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Leaders Matter. Leadership Matters More.

Douglass and Lisa-Marie Hatcher, April 4 2022

Last Friday, Lisa-Marie Hatcher, Daniel (Dan) Edds, MBA, and I kicked off the inaugural broadcast of our new Linkedin Live show called The Genetics of Leadership. We had an amazing guest for our first show. We sat down with Prof. Dave Ulrich from Michigan's Ross School of Business to talk about the next generation of leadership and culture.

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Don’t Run Up Sand Dunes and Other Career Tips from the Father of Modern HR

Douglass Hatcher, March 29 2022

**The numbered tips in this blogpost were excerpted verbatim (with one small edit for clarity in tip #2) from an Academy Ocean interview conducted by marketing manager, Diana Digi, with Professor Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor at the University of MIchigan's Ross School of Business. You can find the full interview here. This post shares thos...

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3 Servant Leadership Lessons for Business Leaders Today from George Washington (Including One You've Probably Never Heard)

Douglass Hatcher, February 22 2022

I wanted to write something to honor George Washington on his birthday which is today, Februrary 22. What better way to do that than to talk about Washington in the context of servant leadership, a characteristic great leaders in business today understand and exhibit. If George Washington had not become America's first president, he would have stil...

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