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A substance abuser near suicide turns his life around starts what becomes a multi-million dollar non-profit, and helps tens of thousands of at-risk individuals back into the workplace, into society, into productive lives. Sounds like the basis of a screenplay, but in reality it is the life of CNN Hero Scott H. Silverman.

Travel with Scott through, the streets of Turkey, Israel, Amsterdam, and the deserts of southern California as he finds the courage to live up to his potential....

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Overview

A substance abuser near suicide turns his life around starts what becomes a multi-million dollar non-profit, and helps tens of thousands of at-risk individuals back into the workplace, into society, into productive lives. Sounds like the basis of a screenplay, but in reality it is the life of CNN Hero Scott H. Silverman.

Travel with Scott through, the streets of Turkey, Israel, Amsterdam, and the deserts of southern California as he finds the courage to live up to his potential. Connect with the hero within you as you accept the challenge to turn your no's into action-filled yeses.

An in-demand speaker who is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of workforce development, Scott H. Silverman is also one of the foremost authorities on prisoner recidivism, in the country. Named a CNN Hero of the Week, Silverman was also honored when San Diego named February 19 Scott Silverman Day in recognition of his contributions to the city. The founder and Executive Director of the multi-million dollar non-profit, Second Chance, over the past fifteen years Silverman has helped more than 24,000 at risk individuals back into the workplace, into society, and into productive lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615325323
  • Publisher: GKS Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/2010
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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An in-demand speaker who is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of workforce development, Scott H. Silverman is also one of the foremost authorities on prisoner recidivism in the country.

Named a CNN Hero of the Week, Silverman was also honored when San Diego named February 19th Scott Silverman Day in recognition of his contributions to the city. The founder and Executive Director of the multi-million dollar non-profit, Second Chance, over the past fifteen years Silverman has helped more than 24,000 at risk individuals back into the workplace, into society, and into productive lives.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Yes-Driven Life 1

Chapter 2 See Scott Run 11

Chapter 3 Know Your YES 23

Chapter 4 Commitment 33

Chapter 5 Stop Hiding 43

Chapter 6 Get Out Your Comfort Zone 63

Chapter 7 Willingness and Courage 79

Chapter 8 As Much Time As It Takes 87

Chapter 9 Persevere: There Is Always a Way 101

Chapter 10 Creativity 113

Chapter 11 Second Chance 125

Chapter 12 Respect 133

Chapter 13 My Favorite Day: Graduation 149

Chapter 14 Flippin' Tidal Waves 159

Chapter 15 Another Thing or Two 167

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