Tag Perseverance

Nelson Mandela: Rise Every Time We Fall

Tweet As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself… Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility – Nelson Mandela It is better to lead from behind and

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5 Minute Interview: Jesse Thorn

Tweet Question #1  Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Jesse: My name’s Jesse Thorn.  I host a public radio show called The Sound of Young America and a men’s style show called Put This On.  When I’m doing The Sound

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Jackie Robinson: An American Pioneer

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. – Jackie Robinson

5 Minute Interview: Kevin Smith

Tweet Question #1  Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Kevin: I am a man who has been giving the opportunity to live through years of irresponsible decision-making. Today, my life is full of humility, gratitude and service. My occupation is

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Martin Luther King, Jr: Your Life’s Work, Do It Well.

Tweet Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.  A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.  – Martin Luther King, Jr. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Living is

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Five Minute Interview: Rick Johnson

Tweet Question#1   Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Rick: My name is Rick Johnson.  I am an author, speaker and founder of Better Dads, a fathering skills program based on the urgent need to empower men to lead and

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Step to Manhood #20

Tweet When life knocks you down get up, dust yourself off and look for no one’s pity. One step closer to manhood.  To help someone explore their step feel free to share your thoughts, quotes, or anecdote in the comment section below.

Chris Gardner: The Calvary Ain’t Coming

Tweet It was at a point in time, where honestly, I didn’t know whether I was going to quit, crack or cry. Some kind of way this child, this baby, picks up on it, and he stands up in the bathtub, and he says, ‘Papa, you know what? You’re a

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