American businessman Description Reginald F. Lewis, was an American businessman. He was one of the richest African-American men in the 1980s, and the first African American to build a billion-dollar company, TLC Beatrice International Holdings Inc.Wikipedia Born: 7 December 1942, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Died: 19 January 1993, New York, New York, United States Spouse: Loida Nicolas Lewis (m. 1969–1993)Continue reading “Reginald Lewis America’s First Black Billion Dollar Businessman”
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. … Madam C. J. Walker American entrepreneur DescriptionSarah Breedlove, known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. Walker was considered the wealthiest African-American businesseswoman and wealthiest self-made woman in America at the time ofContinue reading “Meet the First Self-Made Female Millionaire”
Fannie Lou Hamer was an American voting and women’s rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Wikipedia Born: 6 October 1917, Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States Died: 14 March 1977, Taborian Hospital, Mound Bayou Title: ViceContinue reading “Fannie Lou Hamer – “Until I am Free You are Not Free Either””
But if anyone, well seen in the knowledge, not onely of Sacred and exotick History, but of Astronomical Calculation, and the old Hebrew Kalendar, shall apply himself to these studies, I judge it indeed difficult, but not impossible for such a one to attain, not onely the number of years, but even, of dayes fromContinue reading “James Ussher”
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet KH FRS was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer who invented the blueprint, and did botanical work. Herschel originated the use of the Julian day system in astronomy. Wikipedia Born: 7 March 1792, Slough Died: 11 May 1871,Continue reading “Sir John Herschel”
What I focus on in life is what I get. … “Before I was paralyzed, there were 10,000 things I could do; now there are 9,000. … “It doesn’ matter what happens to you, just what you do with what happens to you!
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis E. Waitley, is an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant. He has been recognized as the best-selling author of the audio series, The Psychology of Winning and books such asContinue reading “Denis E. Waitley, spiritual Happiness & your responsibility. Motivation Bio”
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Calvin Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His books have sold millionsContinue reading “John Calvin Maxwell”
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. Dutch painter DescriptionVincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, includingContinue reading “Vincent van Gogh”
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us. Arnold J. Toynbee British historian Description Arnold Joseph Toynbee, CH, FBA was a British historian, philosopher of history, author of numerousContinue reading “Arnold Joseph Toynbee, Responsibility is ours 2019 motivation Bio”
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him. Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. Henry Ford was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Wikipedia Born: 30 July 1863, Greenfield Township, MichiganContinue reading “Henry Ford – Industry -motivation and success – inspirational bio”