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Why is the number 9 his favorite number?
It is the last\highest of the single numbers, and represents the ending of something old and the beginning of something new.
Favorite leadership lesson?
Let me tell you about my first losing trade.
Nutt still plays in two 45+ baseball leagues, and his 50+ team won the MSBL Fall Classic in Florida in 2022.
6 a.m.? Try 3:20 a.m.
Because that’s when Veale works out and wakes “the beasts,” Bear, Charly, and Bruce.
Favorite leadership lesson: “Do it scared.” Because you never know who else is trying to overcome those fears as well.
Mid-morning snack of choice? Coffee. Always more coffee.
A pot per day is not out of the question.
There are mountains to be climbed.
Hopper explains why writing books, producing movies, and Klein Bottles can aid you in acquiring wisdom.
Balk balks at the notion that you have to be a 6 a.m. riser to be an effective CFO.
What is Aaron Hartwig’s best strategy for email?
“Oh man, I am not a fan of email.” – Aaron Hartwig.
Pasco is a triathlete, so it is no surprise his mid-morning snack is a Muscle Milk Protein shake.
If finance is a puzzle, then Cohen practices her puzzle-solving during her down time.
Cortenbach believes the power of the team is always greater than the power of the individual.