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Chris Gardner, AARP’s Ambassador of Pursuit and Happyness, is a best-selling author and the inspiration for the award-winning movie The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith. In his early years, Gardner overcame a troubled home life, severe poverty and even a period of homelessness to ultimately pursue a successful career in financial services. Read his full bio.
I'm introducing a series of short videos called Mentoring Minutes. My plan is to share some of the knowledge and insight I've gathered as I've pursued my passion and realized my goals.
Last year I was laid off from my job in oil-burner repair. After a year of retraining I found a job in an air-conditioning plant...More