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Peace, Love and Cookies: 10 Year Old Entrepreneur Cory Nieves Rakes in the Dough and Spreads Goodness

Cory Nieves, a 10 year old from Englewood, NJ has created an amazing cookie business, Mr. Cory’s Cookies, which now sells more than 1,000 cookies a week! Back in 2009, Cory told his mom that he was tired of taking the bus to school and wanted to buy his family a car. He came up with the idea to…

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Inspiring Graduation Speeches For Kids and Students

A good graduation speech can provide great wisdom and inspiration on how to pursue your dreams and become the best version of yourself. Below are several speeches that focus not about success and making money, but following your passions, being kind and making a difference in people’s lives. From Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos to First Lady…

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Quincy Symonds – Inspiring 6 Year Old Surfs Past Medical Issues

Quincy Symonds is a 6 year old like no other. She is one of the best surfers and skateboarders for her age in the world.  If her athletic talents are not enough, she achieved them despite a serious medical condition she was born with called congenital adrenal hyperplasia.  The disease requires Quincy to take medicine three times every day….

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Great Quotes for Kids About Courage

Have you ever done something that you knew was the right thing to do, but you were scared to do it?  Or maybe you did something that looked very hard, but you decided to try it.  That is courage in action and you probably felt very good about what you did.  And you should! Courage…

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Steve Jobs: His Success and Spirit Inspired Lessons For Life

Steve Jobs was a man of boundless accomplishments. He co-founded Apple Computers and revolutionalized the computer world with his innovative creations. But incredible success wasn’t Steve Jobs’ only claim to fame. He was also an amazingly powerful speaker whose wisdom shone through despite his easygoing speaking style. In the video and the additional resources below are some of Steve Jobs’ most memorable…

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Sir Ernest Shackleton – Century-Old Leadership Lessons That Still Apply Today!

Recently, at Harvard Business School, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton became the subject of a new case study. According to professor Nancy Koehn, “His achievements on the ice have much to teach business students and executives.” That’s why she created the case study, which she called “Leadership in Crisis: Ernest Shackleton and the Epic Voyage of the Endurance”….

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Cliff Young – 61-year-old Farmer Who Won the World’s Toughest Race

In 1983, a man named Cliff Young showed up at the start of this race. Cliff was 61 years old and wore overalls and work boots. To everyone’s shock, Cliff wasn’t a spectator. He picked up his race number and joined the other runners. The press and other athletes became curious and questioned Cliff. They…

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Nick Vujicic – No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!

Nick Vujicic was born in Melbourne, Australia with the rare Tetra-amelia syndrome: limbless, missing both arms at shoulder level, and legless but with two small feet, one of which has two toes. Nick is a preacher, a motivational speaker and the director of Life Without Limbs, a non-profit Christian organization. He regularly gives speeches about…

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John Wooden on True Success

John Wooden was one of the most successful basketball players and coaches of all time. He was beloved by his teammates and players for his hard work, his drive, and his simple yet inspirational words of wisdom. In this video, John talks about his coaching career and his views on success. Additional Resources: Here is…

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Overcoming Obstacles – The Power of Dyslexia

Although dyslexia is considered to be a “disability”, many of the world’s most brilliant, talented and inspiring people have had dyslexia.

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