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I love leadership, laughs (and yes) libations.  I also love learning.  Although I've been in leadership roles for over 30 years, I love talking to leaders that are in the trenches and learning what works, what doesn't and what I can do differently.

This podcast is for everyone out there that is working to lead better, get more done and leave a legacy.  Leading others is a deliberative act and we can always get better.

Pop yourself open a cold one, sit back and enjoy!

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Mar 23, 2020

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein

Right now, it's easy to get caught up in the cycle of worry with all that is going on in the world.  If you're like me, your whole world has been turned upside down and you're trying to figure out what is coming up next.  Instead of worry, could there be another strategy?

On this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Zach Thomas of Leader Farming.  Zach shares some great insights on leading but also shares some keen strategies of what kind of season you might be in right now and that, instead of worry, we should be looking at growing.

I had a great time talking with Zach and know you're going to get a lot from our conversation!


More on Zach...

Zach Thomas is an entrepreneur, published author (order Leader Farming), blogger, business/life coach, public speaker and most importantly, follower of Christ, husband, and father of seven children.

He was Eagle Scout of the Nation in 1995, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served his country as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer. He has started multiple companies and been featured in Newsweek Magazine and on Good Morning America. He married his high school sweetheart and they homeschool their seven children on their family farm where he grew up. His varied interests include studying leadership and entrepreneurship, farming, riding his Harley, working on old cars with his sons and dad, camping and spending time with his family.

He is the Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A franchise in Rockmart, Georgia where he is very involved in his community.  Zach is a graduate of Lead Polk and a member of the board of directors for the Polk County Chamber of Commerce.  He also serves on Congressman Tom Graves’ Service Academy Selection Board for District GA-14.

He serves as the President of the board of Life Impact, Inc., a non-profit ministry, where he volunteers his time to coach Christian Vetpreneurs (Military Veteran Entrepreneurs). To sponsor a Veteran submit your request to Life Impact.

Zach accepts a limited number of speaking engagements each year and speaks on the topics of leadership, lean, and entrepreneurship. As a self-proclaimed Lean6Ninja and lean evangelist, he serves on the Lean Operator panel for Chick-fil-A, Inc. and is a co-creator for the Lean365 program. Submit your speaking request here. Having served as a life coach and executive coach prior to Chick-fil-A and an Operator Coach for new franchisees for Chick-fil-A, Inc., he accepts a limited number of coaching clients outside of Chick-fil-A.  He is a graduate of the Coach U and a certified facilitator of RighPath Resources. If you are interested in hiring Zach as your coach, find out more here.

Follow Zach’s leadership blog at and subscribe to take a free quiz to determine your natural leadership style. Follow his personal blog at where he writes about his faith, family, and farming.  Download a free preview of his next book, Pioneer Parenting: A Guide For Raising Kids in Uncharted Territory, at