Apr 152014
English: James Earl Jones in 2010.

James Earl Jones in 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Abandoned by his father before he was born, James Earl Jones lived with his mother and grandparents.  His mother who worked as a tailor in neighboring towns.  At age six, James began to stutter and, by the third grade, could communicate only through writing.  He later  joined debating teams to help him overcome his speech impediment and went on to develop one of the  most recognizable voices of stage or screen.


 In What Kids Need to Succeed: Four Foundations of Adult Achievement you’ll read true stories about high-achieving adults and the lessons they learned in childhood.


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Apr 052014
Fail Road

Fail Road (Photo credit: fireflythegreat)


“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.”  ~ Malcolm Forbes


Do kids who have a chance to try and fail have a head start on learning to overcome adversity?

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