LSU Football: A Look Back At The 2017 Season

LSU Football: A Look Back At The 2017 Season

The 2017 gridiron season began with great promise for the LSU Tiger football team. Initial rankings placed them as high as 14th in the country, and a contender for the SEC title. While the consensus felt eventual BCS champion Alabama was the best team, LSU and Auburn...
Mentorship: The Ultimate Learning Tool

Mentorship: The Ultimate Learning Tool

Think of someone in your life that has served as a role model to you. Even if it wasn’t someone directly involved in your life, i.e. a celebrity, athlete, or politician, think of what they meant to you. Generally speaking, we look to our role models as someone to...
In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It

Over the course of the past year or so, I’ve been given the opportunity to explore a lot of topics within my field and write about them. And over the course of the past year or so, I imagine that some of these blogs may not have garnered the attention I feel they...
5 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Workplace

5 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Workplace

There’s a busy world outside of the office walls. That world is full of distractions that can deter employees from the work in front of them. If you’re not working to keep your employees interested in what’s going on inside the office, can you really blame them for...
What Leadership Looks Like

What Leadership Looks Like

In writing about leadership on this blog, I’ve discussed leadership styles and common qualities possessed by those considered to be pioneers. Yet, there’s another component to be considered for those who aspire to lead. That is, what leadership looks like: what those...
3 Things Kids Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

3 Things Kids Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Though sometimes a source of great stress (and even greater joy), children have a way of preparing business owners for effective entrepreneurship in ways that often go unnoticed, or perhaps not fully explored. In an article published on Inc., Founder & CEO of The...
Which of These Leadership Styles Best Describes You?

Which of These Leadership Styles Best Describes You?

I shared this post on Slideshare to accompany my latest blog. Check it out and feel free to share and Tweet me your preferred style of leadership/management. Understanding the Six Different Styles of Leadership from James B....
5 Books I Recommend to My Executive Staff

5 Books I Recommend to My Executive Staff

Last month’s Baton Rouge Business Report featured comments from CEOs of the area’s Top 100 companies. I was honored to be among those included, representing my company, MMR Group. The publication was released on July 19, and addressed topics such as methods for...
How To Deal With Competing Business Strategies

How To Deal With Competing Business Strategies

The truth about managing a business is that it’s subject to change on a dime. Whether it’s hardening competition, changing industry practices or unforeseen growth, the day to day of running an enterprise is as fickle as life itself. So why is it that most leaders...
What Makes A Great Leader?

What Makes A Great Leader?

Some leaders are born, as the saying goes. For the rest of us, thankfully, there are qualities we can learn to assist us in becoming a person that others will follow. It’s important to realize, first, that just because you are chosen to lead, that doesn’t make you a...