We're hosting James A. Autry for a luncheon with food provided by Tallahatchie Gourmet. The deadline to place a lunch order is November 5th. Lunch is optional. See food choices below.
In a world too often dominated by consumerism and social media, this book of stories collected by a father and grandfather team invites adults and children to read together. Featuring the six virtues of justice, humility, courage, compassion, freedom, and respect, these entertaining and easily understood stories from all over the world focus on what makes us truly human.
About the Author
James A. Autry, a former Fortune 500 executive, is an author, poet, and consultant whose work has had a significant influence on leadership thinking. He is the author of thirteen books, and his writings have appeared in many anthologies and magazines. Autry serves on the national advisory board of Poets & Writers, Inc., and was a founder of the Des Moines National Poetry Festival. He holds four honorary degrees and is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award for service to the humanities from the Iowa Humanities Board.
Rick Autry has been a lawyer working for the state of Iowa for more than thirty years. For seventeen years he was an Iowa assistant attorney general representing the Iowa Civil Rights Commission. He is a frequent speaker on employment law at legal seminars and author of Word Origins for Lawyers, published by the American Bar Association.