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Steve is an organizational strategist, social innovator, pragmatic theologian, executive coach, and mentor. At any given time he is working with a handful of sharp people ranging from executives at multi-million dollar organizations to social entrepreneurs just starting out. Over the past 25 years Steve has helped hundreds of organizations launch and scale, while authoring over 15 books aimed at teaching business people how to flourish in their life and work. When he is not consulting or writing, you can find him back-casting in the rivers of northwest Arkansas.

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