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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Make Time for Strategic Planning

Running your business is an exhausting, all-day-every-day enterprise. You have so many things to do—from the central task of finding more customers to the ins and outs of day-to-day operations. And it’s especially true for a small business, where you don’t have a huge staff of people to spread the tasks around. With so much […]

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Beef ‘O’ Brady’s: Entrepreneurial Advice

Reed Parker is the owner of a Beef ‘O’ Brady’s franchise in Dallas, Georgia, and shares his advice for entrepreneurs. He focuses on maintaining a positive outlook: if you’re down on your luck, the best way to move forward is to handle it positively. Set goals, and find what you’re passionate about. If you’re doing […]

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