Let’s kick it off with something that separates great leaders from poor leaders: “Issues are never simple. One thing I’m proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.” – Barack Obama “The strongest weapon against hateful speech is not repression; it is more speech.” – Barack Obama “If you’re walking down … More Powerful Quotes From Legends v.2 Barack Obama
Martin, You stood for so much in this world. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, for the good of people…with a vision of change. A lot did change for the better. While doing so, oppressors have become more angry, power hungry and DANGEROUS. Oppressors have taken to new heights to silence the common voice. It is … More Dear MLK….
Throughout history, the concept of power, money and character have played off of one another. Where do your morals and values line up? Abraham Lincoln considered this when he said “nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Since time immemorial, power has tested a … More Politics = The Ethics of Public Life featuring Niccolo Machiavelli
The days of intimidating, bullying & silencing voices via racism, political power & blind loyalty rhetoric are coming to an end. “Colin Kaepernick drew our collective attention to the problem of continued racial injustice in America,” Brennan wrote. “He did so not to disrespect our flag but to give meaning to the words of the … More Believe, Just Do It
I hope I can light a fire and inspire you! … More KAMIKAZƎ
I am often asked about leadership and happiness. The answer can be simply put as, invest in yourself AND others! Below, I have provided a list of very powerful reads (or listens) that will help you accomplish this. I would encourage you to conqueror all of these….then read/listen again even. All of these books provide … More Suggested Reads (or listen)
Dear Youth, you are inspiring the world. I believe in you. … More Dear Youth, Never Stop!
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” -Jackie Robinson
Let’s start here, I want you to take a moment to watch this Adam Alter TED talk. Simple yet powerful! Did you know “fomo” is now a recognized word? The definition if you have not seen: Anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a … More #FOMO Rehab