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Michael Wehrenberg, president of Wehrenberg Design Company says the “The 4-Hour Workweek,” by Timothy Ferriss opened his eyes to new possibilities. He says Ferriss’ work was influential in …

Michael Frizell says when they decided to do the Infamous Tiger King comic book, they knew it would have to be something more than what people have seen on Netflix. Frizell says PETA provided …

Hold Fast Brewing’s Books and Brews club was started to bring customers together. Owners Carol and Susan McLeod say using social media to keep the program going during the pandemic allows customers …

Elizabeth Wente, Partner with Spencer Fane, LLP, says “The Remix,” by Lindsey Pollak is a great tool for managers. She says the book provides perspectives for younger generations and the more …

Ken Childers, partner with City Music, says music has always helped define his life. Childers says after CD Warehouse closed, he and some friends decided to open a store with a live music venue. …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, learned about living in poverty starting at the age of twelve following the death of his father. The kindness he experienced as a child along with an interview …

“It’s really hard to market yourself as a product,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and director of Student Learning Services at Missouri State University. Frizell says he’s …

Greg Burris, with Give 5 and United Way of the Ozarks, says, “How do we pair you up with something you’re passionate about, but that you have the skills for also?” Burris recommends David …

Rob Keck, Director of Conservation at Bass Pro Shops, says whether it’s a child negotiating with their parents for an allowance or partnering with some one to meet a goal, we all make deals. Keck …

“I like Jungian philosophy and I like existentialism, so by reading about that, it helps give me purpose in what I do, and keeps me motivated,” says Linda Saturno, Executive Director of the Child …

“We do have a progressive approach to building a company. We are a flat organization and try to give everyone equal weight as far as business decisions are concerned,” says Tyler Drenon, Director …

Shanda Trautman with Old Missouri Bank says she tries to implement Jon Gordon's “The Energy Bus” each day of her life. Trautman says the book makes you see that no matter what’s going in your …

Andrea Sitzes, Executive Director of Show Me Christian County Economic Development says previous work experience exposed her to “The Five Disfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni. She says the …

“For the comic book work, though I find it the most enjoyable, it’s also the most challenging in regards to actually getting paid,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and Director of …

Rachel Anderson, Acting Director at The efactory, says one of her former supervisors made every new employee read “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. “[I] encourage anyone to read that …

Trevor Croley, President of Croley Insurance and Financial, says one of the first business books he read was Donald Trump’s “The Art of the Deal.” Croley says while he didn’t think it was …

“I’m a ‘read-a-holic.’ I believe every leader is a reader, but not every reader is a leader, and I think leaders should be reading,” says Mark Holmes President and owner of Consultant Board …

Gino Wickman’s book “Traction” presents the Entrepreneurial Operating System, which Mickey Moore, CEO of Tomo Drug Testing says has been hugely impactful on their business. Moore says whether …

“There’s always a resource. There’s always a part of you that can provide a function or service to someone else,” says Amy Blansit, CEO of the Drew Lewis Foundation. Blansit likes The Giving …

Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City Attractions, says “Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable” by Seth Godin is one of his all-time favorite books. Thomas says the book …

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