Do Not Wait To Be Told What To Do

Great leaders are great because they have surrounded themselves with followers who not only get things done and get them done with excellence but also find things that need to be done and accomplish them before they are told to do so. Performing to the best of one’s...

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What did you get out of that book?

My friend walked up and said, “Jimmy, I didn’t get anything out of that book you recommended.” “You didn’t get anything?”   I asked. “That’s right … nothing!” Have you had a similar conversation? Which side of the exchange were you on? Often, people have told me...

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How Will You Keep the Impossible Deadline?

It did not seem like an impossible deadline ... when I promised to open the restaurant at 10:00 a.m. on August 12, 1971. We had opened 10 other restaurants, all of them on time. At Chick-fil-A, we were serious about our promises. We had promised to open four new...

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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.

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Theme for Today

Theme for Today

I won’t just act as if I make a difference, today I will make a difference....