The HOPE Doctrine on Poverty – Rule #2

November, 2014


2. CONFIDENCE. As an 8-year old child, I gained both self-esteem and self-confidence. Half of all poverty is simply low self esteem and lack of confidence in yourself.

Read the complete list of the 6 Rules of the HOPE Doctrine on Poverty here on LinkedIn here.


John Hope Bryant is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass)His newest bestselling book is How The Poor Can Save Capitalism (Berrett Koehler Publishing).

Bryant is a Member of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and co-chair for Project 5117, which is a plan for the rebirth of underserved America.

Bryant is the only bestselling author on economics who is also African-American.

Credit: A special thanks to Architects Of Group Genius, which produced the HOPE Doctrine on Poverty movie on a pro-bono basis for Operation HOPE.

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