The Young Man and The Mentor is an enjoyable short story for all ages that discloses five life-changing concepts for personal and professional growth. This is the story of a teen whose life is forever changed by a compassionate businessman who is willing to show him the way to achieve a life of greatness by serving others. This intriguing story allows the reader to easily pick-up, for personal use, the golden concepts along the young man's path to success. By the end of the story you will have discovered simple tools for: Choosing and developing your career Staying on track with your dreams Increasing your personal value Communicating effectively with others Maintaining your core values Whether you are a school-aged student or a career professional, this story contains value for your everyday life. www.theyoungmanandthementor.com William B. O'Neal is a sought-after, high impact speaker and trainer with an inspiring message that focuses on the significance of living a life of purpose and achieving greatness through service for others. With a unique blend of wisdom principles, storytelling, and humor, he consistently delivers presentations that inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations to higher levels of service, productivity, and morale. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. His professional human resources career spans over many years with service to organizations such as UAB Healthcare, Children's of Alabama, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. More recently, he serves as a Senior Training Consultnat with Emory University's HR Learning & Organizational Development Department. He is President of O'Neal Training & Development, LLC, a company devoted to helping individuals and organizations reach success by applying universal principles to everyday life. He also serves as a church pastor in his community near Atlanta, GA.