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May 27, 2019

Imagine you’re an actor and your agent informing you there are no roles for you simply because of the color of your skin. For Aasif Mandvi even when he was cast it almost always was what he calls the “brown guy roles” such as a cab driver or a deli owner. How did Aasif Mandi go from sleeping in a small room in...

May 20, 2019

Not only does author A.J. Jacobs get rejected constantly, he even rejects 98% of his own ideas. Through the rejection Jacobs has become a NY Times best selling author. His books chronicling his social experiments are famous worldwide. How did A.J. Jacobs, a man who still struggles with natural self-confidence, rise to...

May 13, 2019

Soledad O’Brien defines persistence as NOT GIVING UP. How did she go from someone that wasn’t comfortable on camera to an EMMY award winner journalist? You are about to find out!

May 6, 2019

In his early 40’s, Michael Emerson was still not able to financially support himself by acting. Multiple EMMY wins and two highly rated television shows later Emerson takes us on his epic journey to Hollywood stardom.