In this interview, Anna Stevens and Keith Holmes joined as Alvin C. Miles’ in-studio guests to explain how developing emotional intelligence (EQ) and building trust will help you become a better global leader AND positively increase your bottom line!
Anna Stevens / Entrepreneur & Founder, EQ for Success
“EQ for Success” is an Atlanta-based company that provides consulting, training and coaching in Emotional Intelligence. Anna helps her private and corporate clients create permanent change and achieve lasting success. She provides support and guidance for those who want to live a more fulfilling, meaningful life, be collaborative, productive and achieve excellence in personal and professional arena.
Anna speaks and writes on a vast variety of topics related to Emotional Intelligence and Leadership. She has been interviewed on multiple radio-shows, appeared on TV, and writes for magazines on a regular basis. Anna is a happy wife of Dr. Philip Day and a step-mommy to Philip and Alan Day. In her spare time she likes to volunteer to inspire and empower women.
Anna currently is finishing her first book called “Get Rid Of Your If Only And Start Creating Success You Desire!”
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Contact Anna: (770) 633-0115, Anna@EQforSuccess.com
Keith Holmes / Vice President and General Manager, Mobility and Consumer Markets, AT&T
Keith currently has P&L responsibility for the Georgia Market. He is charged with delivering sales results (wireless and wire line sales) through the Retail, Local Dealer, National Retail and Door-to-Door channels. Prior to assuming this role, he was Vice President of Sales, Business Communications Services for AT&T Southeast, overall, a $4.0B business with 2,104 employees. Keith’s segment of BCS consisted of 1,205 sales associates and managers and accounted for 46% or $1.84 Billion of BCS’ revenue.
Prior to being promoted to Vice President, Keith was General Manager of AT&T’s Small Business Inbound Sales for the Southeast. Before his General Manager role, Keith was Sr. AVP of BellSouth’s Distribution organization. Keith was Assistant Vice President of Kentucky and Tennessee, living in Nashville, TN, before being promoted to Sr. AVP.
Prior to BellSouth Small Business, Keith was the Division Manager – South Alabama Division for the Berry Company. The Berry Company (now AT&T Advertising Solutions), an industry leader in directory advertising sales, was a subsidiary of BellSouth Corporation, a $44B telecommunications headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. As the leader for the South Alabama Division, he was challenged with improving profit performance in a division with over $50M in sales.
Prior to the Berry Company, Keith was the Director of Publishing for BellSouth Advertising and Publishing Company (now AT&T Advertising Solutions) in Atlanta, Ga. There he led a team of 191 union and non-union employees in the production of 500 directories, plus specialty directories and marketing and sales collateral. Earlier in his career, Keith held several key positions in Collections, Customer Service, General Management, Project Management and Marketing.
Keith was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Georgia Tech while simultaneously performing as a starting cornerback on a National Championship football team. Keith received his MBA from University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Keith also dedicates a significant amount of time to non-profit community service, having served as mentor and Board member for the Boys and Girls Club and Camp Fire Boys and Girls. He served as a volunteer for Junior Achievement and as a volunteer high school football coach. Keith authored and published the motivational book Soul Food To Go and accepts speaking engagements to deliver motivational speeches. Keith, his wife Bridget, and their two children Kaci and Keith reside in Atlanta, Georgia
Contact Keith: (678) 893-2600, email@example.com
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