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Airforce Pilot at a Crossroad

The Canadian Forces took me, Major Wes Bowers, around the world. An air force pilot for 20 years, I flew missions in the Gulf War, served in UN headquarters as a staff officer in Somalia and as a UN peacekeeper in Lebanon, Israel, and Syria. And along the way, I went from being a peacekeeper to working for the Prince of Peace. I was raised by...

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In Search of an Abundant Life
In Search of an Abundant Life

Profile on: Norm Miller, Chairman, Interstate Battery System of America, Inc. 200,000 Dealers Nationwide “College! Hell, I just hope I can keep him out of jail and get him out of high school!” Not exactly a prophecy for success, but those were the words uttered by Norm Miller’s mother when Norm, owner of Interstate Batteries, was in...

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From Selling the Good Book to Selling by the Book
From Selling the Good Book to Selling by the Book

Profile on: Doug Hesse, Founder Hesse Financial Advisors If you heard a story about a guy who was selling Bibles door-to-door only to become a Christian once one of his customers finally explained what the Good Book was about, you’d probably think somebody made it up, that it came from a movie or somewhere. Well, in the case of Doug Hesse, founder...

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A Banker Who Doesn’t Love Money?
A Banker Who Doesn't Love Money?

Profile on: Paul Lindholm, the owner of Security State Bank, among others. Most people’s mental image of a banker is similar to the group of old, pin-striped cronies on Mary Poppins who urged young Michael Banks to invest his “tuppence” rather than spend it. Fortunately, Paul Lindholm of Fergus Falls, Minnesota does not fit this stereotype...

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Practicing Law in a way that Serves Others
Practicing Law in a way that Serves Others

Profile on: Ed and Dorothy Sisam, Partners in their own law firm specializing in employment law. Their goal is to practice law in a way that is ethical, a way that serves others rather than perpetrating the vindictiveness that is often typical of the legal process. Not many people would consider becoming a lawyer in order to fight one. At the...

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Enduring Torture in a POW Camp
Enduring Torture in a POW Camp

Profile on:  Brigadier General (ret.) Robinson Risner, veteran pilot If you fall off a horse, as the old saying goes, the best thing you can do is dust yourself off and get back on before you lose your nerve. Few people realize the truth of this adage better than Brigadier General (ret.) Robinson Risner of Austin, Texas. As a veteran pilot of...

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Steps To Success – Part Two
Steps To Success - Part Two

Profile on: S Truett Cathy:  The Chick-fil-A  success Story. Chick-fil-A is a fast food restaurant chain in the USA.  It has over 1000 restaurants. Read Steps to Success - Part One S Truett Cathy’s four tenets Chick-fil-A’s expansion was governed by a small number of basic principles. In 1971 Truett articulated those principles...

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Still Scoring in the Red Zone
Still Scoring in the Red Zone

Profile: Spencer Tillman, successful sports broadcaster for CBS, former NFL player and captain of a Super Bowl team When the man who was about to end the life of Spencer Tillman’s mother entered her hospital room on January 23, 2002, the thirty people who were crammed around her bedside fell silent. All that could be heard was the rhythmic...

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