We found 285 posts for Teamwork

Paying it Forward…. One Bike at a Time

When 9-year-old Atticus Seng’s bike was stolen from a rack at his elementary school’s campus this past October, the last thing he thought was that it would happen for a second time — or that a group of teens would come the rescue. In the surprise of his life, the Fresno, Calif. resident’s luck took…

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Eric Thomas – The "Hip Hop Preacher"

Eric Thomas is an author, educator, minister, activist, and motivational speaker. However, he is also known by another name……..the “Hip Hop Preacher”. Eric is known by this name because of his unique, down-to-earth, “tell it like it is” style of speaking. In addition to his speaking style, one of the reasons Eric is able to inspire so…

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Jaime Escalante – He Taught "Unteachable" Students to Shine!

Jaime Escalante was a Bolivian teacher who came to America in search of a better life. Once in America, he worked hard to learn English and educate himself in American teaching standards in order to succeed as a teacher in this country. Because of his struggles, Jaime understood the value of hard work and determination in achieving…

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Miracle on Mount Everest – One Man Gives Up His Dream To Save Another's Life

In May 2006, Dan Mazur and his crew believed they were about to make their dream a reality. After a harrowing and dangerous ascent, they were just 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest. That’s when they saw a flash of yellow up ahead. They moved closer, and they saw that the flash was actually a man, sitting…

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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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Jason McElwain – Autistic Basketball Team Manager Finally Gets His Chance

James McElwain “J-Mac”, a 5-foot-6 senior at Greece Athena High School in Rochester, New York diagnosed with autism at 2 years old was the manager of the varsity basketball team. In the last game of his senior year, Coach Jim Johnson put McElwain on the roster so he could be given a jersey and accompany his teammates on the bench.

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Inspiring Videos of the Week – 2/18/13

Check out Flipper the Kitten and the Robot Club at Conifer High School in Conifer, CO that have enabled him to move on his own and have saved his life!     Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei are two of the most inspiring ballet dancers you will ever see.  They found each other and then…

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Conner and Cayden Long – Inspirational Brothers and Sportskids of the Year

Conner Long is nine years old and his little brother Cayden is seven. They are from White House, Tennessee and both love sports.  However, only one of them can participate in sports.  The difference is that Cayden has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or talk on his own. As a good big brother, Conner…

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Role Model Videos of the Week 1/29/13

Here are two great videos of role models to inspire you this week: Check out Tennessee homecoming king Scotty Maloney, a special needs student, who was given this honor based on the kindness of three fellow students: Meet Cassandra Lin an amazingly inspirational 12 year old girl who created a recycling program that generates fuel…

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Henry's World – Where Cats and Dogs Are Changing Lives

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Henry and two dogs named Tink and Dolly, and they all lived happily together in Henry’s World….. Although this may sound like the beginning of a fairy tale, these characters and their life together are very real. Henry is a cat who lives with his owner…

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