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Unshackle the Intelligence of Your Organization

Intelligence Unshackled, Episode 1  by Josh Turknett, MD About the Intelligence Unshackled Podcast Having spent my adult life immersed in field of Behavioral Neurology and … Read More

Introducing the Elite Cognition Program

THE ELITE COGNITION PROGRAM:  Optimizing Your Greatest Asset “Most people live in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a … Read More

My Unexpected Rise to CEO: Lessons Learned and Miracles Earned

By Nancy Cranford I immediately thought, “Can I do this? I’m not ready for this.  I’m too young.” I was always a strong confident woman, … Read More

Behavioral Lessons from the Awards: Research Findings from the Leadership Character Awards

Since 2003, the Turknett Leadership Group has been hosting the Leadership Character Awards. These awards aim to recognize and honor Georgia leaders who most embody … Read More

Leaders Who Changed the World: Who Are You Most Like?

President’s Day is near, and we decided to reflect upon some of the lessons, qualities, and legacies of past leaders in our country and our … Read More

The Content of our Character: Lincoln, MLK, Oprah, and Bart

I still read newspapers – the old-fashioned, paper kind. I had pulled out the front page of Monday’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution on to read this morning … Read More

Servant Leadership and Happiness in Dallas

Some folks, on reading this title, will think I’ve just flown on a certain airline headquartered in Dallas, but I have actually been attending the … Read More

Ron Johnson, Shan Cooper, and the Three Levels of Change Leadership

I have been fascinated by the story of Ron Johnson, the Apple exec who lasted only fifteen months as CEO of J.C. Penney – from … Read More

Three Secrets of the Most Remarkable Servant Leader I’ve Known

Bob and I are in Jacksonville, Florida, today and we wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. We are here to celebrate the birthday of a … Read More

Five Minutes to Permanent Change

Change is really hard. Changing our ingrained habits is really, really hard. Read More

Why Do We Overlook Good News? The Number One Resolution for 2017

We have had a really weird winter in Atlanta. Truth be told, we haven’t HAD a winter in Atlanta. It’s in the 70s today, I … Read More

The Dynamics of Inclusion

On Wednesday of last week I was up early on a warm January morning in Atlanta. I was honored to be the moderator for a … Read More

Agile Leaders Needed

Last week was a “gearing up” week after the holidays, and I had put aside several Wall Street Journals. I always check the Management section … Read More

Leadership Character & the Bottom Line: A comment on SMD-HR Research

We have always believed that leaders of integrity were not just admirable but good for the bottom line. Our company, Turknett Leadership Group, founded in … Read More

Travel – A Rich Source of Leadership Lessons

Summertime is here and willing to stick around for a couple more months. In these months especially, most of us have the opportunity to take … Read More