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Make the Impossible Possible - One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary

Bill Strickland

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"Success is the point where your most authentic talents, passion, values, and experiences intersect with the chance to contribute to some greater good." --Bill Strickland According to MacArthur Fellowship "genius" award winner Bill Strickland, a successful life is not something you simply pursue, it is something that you create, moment by moment. It is a realization Strickland first came to when, as a poor kid growing up in a rough neighborhood of Pittsburgh, he encountered a high school ceramics teacher who took him under his wing and went on to transform his life. Over the past thirty years, Bill Strickland has been transforming the lives of thousands of people through the creation of Manchester Bidwell, a jobs training center and community arts program. Working with corporations, community leaders, and schools, he and his staff strive to give disadvantaged kids and adults the opportunities and tools they need to envision and built a better, brighter future. Strickland believes that every one of us has the potential for remarkable achievement. Every one of us can accomplish the impossible in our lives if given the right inspiration and motivation to do so. We all make ourselves "poor" in one way or another when we accept that we are not smart enough, experienced enough, or talented enough to accomplish something. Bill Strickland works with the least advantaged among us, and if he can help them achieve the impossible in their lives, think what each of us can do. Among Bill Strickland's beliefs: People are born into this world as assets, not liabilities. It's all in the way we treat people (and ourselves) that determines a person's outcome The sand in the hourglass flows only one way. Stop going through the motions of living--savor each and every day. Life is here and now, not something waiting for you in the future. You don't have to travel far to change the life you're living. Bill grew up in the Pittsburgh ghetto, four blocks from where he came to build one of the foremost job training centers in the w

Language:

English

Narrators:

Vince Rause

Length:

7h 15m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:25

Introduction
Introduction

00:31


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:28


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:51


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:25


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:55


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:25


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:53


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:25


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:43


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:25


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:30


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:58


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:53


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:28


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:48


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:14


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:55


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:42


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:36


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:35


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:24


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

02:55


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:31


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:15


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:00


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:40


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:59


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:51


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:31


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:46


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:43


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:58


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:16


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:11


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:27


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:03


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:14


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:31


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:37


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:39


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:41


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:08


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:42


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:05


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:15


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:29


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:52


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:35


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:02


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:21


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:01


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:52


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:06


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:25


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:08


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:58


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:04


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:47


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:31


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:55


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:36


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:30


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:13


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:10


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:11


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:32


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:19


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:58


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:10


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:49


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

03:13


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

03:20


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:50


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:37


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:14


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:15


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:41


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:28


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:09


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:20


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:49


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:55


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:08


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:43


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:44


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:33


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:00


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:18


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:23


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

02:06