Environment Drives Behavior: Bill Strickland At Chicago Ideas Week [VIDEO]
He also says that everyone is born into the world as "assets, not liabilities." The way you treat people and the tools you provide them is with determines their success. "If you want to get people to perform like world class citizens—you've got to treat them that way," he adds. At his various centers all over the country, Strickland provides impoverished youth and adults with the tools and guidance to live up to their potential. His breakthrough organization teaches its members applicable job skills, and provides them with the support they need to believe they are capable of achieving their dreams. In his compelling speeches, Strickland inspires his audiences to make a difference—in both their lives and the lives of them around them.