Posts made in January, 2014

Is Mayor Stimpson too nice for the city of Mobile, Alabama?

December 28, 2013 Is Mayor Stimpson too nice for the city of Mobile, Alabama? By Ted Burnett Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. – Peter Drucker, American management consultant, educator and author (1909-2005)  Disclosure: I grew up with some of Sandy Stimpson’s younger cousins and nephews. I know his brother-in-law, Richard Miller of Brewton, AL. While a student in high school, I once did some contract work at his family business, Gulf Lumber Company. However, prior to our August 2012 meeting, we never had the opportunity to exchange greetings. Having seen Sandy’s name in the Press-Register’s print edition weeks earlier for his role as a member of the Coastal Recovery Commission,...

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