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Alex Kranzusch

GraceWorks Ministries and Premiere Give Back

By Alex Kranzusch, Posted December 17th, 2014

Between the rush of the holiday season, traveling and that last bit of work before vacation, it's quite easy to breeze through this time of year mindlessly. GraceWorks Ministries inspired us to work some intentionality into our schedules to shop for a cause this morning!

GraceWorks Ministries

Founded by the community and... READ MORE

Jeff Havens

4 Ways to Use Self Promotion Without Looking Like a Turd

By Jeff Havens, Posted December 16th, 2014

I’d like to begin this article with the simple observation. I love the fact that I used the word ‘turd’ in the headline and you have chosen to read this. You are an amazing person. That is all.

Anyway, self promotion is a part of life. Any time we try to sell something... READ MORE

Chad Pregracke

A CNN Heroes Special Set to Air Tomorrow

By Chad Pregracke, Posted December 12th, 2014

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We are thrilled to announce "Rescuing the River: A CNN Heroes Special," is set to air tomorrow, December 13th at 6:30 pm, CST, featuring speaker Chad Pregracke. Be sure to watch it here.


Chad Pregracke is a modern day leader and proof that one person can make a difference. What started... READ MORE

Richard Branson

Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business

By Richard Branson, Posted December 12th, 2014

I’m often asked how I got to where I am, and how the Virgin brand achieved all that it has. While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions can help. Here are my top 10 tips for doing business the Virgin way:

1. Follow your dreams.
You will live a much better life if you pursue... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

How to Have The Courage to Succeed

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted December 10th, 2014

No matter what your dream is, whether it's to be the best Dad or the best Mom, the best husband or the best wife, the best employee or the best boss, the best salesperson or the best student you can be, to make it a reality, you will have to have the courage to act in spite of your... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Personal Finance Books are the Gift That Keeps Giving

By Michelle Singletary, Posted December 8th, 2014

Every year, someone asks me what financial books I recommend as holiday gifts to teach children or young adults about money, to help somebody prepare for retirement — or for someone who is trifling with his or her money.

Let’s be honest, not many people are going to exclaim... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

Turn Ferguson Tragedy Into Change

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted December 8th, 2014

"Creativity, Inc.," a book by Pixar and Disney Animation President Ed Catmull, is aimed at teaching leaders how to foster collective creativity. Perhaps more precisely, it's about how to remove the structural blockages preventing creativity from expressing itself.

Reading that book amidst news from Ferguson,... READ MORE

Jay Sekulow

President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration is Unconstitutional

By Jay Sekulow, Posted December 5th, 2014

Yesterday, I was invited to testify before the House Judiciary Committee about the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

As I told Congress, determining whether President Obama had the authority to do what he did – to grant... READ MORE

Ryan Giffen

Speakers Named in INC Magazine's "Top 10 Best Business Books 2014"

By Ryan Giffen, Posted December 2nd, 2014

Best Biz Books

We're excited to see some of our speakers named in INC Magazine's 10 Best Business Books for 2014.

Read below for the entire list:

Written by Geoffrey James

Every year, I select 10 books that, IMHO, provided the most value to their readers. Some of these may already be on your... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Gift Cards No Longer Seen as Presents From The Lazy

By Michelle Singletary, Posted December 2nd, 2014

My husband and I were talking with our children about what they wanted for Christmas. All of them are in their teens, and any pretense of Santa has long been gone. The holiday has now become their chance to break down our frugal barriers.
But we do love to hear their squeals of delight... READ MORE

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