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"You know, I think the greatest gift in the world is a good employee, you know, or people who can do your work for you and do it well the way you'd like to have it done. And I've always been able to surround myself with really good people."
- Kenny Rogers
"I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it."
- Walt Disney
"Action is the real measure of intelligence."
- Napoleon Hill
"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
- James H. Douglas, Jr.
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t’ turn up at all."
- Sam Ewing
"Winners never quit. Quitters never win."
- Winston Churchill
"The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first."
- Ginger Rogers
"Plans are only good intentions unless the immediately degenerate into hard work."
- Peter Drucker
"Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway."
- John Wayne
"Diversity is not just race and culture. It is age and body type."
- Producer Dana Michelle Cook of The Empowerment Project

Stories Worth Sharing

Stealing American Voices
The world’s media is on fire, clamoring to tell the story of Wanda Witter, the 80-year-old pensioner owed $100,000 by the government. Condemned as crazy, this inspiring woman spent over a ...
Triumphing Over Homelessness
At the age of nine, waiting to be thrown out of a motel and desperately trying to find a homeless shelter to take her in, Nikki Johnson-Huston promised herself her life would be different to...
One Homeless Veteran’s Story
Taken from Dan Abshear’s account of homelessness as a veteran:  “Today, I’ve been homeless for a little over two and a half years. In the beginning, I stayed with f...
Educating America’s Homeless Youth
Two million American children live in poverty Two million. That’s two million children who struggle just to survive. Who don’t know where their next meal is coming from, or where...
America’s Shrinking Middle-Class
Recent data suggests that the American middle class is decreasing. The number of families falling into the lower income bracket has increased significantly over the last 30 years, while the ...