Today we are joined by Glen Jackson, Co-founder of Jackson Spalding. With expertise in real estate, crisis communications, and not-for-profit marketing communications, Glen has had quite a journey as an entrepreneur and business owner. In this episode, he talks about the importance of culture, values, and character in making business decisions—particularly during challenging times or times of crisis.
Through stories, insights, and behaviors, he instills his core values into the decisions that his company makes and that he, as a leader, makes. This timeless episode offers many memorable insights and stories for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, stamina, and determination. Listen in to hear Glen’s valuable advice and how he stays committed to success.
What You’ll Learn:
- How Glen found his way into entrepreneurship.
- The importance of finding a void in the market—and filling it.
- The genius of the “and.”
- Why we must embrace change as entrepreneurs.
- Why Glen has someone read the company values during every meeting.
- How to build trust in business.
- The benefit of being generous with your time, resources and expertise.
- Advice Glen would give a young entrepreneur.
Ideas Worth Sharing:
- “The entrepreneurial journey requires a lot of stamina and determination. It’s sweaty, not sexy.” – Glen Jackson
- “It’s easier to become a success than to remain a success and I think the most successful entrepreneurs are committed to remaining a success.” – Glen Jackson
- “Trust is the most important five letter word in all of business.” – Glen Jackson