Bootlegger’s Bash, Hosted By The Battle Of Franklin Trust

Guests gathered on Saturday, Aug. 26 to celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging at the seventh annual Bootlegger’s Bash, hosted by the Battle of Franklin Trust. It was a perfect evening at Carnton as attendees sipped whiskey in the garden from a variety of local distillers, including H Clark Distillery, Tenn South Distillery, Prichard’s Distillery, Corsair Artisans, Leiper’s Fork Distillery and Rabbit Hole Distillery. Chad Street Band played lively music while guests mingled before sitting down to a Southern supper by Chef Penelope. The menu included fresh mixed greens salad tossed with seasonal berries, Nashville hot chicken, pork loin and Tennessee bourbon MoonPie bread pudding for dessert. All proceeds from the event benefit the [...]

Thom Coats, Author Of Unstuck: 10 Proven Strategies For Breaking Through The Barriers To Small Business Growth Chats With Dr. Alvin

Thom Coat “Stuck” happens. Every business gets stuck from time to time. We fantasize about running up the smooth, upward trajectory of growth—but there are hurdles, there are setbacks, and there are pits of quicksand along the way. How we launch and build momentum may work for a season, but change and complexity materialize, throwing fistfuls of sand into the gearbox. In short, growing pains are a normal part of running a business. Who knew there were so many ways to get bogged down by people, process, financial, and marketing issues? If your growth trajectory is stalling out, welcome to the 99% club. Stuck happens. The key to success is to get unstuck as quickly [...]

Jamie Dunham Made It A Red Letter Day

The second annual Red Letter Day Marketing to Women Conference assembled top marketing experts to share trends about marketing to women. The half-day mini conference focused on new information and marketing trends to impact the Lipstick Economy, the 100 million women who control 85 percent of all consumer purchases.

Matt Richtel, Author Of Dead On Arrival Chats With Dr. Alvin

Matt Richtel “MICHAEL CRICHTON meets STEPHEN KING at their finest.” — Lisa Gardner • “Joins the ranks of classic paranoid thrillers about human achievement run amok, with STEPHEN KING’s The Stand and MICHAEL CRICHTON’s Terminal Man.” — Joseph Finder • “A heart-stopping thriller. … A must-read for MICHAEL CRICHTON fans.” — Dallas Morning News • “Similar in atmosphere and style to MICHAEL CRICHTON and STEPHEN KING.” — Booklist FLIGHT 194 LANDED. SOMETHING LETHAL AWAITS OUTSIDE. THIS IS DEAD ON ARRIVAL, FROM PULITZER-PRIZE WINNER MATT RICHTEL OF THE NEW YORK TIMES. An airplane touches down at a desolate airport in a remote Colorado ski town. Shortly after landing, Dr. Lyle Martin, a world-class infectious disease specialist, [...]

Dale Price Author Of Price Of Duty Chats With Dr. Alvin

Dale Brown-Price Of Duty The U.S. and its Western allies come under a diabolical Russian cyber warfare attack in this action-packed military techno-thriller from New York Times bestselling master Dale Brown. In a top-secret location deep in the Ural Mountains, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nation’s most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb—a fearsome tool to gain superiority in Russia’s long-running battle with the West. From inside Perun Aerie—an intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers that is the heart of the Russian cyber warfare program—he is launching a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies. The first strike targets Warsaw, Poland, where Russian malware wipes out [...]

Christopher Stuart Of Seven Deadly Sins Featuring Ten Out Of Tenn With Appalachian Spring & The Nashville Symphony Chats With Dr. Alvin

Christopher Stuart Seven Deadly Sins choreography by Christopher Stuart Music composed and performed live by Ten Out of Tenn Ten Out of Tenn Artist Lineup: Butterfly Boucher, Trent Dabbs, Gabe Dixon, Katie Herzig, Matthew Perryman Jones, Erin McCarley, K.S. Rhoads, Amy Stroup Appalachian Spring choreography by Paul Vasterling Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony Music by Aaron Copland Dance, songwriting, live music, orchestration and storytelling combine into one during the world premiere of Seven Deadly Sins. Three Nashville arts organizations—Nashville Ballet, Ten Out of Tenn and the Nashville Symphony—team up for a thoughtful examination of the temptations we face every day, the choices we make and the hopeful path to redemption when we falter. [...]

Collective Genius: The Art & Practice Of Leading Innovation By Greg Brandeau chats with Dr. Alvin

Greg Brandeau Click Here To Listen You might think the key to innovation is attracting exceptional creative talent. Or making the right investments. Or breaking down organizational silos. All of these things may help—but there’s only one way to ensure sustained innovation: you need to lead it—and with a special kind of leadership. Collective Genius shows you how. Preeminent leadership scholar Linda Hill, along with former Pixar tech wizard Greg Brandeau, MIT researcher Emily Truelove, and Being the Boss coauthor Kent Lineback, found among leaders a widely shared, and mistaken, assumption: that a “good” leader in all other respects would also be an effective leader of innovation. The truth is, leading innovation takes a distinctive [...]