Articles by Roger Brooks
A transcontinental tutoring session with his cousin set Sal Khan on course to alter education forever.
December 13, 2012
First on the phone and then via YouTube, Sal Khan tutored a young cousin in math. Then he began his online Khan Academy, which offers new hope in education.
The Power of Choice
December 3, 2012
Montel Williams has been a military officer, a TV show host, an entrepreneur and a champion of people facing adversity. Read
how he stays motivated and moving forward.Read More
Sean Stephenson adjusted his perspective from complaining to can-do... and you can, too.
November 16, 2012
Stephen Stephenson, born with brittle bone disease, has learned to look past what he can't do, and he suggests you do the same.
The 3-foot tall motivational speaker encourages audiences to stop making excuses and take control.
November 13, 2012
The 3-foot tall motivational speaker encourages audiences to stop making excuses and take control.Read More
Learn how to build mutual interests and keep the spark in your marriage.
October 31, 2012
Learn how to build mutual interests and keep the spark in your marriage.Read More
Even positive-thinking t-shirt artists were surprised by the power of optimism-- in galvanizing people and creating a multimillion-dollar brand.
May 7, 2012
Life is good founders Bert and John Jacobs wanted their careers to be a force for positive social change. And they're doing just that with a multimillion-dollar T-shirt business.
George Lopez escaped his troubled childhood through comedy. Today, he finds new sources of inspiration.
November 2, 2011
George Lopez escaped his awful childhood through comedy, but his past remains a catalyst for self-improvement.Read More
Tyler Perry wrote his own success story... and the plot is still evolving.
September 6, 2011
Tyler Perry's abusive childhood cast a dark shadow over his future. but the entertainment mogul was intent on authoring his own success story.
Even as a boy, Pele knew what it would take to be extraordinary. Today, he shares those lessons with other children.
May 26, 2011
Even as a youth, Pele knew what was necessary to be extraordinary. Now, the soccer legend shares that knowledge with children.Read More
Astronaut Sally Ride was the youngest person in space, but her second career is turning inspiration into education.
April 13, 2011
Retired astronaut Sally Ride continues breaking through barriers. And now, she's taking thousands of girls & young women with her.Read More