- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, War & Military (Adult Nonfiction)
Explores how Henry Bloch's wartime experiences molded his character, preparing him to later launch H&R Block, one of the postwar era's major entrepreneurial success stories. As a bomber navigator who survived dangerous missions over Germany, Bloch learned how to face down fear. In his training before and after combat, especially at Harvard Business School's statistical program for military personnel, Bloch further learned how to apply the newest scientific breakthroughs in decision making.