As I walk across Harvard Yard, I glance over to the iconic statue of John Harvard. I first visited the yard in October when I scouted Cambridge as I considered accepting an offer, should one come, to join the Advanced Leadership Initiative. I snapped a picture of the statue, as I am sure many haveContinue reading “Dancing in Harvard Yard-Part 1”
John Daniel Recipient of James House Williamson Award
Heart transplant recipient shares his story of survival
Originally Posted, October 30, 2015 Baptist News John Daniel, an executive at First Horizon (First Tennessee’s parent company) and the 350th patient to receive a heart transplant at Baptist, wrote a letter about his experience that was published in the Sunday, Oct. 25 edition of the Commercial Appeal. His letter is reprinted below. On September 15,Continue reading “Heart transplant recipient shares his story of survival”
Resource Guide to Building an Equitable and Inclusive Work Culture
In July 2020, John joined Greater Memphis Chamber CEO Beverly Robertson, and Fred Towler, Chief Diversity Officer at International Paper for a conversation on how to meaningfully address racism and injustice with employees. They shared tools, conversation starters and guidance for business leaders to engage their staff during this crucial time in our country.
Culture by Design vs Culture by Accident
In August 2020, John joined the Greater Memphis Chamber for their Culture Webinar Series and covered the topic Culture by Design vs Culture by Accident.
Everything Will Be Alright. – John Daniel – TEDxMemphis
In 2019 John gave a Ted Talk, “Everything Will Be Alright”, which told the story of his journey through poverty, loss, heart transplantation to resiliency.