You Have a Brain
Ben Carson went from 'class dummy' to top neurosurgeon. In this book, he talks about the way to success, through Talent, Honesty, Integrity, Niceness, Knowledge, Books, In-Depth learning, and God. He shares inspiring true stories of others who, like him,...
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Ben Carson went from 'class dummy' to top neurosurgeon. In this book, he talks about the way to success, through Talent, Honesty, Integrity, Niceness, Knowledge, Books, In-Depth learning, and God. He shares inspiring true stories of others who, like him, have taken that path.
Throughout his life, renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has needed to overcome many obstacles: his father leaving the family; being considered stupid by his classmates in grade school; growing up in inner-city Detroit; and having a violent temper. But Dr. Carson didn't let his circumstances control him, and instead discovered eight principles that helped shape his future.
In You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to Think Big, Dr. Carson unpacks the eight important parts of Thinking Big-Talent, Honesty, Insight, Being Nice, Knowledge, Books, In-Depth Learning, and God-and presents the stories of people who demonstrated those things in his life. By applying the idea of T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. to your life, and by looking at those around you as well, you too can overcome obstacles and work toward achieving your dreams.
GREGG LEWIS is a veteran of the publishing industry with more than 30 titles to his credit and co-credit, including a bestseller from 1998, " SEVEN FROM HEAVEN: THE MIRACLE OF THE MC CAUGHEY SEPTUPLETS". Lewis spent 5 years at the helm of the nationally published " CAMPUS LIFE MAGAZINE" and is best known as a co-author of such well-known books as " TOM LANDRY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Major League Dad", and " Yes You Can, Heather". Lewis and his wife Debi have 5 children reside in Rome, Georgia.
Dr. Benjamin Carson MD is professor and director of paediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the author of three other bestselling books, Gifted Hands, Think Big and The Big Picture. He overcame an inner-city background to become a world renowned neurosurgeon, widely respected role model, he shares motivational insights with inner-city kids and corporate executives alike. He serves on the corporate boards of The Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and American's Promise among others, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation. Dr. Carson holds more than 40 honorary doctorates and has been named by the Library of Congress as one of 89 Living Legends. He and his wife, Candy, have three sons and live in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Deborah Shaw Lewis has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books, has taught school, does professional storytelling, speaks on motherhood and family issues, and holds a master's degree in early childhood development. She and Gregg are the parents of five children.