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Louisiana book medals in national competition

The award winning book (Source: Leo Honeycutt) The award winning book (Source: Leo Honeycutt)

Author Leo Honeycutt, and his book Nice Guy Finishes First: The Clarke Williams Story, a book about the creation of CenturyLink, won the bronze medal at the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards, as one of the top three books in the nation targeting business ethics.

The book topped 400 entries from Ivy League schools, major publishers and bestselling authors.

"We are proud not just for the book's success but for Louisiana," says Lisburn Press publisher Jim Brown. "In Nice Guy, Clarke Williams shatters the stereotype and proves Louisiana is great for business. His company today is America's third largest telecommunications giant behind only AT&T and Verizon, and our book, published in Louisiana about Louisiana, is taking that story to the world."

The books author thanks the Williams family for their assistance in researching Clarke's life. “I am appreciative to Carolyn and Harvey Perry for providing tho years of research to capture her father's formula for a new generation of business leaders.” Says Honeycutt.

The full list of winners can be found HERE.

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