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Episode 123: Dr. Danny Brassell – Educator & Entrepreneur | Read Your Way to Success in Life

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A highly sought-after speaker, trainer and coach known as “Jim Carrey with a Ph.D.,” Dr. Danny Brassell has spoken to over 3,000 audiences worldwide and authored 16 books, including his latest, Leadership Begins with Motivation. He is the co-founder of, the world’s top reading engagement program.

A former inner-city teacher, Danny is on a mission to bring joy back into education and the workplace by transforming struggling and reluctant readers into more passionate and proficient readers. He shows audiences how to make reading a life-long habit. Danny also trains leaders on how to communicate their messages through effective and inspirational storytelling.

Request your complimentary e-copy of Danny’s book “Read, Lead & Succeed,” which provides inspirational quotes and stories, as well as adult- and children’s-level book recommendations. Danny also provides two digital trainings for parents interested in helping their children read more, read better, and love reading.



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  1. Leadership Begins With Motivation by Dr. Danny Brassell
  2. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
  3. American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 – 1964 by William Manchester
  4. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874 – 1965 by Paul Reid
  5. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
  6. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
  7. Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned by Walter Mosley

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Charmaine Gregory

I am a nocturnist Emergency Physician, wife, mom to three vivacious cherubs as well as a greatness and virtual fitness coach. I help busy women like myself reclaim their fitness and wellness mojo and unleash their greatness! Watch my story and get a complimentary health assessment here: My Story If you are like me and have picky eaters in your fold, join my Facebook group, Picky Eaters Strong Mom here: Picky Eater Strong Mom Facebook Group

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