January 14, 2021Inner-city, socially disadvantaged young people – government says they need computers. Schools say they need college. But Trenton NJ-based serial social entrepreneur Bruce Boyd is wiser. Bruce knows the need is to cultivate character, and to expose them to the shining light of opportunity, which he insists lies within their grasp. Host Bart Jackson invites Bruce Boyd to explain how his Building Our Youth Development enterprise has gathered such a devoted following and become a transformative force for so many of Trenton’s young people. Then, when the crash of Covid dismantled several structures (both within schools and outside), Bruce details how he pivoted his organization to find new avenues and even advantages. Tune in and take a lesson on how to transform your own enterprises to survive/thrive in adverse times.
One Man’s Victory Over Gun Violence
January 4, 2021Social entrepreneur John Thompson reduced gun violence 86% in Yonkers by creating his multi-faceted SNUG Program. How did he enlist gang members and reform shooters? Listen and be amazed.
Career Fulfillment: Reshaping Work Attitudes & Performance
December 7, 2020Do you cross your workplace threshold, shouldering a crushing load of judgment, posturing, competition, politics, and trying to meet other people’s goals? Alas, that puts you in the majority. But you deserve a lot better and noted coach Jonas Altman…
News & Notes
Vision that engages only the imagination is fantasy. Vision that also engages the back and brain is called business.
Afterthought: The surest way to inspire people to place their shoulders, sweat, and effort behind your marvelous new plan is to make sure that a) it holds some reward for them personally, and b) make darn sure it really is achievable.