We never dreamed that just a few days after sharing, What Matters Most After You’re Gone, we would so suddenly lose one of our own.

Hank Sasser led quietly.

And the thing about quiet leaders is that we aren’t fully aware of their influence until we are in the midst of their absence.

Oh, how we are hearing from so many about how that quiet and humble spirit made such an impact!

It was an impact that was subtle and unique; one person, one relationship at a time.

We knew that Hank would grow into an amazing leader. What we didn’t realize was the difference he was already making at his young age. 

Hank embodied the best qualities of those who loved him most. His easy-going nature. His friendly smile. His willingness to listen. His eagerness to learn. His quiet influence. His enthusiasm for adventure. His kindness toward others.

Now we resolve to ensure those qualities live on through us. We hope you are inspired to do the same.

We are brokenhearted. But we also know that with God, hope remains.

Hank left this life for Glory on August 23, 2014. He is the middle child of Keven and Linda Sasser, little brother to Katie McCarthy, big brother to Jeri Sasser. His family covets your prayers and their privacy at this time.

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What Matters Most After You’re Gone

August 18, 2014
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You know that job you have now? You won’t have it forever. Someday, you’ll accept another offer that seems like a better fit. You’ll accept a more demanding job for better pay. You’ll accept a less demanding job to have more time with your family. You’ll change professionals as your industry revolves. Your employer will reorganize […]

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Are You Afraid to Praise?

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Everyone needs praise and encouragement, some more than others. Yet, occasionally leaders withhold praise from their team members because they’re afraid of the impact their encouraging words will have!

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Learn to Live and Lead in the Present

August 8, 2014
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Leaders must continually keep their eyes on the horizon and drive their business toward the future while still leading in the present. It’s a difficult balance, planning for tomorrow while still appreciating today. However, if we constantly live in the future, we miss what’s going on now, and the “now” is what we were dreaming about […]

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