You may remember him as Donald Trump’s right hand man on the TV Show “The Apprentice,” however this was not the beginning of success for George Ross. At 93 years young, he is still imparting wisdom and teaching life lessons to all who want to listen. Here he is being interviewed at the United By Education Virtual Summit and does he ever drop some great advice! However, success will come only for those that want to listen and take action.
Naveen Jain is an extraordinary man who dedicates his time to finding ways to solve problems that will better society and move humanity forward. On today’s episode he is speaking at the United By Education Virtual Summit, and his insight and knowledge on the future of education is one that needs to be heard by students, parents, educators, administrators, and anyone who is looking for clarity and insight on education in general and the path it should take.
If you don’t know who Naveen is, you will want to learn more and listen as he is truly inspirational. He was born and raised in India from very humble beginnings. He came to the United States in his early twenties with just five dollars in his pocket. Today he is a billionaire. He is the author of the award-winning book Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance. As a serial entrepreneur, he previously founded InfoSpace, Intelius, and TalentWise. His current moonshot adventures are Viome and Moon Express.
Viome’s singular mission is to “make illness optional.” Viome has built an AI-driven platform that analyzes the interaction between food, our microbiome, and our human cells in order to develop precision nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. Moon Express is the only company globally with permission to harvest resources from the moon—developing the infrastructure needed to push humanity forward towards a true multi-planetary society.
To learn more about Naveen and Viome visit: naveenjain.com OR viome.com
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Dene Botha is originally from South Africa. He is a self-taught entrepreneur who has dedicated the past 12 years of his life training young people essential life-skills that bridge the gap between adolescence and adulthood. He is also a TV show presenter, radio personality, motivational speaker, actor, model, extreme sports athlete, rhino activist and all round lover of life. Empowered Youth is an academy dedicated to improving young people’s lives, and his excitement is demonstrated when providing insight on all things youth related.
Recorded at our United By Education Virtual Summit, he presents the Empowered Youth Workshop “WTF? – What’s The Future?” Thinking about the future can be a daunting task for young people, and pressure is often put on adolescents about what they want to be when they grow up without really knowing what their choices are. Dene breaks down the concept for youth and parents to help them understand the steps they can take without feeling so pressured and helps young people understand that they control their future no matter who they are or where they come from. It is a must listen for all adolescents and parents!
JT Foxx is a Serial Entrepreneur, Private Equity Fund Manager, Real Estate Investor and an Author. However, like many success stories, the odds were not always in his favor. His road to wealth was one of hard work, determination and great desire. He came to the United States from Canada with only $974. At one point, he was in debt over $30,000 dollars, and almost gave in and went back to Canada, but one more deal led him to the start of what he has today.
His story and advice is inspirational for young people… and his success like many is not so secret. His core values are family, loyalty, and honesty. Values that need to be remembered in today’s world.
Daniel is an incredible 16 year old, wise beyond his years. As a child, he began to feel the desire to help others. He always loved when people told him thank you after helping them with a big smile. However, there was a stage when he began judging others to belong to a group of cool kids, but in doing so, he didn’t feel himself inside. So, he decided to stop doing what made him unhappy and started doing what he felt inside. He left traditional school at the age of 13 with the direction and guidance of his parents to study and travel with his father around the world. Many of his “friends” began to insult him and treat him badly for a while, and although it was hard, he went on. He continued to do what brought him joy every day; helping those who need it. Through his own talents, he helps others to wake up and feel better about themselves.
You can find Daniel on Instagram @IamDanielBarahona and you can find his book – The Real Success (Be a better version of yourself) on Amazon
Luke, Alex and Ben are looking to make a difference in the lives of other kids and spread their love and knowledge for entrepreneurship. They help young people to become RICH in Knowledge, Purpose, Passion and to level-up for success with their online programs. The programs include an entrepreneur’s book club, exclusive access to success mentors and the M.A.P.S to success program.
Scott Lumley has owned numerous companies from retail, manufacturing, wholesale to online companies. He has created great success in his life and looking at him today, you would never guess how his story began. He grew up in poverty and neglect, raising his two brothers until he was 10 and decided he needed to run away as he just couldn’t take it anymore. Thinking it would be better, he didn’t think it could get worse, however, it did. After running away, he was abducted, chained in a barn, abused, beaten and tormented by a preacher. He has recently written a book that will soon be released called “Unchained.” Writing this book is his way to help others, and he is now an advocate in bringing awareness to child abuse and trafficking.
On today’s episode the amazing Makenna Riley. Makenna is the daughter of Forbes Riley. She is only 18 years old, and yet she has been creating her own businesses since the age of 12. Now you may think that it’s because her mom is Forbes Riley so she had an advantage, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. When you hear her talk, you will understand that her intellect, her abilities and her drive and passion for what she does are incredible, and for such a young girl, her focus is astounding!
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Responsibility in today’s world, even on the smallest level, seems to be lacking in a tremendous way. Technically, if you have never been held accountable or needed to be responsible for your actions because someone always came in and saved the day, then in reality, it is not completely your fault. However, the day is going to come where you will have a very rude awakening for your lack of responsibility, and hopefully by reading this you will understand.
Bruce Pulver, author of Above the Chatter, Our Words Matter, shares the importance of being challenged and not giving up when something is hard to do or doesn’t come easy. It is an important lesson for young people and adults to learn, as true success doesn’t come easy. He says don’t throw in the towel, because you will need it for the blood, sweat and tears that you will encounter on your road to success.