Education in the 21st century: Technology is a means, not the ends

Posted On March 28, 2019

Many of the jobs in today’s workplace wouldn’t have been fathomable a decade ago. How are our schools preparing today’s students for them? Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working With Cam Marston” is on the front lines of that battle. Blair Fisher, head of school at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, […]

Categories: Education, Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston

Are we correctly educating kids today for the jobs of tomorrow?

Posted On March 25, 2019

Blair Fisher’s resume clearly shows that he’s tracking the learning trends shaping today’s students as well as tracking the workplace’s needs of the future. Blair is communicating both these trends to the St Paul’s faculty to help them amend their teaching methods to best serve the students. But teachers are notoriously change averse, so Blair, […]

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Why “coaching is coaching” is a myth

Posted On March 20, 2019

You don’t need me to tell you that women are a force in today’s workplace – just look around. Women are established at all levels of management, from corporate boardrooms to main street entrepreneurs, even in industries that were once completely male-dominated. But are they motivated in the same ways as men? Should managers coach […]

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Women, Workplace

Coaching Women in the Workplace: Different than Coaching Men?

Posted On March 18, 2019

Lisa Marston has won at every level of volleyball she’s coached and she’s been at it over twenty years. She’s found a method for working with her players that has proven repeatedly successful. I ask her about coaching women, what lessons we can take to the workplace, and what would surprise people in the workplace […]

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Succession Plans for Family Business: “An epidemic of cowardice”

Posted On March 12, 2019

Wayne Rivers studies family businesses that succeed in passing the business to the next generation and the ones that fail. The ones that succeed have a lot in common – they communicate regularly, they have dates agreed to, and they have a true, well thought-out business plan. The ones that fail? None of that. Only […]

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Creating significance: How to sell young people on hard work

Posted On March 8, 2019

Have you ever heard that kids these days don’t really want to work? Do you often feel that way yourself? Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” would disagree. Sid Sexton, founder and president of Daphne, Alabama-based Sexton Lawn & Landscape, has made a living – and a thriving business […]

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

Women are fueling a resurgence in millennial household incomes

Posted On March 5, 2019

We all know the economic issues with which the millennial generation has been saddled. We’ve all heard the stories of millennials moving back in with their parents and struggling to make ends meet while paying off exorbitant student loans. But there is good news: According to the Pew Research Center, incomes are rising and millennial […]

Categories: Blog, Generation Y / Millennials, Wealth, Women, Work

The name may say Lawn and Landscape but it’s much much more than that.

Posted On March 4, 2019

“I offer them a plan. I offer them a future. I teach them leadership. It’s really all about service.” Sid Sexton knocked my socks off when he and I sat down for this interview. His methods for recruiting and retaining talent are some of the best I’ve seen and heard in my twenty years in […]

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Keeping It Real – March 1, 209 – Why “who am I to judge” is a cop out when it comes to judging character

Posted On March 1, 2019

Keeping It Real – March 1, 2019 Why “who am I to judge” is a cop out when it comes to judging character. And why we are all worthy judges.

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Creating connections: The key to a happy workplace

Posted On March 1, 2019

Is it the job of an employer, or a workplace, to ensure that its employees are happy? Many Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers would argue that most employees should be happy just to have a job. Many millennials, however, will tell you that workplace environment is an extremely important factor to them in deciding where to […]

Categories: What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

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