Posts Tagged ‘leadership atlanta’

Lessons from a Fortune 100 CEO

During my Leadership Atlanta experience my classmates and I were able to spend time with CEO’s and Presidents of major companies in Atlanta. A group of us, usually 20-30 of my classmates, would have an hour to pick the brains of these great leaders. I wrote about several of them, including our time with the…

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Advice for the incoming class of Leadership Atlanta

Yesterday I was an alumni volunteer at the 2014 Leadership Atlanta class orientation at Coca-Cola headquarters. Watching the 80 new class members get their badges for the first time, unsure of where the next ten months would take them, brought me back to my first day of Leadership Atlanta. I’ve shared my Leadership Atlanta experience…

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Lessons in leadership from Steve Cahillane of Coca-Cola

In the last, but certainly not the least, of my Leadership Atlanta CEO/President interviews (here’s one with Rosalind Brewer of Sam’s Club and one with Ed Bastian of Delta), we were able to spend an hour and a half with Steve Cahillane, President of Coca-Cola Americas. I’m an Atlanta boy and I still remember where I was…

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Leadership is not a popularity contest

Delta’s President, Ed Bastian, took the time to chat with some of the people from my Leadership Atlanta class and we were all blown away. In all of these sessions, such as the one with Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, I find myself furiously taking notes as I don’t want to miss anything that these…

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