* There's so much need in the world. Have you ever thought about what gifts you have to offer to help those around you? In this inspirational guide to identifying and using your strengths, Erickson offers real-life stories; practical applications; and basic how-to steps to motivate, start, grow, and impact your community for positive change. 256 pages, softcover from Front Line.
You have more to offer the world than you realize.
Have you ever wondered what you have to give to those in need around you? Would you believe that you already possess everything you need to have a major impact on your community? In You First, Me Second Pam Erickson gives you the definitive guide to finding and using your strengths to help others.
You’ll be inspired by stories of real-life heroes who have changed their communities as the author motivates and equips you to:
· Discover your true strengths, passions, and gifts
· Catch a vision for how you can be an answer to someone else’s prayer
· Work out a plan for getting involved
The needs around us are enormous and at times they seem overwhelming. But in these pages you will find tools that will empower you to make a real difference. It is possible to bring about positive change in this world. It all begins when you choose to live you first, me second.”
Pam Erickson is the vice president of procurement and corporate relations for Operation Blessing International. In the spring of 1996 she boldly took on the task of initiating Operation Blessings first Gifts-in-Kind (GIK) program. Through her innovative and effective relationship-building skills, Pam has matured this program into an extraordinarily successful gift acquisition program yielding an average of 100,000,000 pounds of donated products each year. She has a BS in education from Howard Payne University and a masters in education from Regent University. Pam has also developed curriculum for and was the Instructor of classes on "Donorology" for Regent University as well as having conducted a "Donorology" Symposium in Beijing, China.