Inspirational and Informative Discussions on Personal Development



  • Belief: A Powerful Component of Success - developing belief in one's skill and capabilities
  • Business Concepts (including ethics) - provides an overview of material covered in a college-level "Introduction to Business" class
  • Inspirational Discussions - experiences shared by individuals who have overcome challenges
  • Life Skills Management - discussions about dealing with life through inspirational quotes and shared personal experiences
  • Soft Skills - building developmental skills (e.g., critical thinking, time management, negotiation, thick-skin's important, communication)
  • Vulnerability: An Underutilized Strength - learning to leverage past challenges to be stronger, grow, and create stronger connections

Books used in SOCARTES' s programs

  • Above Expectations - My Story: An unlikely journey from almost failing
    high school to becoming a college professor
  • Soft Skills Development:
    • Belief
    • Communication
    • Critical Thinking/Thick-skin
    • Negotiation
    • Time Management
    • Turning Darkness Into Light: Inspiring lessons after a near-suicide

Video for anyone who has faced or faces academic challenges