” says Greg Massey, CEO of First United Bank. To Massey, a bank is not just a place to safeguard deposits and make loans; banks can elevate the finances, zeitgeist, and emotional health of the communities they serve. It’s a […]
Scott Flowers’ Bucket Full of Purpose: The Unconventional Journey to Impact
When banking executive Scott Flowers found himself laid off with a year’s severance package, some big questions emerged. A foreign company had purchased his previous employer in North Texas and consolidated the businesses, leaving Scott in a flurry of interviews and LinkedIn networking, and traveling the country chasing opportunities. But one thought kept recurring: part […]
Andy Eby: Practice. Play. Grind It Out.
Andy Eby’s cleats dug into the soil of Lambeau Field, as he grasped the football and took a deep breath, right there at the center of the offensive line. Andy wasn’t playing for the NFL because he was the best and most talented football player. He was playing amongst the elite because he’d spent his […]
What’s Your Purpose? 38 Epic Purpose Statements of Stagen Member Companies
At Stagen, we believe that an organization’s purpose is something that already exists and it is the responsibility of leaders to find an elegant way to articulate it. Said differently, you don’t create purpose, you uncover it. A great purpose statement should exemplify elegance and simplicity on the other side of complexity. It should inspire […]
10 Insights for Meditation
Want better focus, memory, emotional intelligence, and decision making ability? But wait, there’s more! What if we said you can have better focus, memory, emotional intelligence and decision making ability with just 5 minutes of daily practice? We imagine you would take us up on the offer. That offer, by the way, has a name: […]
Corey Blake from Round Table Companies: 10 Tips to Vulnerable Strength
While many are talking about vulnerability from a philosophical standpoint, practicing vulnerability is more challenging for most of us. Vulnerability requires courage, repetition, and the ability to manage one’s own discomfort as well as that of others who are impacted by our vulnerability. That being said, the result of living a vulnerable lifestyle is deep […]