Getting stuck is no fun, but it happens to all of us from time to time. Don’t beat yourself up for getting stuck. Instead, channel that energy into getting rolling again. [Read more…] about Getting Unstuck: How to Create Momentum When You Stall
Too busy to pursue your passionate idea? Not necessarily.
But, need some help refining your approach? In that case, give these four tips some consideration as you work to seize control of your time. [Read more…] about You’re The Boss of Your Time: 4 Time Management Tips for Launchers
Quitting your job is often romanticized as a bold, brave move.
We’ve seen it in the movies. We’ve heard the country song: Take this job and shove it.
Well, okay. Maybe there are times for that. But decision making made in haste often results in trading one pressure for another. [Read more…] about How To Move On: The Difference Between Quitting and Leaving Your Job
We believe that having a mentor is a key component to personal and professional success. Mentors are able to share from their experiences (both good and bad) to help us make better decisions and avoid costly missteps. [Read more…] about 10 Things to Consider Before Asking Someone to Be Your Mentor
Launch Youniversity was born on the Atlanta Beltline on May 21, 2015. I remember because it was my birthday and I was spending the morning with Jeff and Shane to talk about our goals and development plans.
In these conversations, we often talked about opportunities to invest in others. As we walked off our breakfast, I suggested we find a way to make a difference in a way that would scale. We sensed that some might find this valuable, but we really had no idea how to go about it. So, we decided to take an innovation process that Shane and I had used at Chick-fil-A and apply it to this opportunity. Here’s how it played out… [Read more…] about The Launch Sequence: How We Used It To Start Our Business
Around 2008, Chick-fil-A decided to launch an innovative practice. We wanted to learn how to do it a responsible manner, so we began visiting companies that were thought leaders in their respective industries.
It became clear that we needed a new process that could be replicated and taught to folks throughout our organization. This process could help us launch new menu items, service procedures, restaurant designs and forward-thinking ideas in virtually every area of the business. [Read more…] about The 5 Elements of the Launch Loop