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Floyd Flake
Booknotes, Sunday, July 4, 1999
Floyd Flake discusses The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams.

A highly esteemed Democratic congressman from eleven years, Reverend Floyd Flake is the influential pastor of New York's Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the largest churches in America. What's the key to his success? Bootstrapping. It is Flake's motivational system of taking personal responsibility in order to create a successful life. The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams, Flake offers his steps for using empowering plan to fulfill your passions, talents, and highest aspirations. Bootstrapping, says Flake, is the strategy our ancestors used to raise families, work the land, start new businesses, run the government, build wealth, and care for the less fortunate. Bootstapping is three things: a process to achieve success by making it against the many obstacles; a mindset to take responsibility for your thoughts, feelings, words, actions, and life circumstances; and a value system to transform your personal relationship with yourself, your neighbors, and your environment. Bootstrappers do not see themselves as victims but have confidence in their abilities to rise above limited expectations. Bootstrappers develop inner strength from their experiences and sufferings allwing them to persevere even in the face of challenging odds. Bootstrappers use their personal resources to achieve success but also maintain high moral standards. Bootstrappers are able to adapt to a changing world and life circumstances and conduct their activities not merely for themselves but also for the benefit of others and future generations. Weaving his amazing personal story along with helpful activities and nine motivational action steps, Floyd Flake's story of his rise from a struggling young man, to minister, to Congressman is compelling. —from the publisher's website (timspalding)… (more)
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