Tony Cord explains purpose of DC Inspirations blog

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Starting with nothing upon arriving in USA Mark Crick opens 3 state of art gyms in Washington, DC

Mark Crick is the co-founder of Balance Gym in Washington, DC. He went from having next to nothing when he arrived in the United States in 2004 to co-owning three state of the art gyms. Listen to him as DC Inspiration's Tony Cord DC asks Mark a few questions. The music is from Dj switch.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

At Age 22, DC Resident Founds Exceptional Nonprofit Organization -Leadership Initiatives

This is the first Interview in a series with Marshall Bailly, founder of Leadership Initiatives. Six years after founding Leadership Initiatives, the Nonprofit is gaining momentum in its mission to empower university students from less developed countries to become the ethical leaders of their countries in the future. Leadership Initiatives trains university students to create their own solutions to their own local problems.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

From Small Town Farmer to Successful Businessman

Here are some stories from the life of Charles S. Wassum, my great-grandfather. He was a farmboy from a town of 100 people in the late 1800's, Charles dreamed big and went on to develop a lot of land in southern Virginia and was central in the opening of the first theatre in Marion, VA - The Lincoln Theatre(He also did other successful businesses selling boxwoods, etc.). Sherwood Anderson, the writer and most famous person to live in Marion, VA wrote often about Charles in his editorials.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Upcoming inspirational stories

Here's a sneak preview on what inspirational stories we have in the "hopper."