A Reluctant Businessman

Leon, Leon Kehl

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Leon Kehl has worked for himself for almost 28 years, but only recently stopped flinching when people would ask him if he was a businessman.

“Entrepreneur, yes. Businessman no,” he said. “My transformation over the last two years is embracing the label of being a businessman.”

His discomfort with being called a businessman comes from his internal perception that many businesspeople are only concerned with the financial bottom line. “Having said that, I’ve seen a lot of good examples in the Mennonite church and the extended community of businessmen.”

“It’s probably because of the field I have been in. I’ve not seen as many good examples of those values in the tech community.”’

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