The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.
Even with technology at their fingertips, your audience members want to hear real stories and connect in meaningful ways. Give them that, and they’ll become loyal followers.
That wonderful thrill you experience when you explain your brilliant idea to everybody you know is a weak substitute for accomplishing something.
Ten years behind bars was an odyssey of dedication and perseverance, study and faith. Life afterward was just as challenging.