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    How a Book Discussion Shaped Our Business Culture

    And how it can transform yours

    Leaders are readers, the saying goes. I believe that. Reading books and articles, as well as listening to podcasts, are just a few of the vital ways we expand our horizons, cultivate empathy and compassion, gain competencies, and develop personally and professionally. Basically, these are formative ways that we become better humans.  It’s also the case that most of our reading, listening, and learning has to be done on our own time. Development and personal growth is good and all, but not on company time. At least that’s how some employers might view it.  I led countless book discussions and small groups when I was a lead pastor for 10…