Creative Followership: In the Shadow of Greatness

Looking Glass Books, Inc - He reminds readers why leadership cannot be taught. Collins begins "creative Followership" with his unrealized search for a formula to become a leader. He says, "my mission is to use my life experience to motivate others to venture out on a journey of discovery and adventure. Starting at the age of twelve, he delivered groceries on a bicycle for a neighborhood store.

Used book in Good Condition. In "creative followership: in the shadow of greatness, " Collins uses personal illustrations and stories to tell how he discovered and used his "Creative Followership Principles" for a successful and satisfying thirty-two-year career of service. Collins hopes to offer an inspiring message for men and women entering or redirecting their careers.

A master story-teller, Jimmy Collins is well known for his common-sense style of communication. He points out that only those who have followers are leaders, and that followers choose to follow a leader because of a unifying purpose that they can share. Jimmy's own journey to becoming a business executive and receiving the recognition and reward that followed is living proof of the effectiveness of these principles.

Creative Followership: In the Shadow of Greatness - By the time he retired, he was the chief operating officer of a one-billion-dollar restaurant chain. A real success story! "creative Followership" promises readers a better route to success and satisfaction than the over-emphasized pursuit of leadership roles. For example, collins describes his absolute loyalty to Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, which he claims resulted in Truett's unwavering support of him as Truett's "Chief Follower.





Jimmy's Stories: Preaching What I Practiced at Chick-fil-A Creative Followership

Looking Glass Books, Inc - Retired president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, Jimmy tells these stories at speaking engagements and on his website, creativefollowership. Com. He delivers an inspiring message for everyonefrom those just beginning a career to those who would like to reinvent themselves. I used these principles to demonstrate my absolute loyalty to Truett Cathy, founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A, Inc.

And as a result, i received Truett's unwavering support, and the recognition and reward that followed. ". He says, "my mission is to use my life experience to motivate others to venture out on a journey of discovery and adventure. Starting at 12 years old, jimmy ultimately retired as the president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, delivering groceries on a bicycle, Inc.

Jimmy's Stories: Preaching What I Practiced at Chick-fil-A Creative Followership - A $1 billion restaurant chain. Jimmy says, "the practice of Creative Followership was my pathway to earning the trust of my boss and the respect of my coworkers. His stories are those of a boy learning, an adult practicing, and an old man reminiscing on how he found and used this pathway to success and satisfaction in his career.

A real success story. Jimmy's stories are Jimmy Collins's own stories, from his personal experiences. Jimmy's stories clearly reveal how he learned and practiced his principles of Creative Followership.





How Did You Do It, Truett?: A Recipe for Success

Looking Glass Books, Inc - Truett cathy, truett cathy also pioneered quick-service food in shopping malls, founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A, shares the answers in How Did You Do It, Truett? The inventor of the chicken sandwich and the founder of Chick-fil-A, and is now one of America's most successful and respected businessmen. How does the man working behind the counter of a mom-and-pop diner for twenty-one years turn a good idea into a restaurant chain worth $2 billion annual sales? S.

His restaurants, which are always closed on Sunday, achieve higher sales per unit than others that remain open seven days a week. Forty years after opening the first Chick-fil-A restaurant, the chain now has more than 1, 300 units in thirty-eight states. The 86-year-old chief executive officer's keen business sense, his commitment to his principles, and his desire to keep the business simple pours off of every page.

How Did You Do It, Truett?: A Recipe for Success - . His lessons apply not only to business, but family and community life as well. How did you do it, Truett? offers countless nuggets of wisdom.





Eat Mor Chikin: Inspire More People: Doing Business the Chick-fil-A Way

Looking Glass Books, Inc - Through the winshape centre foundation, 600 children, he operates foster homes for more than 120 children, funded by Chick-fil-A, and has provided college scholarships for more than 15, sponsors a summer camp for more than 1, 000 students. In eat mor chikin: inspire More People, Truett Cathy challenges readers to focus on people and principles.

Used book in Good Condition. He grew up in a boarding house his mother operated, honesty, loyalty, where he learned the principles of hard work, fairness, and respect. Then good success will surely follow. That attitude is evident today at each Chick-fil-A restaurant, where Operators and team members have been inspired by the founder's commitment to others.

Eat Mor Chikin: Inspire More People: Doing Business the Chick-fil-A Way - Truett cathy's commitment reaches far beyond the people who work and eat in his restaurants. Truett cathy is a real-life Horatio Alger story. When he opened a small restaurant in 1946 with his brother Ben, he put those principles to work and immediately began to experience their rewards. Twenty-one years later truett cathy opened the first Chick-fil-A restaurant, which was unique in America in two ways: it served the first boneless breast chicken sandwich, and it was the first fast-food restaurant to operate in a shopping mall.

From the age of eight, when he iced down the Cokes he was selling at his front-yard drink stand and saw the resulting growth in sales, he has sought ways to please customers. Today there are more than 1, 000 Chick-fil-A restaurants with more than $1 billion in sales annually.





It's Easier to Succeed Than to Fail

Thomas Nelson Inc - Hardcover book by S. Truett cathy, the Founder and Chairman of Chick-fil-A Restaurants. This is a great read and fascinating story that anyone interested in business and entrepreneurship will enjoy. Used book in Good Condition.





