Tag: motivational speaker

As an adolescent, Kurt Jackson was hurting. His high school years had been ravaged by traumas he was not equipped to process. In the span of several years, he lost a brother to suicide, his…

Have a plan and practice it every day. That’s the advice JJ Davis got from a woman he calls “Grandma.” Again and again at key points in his life, she encouraged him to work hard…

Over the course of 45 minutes — an eternity, really — Jerry Schemmel figured he was going to die. The date was July 19, 1989.  Schemmel, then 29, was aboard United Airlines Flight 232, along…