What do you do when you feel lost as a leader?
Always Growing tackles a common leadership challenge: How to successfully motivate, develop, and empower a diverse group of people to work together and achieve remarkable results.David has risked so much. Accepting his first leadership role at Trendex has meant uprooting his family and leaving behind a comfortable and secure position. The only upside may be that he is moving back to the place he called home as a boy - a place where his sister, Kelly, still resides and operates a thriving garden center. David quickly realizes that he is in trouble. He has taken responsibility for a division that is destined for the chopping block if he doesn't soon figure out how to motivate his employees, prioritize their work, and unify them as a team. Sharing his concerns with Kelly leads to a very interesting revelation...
Can Kelly's proven method for growing plants show him the way to grow his team? Always Growing is a warm and witty guide to becoming a stronger leader, whether you have been leading for two days or two decades. This clever gardening analogy will lead you and your team to a bountiful harvest.
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About the Author
Jones Loflin has made it his life’s work to deliver powerful ideas and practical solutions to individuals around the world so they can achieve more of what is most important to them. His books are described as “illuminating” and his presentations as “unforgettable.” In his 21 years as a speaker and trainer he has helped countless people regain confidence in their ability to achieve greater success in work and life. Jones’ innovative yet practical solutions have attracted the attention of organizations around the world. His client list includes Federal Express, Wal-Mart, Choice Hotels, Volvo Cars, Bridgestone, American Farm Bureau and State Farm as well as the United States Navy and Air Force. Looking for ways to expand the reach of his message, Jones chose to become an author. Juggling Elephants is a witty and profound parable about one man’s search for solutions for the struggle of too much do. The book is available in the US and over 14 countries. He is also the author of Getting The Blue Ribbon, a unique story offering simple strategies to get better results. Getting to It is considered a field guide to accomplishing what is most important. His newest book, Always Growing, will be published in February 2017, and offers strategies to improve as a leader whether you have been leading for two days or two decades. Prior to becoming an internationally-recognized speaker, Jones was an educator. His past work also includes serving as the “Trainer of Trainers” for the best-selling book, Who Moved My Cheese? He holds a BS and M.Ed. from North Carolina State University. He is a member of the National Speaker’s Association as well as the Association for Talent Development. Jones believes the key to success is being passionate about certain things in life, including family, spiritual beliefs, career and relationships. He is active in his community and because of his commitment to improving the lives of others, Jones has been presented the Distinguished Service Award by the Charlotte Jaycees. When not working with some amazing individuals and organizations seeking better results, Jones resides in North Carolina with his wonderful wife Lisa and their two perfect daughters.