My daddy planted a large garden in our backyard. No, let me correct that. My daddy turned our backyard into a garden. During World War II, most of the folks in our neighborhood planted a “Victory Garden.” It was the patriotic thing to do, and for our large family, it...read more
At daybreak on April 19, 1969, my wife, Oleta, and I boarded the Central of Georgia Railway’s deluxe passenger train, the Nancy Hanks II, from Savannah to Atlanta. We looked forward not only to the ride, but the excellent food service on this train, the breakfast...read more
As he voted “No,” he said emphatically: “I want you to remember that I opposed this proposal!” The only board member opposed to the proposal and the one who contributed nothing positive to the discussion prior to the vote is the one who voted no. His only objective...read more
Jimmy's Stories, a new book by Jimmy Collins, is now available on Amazon
A gifted storyteller, he uses real events from his personal experience to paint a vivid picture of the practice of Creative Followership, the fascinating career approach that he advocates. He delivers an inspiring message for everyone.