Skeptical of Serving?

Last month, I attended the first high school graduation at a school my father had helped found nearly 20 years ago, which now serves over 350 students in grades Pre-K through 12. The first graduating class was three young men, who proudly represented the school — its past, present, and future. I was thrilled to see this evidence of  »  

Principles in Action

My grandson is 3 years old – and if you’ll allow me to say so – he is really smart. He knows me. He knows my principles. How do I know that? Recently, I was giving him a bath. He started playfully splashing me. I said, “Stop it,” but without any serious tone. His mother walked in the room and said, “Grant, we do not splash  »  

Transition With Purpose

Dear blog readers, This is my first post since leaving my role as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Thank you for the the many emails and posts wishing me well in the next adventure.  I am grateful for the outpouring of encouraging words and support. Last fall, I planned 12 topics that I would blog about in 2017.  For the month of  »  

What Can I Get Done in 2017?

How many goals have you set for 2017?  Or how long is your list of things you hope to do in 2017? Ten, twenty, thirty? Be honest. It’s January. We’re in our ambitious, we-can–do-it-all, highly motivated state. The excitement level is high. The energy is palpable. And the list is too long. And it’s not going to happen. I don’t  »  

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