I know it’s happened to you. Don’t lie. Have you ever been locked out of your car during a mid-day hour in the month of July? It happened to me – in the parking lot of an Atlanta, GA (a.k.a. “Hot-lanta!”) office building – 15 minutes before a client meeting. Not only difficult to endure…Read More
Before we unveil where the path to better strategy starts, let me start with a bold statement. I believe the challenge for leadership in driving better strategy execution comes down to the ability or lack thereof to enlist, capture, and mobilize the emotional energy of organization or teams. This article will zero-in on the starting point…Read More
Through of all my years as a practicing student, coach and teacher of leadership, never have I come across a book quite like Perry Noble’s, The Most Excellent Way To Lead. Perry Noble is the founding pastor of NewSpring Church, one of the fastest growing churches in the United States, based in South Carolina. Over…Read More
It’s been said that nothing worthwhile is ever accomplished overnight. Virtually everything of real meaning or matter not only requires effort and commitment, but an investment of time. In particular, it’s really the small investments of time over a longer period of time that add up to something significant. This is where the conversation started…Read More
Whether you’re the owner of a small family manufacturing business, a CEO of a multi-billion dollar global conglomerate, or the team leader of the 5-person department that makes the home-office hum, this checklist is for you. If you missed it, last week’s article introduced the idea of a simple, back-to-basics formula that spotlights the two…Read More
The age-old debate that argues whether organizations should be heavily or even, exclusively focused towards culture or strategy could not be further from the truth. Have you put more emphasis on strategy or culture in your organization? Do you feel as if one is more important than the other or are they mutually critical? What…Read More
Last week, Delta Airlines announced that they were banning it from their flights. News stations across the US reported battery issues and the propensity for it to catch fire. And, Amazon is now urging customers to dispose of it due to safety concerns. So, what exactly is it? Apparently, it’s the hottest and hardest-to-find gift…Read More
All-American Triathletes and Ironman Finishers are tough to find in the same person. Now add Wife, Mother to three and Executive to that list and the number of possible results gets even smaller, doesn’t it? Peel back the passion, dedication and competitiveness that is Sarah Joseph and you’ll find all of those things and more.…Read More
Having worked with owners and executives in a myriad of organizations, I can count a handful of reasons why their businesses never reach full potential. One of those reasons is the lost art of how to think. We live in a heads-down, always-on, media-run society that wants to suck us into the middle of the…Read More
Your vacation might be right around the corner. Mine, on the other hand, is quickly fading in the rear-view mirror. As I reflect on a week of 100 + degrees in Florida with 11 family members (6 under the age of 10) packed in one beach house, juggling different time zones, nap times, food interests…Read More
Founder Todd Garreston
With over 15 years of experience leading market share growth initiatives of top consumer brands in Fortune 500 and privately-held business environments, Todd Garretson advises and helps organizations identify new growth potential, craft strategy that moves people to action and enhance overall performance.
Having a passion for helping people and organizations to unlock dormant growth potential, Todd writes and speaks for audiences in three core areas: business growth strategy, leadership and personal / professional growth.
Residing in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Lauri, and their four children, weekends and free time are spent with family, coaching youth sports, and sharing his passion for fitness and nutrition.