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Insightful conversations with leaders in the Arts & Crafts Retail industry

Aug 2, 2022

A comment on the Tonight Show leads to a 30-year partnership with Vanna White. The mindset of giving back and making a difference has led to #HATNOTHATE, donations to charities like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a wider spectrum of skin tones (Skein Tones), and sustainability.


  • Lion Brand has...

Jul 5, 2022

Melissa Wood turns the table and interviews Clint about his WHY and his passion for servant leadership.


  • Melissa Wood flips the interview on Clint and interviews him for a few minutes
    • Clint talks about the influence his Dad had on teaching him about Servant Leadership starting with listening to cassette...

May 3, 2022

Stories covering 144 years and five generations of an iconic yarn brand in the creative industry. From how it got its name to what keeps it strong and growing.



  • Lion Brand has been around for 144 years

  • Lion Brand was the sole supplier of yarn to Target for many years up until Target discontinued the...

Apr 5, 2022

Mentoring isn’t just talk at Etech Global Services. With a formal program that promoted over 300 people last year, Jim Iyoob and other company leaders mentor the next generation of leaders.  Which fits perfectly with Jim’s belief that you need to ‘get out of the stand and onto the field’ with your people.

Mar 1, 2022

When your company has a Dean of Leadership Development and twelve Character Commitments, you know they take servant leadership seriously. Jim Iyoob, Chief Customer Officer of Etech Global Services, shares the culture that began with a vision “to make a remarkable difference for each other” — clients, team members,...