GSB TV: Think Like an Insurgent!

For any business, complacency can be deadly. Whether large or small, standing still is an invitation for competitors to pass you by. In this episode of GSB TV, Will Adams and Matt Tarkenton offer advice for businesses to help them avoid complacency, think like an insurgent, and as Jeff Bezos of Amazon says, make every […]

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Don’t Forget the Plan

One of my favorite quotes is that an idiot with a plan will always beat a genius with no plan. I love to make bold moves and try new things—but I always want to have a plan, even when I know that the plan has to be flexible and adapt to all the changes that […]

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Draft Day for Your Business

This week is the NFL Draft, probably the biggest highlight of the NFL offseason. Every team is looking for the young players who will help them win, and we’ll all hear a lot about how these are future stars. Every team goes in looking for different things. They have different needs. They have different criteria […]

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How to Build a Team

An organization includes a whole group of people, from employees to partners to other forms of support and even customers. But entrepreneurs are often natural DIYers, self-starters who tend to go it alone. To get from one to the other, a business owner has to learn how to glue a company together. One of the […]

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GSB TV: Do Less, Better

We all struggle with productivity, and how to get more done. On this week’s session of the GSB TV Leadership Show, Matt Tarkenton and Will Adams talk about productivity hacks based on the concept of Essentialism. The whole idea is to do less, better. Contemporary society rewards multitasking, but the most successful people understand the […]

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The Secret To Overcoming Fear Of Failure

Pride is a funny thing. On the one hand, we look at it as a vice, something to rein in, to take control of. If you look up synonyms for pride, the first words that appear are all negative: conceit, egotism, vanity. “Pride goeth before the fall,” says the Bible. It’s a universal sin in […]

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6 Traits of a Great Leader

Great business leaders don’t merely reach their goals of achieving growth within an organization; they carry themselves in a way that garners the respect of those around them. By observing great leaders, we can gain a better understanding of what it takes to emulate their success. I’ve put together a list of 6 traits that […]

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Refuse to Accept Defeat!

When I was preparing to enter the NFL in 1961, I was 6’0”, 185 pounds, and a third-round draft choice. The reason I was taken in the third round was because they didn’t think I was good enough to play. If you play quarterback at a big school like the University of Georgia and you’re […]

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