By Frank Carbajal

An inspiring selection of good fortune tales from the country's such a lot admired Latinos, construction the Latino destiny bargains and proposal and suggestion for Latinos in any who are looking to be triumphant spectacularly. the long run is vivid for America?s Latino neighborhood; this ebook helps you to examine from the good fortune of such luminaries as actor Edward James Olmos, New Mexico Governor invoice Richardson, former housing secretary Henry Cisneros, NPR correspondent Ray Suarez, and lots of extra.

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Learn to draw energy and momentum from your strengths. Build on that energy and focus on those areas where you are strongest. indd xxvii 3/10/08 12:30:26 PM INTRODUCTION There is a powerful connection between strength and passion. Those things that you are naturally good at are most likely the things you are also passionate about. Successful people draw on this combined source of energy to achieve their goals. RESILIENCY: RESILIENCY BUILDS STRENGTH Learning how to bounce back from adversity is a necessary ingredient of success.

Similar plans are underway in Houston, Texas, in the near future. The organization is also focused on creating a significant number of “villages within a city”—homes built in metropolitan areas—that bring new life to neighborhoods. ” Cisneros’ philosophy is that building in the community begins when individuals reach out to likeminded others—simply put, the more people pitch in and work as a team, the better off everyone will be. indd 28 3/13/08 12:47:18 PM 10 Bui l d t h e C o m m u n i t y thr ough Empower ment RAUL YZAGUIRRE Former President of the National Council of La Raza Use a compass to identify Latino leaders in your community.

Prior to becoming the governor of New Mexico, Richardson enjoyed a fulfilling career in public service, teaching at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. S. ambassador to the United Nations. In his role as ambassador, Richardson formed a vision of how best to address international negotiation challenges and crises throughout the world. He has met with powerful leaders throughout the world, negotiated the release of prisoners from the regime of Saddam Hussein, and has convinced foreign heads of state to step down.

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