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My Mentors - Setting the Example

K. Patrick Douglas, attorney and partner with Douglas, Haun & Heidemann PC, says his father and a former law partner have played a big role in his development. Douglas is one of Springfield Business …

Chelsey Bode, president of Pearson-Kelly Technology says she and her father had honest discussions and brought in business coaches to talk about succession planning for their business. She says …

Steve Kelly, senior vice president with Arvest Bank, says a friend told him not to let preconceived notions limit his accomplishments. Dream bigger than what you think is possible. Kelly is one of …

Cristian Rath, consultant with Abacus CPAs, LLC, says building a network is important. It isn’t about sales, but growing relationships in order to help clients. Rath is one of Springfield Business …

Curtis Marshall, CEO of Tie & Timber Beer Company, says he struggles to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Marshall says he sees life as a book, while one chapter might focus on work, the next is …

Are you guarding against employee theft? Abe McGull, assistant U.S. Attorney, says you should be wary of enthusiastic employees who want to spend extra time at work. Incorporate checks and balances. …

K. Patrick Douglas, attorney and partner with Douglas, Haun & Heidemann PC, says he’s learned a lot about leadership from mentors. He says you must value your team and work for the best interests …

Chelsey Bode, president of Pearson-Kelly Technology says the dynamic of managing a generational business with her father is interesting. She says the difference in experience and viewpoints are …

Steve Kelly, senior vice president with Arvest Bank, says working remotely makes balancing work and home a challenge. He says specifying times for work and family help, but it’s still a challenge. …

Austin Fax, attorney at Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law, LLC says a former coach told him to focus on his strengths and talents. He says law school taught him to understand the difference …

Cristian Rath, consultant with Abacus CPAs, LLC, recommends The Team Success Handbook by Shannon Waller. Rath says he frequently rereads this book to ensure he’s focusing on the strategies it …

Curtis Marshall, CEO of Tie & Timber Beer Company, says success isn’t necessarily attaining the end goal, but the process of getting there. Be flexible, open-minded and check your biases. Marshall …

Jamie Tillman, owner of Canna Bliss wanted to create a line of CBD products made by women for women. She created her Lady Sativa line as a passion project. Tillman is one of Springfield Business …

Abe McGull, assistant U.S. Attorney, says employees like to see how much enthusiasm their leaders show for the organization and will mirror what leaders demonstrate. You get what you give. McGull is …

Chelsey Bode, president of Pearson Kelly Technology says she never expected to be part of a generational business. Her father, Mike Kelly, started the business when she was in college. Bode intended …

Steve Kelly, senior vice president with Arvest Bank, says Michael E. Gerber’s book, The E-Myth Revisited was a real paradigm shifter for him. He says the book provides critical insight into the …

Austin Fax, attorney at Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law, LLC says his firm understands the importance of a good work life balance. He says you must be intentional in your efforts and has three tips …

Stephen Kleinsmith, co-deputy superintendent, Nixa Public Schools, says overcoming adversity is a key component of leadership. Kleinsmith says you must remember it’s a marathon, not a sprint. …

Daniel Ogunyemi, learning, development and inclusion partner with Burrell Behavioral Health, says being mindful has helped him deal with isolation during the pandemic. Find coping mechanisms that …

Toni Robinson, president of Springfield NAACP, says leaders must listen to young professionals if Springfield wants to change its culture and retain them in the workforce. Robinson is one of …

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