What if your children could learn now what may have taken us years to learn?
Nearly every child has aspirations of what they want to be when they grow up? Fast forward their lives and almost 8 in 10 of them, as adults, aren't working in their gifts and talents. And we see the impact. Millions of adults are squandering their talents and wasting their time in jobs they don't love. They feel trapped and dissatisfied. But where did it start? Many times, it started in childhood. "My Father Said I Could" is about four African-American siblings that have big dreams, and how they overcome doubt, fear, and naysayers by listening to one steady, comforting voice. This inspiring book, teaches children...
How to handle the doubt, unbelief, and fear in others as well as in themselves The timeless lesson of continuing to ask, seek and knock for opportunities To explore their own unique gifts and talents To learn to accept the twists and turns that life brings while continuing to pursue their own destiny despite the many voices they hear along the way
Author, coach, and speaker Anita McLaurin paints a picture of four African-American siblings who have big dreams. Their father equips them with the tools to follow their dreams, so they can experience the freedom to pursue their own path, utilize their gifts and talents, and live a life of significance.
BIOGRAPHY Anita M. McLaurin is an author, speaker, and coach who helps people with unfulfilled dreams dispel the negative voices, discover their dreams, and design a plan to make those dreams reality, so they can live a truly authentic life.
At the age of 24, Anita was fortunate to begin her tutelage with Les Brown an internationally recognized speaker and highly acclaimed author. His mentorship provided the groundwork for her accomplishments. She owns and operates A. McLaurin Group, which specializes in the restoration of individuals’ hopes and dreams. Her children’s book, My Father Said I Could, is story four African-American siblings who have big dreams, and how they overcome doubt, fear, and naysayers by listening to one steady, comforting voice.
Anita’s mission is to inspire people to move beyond limitations and reach for their dreams. She challenges her audiences to find the good in where they are and to dream of where they would like to be. She also emphasizes the importance of recognizing that the ability to dream is within everyone’s grasp and that if they do not fulfill the dream that has been placed inside of them, the world will miss a great gift.
She holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management and Economics, a Master of Education (MEd) in Training, Development, and Instructional Design, and is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honors Society for educators. She and her husband Eric are blessed with one amazing child and live outside San Antonio, Texas.
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