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Freddie Scott II Delivers Key Messages With Launch of 'Unlock the Champion'

By Freddie Scott
Freddie Scott II is a man of many talents, who walked the walk in football and now talks the talk on how men must follow a "Family First"; philosophy. With gridiron gifts that were on display for the Falcons and Colts, his far-reaching flair now is as an orator imploring men to meet their responsibilities as a father, husband, role model, and mentor. This ability to speak with evangelical fervor has been heard so well that he will now spread the word even ...
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New Book Release by Award-Winning Educator

By Kim Bearden
We are thrilled to announce the release of Kim Bearden's book, Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me. Crash Course chronicles the life lessons that Kim Bearden has learned during an award-winning career in education that has spanned three decades. Kim has taught more than 2,000 students, and each has shown her something about the world and the abundant capacity for love, resilience, and appreciation that we all possess. By sharing her students' stories, she teaches their ...
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Leading Through a Change of Seasons

By Jeremy Kingsley
For many of us -- especially those who had lost count of the polar vortexes by mid-January -- winter can't end soon enough this year. But the transition is rarely an orderly one. It often starts with a deceptively sunny day in February. Everybody breaks out their light jackets and starts talking about taking walks at lunch, and then a couple of days later comes a blast of freezing temperatures and new snow, which in turn gives way to chilly rain and slush. People trot out the old joke about "if ...
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Shark Tank's Daymond John On The Business Of Being Broke -- And More

By Daymond John
Written by Emily Inverso Being broke makes people think. It forces creativity and a little unconventional problem solving. Takethe early days of Shark Tank";Shark"; and FUBU founder Daymond John, when he lived in Queens, had fresh T-shirt designs and lived next to the rappers who were just as broke as he was. "I'd give them a shirt to wear on stage, sneak in their trailer, steal it and give it to another rapper,"; John says. And the extra legwork paid off in 1993 when LL ...
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Bestselling Author Joins The King's College

By Eric Metaxas
Eric Metaxas, author, founder of Socrates in the City, and TV host, will bring his extensive experience and unique platform to The King's College in New York City as Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Large. "Eric is shaping this generation of young Christians. As he continues to write new books and speak into culture, we want to give our students face time with him," said College President Gregory Alan Thornbury. The appointment adds to Metaxas' already notable list of accomplishments. His most ...
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Dancing With the Stars Actress Prefers Modest Costumes

By Candace Cameron Bure
Written by Stephanie Webber Even DJ Tanner has her limits! Candace Cameron Bure has continued to make it known that she won't be donning skimpy outfits on Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars. On Monday, March 24, the Full House alum received huge support from the audience when she once again spoke about her values and Christian faith during her pre-taped rehearsal footage. "I'm a Christian. My life revolves around my relationship with Jesus Christ," Bure, 37, said before ...
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Why teachers' salaries should be doubled -- now

By Ninive Calegari
(McKinsey, "Closing the Talent Gap"; September 2010) My friend Erik Benner, a Texas high history teacher by day, works nights and weekends hauling flooring supplies at a warehouse with a forklift. "Honestly,I am invested andI love whatI do, butI am run down and exhausted. There aren't enough hours in the day.";Teachers in Fairfax County, Virginia, are wearing jeans to work to protest their low pay and high expectations. They recentlythreatenedto stop writing ...
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What Is A Creative Idea Worth?

By Erik Wahl
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, author and entrepreneur, Erik redefines the term "keynote speaker."; Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most sought-after corporate speakers available today. Erik's on-stage painting seamlessly becomes a visual metaphor to the core of his message, encouraging organizations toward profitability through innovations and superior levels of performance. His list of clients includes AT&T, ...
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9 Questions with Chicago Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts

By Michael Osacky
Myname is Michael Osacky, founder ofbaseballintheattic.com. I am dedicated to unearthing vintage sports cards and memorabilia buried in attics, garages, and barns. Each collection comes with a story, and I'm sharing those stories here on Parade.com. If you have a vintage sports card or memorabilia collection, I want to hear from you. Please visitbaseballintheattic.comto learn more. (image source: PARADE) Sitting in the most important office in the Chicago Cubs' organization, I ...
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Keynote Speaker Presentation Preview

By Mark Sanborn
We are thrilled to feature New York Times bestselling author and noted authority on leadership, team building and customer service, Mark Sanborn, as he presents a short preview of his keynote speaking engagements. BiogrpahyMark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life.Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker ...

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