Making Your Business the Standout in Your Marketplace and Being Grateful for Those in Your Life

Big A and Wally
Mar 28, 2023

Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Then this latest episode of View from the Top podcast is for you! Join Bill Gray as he talks about the critical role of employee engagement in achieving success. Bill's extensive experience managing large plants has taught him that fear-based management can only take you so far. To unlock the full potential of your team, you need to make them feel like they are part of the solution– but that's just the beginning.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Leaders should recognize their own limitations and be willing to seek help to achieve success.
  • Good leadership involves engaging with employees on a personal level, investing in their development and training, and listening to their feedback to fix problems within the team.
  • Investing in your employees has a significant return on investment that you will likely not see in any other way.


Mr. William A. Gray (Bill) is a retired Operations Executive with more than 33 years of experience across operations, manufacturing and the military – with more than 20 of those in management roles. For most of his career, Mr. Gray worked at Quad, where he rose through positions of increasing scope to finish his career as the Executive Director of Operations. Throughout his career, Mr. Gray has been a successful leader by successfully communicating direction via words and deeds, aligning people, teams, and coalitions to ensure an understanding of the vision and strategies for future success. Mr. Gray received his Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Gray has been enjoying his recent retirement by spending copious amounts of time with his five children and 18 grandchildren. However, Mr. Gray has still found time to contribute through the mentorship of young businesspeople at the Tennessee Grasslands club, providing guidance for emerging leaders and helping solve complex business problems.

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