This article was adopted from a popular post I authored exactly one year ago today, entitled One Word For Mom. You can read the original here. My one word has not changed – in fact, I am even more passionate about it. Once again, with Mother’s Day weekend upon us, I have given time and…Read More
Almost as though she was walking on a sheet of ice, she inched her foot forward gently, sliding it as far as her comfort zone would stretch, reaching her hands to ours, and then looked up with her dimple-marked smile. She did it. Life as she knew it would never be the same. And she…Read More
Have you ever sunk a few extra days into a project, because as you got deeper into it, you realized the incredible transformation it might create in someone’s life? This is how I feel right now. I’ve been working over time to craft a vision for how your organization can build a stronger foundation for…Read More
The best coaching sessions always teach you something new about yourself. If you’ve ever had a brake light out on your car, they’re the first to see it. Or to tell you of the piece of food stuck in your teeth before you leave the restaurant. And how the PGA instructor is able to find the subtle…Read More
Here it is – the list you’ve been asking and waiting for. Recently, I narrowed down thousands of downloads to list the 13 most effective, smartphone / desktop apps for business professionals and entrepreneurs. From a business perspective, each app on the list of 13 does something different. Most importantly, they make difficult/arduous tasks easy.…Read More
If you haven’t seen enough top 10 lists from 2014, here’s one more. Of the 60 articles posted to this site over the last year, I wanted to find the 10 that mattered most. While the analytics for any business are important, I am less interested in how many of you came to this site…Read More
Have you’ve spent the last 45 – 60 days pouring over end of year budgeting, annual reviews and strategy work for 2015? If so, my guess is that you’re ready for a break? The Holidays are a terrific time to pour into something else – children! And there is no better way to spend time…Read More
At the heart of every great growth story is a big, bold dream with lots of circles around it. For a variety of reasons, unmet potential is commonplace in businesses everywhere. Whether it be obstacles, artificial limitations, distractions or fear, we let the small swallow the big. What if you were surrounded by the right partners, the…Read More
Over 500 years ago, Hernan Cortes took 600 Spaniard warriors on boats to the Yucatan Peninsula on a quest to conquer Mexico. They arrived with very little in terms of weapons, armor or resources, but they had a very clear strategic direction. Amazingly, it was 3 words that Cortes proclaimed to his men that ultimately…Read More
Have you ever wondered why the forests are lush and dense in the valley but sparse, dusty and barren on the tops of mountains? See, growth happens in the valleys. It’s not only true of nature, but also true of people, teams, organizations and even, families. It’s the valley’s of life where we make transformation that…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.