NEWS & EVENTS

CARRIAGE KIA BREAKS GROUND IN WOODSTOCK

CARRIAGE KIA BREAKS GROUND IN WOODSTOCK

We were just tickled to join the mess (about 80) of KIA employees, Cherokee residents, Woodstock officials, media representatives and friends and family that gathered Monday to celebrate the groundbreaking of Carriage KIA. After almost 20 years of working in the...
DARIEN GOES TO WASHINGTON

DARIEN GOES TO WASHINGTON

Darien Southerland receives invitation from the (SBA) Small Business Administration to come to Washington, DC. Darien, along with 100 other US business leaders were given the opportunity to discuss concerns regarding taxes, small business developments, funding for...
LIVE YOUR VALUES

LIVE YOUR VALUES

John Maxwell, in his book, “The 360-Degree Leader,” puts it this way, “It’s not hard to stay with the decisions you make when they are based on your values. Decisions that are not consistent with our values are short lived.” John goes on to say, “Just as consistency...
“NO” IS A GOOD WORD

“NO” IS A GOOD WORD

I saw a raucous 4 year old running like the bulls of Pamplona. Didn’t take a degree in nuclear physics to predict the outcome. True to form, his momentum and his gait got discombobulated and he splayed on the concrete like a spring calf. With a bloodied lip, he looked...
THINK BEFORE WE SPEAK

THINK BEFORE WE SPEAK

Abraham Lincoln spent hours preparing his two-minute Gettysburg Address. From time to time I’ve reflected on the impact of those two-minutes in history. I then ask  I myself, “How much time and thought do I put into the words I speak?” My words may not have the impact...