Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers
Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World
by Cynthia Brian and 31 Stellar Contributors
ISBN: 978-1-947637-91-7 print book
ISBN: 978-1-939116-05-5 ebook
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
“Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World is a must-read for everyone—regardless of your age. It's an important read that will lift your spirits and renew your faith in the future of humankind.” Diana S. Zimmerman, Author, Entertainer, Entrepreneur, World’s Foremost Lady Magician
In this eye-opening third installment in the Be the Star You Are!® series, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World, you will discover 55 true stories about life’s greatest gifts as told by 31 incredible individuals. Each chapter ends with an inspirational quote and a simple, fun exercise to help you embrace your inner star qualities to live a fuller, meaningful life. No matter which generation you were born into, you will gain a better understanding to bridge the gap between Boomers and Millennials while being empowered to join their ranks of greatness.
Contributors to this book herald from many races, religions, regions, and political viewpoints yet each share a common value–¬–a deep desire to help readers understand that every challenge can be an opportunity for growth and change.
Each short, poignant chapter titled The Gift of…offers a true personal story, a lesson learned, a simple exercise to help implement the ideas of the story for application in life, and an uplifting quote. Each contributor (the youngest is thirteen) agreed to abide by a stringent set of guidelines with the hope that their personal insights will propel readers to live fully and tell their own stories.
Cynthia Brian’s purpose in creating the Be the Star You Are!® series is to illuminate a simple fact––we were not created equal. We are far better. We are unique. We are individuals. We each have the ability and the responsibility to use our talents, genius, and strengths to sparkle, shine, and make a positive impact in this small galaxy we call Earth. We must strive to be the stars we were born to be.
This is an opportunity to get inside the heads of Millennials and Boomers to discover the faith, joy, loss, fear, and countless other emotions that living in a digital world has hurled onto our horizon. What may surprise readers of any age is how similar perspectives have transpired throughout history. While much has changed, much remains the same. We are humans in training. Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices is a book with a perennial view into the diversity, differences, and determination that comprise the indomitable spirit of our leaders of today and tomorrow.
100% of the proceeds from the sale of the books purchased via http://www.CynthiaBrian.com/online-store will be donated to Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 literacy and positive media charity. http://www.BetheStarYouAre.org
“Cynthia Brian continues to shine the spotlight on the great work of other people. In this beautiful compilation, she not only gives a voice to Millennials, she champions their sense of purpose, commitment, and contribution. I can’t think of a better role model than Cynthia to demonstrate how to be a servant leader. I highly recommend this book!” Libby Gill, Executive Coach, Leadership Expert, Bestselling Author
“This book dispels the myth that Millennials are entitled. They are empowered and the insights and wisdom they share from their personal experiences will inspire you.” Devon Harris, Author, Speaker, Three-time Jamaican bobsled Olympian
About Cynthia Brian
Cynthia Brian created her first Fairy Tale Workshop in the mid-1980’s in an effort to teach simple acting techniques to the children of boomers. Since that time she has specialized in coaching thousands of millennials and boomers for acting, speaking, writing, and life skills. In 1999, Cynthia founded and became Executive Director of Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 charity with a mission to empower women, families, and youth through increased literacy and positive media messages. New York Times best-selling co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul, author of Be the Star You Are!®, 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, Be the Star You Are!® for TEENS, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices Growing with The Goddess Gardener, The Business of Show Business, The Blessing of Love and Relationships, and Miracle Moments®, Cynthia Brian is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, personal growth consultant, actor, producer and host of radio and TV shows, newspaper columnist, designer, gardener, and lifestyle coach. As an empowerment architect, Ms. Brian is dedicated to helping others achieve their dreams, recognize the possibilities, and utilize their potential by implementing their unique gifts. 100% of the proceeds from Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices will be donated to Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3. Cynthia is the proud Momma to two millennials and when she’s not writing, producing, hosting, speaking, traveling, or coaching, you’ll find her in her garden with her adopted barnyard menagerie. www.CynthiaBrian.com; www.BetheStarYouAre.org; www.StarStyleRadio.com
“Cynthia Brian encourages the development of young people and affirms the valuable contributions they make to their families, communities, and the world. Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World celebrates the voices of those who have become today’s new adults. I applaud their insights and use of their individual gifts to create this book with Ms. Brian that will further encourage their generation and the next.” Cynthia T. Toney, Author of novels for teens: The Other Side of Freedom and the Bird Face series
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