Category Archives: Success

Be a Star Maker

The Vere Johns Story Behind every star is a star-maker. We can be creative and innovative in building opportunities and the infrastructure for stars to shine. It demands our own resources. We have to become talent founders and coaches. We … Continue reading

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Empower others by “Franchising” Yourself

See this article: “Happy Teachers earn US dollars”. Be inspired and learn how to “Franchise” yourself: Use your skills to help others replicate theirs and find financial independence. Form a counsulting company. Teach online. Train others to teach the skills … Continue reading

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How to Convert Adversity into Success

The story of Christine Ryan, whose life was transformed from running away from home at age 14 to being a successful entrepreneur  provides a model of converting adversity to success. You can look at her story by clicking the link … Continue reading

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Pathways to Financial Independence through Productivity

Financial Independence does not come just by having a job. Many jobs are low skilled or unskilled and thus millions of persons end up being “disposable” depending on the market or the “whims and fancies” of employers. Copeland Johnson featured … Continue reading

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Motivation for Success

Success is to keep passing the baton of creating opportunities when there are none. See how Wenford Patrick Simpson continues his motivation series as he gives back to his homeland. Read his story here.         Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.comContinue reading

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Steps to Getting There

This is a model story of how success is achieved by 1) having an impossible dream 2) empowering “ordinary” people 3) developing allies and 4) building teamwork. Halving measures don’t work. We have to go all out from the ground … Continue reading

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Change Agents for Empowerment

These are the real people who empower others and take them out of poverty. Poverty most often  comes from a history of colonial oppression, subsequent state neglect and current global capitalist marginalization. It is essentially a state of imposed powerlessness. … Continue reading

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