Charles “Peanut” Tillman is a former NFL cornerback who played for the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers. Tillman helped the Bears make it to Superbowl 41. He was also selected for the Pro Bowl twice, won 2 NFC Titles and was given the honor of NFL’s “Walter Payton Man of the Year” for his charitable work. He's the author of "Middle School Rules" of Charles Peanut Tillman. Additionally, he started the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation in 2005. In this episode, Tillman shares his message for a character infused life through servant leadership. Later, Josh joins Jack and Brayden to apply Tillman’s words to their own lives.
Houston Kraft is a professional speaker, leadership consultant, and kindness advocate who speaks at schools, conferences, and events internationally. He has spoken to nearly a half a million people at nearly 800 engagements and counting. He is the co-founder of CharacterStrong -which offers Social Emotional Learning curriculum, trainings, and resources. Also, he’s the creator of the Choose Love movement which is reframing love from a feeling into a series of incredible actions. In this episode, Houston shares advice for living a life filled with purpose and passion. Later, Josh joins Brielle and Audrey as they discuss how to create a joyful world.
Dr. Matt Bellace has a Ph. D. in clinical psychology from Drexel University. He has a passion for public speaking, helping children find their “natural high”, and living a healthy life through stand-up comedy. He is the author of the book, “A Better High” and contributes to the National Geographic Kids books series “This or That” and “How To Get High Naturally.” He has dedicated his career to helping people who are in critical conditions outside and inside the hospital. Bellace is a driving force in educating kids to abstain from drugs and alcohol, helping kids find natural and happier ways to feel better about themselves and their situation. In this episode, Bellace shares the secrets to becoming a highly successful and happy renaissance man. Later, Jordan, Qurin, and Kian join Macey and Elli for a discussion on overcoming adversity and being the leader of your own life.
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