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Converting Adversity to Victory - Lessons from Amazing People by Dr Charles Margerison Why do some people succeed, despite facing difficulties? Why do others, with more advantages, not do so? A Case In Point Michael Marks arrived in England as a refugee from Slonim, Belarus, in 1882. He certainly faced adversity, as he had no job, no qualifications, no money, no friends, no family and could not speak English. He had walked 1425 miles across Europe. If he averaged 5 miles a day, it would have taken him nearly a year. Have you ever been to a Marks and Spencer shop? It was founded by Michael...
Would you like to be part of culture change in schools and raise aspirations? If so, have a look at how Meridian High School has seen AMAZING results, by watching this short video - AMAZING PEOPLE at MERIDIAN SCHOOL . They discovered just how much Amazing People can help their students. Interested? Email our education team to gain access to our free no-obligation pilot for your school education@amazingpeopleworldwide.com BRING THESE AMAZING PEOPLE FACE TO FACE WITH YOUR STUDENTS Our interactions with teachers and students around the world are increasing, as we bring amazing people into more...
On May 21, 1932, Amelia Earhart made history as the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic, in an aeroplane piloted by Wilhem Schultz. If you could meet Amelia Earhart, what would you ask her? What first inspired her to fly? How did she transcend the prejudices of the day to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic? What was she like as a child? Who touched her life? – Find out everything you want to know in this fascinating life story, told from Amelia Earhart’s own perspective. Let her guide you through her incredible life as a high achiever, breaking altitude records and hearts...
SMALLPOX! Rash and blisters, contortions and it was often a death sentence for those who tended the infected. The pox did not respect rich or poor. It attacked Mozart, Elizabeth I, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Dr Edward Jenner feared for the life of his family! He was resolved to find a better way of protection against this dreaded disease! He called it, ‘The Speckled Monster.’ Doctors were powerless, as they had no cure, yet the solution was already known to some village people. How? His story explains how this came about. Dr Jenner took a great risk when, on May 14 th 1796, he...
What is World Book Day? 'World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days ) is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright. World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995. (In the United Kingdom, the day is recognized on the first Thursday in March). 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died...
Many admirers and fans of the works of the amazing William Shakespeare , celebrate National Shakespeare Day on April 23 each year. April 23 is also the United Nations’ World Book and Copyright Day , which was a natural choice to pay a worldwide tribute to writers such as Shakespeare. His actual date of birth may not be known, however, the people in Stratford-upon-Avon celebrate his birthday on the 23rd of April. What we do know is that he was baptized on 26th April, 1564 and is one of the world's greatest writers. Little did we know that the birth of William Shakespeare would bring us so many...
In April 1770, Captain James Cook became the first European to make contact with the Eastern coastline of Australia. Students can gain a new insight into what his 'everyday' life looked like, as they discover new worlds with this adventurous explorer. Cook started out as an apprentice shopkeeper aged 17, but the call of the sea was not far away. Students can journey with Captain James Cook from his birthplace in Yorkshire, to the frontiers of his explorations, to the vast Pacific Ocean and beyond. His skill as an explorer and his articulate mapping skills whilst exploring the Pacific, New...
Napoleon Bonaparte began his reign as Emperor of France on March 17, 1805. Due to his short stature, he was nicknamed ‘the Little Corporal’. However, his personality certainly made up for his size! Napoleon Bonaparte is regarded as one of the most ruthless and greatest military leaders of all time. During his reign, he experienced great victories and devastating defeats. His policies and practices shaped European politics in th e 19 th century, a nd he had a major impact. Gain a personal insight into his military campaigns, as well as his personal life and relationships. This amazing and...
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879. He was certainly a genius! Even foreseeing that technology may overtake ‘common sense’. Have a look below and you will be amazed at what technology can do! (Not always the best, is it!) ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’ and CLASS DISCUSSION IDEAS at the end of article. The day that Albert Einstein feared is well and truly here…………… Lunch with Friends Conversation with your BFF Keeping an Eye on the Kids at the Beach Romantic Dinner Date! Sightseeing Trip Quality Family Time Fun Day in the Park Treat Time for the Children Following in Mum’s Footsteps! Day at the...
AMAZING PEOPLE AND HOW THEY HAVE HELPED YOU! Over the past years, founder of Amazing People Worldwide , Dr Charles Margerison has been on a voyage of discovery to find amazing people. Amazing people that changed the world! His journeys have taken him to many places where they were born or lived and here are some of the places he visited that resulted in him writing unique BioView stories about their lives and achievements. • Stratford on Avon - England - William Shakespeare • Dunfermline - Scotland - Andrew Carnegie • Krakow - Poland - Helena Rubinstein • Charlottesville - USA - Thomas...

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