has reached out to influencers
from businesses around Wyoming to find out what books have made their
Summer reading list.
John Gans, Executive Director for the National Outdoor Leadership School
(NOLS) in Lander shared one of his recent reads with
"I'm reading *Thinking Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - This isn't exactly a business book, but it is filled with
insights for anyone in business, on how the mind works. It will change the
way you think on the job, how you evaluate decisions and how you navigate
Gans added, "Interesting enough, my son Noah (16) bought this book for
me.... it was a good pick."
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John began his NOLS career in 1981 as an instructor. In 1984, he was named
director of NOLS Alaska before directing the marketing and admission
department and then becoming director of operations.
NOLS has also been recognized nine times as one of the best employers in
the country under John's leadership. In 2012, John was recognized by
President Barack Obama, as a White House Champion of Change for his
commitment to youth, wilderness and leadership.
John and his wife, Stephanie Kessler, have three children. They reside in
(Feature Pic: h/t Brad Christensen)