Eric gives us a peek behind the curtain of his life and discusses how he navigated a difficult back story of being raised in a single-parent household, growing up living in poverty in Cleveland, Ohio. Eric also shares what he learned about himself during those dark days of his life that have helped him to become the successful Father and businessman he is today.
David and Eric discuss and react to a recent Washington Post column about President Trump's imposed Tariffs policy. The article just so happened to use Ashtabula, Ohio as an example of the results of failed past policies. David and Eric take an interesting approach to tackling this topic. Can we say "Call to Action?"
David digs deep into his dark upbringing of being a life-long Ashtabula resident raised by a single Father that battled different forms of addiction which lead to homelessness. David describes life while living in extreme poverty, dealing with emotions of hopelessness, depression, and despair. David explains how he was able to turn his adversity into his advantage and why his imperfections make him "perfect" for what he does...Empower People!
Eric and David roll out their equation to help heal mankind in this episode. Eric speaks on the benefits of Social Enterprise and the disadvantages of the current Non-Profit model. David takes a look at hope through the lens of compassionate love, faith in humanity, and a will to thrive. Bottom line... We need help people!