09/13/17 – Youth Advocacy and Teaching Millionaire Manners

Guest Host: Mick Carbo, Founder and head coach of Carbo Coaching, brings to the table his 19 years of experience navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship. He helps entrepreneurs and business leaders effectively grow and lead their teams to victory. Through Mick’s coaching, leaders learn how to think bigger, be bigger and create unprecedented results. From owning and operating businesses in multiple industries, to loving and caring for his wife and 3 children he knows what it takes to live a fulfilled and successful life both personally and professionally.

Guest: Sadiq Ali
“When adults run out of answers they start blaming children.” As a staunch and empathetic youth advocate, Sadiq is a natural-born teacher whose work revolves around making sure we never blame children. He has created a number of programs for schools, youth detention centers, non-profit and community organizations to engage young men of color and their parents. He’s also a TV/Radio host and commentator, social entrepreneur, best-selling author of 5 books, national award-winning keynote speaker, trainer, professor and consultant. Sadiq has worked with thousands of young people, their parents and youth practitioners around the country on connecting better with their students and passions, creating innovative solutions and having more fun along the way.
Follow along @TheSadiqAliShow or @MillionaireManners!

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In his poem, “Cause I Ain’t Got a Pencil,” Joshua T. Dickerson describes the damaging effects of poverty:

I woke myself up

Because we ain’t got an alarm clock

Dug in the dirty clothes basket,

Cause ain’t nobody washed my uniform 

Brushed my hair and teeth in the dark,

Cause the lights ain’t on

Even got my baby sister ready,

Cause my mama wasn’t home.

Got us both to school on time,

To eat us a good breakfast.

Then when I got to class the teacher fussed

Cause I ain’t got no pencil

But if poverty is the transgressor, education is the great equalizer.

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