Recent John Hope Bryant Blog Posts
The Democratic Debate tonight was one of the best, because it was a debate of leaders acting like ADULTS. Agree, or disagree, they get CREDIT for this. Leadership behavior matters, amongst those who seek to be our leaders.
This is a non-partisan statement from me, John Hope Bryant.
John Hope Bryant to Speak at Opening of Exhibit “Start Something, Activism and the Atlanta Student Movement” at the AUC Woodruff LibraryATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Woodruff Library and Atlanta Student Movement alumni are hosting an exhibition program to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the 1960 AUC student-led protests to end segregation in Atlanta, Georgia. The program will be held at the Library on Thursday, October 15, 2015, 4:00-6:00 p.m. John Hope Bryant, entrepreneur, businessman, thought leader, and philanthropist, will be the keynote speaker. Bryant is founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE, a financial literary program for the empowerment of youth, the working poor, the underserved, and the struggling middle class. His award winning book, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class will be available for purchase and autograph. The event is free and open to the public. Mr. Bryant’s address on “The Power of a Unifying Voice” will speak to how economic empowerment strengthens the individual and the community and is a key element in the quest for equality and justice. “We’re looking forward to hearing from Mr. Bryant about ways to sustain the middle class and how those methods are influenced by economics and race. His address will connect the dots between activism, hope and community achievement,” said Loretta Parham, CEO and director of the AUC Woodruff Library. This event is also the official opening of the exhibit, Start Something: Activism and The Atlanta Student Movement that will be on display in the Library October 15, 2015 – March 31, 2016. The exhibit documents how students from Atlanta University, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), The Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College, Morris Brown College, and Spelman College strategized and worked... read more
“Courage is nothing more than your faith, reaching through your fear, displaying itself as action in your life…” John Hope Bryant from Love Leadership.
270,271 families on the waiting list for public housing in NYC.
85% of women who leave abusive relationships return, many because of financial instability.
“It’s better to have 10% of something, than 100% of nothing.
If you have a $100,000 business, and someone comes along and wants to grow it into a $1 million enterprise, and they want 60%, and will invest the growth dollars and they have the ability to execute on growth, guess what — you win.
BIG. NEVER LET YOUR EGO GET IN THE WAY OF YOUR BUSINESS.”
John Hope Bryant
“I am am so busy, I’m passing myself in airports.” John Hope Bryant