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Les Brown: Mindset Development And Maintenance
Les Brown teaches us how to get a positive mindset and maintain it.
In Fight For Your Dreams! bestselling author and motivational speaker Les Brown presents 31 inspiring true stories of people just like you who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds, harrowing experiences and decades of self-doubt to fulfill their dreams. Reading these stories will give you the courage to answer your calling; they will sustain you when are weary; and when you’re down they will empower you to get back up and fight, fight, fight for your dreams until you’re living them.
Whether you’re just beginning or have been trying for years, whether you have always believed in yourself or gave up long ago, whether you have all the support one could hope for or none at all, you can – and you WILL – realize your dreams. Fight For Your Dreams! is all the evidence you need.
About Les Brown:
Les Brown is a distinguished authority on harnessing human potential. A top motivational speaker, speech coach, radio host and bestselling author, his straight-from-the-heart passionate message motivates audiences to create a larger vision for their lives and fight for their dreams.
Born in an abandoned building in Miami, Florida, and raised in poverty, Brown rose from a hip-talking morning DJ to become an award-winning, premier keynote speaker for Fortune 500 companies and organizations all over the world. He is the recipient of the National Speaker Association’s highest honors: the Council of Peers Award of Excellence and The Golden Gavel; and his PBS program “You Deserve” was awarded a Chicago-area Emmy. Brown teaches people how to unwrap their “infinite greatness” in his books, Live Your Dreams and It’s Not Over Until You Win, and on his nationally syndicated talk show.
The man who inspired millions with his television shows and his bestselling book, “Live Your Dreams”, returns with more great advice on overcoming life’s obstacles. Imbued with Brown’s optimism and enthusiasm, this book is an irresistible addition to the popular self-help market National print publicity. 6-city author tour. TV & radio satellite tours.
A pioneer in research on play, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults — and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.
Stuart Brown’s research shows play is not just joyful and energizing — it’s deeply involved with human development and intelligence. Through the National Institute for Play, he’s working to better understand its significance.
Why you should listen to him:
Dr. Stuart Brown came to research play through research on murderers — unlikely as that seems — after he found a stunning common thread in killers’ stories: lack of play in childhood. Since then, he’s interviewed thousands of people to catalog their relationships with play, noting a strong correlation between success and playful activity. His book Play describes the impact play can have on one’s life.
With the support of the National Geographic Society and Jane Goodall, he has observed animal play in the wild, where he first concieved of play as an evolved behavior important for the well being — and survival — of animals, especially those of higher intelligence. Now, through his organization, the National Institute for Play, he hopes to expand the study of human play into a vital science — and help people everywhere enjoy and participate in play throughout life.
“Finally, a good excuse to goof off … Brown builds a compelling case for the importance of recreation to success and creativity — and insists that grown-ups need it too.” Discover Magazine