NEWS & EVENTS

“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...

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KICK THE BALL

If you don’t think timing is everything… well you’re wrong. Stories that many of us were taught as a child included timing. Every time Charlie Brown went to kick the ball Lucy would move it and good ole Charlie Brown would land flat on his back! For many years, I...

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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...

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WHY IS GRASS BROWN?

Daddy, Why Is Grass Turning Brown Again? By Paul Martin My friend’s son asked that question.  We were excited that his son was starting to understand the cycle of seasons—in the fall, the grass turns brown. In the spring, the grass turns green. When you understand the...

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NO ONE REALLY LIKES CRITICISM!

No one really likes criticism. Like a visit to the dentist, it’s part of life. You don’t want it, but know it’s needed. The right kind of criticism can help us grow personally and professionally. The wrong kind can leave us in a fetal position quivering in a corner....

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LOMBARDI ON SUCCESS

This past year two things occurred simultaneously which took me back, once again, to learn form the legendary coach, Vince Lombardi. Those two things? My first Packer game, opening game for the season, and reading “What It Takes to Be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership”...

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CHANGE REQUIRES LEADERSHIP

One of my dog-eared books is “Tribes,” by Seth Godin. I’m going to share this week one short section from “Tribes” then recommend you go to Amazon.com and purchase a copy for yourself. If leadership is the ability to create change your tribe believes in, and the...

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LEE COMPANY

One of Tennessee’s largest heating, air conditioning, and plumbing companies, the Lee Company, has joined the BG family. In 1944 one man, L. Leon Lee, had a mission to help people. To accomplish his goal, he knew he had to become the best at what he did and that...

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A WIN IS STILL A WIN

I love watching water. Have you ever notice how peaceful water can be? That it has the power for life. It can feed you, nourish you and hydrate you. But water can also be deadly. Examples, Flood, Riptides, Currents, etc. Water reminds us that what is good can...

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VICE PRESIDENT VISITS

Atlanta Based advertising agency BG AD Group welcomed Vice President Joseph Biden on Tuesday March 4th to their Atlanta office. After watching the 2014 State of the Union address, BG AD Group Company President, Darien Southerland wrote President Obama and expressed...

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