My wife recently shared with me Angela Lee Duckworth’s theory on grit as it relates to students. Having been aware of Angela’s popular work on ‘grit’, I had never actually seen the talk. After seeing the video, I’m not only convinced that grit is a big idea, but believe it may be the single greatest…Read More
According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, two of the top five New Year’s resolutions for 2015 center on some kind of fitness-related goal, whether it be ‘getting fit and healthy’ or simply, ‘losing weight’. Where it gets interesting and scary, from a statistical perspective, is measuring how long people keep their resolutions. Percent of…Read More
Corporate Counsel and devoted sports fan, Brian Harris describes his commitment to grow as a husband and dad as “being intentional” with the people in his life who matter most. “Be intentional about your role as husband and father. They need your leadership too.” Harris believes in surrounding himself with like-minded men who share common beliefs…Read More
Ryan Coble is not joking when he says his ’hands are full.’ Married to wife Laura and father of four children, including a set of rambunctious twins, the Cobles have learned that ‘survival’ depends on working together to juggle competing demands of careers, calendars, and commitments. Ryan shares, “One of the most effective ways I deal…Read More
I know what you’re thinking right now. How in the world could building your family be connected with your ability to lead and build people in the workplace? As a parent of four incredibly strong-willed, talented and loving children (ages 10, 8, 6 and almost 2), I’ll cut right to the chase. If you’re driven to make…Read More
At the office, this Chief Operating Officer leads a national team of 450, passionate about transforming the way schools raise money and at the same time teaching children the value of integrity, enthusiasm, leadership, and results. When he arrives home at the end of the day, he does it all over again – except, with his…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
Leading a global organization to over $1 billion in market capitalization, including responsibility for 2000 employees, requires nothing short of maximum effort, dedication, and round-the-clock commitment. Even with the all-encompassing demands as Chief Executive Officer, John O’Donnell has never shortchanged his family. In fact, family is priority number one. As part of Project 24, we are thrilled to…Read More
Have you ever considered a complete change of direction for your career? Can you imagine an on-camera news reporter becoming a home remodeling entrepreneur? Now imagine that home remodeling entrepreneur growing a business to occupy 3000 square feet of showroom space, multiple painting crews, and several years worth of kitchen transformations being featured on Houzz.com. Passion…Read More
You and I have both been there…. The long, merry-go-round days of meetings and decision making at the office. The 4-day travel stints in multiple cities and hotels. Commitments in every direction. When you’re finally on your way home, how do you muster the energy to be fully present with your spouse and children? Our sixth…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.