The leadership development insitute launched five years ago by Tractor Supply CEO Joe Scarlett is building a presence in Memphis and has begun to market there at big corporate names such as FedEx and First Horizon.
“I’m trying to help younger executives avoid some of the pitfalls that most of us go through,” Scarlett said. “And we’re having a lot of fun doing it and getting some great results. We’re having such great results, we thought we’d get the heck out of town and see what we can do elsewhere, too.”
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“We find that companies may consider employee outside training programs for a variety of reasons: when they need to implement changes, motivate people, increase productivity or decrease turnover [...] To determine the best training opportunity, you need to assess what the company needs and select the training program that provides the best solutions.”
“I have always considered Leadership Music to be a gift, and I am honored to have this opportunity to lead the organization,” Oertley says. “With an alumni base of 800 industry leaders, Leadership Music is a vital and essential element in the continuing dialogue on the evolution of the music business.”