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“Baby Boomers, in particular, we get our identity or at least a large part of our identity from our work,” says Greg Burris, with Give 5 and United Way of the Ozarks. Having a retirement plan in …

Brandy Hickman, owner of 2B Well and Living Light with Brandy Lane, says one of the most important lessons she can share is to ask for help. “It is about getting the support that they need, …

Vineese Knight with the Massengale Group Of Keller Williams says she likes to ask people about their anchors. Hers are her faith and her family. She also likes to reassure herself with positive …

“It was one of the best things in my life, selling the business, because I was able to take a vacation with no cell phones or anything and just read and not worry that my business was burning down …

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 …

“When someone says, ‘I need this today,’ instead of saying, ‘I can’t do that today,’ I’m a big fan of saying, ‘I can give this to you tomorrow,” says Angela Frantz with Ultimate …

Jason Gage, City Manager for the City of Springfield, says he wants coworkers to enjoy their job, take ownership, as well as understand and fulfill the mission. Gage says the problem in trying to …

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 …

“When I started this, I realized, number one, I have to have grit. I have to be able to know it’s a tough road,” says Julie Higgins, CEO of I Pour Life. Higgins says you shouldn’t focus on …

Miles Boyer says he’s able to schedule most of his photography side gigs after business hours so it doesn’t interfere with his job as Office Manager for the Southern Region of the …

When Crista Hogan, Executive Director of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, was asked to give a speech about Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and war, she saw an opportunity to talk …

Young professionals who aren’t interested in owning a home yet, still can expect to live in luxury. Sam M. Coryell, Derek McCrea, and Jessi Beauchamp of Coryell Collaborative Group provide five …

How do you become M. Night Shyamalan’s personal photographer? Miles Boyer, Office Manager for the Southern Region of the Builders’ Association, turned his photography hobby into a part-time side …

Chad Porter, formerly a speaker on the Zig Ziglar International Team, says there are five questions to ask yourself to determine if your dreams are worthwhile goals. Filling out your dream sheet is …

Megan Ellis, Marketing Consultant at Frank & Maven, teaches yoga because she loves the lifestyle and the peace it brings to her busy life. Ellis says many of the instructors at her studio teach full …

“When you finally find that balance, you definitely don’t want to go back the other direction,” says Will Carter, Marketing Officer for Central Trust Company. Carter says he learned that taking …

“Move three for every thirty is about moving just three minutes every thirty minutes throughout your day. So it’s not a lot of activity, it doesn’t have to be something very intense, but just …

“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 …

“Time management’s a constant challenge, especially [for] entrepreneurial people, because you tend to be workaholics to some degree, and you’re always trying to grow and you’re always trying …

“I think the toughest part about the work-life balance is that I’m always thinking about the next project,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and Director of Student Learning Services …

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