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Can't Shove a Great Life Into a Small Dream: 12 Life-Essentials to Match Your Dreams to the Life You Want Paperback – August, 2003
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
About the Author
A Big Dream Can Be Hard to Come By. . .
Child of a single mother, raised in a Watts Housing Project, a "typical" poor black kid, headed for a suffocating life marked by violence and poverty, and then . . . earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Cal State Northridge . . . the first African-American to earn a Master's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Lehigh University . . . then an MBA from Pepperdine University . . . then a scholar in Executive MBA Studies at Oxford University in England . . . then a high-end career in corporate America . . . professional awards . . . power and influence, well-being and happiness . . . HOLD IT!
What combination of vision and action could possibly have led Tony Magee from where he was to where he wanted to be? "Son, all it takes is hope and a good plan." Tony Magee's "hope" is based on the examples set by his beloved mother and grandmother. His "plan" is based on 12 Life-Essentials(tm), jewels of truth and common sense that help you "convert your natural talent, personality, creative thinking, knowledge, and energy into enormous success, good fortune, and happiness."
Tony is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, a member of the International Who's Who of Professionals List, as well as The New Leaders of Greater Los Angeles. He was the recipient of The Boeing Company's Customer Satisfaction and Good Citizen Awards of Merit. As a graduate student, Tony received the prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award of Merit presented by the President of Lehigh University.
As one of America's Most Exciting Young Speakers and Peak Performance Coaches, Tony aims to help everyday people give shape to the life of their dreams with everything they need to get where they want to go. He also encourages his audiences to make room in their dreams for a new life: informed, inspired and invincible. Some of his clients include: American Red Cross, United Way, Chevron-Texaco, The Boeing Company, Bloomingdales, The Target Corporation, CostCo, U.S. Department of Education, among many others. Tony is President of PlatinumStar Performance Systems - a Business and Personal Development Firm and a professional member of the National Speakers Association. He is the celebrated author of Can't Shove a Great Life into a Small Dream, a top-selling uplifting book endorsed by the creators of Chicken Soup for the Soul Series(r), as well as contributing author of Student Success Stories. Tony Magee, MS, MBA, "The Destiny Doctor" lives with his wonderful wife Aloria and their four children in West Hills, California.
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