Medicine Meets Business
‘I Try to See Every Volunteer That We Have’ Nonprofits need leaders, too, but nonprofit leadership styles vary from traditional corporate settings. Just ask Gordon Sumner, PhD, President and CEO of Veterans Moving Forward, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides trained service and emotional support dogs to veterans. “It’s distinctly different. The bulk of the support […]
Fostering strong personal connections empowers teammates Some might remember Pedro Cherry as an Auburn wide receiver from 1989-91, hauling in passes from Reggie Slack or Stan White. Today, he is executive vice president for customer service and operations for Georgia Power, where he directs thousands of employees at one of the nation’s largest energy corporations. […]
You Can’t Stop Innovating Remember when there were only two flavors of Gatorade? How does one define positive change within an organization? When asked, Lee Burleson, longtime executive with Quaker Oats and PepsiCo, referred to simplicity, innovation, and the word “teamwork” multiple times over. “Are you passionate about what you’re doing? Burleson asks. “Are you […]
Ensuring effectiveness in higher education Joree Jones has become a leader in education administration in the past 25 years, making significant inroads in institutional effectiveness and fundraising. Jones, a 1979 graduate of the Harbert College of Business, is Dean of Institutional Advancement and Excellence at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, or CVCC, in Phenix City, Alabama. […]
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Nothing takes the place of good preparation Where did global management consulting firm Accenture get its name? Formerly known as Andersen Consulting, the storied company underwent a rebrand in 2001 and a number of names were proposed. “Joe came home with five names and I said, ‘This one is so good. This is the one […]