Not Your Dad’s Chancellor

Colonel Cofield's chancellor was John D. Williams. They were friends. "A fine man", I remember Granddaddy saying more than once. Those chancellors from John...

Jack Adams Talks Customer Service Insights He Has Learned Working at Chick-Fil-A

I had the opportunity to deliver a 3 hour form of the important correlation of positive attitude to customer service at the Oklahoma Dept....

On Cooking Southern: All Hallow’s Eats

Creepy craveables for the season. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Don’t let the grass grow under your feet: Excellent advice for anyone wanting to advance in...

John Cofield’s “Oxford and Ole Miss”: My Memories of 1962

I was four and a half years old when The Riot exploded on campus and exploded Ole Miss onto a national stage from which...

Commitment – 2 Powerful Examples of What it Means

When speaking on attitude or peak performances, sometimes organizations will ask me to put an emphasis on commitment. I will share two stories with...

Delta Hot Tamale Fest Sets Greenville on Fire

Second annual event grew from one day to three. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Photos by Susan Puckett Literary and culinary celebrities descended last week on Greenville when the legendary...

On Cooking Southern: Tamales

From Aunt Rosie to John Currence, some tasty versions. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High as a Georgia pine: A state of altered emotions for a...

Massive leadership decisions to be made in 4 seconds

I recently spoke on the attitude of effective leaders at the Michiana SHRM Executive Leadership Forum. Not long before the event, my longtime friend...

Sidna Brower Mitchell Blog: Memories and Radish Top Soup

When Stillman Rockefeller could no longer go into New York City on a regular basis, I sometimes went to his estate in Greenwich, Conn.,...

Reflections On Being The Editor Of The DM In 1962

By Sidna Brower Mitchell The integration of the University of Mississippi by James Meredith in the fall of 1962 was a life-changing event for me....