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“Every time I go to them and think I’m having this crazy idea, they’re like, ‘okay, do it. What aren’t you doing it?’” says Carolyn Billingsley, Producer and Founder of Carolyn …

“Always seek out mentorship. You might not know how to do it, but I promise you, somebody you know knows how to do it, “ says Eric Hadley, CEO and Founder of Got Your Six Coffee Company. Hadley …

“There’s lots of things, but one of them would definitely be just to have an open mind and to always be a team player,” says Karen Benitez, Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor at Evangel …

“I think that is probably one of the most important things you could do, is to keep up with the trends, but not get muddled in them and not get so sucked in that that is the only thing you do,” …

"We all want to build something, we all want to do something fun," says Tez Ward, a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley. "But then once it's built, we set it to the side and move on." Ward says the …

“He was a strong man of faith and courage and very wise - my biggest supporter in any endeavor in life,” says Tami North, Executive Director of the Rogersville Area Chamber of Commerce and one of …

“Every day you’ve gotta wake up and say, ‘I’ve gotta make money today,’ says, Ricky Smiley, Founder and Producer of Smiley Records, LLC. When Smiley was laid off from a job he held for 18 …

“We save lives,” says Brandi Bartel, Executive director for the Victim Center. “To have people come up to me and thank me for what we do, and say ‘we would not be here today without the …

“I think a lot of times the best ideas come from those that are doing a certain task day to day and they know better,” says Brooke Bigham, owner of EOS, LLC and one of Springfield Business …

“It’s a business obviously, but you have to understand what’s going on in peoples’ lives and help them as well,” says Melissa Higbie, an architect and partner with Esterly, Schneider and …

“I really do believe that you can have a lot of intelligence and a lot of great ability, but you have to be willing to work to make a difference for your clients,” says Megan Creson, an Associate …

“There were so many ladies throughout the years that have influenced me in my career,” says Missy Handyside, General Manager of the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center. Handyside says her mother …

“He continues to give me advice today,” says Shane Cowger, Sales Manager at Arvest Bank. “I’ve seen him when he was in that workforce. I saw some of the things that he did, didn’t fully …

“It’s easy to get wrapped up in yourself, your own career and what you’re doing,” says Amanda Tummons with Husch Blackwell. “Things like law school don’t make that easy because you’re …

“Passion creates influence, and that definitely is one of the key aspects of a great leader,” says Karen Benitez, Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor at Evangel University. Benitez says drive …

“No matter what role you’re going to play in medical care, you’re going to have difficult situations and so, I try to help them to learn how to do that with integrity and respect and grace and …

Andrew Denney, President and CEO of Prosperity Financial Group says you need to have a clear goal and a clear vision when starting a business. “I think so much when people start their own business, …

“I go to work every day because I go to work and I feel like it’s my family,” says Dianne Davis, owner of DL Media and one of Springfield Business Journal’s Most Influential Women for 2017. …

“Torch your strategic plan,” says Crista Hogan, Executive Director of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. “Don’t open a ton of time on a document you’re going to pit in a drawer, …

Are you intimidated in certain situations? Tami North, Executive Director of the Rogersville Area Chamber of Commerce, and one of Springfield Business Journal’s Most Influential Women for 2017, …

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