Rural Leader Magazine September/October 2015 - Page 2

Contents 6 Forty under 40 Introduction Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Kuanita E. Murphy, PhD Rural Leader Magazine, LLC is a digital publication that highlights every day people doing extraordinary things nationally and abroad. Guest Contributors John Dentico Founder LeadSimm, LLC Kevin Eikenberry Leadership Guru The Kevin Eikenberry Group 7 Greetings RL Magazine's Forty Under 40 Top Four 11 Charlie Cowart 13 Scott Curry 15 Sasha T. Smith 17 Alvin Williams 20 Five Reasons Why Creativity Matters to Leaders 21 Forty under 40 Honorees 26 21st Century Leadership: Are you digging in the right place? 40 Leadership is lifeNot just a game 49  Four Top Technology Degrees for today's career seekers 51 Creating Your Own Personal Pension It's possible 53 Tips to Turn Kids into Money Masters at any Age 55 What's the Makers Movement about? Dwight Gelowitz Entrepreneur Chris Ruisi Entrepreneur and Business Coach Readers’ Forum   Tell us what you think about our publication, if you have a great idea for a story, or to just share. We may print your comments in Rural Leader Magazine. By sending us your comments, you’re giving permission for us to call you for an interview. Please be sure to include your name, address, email address, and phone number so we can reach you. Write to us at—   Help us find the next Best Small Town Restaurant! Call for nominations is ongoing. Nominate Today!!! Visit for details. Like us on Facebook! Reproduction in any manner, in whole or in part, in English, or other languages, is prohibited without written consent. Send editorial ideas to Kuanita Murphy, PhD, Editor-in-Chief Rural Leader Magazine, LLC 245 North Highland Avenue Northeast Suite #230-1010 Atlanta, Georgia 30307 2 | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015