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Leadership Made Simple, Part 3

Posted on November 6, 2014

Yes, this is the last in a series of Leadership Truths that I try to use each day. Sometimes they work and sometimes not. I do, however, know a couple of things about leadership that have always been true. I cannot lead everyone the same way! I must tailor my style to my team members […]


Leadership Made Simple, Part 2

Posted on October 30, 2014

When beginning this Column in 2010, I had no idea it would blossom to 20,000 readers. I am reading all kinds of things now to keep up with expectations from all y’all. This is the second in a 3 part series on leadership made simple. Hope you like it. “Leaders understand the ultimate power of […]


Leadership Made Simple

Posted on October 17, 2014

I don’t normally repeat other writer’s essays, but the post below by Randy Conley of the Ken Blanchard Companies is right on the money. He discussed how often the topic of leadership is overcomplicated. He offers seven simple truths:   1. There aren’t any shortcuts. Leaders build themselves not in the classroom but in the […]


Leadership Through Service – Advice From a Not So Grown Up Kid

Posted on October 2, 2014

Guest Post by Colby Bowen As an emerging leader of our company, I was tasked to write this month’s blog. I was terrified when my father asked me to be a guest columnist. Naturally, he is the great writer. His once small “Business Advice From a Grown Up Kid” blog now goes out to over […]


This Leader Bleeds Blue

Posted on September 18, 2014

It’s football time again in America! Tis the season when everyone breaks out their colors and team slogans are thrown all around the country. I’m speaking in particular about college football and it’s rabid fans. I must confess that long ago I began more as a rabid businessman than a fan when it came to […]


Soulsville Changes Lives

Posted on September 4, 2014

Gust Post by Tim Samson On a particularly freezing cold day in January 1998, I was summoned to meet with three people at the corner of College Street and McLemore Avenue in South Memphis just on the border of Midtown. It was like a warzone. Cracked concrete, broken glass, abandoned buildings with no windows, crack […]


2014 CHOOSE901 T-Shirts Are In

Posted on September 2, 2014

CHOOSE901’s fresh new tees have been delivered, and it looks like it was a heckuva pick-up party! Check out their video and see for yourself! Don’t forget to go to www.choose901.com to learn more about all the great things they’re up to. T-Shirt 2.0 Pick Up Party from Choose901 on Vimeo.


Leaders Trust Instinct

Posted on August 13, 2014

by Brandon Conners At the ripe old age of 30, I am well into my 12th year at Champion Awards and Apparel. I have a new office (my 3rd in 6 months) and a new title, Vice President of Operations! It’s hard for me to wrap my head around that sometimes. I am only 30 […]


From our CEO, Mike Bowen

Posted on July 31, 2014

Leaders Make Dreams Come True All Marlo wanted was to buy a home, not in the hood, for his ailing Momma. You see, Marlo and his Momma had never lived in a house that they actually owned. He’s lived in a rental for his whole 38 years. But, this is America! Even being a felon, […]