In this edition of Global Leader Radio, we discuss effective leadership behaviors useful in both military and business organizations. Mike Quinlan and Holly Bass joined host Alvin C. Miles to provide several tips to help build your leadership acumen, even if you’re leading for the first time!
Here are a seven takeaways from our discussion:
- Treat your team to spontaneous and planned activities.
- Model & enjoy a balanced life.
- Set clear goals with measurable objectives.
- Empower your people “early”.
- “Live Ready” by being prepared in all areas of your life.
- Increase your passion and compartmentalize your emotions.
- Become a life-long learner.
Listen to Holly and Mike explain each of these points, take notes, then share what you’ve learned. Leadership IS a conversation!
Holly Bass / CEO, Cobb Travel & Tourism
Holly A. Bass became the CEO of Cobb Travel & Tourism in December 2010. She is responsible for CT&T’s operations, including strategic planning, finance, sales and marketing. Cobb Travel & Tourism is responsible for promoting and generating tourism, convention, trade show and sports development activity throughout Cobb County.
Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer for the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. She joined the Chamber in 2000 and has served in many additional roles including Vice President of Membership and Operations and Marketing and Communications Director.
Very active in the community, Bass chaired the 2011 Gobble Jog for MUST Ministries. She also is a member of the United Way of Cobb County Campaign Cabinet and the YWCA Tribute to Women Committee.
Bass was named a 40 Under 40 by Georgia Trend magazine in 2006. In 2007 she received the prestigious YWCA of Northwest Georgia Women of Achievement Award, and in 2008 she was given the Up and Comers Award by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Most recently, she was named one of the 20 Under 40 in Cobb Life magazine.
Holly served as a Volunteer Probation Officer for Cobb County Superior Court for 13 years. She graduated from the Regional Leadership Institute in 2011, is a 2000 graduate of Leadership Cobb and 2003 graduate of Honorary Commanders.
A native of Cobb County (GA), she is a graduate of the University of Georgia.
Contact Holly: (678) 303-2641, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Quinlan / Principal, Henssler Financial
Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael S. Quinlan, CWS®, is a Principal at Henssler Financial, a financial consulting and money management firm with assets under advisement of more than $1.39 billion as of September 30, 2012. Henssler Financial, which includes federally registered investment advisers G.W. Henssler & Associates, Ltd. and Henssler Asset Management, LLC, is headquartered in Kennesaw, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta, with an additional office in Atlanta Perimeter area. Mr. Quinlan is responsible for ongoing business operations and for development and implementation of long-term strategies to ensure the growth of client relationships and development of employees.
Spearheading the firm’s business development initiatives, Mr. Quinlan establishes strategic partnerships with local companies and organization to offer Henssler’s suite of comprehensive financial services to their members and clients. He also directs and participates in acquisition and growth activities that are consistent with the company’s overall growth strategy.
Mike is a Certified Wealth Strategist® Professional. He graduated with honors from Kennesaw State University earning a Bachelor of Business
Administration in Finance.
Contact Mike: (404) 406-2210, email@example.com
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