“John Hope Bryant brings the lofty ideals of the American dream within the reach of those who have been left out, looked over and locked out of its acquisition. His latest literary deposit, UP FROM NOTHING – The Untold Story of How We All Succeed, will inspire you, but greater still, it will impart to you the tools necessary to greatly enhance your impact!”
—Bishop T. D. Jakes, C.E.O., TDJ Enterprises, LLP, New York Times best-selling Author
“John captures how our world, with its amazing technological advances, has no space for those who procrastinate. To reimagine what is possible, people need more than just access to financial tools and services. The sense of urgency and ownership he describes can help us to put those tools to work to benefit ourselves and ensure that we won't have the Internet of Everything without the Inclusion of Everyone.”
—Ajay Banga, President and CEO, MasterCard
“Bryant’s offering is a critically thought-out, comprehensive, and clearly articulated remedy that will advance our suffering and stymied community. And it’s written beautifully and boldly from a perspective of deep understanding and compassion and a heart full of love.”
—Susan Taylor, former CEO, Essence magazine, and current CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement
"The words love and leadership perfectly exemplify John Hope Bryant and all that he stands for. When it comes to making a difference and succeeding in business and life, this book is a must-read for todays current and future leaders."
—Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO, Gallup, and author of The Coming Jobs War