John Brekke is one of the nation's most veteran executive coaches. He has worked with the top executives in some of the world's most prestigious companies including, 3M, General Growth Properties, Pfizer, Wells Fargo, Cigna, and Honeywell. But this was not always so.... John spent much of his youth working on a farm in Northern Minnesota plowing, seeding and bailing hay. Under the tutelage of his Uncle George he learned about more than just farming, he learned about life. Building on both his experience growing up on a farm and his many years of work with some of the nations top executives, John has created a book that is a rallying call for the new culture of empowerment. This book is a must-read for anyone serious about growing others and creating real bottom line value. Through stories John leads his readers through a journey of self reflection, all the while challenging the long held beliefs of American business. A mix of timeless principles and hands-on practicality, this book will help anyone who strives for success and significance while struggling to make it all work.