2017 Archive

Think...Then Do

The doing of something remarkable is sometimes a lot easier than the thinking of something remarkable.

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Be an Artist

A lot of us look at tomorrow as just another day to get by, but I wonder what tomorrow would look like if we changed our perspective and looked at each day like artists?

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All I Want For Christmas… is Alignment And Execution

The Wildsparq Grid for Operational Execution will help your team members get on the same page and begin to consistently hit their goals. Once you’ve set goals for your team, you can utilize this five-step process to move…

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What Do You See in the Clouds?

Perspective makes a difference in how we see things. We all have a choice to make, and it’s up to us to make each day something special.

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Top 10 Leadership Lessons from 100+ Chick-fil-A Operators (Pt.II)

Combine great leadership with a great chicken sandwich and you can expect great results.

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Act More Like a Coach & Less Like a Scorekeeper

"The measure of who we are is how we react to something that doesn't go our way." - Gregg Popovich

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Top 10 Reasons Why Understanding Your Personality Should Be a Priority

It is critical that you understand who you are at your core in order to know what drives you and how you best relate to others.

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Slow Down and Enjoy the Thanksgiving Season

It's not often we're given the time and space to enjoy these breaks from our chaotic lives, so take it all in and appreciate what you have right in front of you.

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Integrity: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The level of your character and integrity dictates how far your natural skills can take you. It’s also about reliability in how you relate to others; you can’t be Dr. Jekyll one day and Mr. Hyde the next.

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Self Care: 4 Simple Hacks to Taking Better Care of Yourself at Work

Sometimes it's as simple as changing your wardrobe or eating better. Sometimes it's about taking time off or setting stricter boundaries around work and personal life. Small changes done consistently over time can create…

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How Full is Your Bucket?

​FireSeeds CEO Cord Sachs explores the meaning behind the question, “How Full is Your Bucket?” in this interview with Yellowhammer Radio.

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Top 10 Leadership Lessons from 100+ Chick-fil-A Operators

Life is bigger than selling chicken. That's not just a mantra for Chick-fil-A. It's an everyday reality.

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I'm Here to Help, Not to Hurt

A culture where feedback isn’t valued will never perform up to it’s full potential.

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It's Okay to Say No

Do you struggle to say no? Have you seen it have a negative impact on your overall productivity and time with your family? If so, commit to changing! Read these five quotes to jumpstart your journey to saying ‘No’ more o…

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The Three C's of Feedback

Giving feedback in a healthy and productive manner is critical for building your relationships. Cord Sachs, CEO of FireSeeds, says you should follow The Three C’s of Feedback to maximize your influence and motivation of …

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First Impressions: 3 Ways a Newcomer Sees FireSeeds & Wildsparq Live Their Mission

When a company’s tagline is “Multiplying Leaders” and they use phrases like company culture, purpose driven organizations, and leadership development in everyday conversation, you sometimes wonder if they can live up to …

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Change is Hard but Necessary

Change is Hard: Part 1 Whether you’re considering personal or professional change, it can be tough. Why is that the case? Why is change so hard so often? Change is often hard because it forces us to make a choice between…

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Leading Change by Picturing Your Purpose

Change is Hard: Part II Change is hard because it forces us to make a choice between the pain of the present and the potential of a new, yet unknown future. In my last post we talked about the incompatible wishes we all …

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The Most Innovative HR Practice that will Separate you from the Pack

The Most Innovative HR Practice that will Separate you from the Pack Each year, the Birmingham Business Journal honors Birmingham's top HR Executives and Innovators. They recently announced the 2016 Top HR Executives. On…

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5 T.O.X.I.C Culture Symptoms

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