This is from my Books page, on which you will find reviews of all of my favorites.
“If I could have you take just one thing from this book, it would be that there is no magical formula for success. It’s about having a dream and working towards it no matter what negative circumstances occur along the way. In basketball there is a saying that says, “The only way to get out of a shooting slump is to keep shooting.” The same can be said for our lives. The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence.”
I discover E.T. The Hip Hop Preacher the same way many people did — through the video you see below — and insatntly became a fan.
Eric’s book, the first of what I’m sure will be many, is mostly directed to the young audience — I would recommend this to anyone aged 25 or younger, or anyone involved working with youth. What makes ET’s book great is that it is a first-person account from a man that went through the struggle, of being homeless at age 16, dropping out of school, being kicked out of college, and pulling himself back up through faith and hard work.
Dre Baldwin is creator of The Third Day philosophy of professional discipline. A 9-year international professional basketball player, Dre teaches how the Discipline, Confidence and Mental Toughness that made him a professional athlete applies both to the business world and everyday life.
Dre has been blogging since 2005 and began publishing video to YouTube in 2006. His daily content goes out to 134,000+ subscribers. Dre’s daily Work On Your Game Podcast has over 1,100 episodes and 1.7 million downloads.