After 62 years of life, and having a lot of stuff — most of which I’ve chosen and some of which was givenRead More
Your Life’s Path
#HandsFreeForAbbie Are you doing what you know you’re supposed to be doing? I think it’s a common question that we ask ourselves in a lot ofRead More
Actions to Take in Life #HandsFreeForAbbie
I often question the decisions I have made, and continue to make, as a husband, father, friend and businessperson. Was I too demanding on my girls asRead More
Do you feel successful?
What is your definition of success? Why push yourself to be successful? Where are you putting all your resources into becoming successful? MyRead More
Mentoring: A Way to Connect and Give Back
In 1984, my brother invited me to join him in business as his partner. After much thoughtful consideration, I enthusiastically accepted hisRead More
Please Pass Me The Fried Chicken!
I grew up in Chatham Villa, a small subdivision in Garden City, Georgia. The homes were so close together that I could look out my bedroom window andRead More
Choices of a Father
Fathers ask themselves questions like this: Have I been a good dad, a loving husband, a good friend? Have I been successful in my career, and anRead More
A Nice Ride
Motivation is unique and personal to each individual. What motivated Mark Spitz, the nine-time Olympic gold medalist? What motivates you to get up inRead More
Let Your Dreams Shape Your Life
I played a small role in helping Frank Ros become an all-world linebacker in the 1980s for the University of Georgia (UGA). I’ll explain. When IRead More
My Journey with GSU’s Coach Russell Were Full of Lessons
Back in the ’80s, I was recruiting a young man from the Duluth, Georgia, area to play football at Georgia Southern College (now Georgia SouthernRead More
My First Lesson as a GSU Coach: Mentors Make a Difference
My first day on the campus of Georgia Southern College (GSU, now Georgia Southern University) was in 1984. I had taken a position as a defensiveRead More
When do you let go and allow your children to follow their own dreams?
I spoke at the Kappa Delta Sorority at Georgia Southern University last week. I was there to present its members with a $1,000 check for having theRead More