One book; one pen; one child; and one teacher can change the world
Delightful moment shared with Esther Tyson, former Principal of Ardenne High School. She shared Commentary on the Social and Educational Issues in Jamaica, at South Florida’s Book Festival at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center.
Surround yourself with like-minded and success driven people. ~Nordia C
“True success should be measured by how happy you are”…statement made by billionaire Richard Branson when asked how he defined success. Curious I decided to add to my study and research on success by asking professionals what they think success means to them. Was it all about money/ riches?
Here’s how 11 Moguls shared their spin on success:
Success is how we fulfil our purpose for life and use the God-given talents we have received. ~Christine Stephens
First think of what value we are creating to society before we think about what we can earn from society. When we look at it from that angle, there will always be opportunities to succeed. ~Gregory Turner
Simply put, its achieving any clearly defined goals. ~Sher-Sher Milan
The substance that lies within and is shared with the world. ~Maxine P.C.
Your life’s purpose could be that you are called to do something that is greater than yourself. ~Susan C
Achievement and accomplishments, setting one’s goals and dreams and then witnessing the fruition. ~Charmaine Allwood-Hanson
Flexibility and the ability to do whatever you want, whenever you want because you have the means to do it. ~Ashleigh Maitland
We all learn from each other. Passion, skill and talent equal progress which leads to success. ~Monique Calder
Surround yourself with like-minded nd success driven people. Nordia Cameron-cunningham
Success is measured by the difference we make in someone’s life and our contribution to society. ~Hyacinth Campbell
Simple things. It’s important to spend even one minute giving worthy advice. ~Ari-Anna
What’s your definition of Success? Do share. We would love to hear.
Outstanding Millennial change-makers and emerging leaders presented with copies of my books on Success Strategies of Caribbean American Leaders in the United States. The 30 Under 30 event was held at the Inter American Development Bank, Washington D.C.
Among the great nationwide initiatives were Georgia Student Alliance and Passport to College effort to help university students.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Ursula K. Le Guin
We have all had our favorite books that we have read from a young age. Some have left an impact on our lives. On a B&N public forum, a reader asked “What Book has stayed with you long after you’ve read it?” Fellow readers poured in with responses. Here I share a few that may prove worthwhile for your vacation, getaway, or a mid-summer night’s read.
Man’s Search for Meaning
We Were the Lucky Ones
The Book Thief
Before I Fall
The Lovely Bones
It Ends with Us
The Lovely Bones
One Hundred Years f solitude
We Were Yours
East of Eden
The Savage Song
To Kill A Mockingbird
A History of Loneliness
Tell Me Your Dreams
The Art of War
The Graveyard Book
The Water Stone
The Night Circus
Gone With the Wind
Crime and Punishment
The Power of Now
A Little Life
The Leisure Seeker
Tuesdays with Morrie
Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Kite Runner
We Were Liars
Does any resonate? Can you add your favorite or two that may be missing? Do share. We’d love to hear.