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On November 15, 2012

How To Deal With Bad News

I got a call yesterday that was pretty bad news.  It was a complete surprise & wasn’t easy to swallow.  As a leader you will get bad news & in your response your leadership is defined. Good news is easy to receive.  No leader gets mad about good news.  But what happens when you are
On November 8, 2012

How To Make The Next Four Years Your Best Four Years!

I heard the term, “the next four years” a lot during the Presidential election.  Each candidate was talking about how if they were elected President the next four years of my life would be better.  They also told me why they would be worse if they other guy got elected.  I voted & I love
On September 27, 2012

7 Random Thoughts On Being An Entrepreneur

Here we go… 1. Balance making a difference with making a dollar 2. Automation trumps determination – Automate your delivery systems as much as possible 3. People will get mad at you & your company sometimes… It’s just part of it 4. Have a good time or do something else 5. Be honest if you
On September 7, 2012

Dear Leaders In Your 20’s… Part 1

Hi, I’m Casey Graham.  I am 31 years old & would like to share a few thoughts with you about what I learned in my 20’s.  I wanted to write this to you before I move too far away from being in my 20’s.  I have taken about 18 months & reflected on everything I
On August 20, 2012

Risky Business

When I started our first company, I was scared to death.  Here were the conditions: We had a one year old daughter My wife was a stay at home mom (no income) We had $36,000 in the bank we had saved up We had no contracts or promise of contracts I had never started a
On May 30, 2012

How To Lead Strong Leaders

I have a strong leader on my team.  His name is Michael Lukaszewski (a.k.a my buddy Mike, my cousin Mikey, or Bozo). He writes an excellent blog HERE. I’ve never had a leader as strong as him around me everyday. Here is what I’ve learned about leading people like Mikey… You shouldn’t try to lead
On May 9, 2012

Are You A STUCK Solopreneur?

I have the honor of being coached & mentored by one of the Founders of InfusionSoft, Clate Mask.  Clate is a New York Times best selling author & leading one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. In one of our sessions together he shared a graph that was based upon study of over
On May 2, 2012

So You Have Been Hurt? Now What…

In business you will be stabbed in the back, tricked, sold, lied to, run over, taken advantage of, beat down on price, and lose some relationships.  The world is just tough sometimes and you will deal with people that don’t have the same values as you do. I have hurt people. I have messed up.
On April 30, 2012

How Can I Help? Andy Stanley’s Talk From Orange

Andy Stanley is the lead pastor of North Point Community Church.  Here are my notes. I think the local church should be the best place to work, Monday through Friday The church should be the safest place for women to work North Point Community Church became a best place to work, 3rd place in Atlanta
On April 25, 2012

Reggie Joiner Talk – Game Changers For The Church

Reggie Joiner is the founder of the Orange movement and an awesome leader. Here are his notes… A game changer is an idea or event that ultimately changes culture Our jobs are often messier than what we sign up for The gospel is messy Jesus stepped on the planet 2000 years ago to collide with