Jun 20, 2019
Most people know today's guest as the award-winning actor in ABC's The Good Doctor or from his nine years on CSI: NY. But Hill Harper is also a four-time New York Times bestselling author + trailblazing humanitarian focusing on financial literacy and mentorship.
Hear Hill share seldom-told stories about his selfless passion for empowering underprivileged youth, his friendship with Barack Obama and the legacy he hopes to leave behind. Today's inspiring, down-to-earth conversation is for you if you would like to hear what is right in the world, and get ideas for how you can make it even better.
Hill Harper starred alongside award-winning actor, philanthropist and past Live Inspired Podcast guest Gary Sinise. As one of America’s favorite, heart-led leaders, Gary shares lessons on gratitude, service, celebrating America’s defenders, veterans, first responders and so much more. Listen to Gary Sinise on ep. 128 here.
We've welcomed other New York Times bestselling authors like Brené Brown and Judith Viorst onto the Live Inspire Podcast. Listen to all of those episodes here!
HILL HARPER'S LIVE INSPIRED 7
1. What is the best book you’ve ever read? Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman.
2. What is a characteristic or trait that you possessed as a child that you wish you still exhibited today? Fearlessness. When I was a kid, they'd say, "he'll do anything."
3. Your house is on fire, all living things and people are out. You have the opportunity to run in and grab one item. What would it be? My poetry book from when I was a kid.
4. You are sitting on a bench overlooking a gorgeous beach. You have the opportunity to have a long conversation with anyone living or dead. Who would it be? Jesus and I would chop it up. I'd ask, "why do we allow children to suffer?"
6. What advice would you give your 20-year-old self? Every idea or impulse you have, act on it. Don't sit on it.
7. It’s been said that all great people can have their lives summed up in one sentence. How do you want yours to read? Dedicated his life to impact and legacy in a positive way.
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