The title of this book, “Pearls: Women Who Radiate Success,” captures the radiant spirits of the women profiled. Author Fred Dawson gives an up-close-and-personal look at the lives of 21 extraordinary women from all walks of professional life: higher education, politics, entrepreneurship, law, big business and non-profit.
These women have leapt over barriers, recovered from grief, made profound sacrifices, broken rules, discovered untapped courage within themselves and given selflessly to others.
Each year, The John Maxwell Team identifies exceptional business leaders across the nation and throughout Canada who stand out in their communities, in their careers, and in their daily lives. The John Maxwell Transformational Leadership Award was created to recognize these special people who go beyond themselves to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
From amongst thousands of applicants each year, a Top 100 Semifinalist list is selected. For the 2017 Award, the Top 100 includes Back to Basics Learning Dynamics Founder and Director Beverly Stewart, M.Ed.
Stewart, along with the other 99 business leaders recognized, is …
Back To Basics Founder Beverly Stewart On Building A Multimillion Dollar Business And Becoming An Open-Hearted Leader
Beverly Stewart has wanted to be a teacher since she was five years old, and she thought she’d be one forever once she started her career in education. But after six years in the classroom, she knew she needed a change — she wanted a way to impact each student individually.
So Beverly made the brave decision to leave her full-time teaching career in 1985, and started tutoring children one-on-one. With that, her business Back to Basics Learning Dynamics was born, providing a
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” — John F. Kennedy
Since 1989, tens of thousands of outstanding high school students from across the United States and more than 70 countries have come to the National Student Leadership Conference for an incredible opportunity to share, discuss and debate issues that affect them, our nation and our world. The NSLC’s unique, curriculum-based leadership conferences have given students the opportunity to explore the qualities of great leaders and get an insider’s perspective on some of today’s most exciting and important professions.
Sponsored by the National Student Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, …
Just how did Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware gets its start? Read on!
“I knew at age five that I would become a teacher. My favorite childhood game was to play “school.” I did, indeed, follow through and teach for six years, while earning my Master’s Degree, but I was frustrated with not being able to meet each child’s needs, within the realities of the classroom model of education. Whenever possible, I would try to work with …