Wealth: Is It Worth It?

Looking Glass Books, Inc - No overnight success story, jeannette, cathy worked with his wife, for 21 years behind the counter of their single mom-and-pop restaurant before he opened the first Chick-fil-A restaurant at the age of 46. His latest book, wealth: Is It Worth It? explores the opportunities and responsibilities that accompany success.

Used book in Good Condition. Truett cathy has experienced poverty and plenty. Used book in Good Condition. Though the founder of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Prefers times of plenty, he hopes never to forget the lessons he learned growing up poor.





It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture

Elevate - It's my pleasure tells powerful stories and provides practical applications on how to develop extraordinary talent able to build and/or stimulate a company's culture. Businesses are built by growing relationships with customers. Culture is created by the stories those relationships tell. Used book in Good Condition.

Based on her more than thirty years at chick-fil-a, most of which have been spent as Vice President, Corporate Talent, Dee Ann Turner shares how Chick-fil-A has built a devoted talent and fan base that spans generations. Talent energized by a compelling culture will drive organizational success and provide innovative growth opportunities for both the business and the individual.

It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture - Used book in Good Condition. Two of the most important differentiators of a business are its talent and its culture.





It's Better to Build Boys Than Mend Men

Looking Glass Books, Inc - His book is filled with stories illustrating the principles of discipline, peer pressure, trust, common sense, generosity, reputation, and family stability. In an age when kids all around us are growing up without strong, positive guidance from their parents who are busy, distracted, gone, or choose to be buddies instead of parents, children need someone they can look to with respect to help them build their lives.

. Used book in Good Condition. Children have plenty of buddies. Used book in Good Condition. In it's better to build boys than mend men, truett cathy lays out a simple model for adults desiring to reach out to youth and challenges readers to allow God to work through them to change the life of a child. Cathy decided to follow that model, and today he has some 130 foster grandchildren, many of whom have broken their family's generational cycle of neglect through the encouragement of Cathy and other adults who reached out to them.

It's Better to Build Boys Than Mend Men - Used book in Good Condition. When he was thirteen years old, truett cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, respect, hard work, had such a man step into his life: a Sunday school teacher who modeled love, and discipline. Readers who follow their hearts into children's lives will find that their own lives are enriched as well.





The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talent, and Treasure

Zondervan - Used book in Good Condition. In the tradition of the bestselling book The One Minute Manager®, authors Ken Blanchard and S. Used book in Good Condition. He calls it the generosity factor™―a way to give time, treasure, talent, and touch to those in need. Providing a unique twist on what it means to thrive in business, and in life, at home, this story will forever change your definition of success.

Used book in Good Condition. Truett cathy, entrepreneur and founder of Chic-fil-A® restaurants, present The Generosity Factor™―a parable that demonstrates the virtues of generosity. It’s the story of a meeting between the broker―a young man on his way up the corporate ladder who has the illusion of success, yet deep inside feels insignificant―and the Executive―the CEO of a very large and successful company who claims the greatest joy in his life is his ability to give to others.

The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talent, and Treasure - Thinking he might get a competitive edge by meeting with the Executive, the Broker’s worldview is turned upside down as he talks to the Executive and hears the principles that form his life.





Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand

Thomas Nelson - Now he shares the story of chick-fil-A's evolution into one of the world's most beloved, game-changing, and profitable brands. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. As a member of the marketing team and as chief marketing officer, Robinson was both a witness and participant in the company's remarkable development into an indelible global success.

He also reveals how every aspect of the company's approach reflects an unwavering dedication to Christian values and to the individual customer experience. Written with disarming candor and revealing storytelling, Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A is the never-before-told story of a great American success. 6. 8 billion in annual sales in 2015.

From the creation of the eat mor chikin campaign to the decision to stay closed on Sundays to the creation of the company's corporate purpose, brand strategies, Robinson provides a front-row seat to the innovative marketing, and programs that created a culture customers describe as "Where good meets gracious.

Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand - Drawing on his personal interactions with the gifted team of company leaders, restaurant operators, and Truett Cathy himself, Robinson explains the important traits that built the company's culture and have sustained it through recession and many other challenges. The longtime chief marketing officer for Chick-fil-A tells the inside story of how the company turned prevailing theories of fast-food marketing upside down and built one of the most successful and beloved brands in America.

During his thirty-four-year tenure at chick-fil-a, steve robinson was integrally involved in the company’s steady then explosive growth from 184 stores and $100 million in annual sales in 1981 to more than 2, 100 stores and more than.





Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture

Kirkdale Press - Used book in Good Condition. But what if leadership isn't our goal? what if we want to do well where we are? Can we use our skills to perform with excellence--as followers?In Embracing Followership, Allen Hamlin Jr. We've made leadership out to be the mark of success. We live in a leader-centric culture. We're constantly bombarded with advice on how to achieve leadership positions or how to lead well once we get there.

Used book in Good Condition. You offer unique contributions to every group you're a part of, and you don't need to be a leader to make a difference. Used book in Good Condition. Shares from his own experience how you can succeed as a follower without anyone reporting to you.