John Hope Bryant unpacks the first segment of a special, two-part series while visiting Operation HOPE‘s Regional Headquarters in Los Angeles. In the video, Bryant inspires viewers with a personal experience, alluding to how respect and dignity can positively affect change. The moral of his story? “The most dangerous person in the world is a person with no HOPE.” Bryant asserts that we cannot fall victim to hopelessness simply because we are targeted by “a person with no hope.” Bryant expands upon the importance of living with hope and love — concepts expressed in his book, LOVE LEADERSHIP.
“If I don’t like me, I am not going to like you. If I don’t love me, I don’t have a clue how to love you. If I don’t respect me, you can’t expect me to respect you. And here is the biggest one — If I don’t have a purpose in my life, I am going to make your life — a living Hell.”