99 inspiring stories of people putting others before themselves.
Everyone is trying to get noticed. Selfies are taking over the internet. We live in a world where success and achievement seem to be determined by how many “likes” or “followers” one has on social media. Selfish behavior seems to be at an all–time high.
But there are people who do Unselfish things everyday. Acts of kindness that no one notices. Extraordinary sacrifices that don't always go viral. This book celebrates just a few of the unsung stories of regular people and celebrities alike going against the grain and helping their fellow man.
Unselfish will reignite your faith in humanity and may just inspire you to "love thy neighbor as thy selfie"
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As President of Gradual Elevate Media, Paul wrote the story for and oversaw the production of the feature film, "Nowhere Safe" – a movie that addresses the issue of cyberbullying. Paul's work is in media that positively affects society and culture. He and his wife Rebecca have 6 children.Review:
"Unselfish is a beautiful collection that illustrates one of the best common grounds upon which we all can stand: care for each other."
–Joel Hunter, Senior Pastor at Northland, a Church Distributed
"An entire book made without a selfie stick? Unbelievable. People helping people without thoughts of Twitter followers? Unreal. A book to gladden the heart? Unselfish."
– Rick Reilly, Award Winning Journalist and Sportswriter
"A popular song from the past century stated, 'Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me'. The people you will read about in Unselfish understand this concept well. If everyone were to practice unselfishness in a similar fashion, we would have much greater peace on earth."
– Jose Ramos–Horta, 1996 Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President of the Democratic Republic of Timor–Leste
"The stories in Unselfish give us great hope for the future."
– Scott Neeson, Executive Director, Cambodian Children's Fund. Former President of Twentieth Century Fox International
"'Lose yourself and you will find yourself.' The stories in Unselfish add the wonderful insight necessary to know why this truth is so important."
– Steve Young, Super Bowl MVP, Pro Football Hall of Fame Member
"Unselfish is an ethic – and a book – that people of all identities, from atheists to Zoroastrians, can get behind, and get better at."
– Eboo Patel, Founder and President, Interfaith Youth Core
"In this age of rampant narcissism, the stories in Unselfish are a breath of fresh air, a relief, a joy, an inspiration, and a necessity."
– Jean M. Twenge, co–author of The Narcissism Epidemic and author of Generation Me
"...A book that celebrates others. That speaks about leadership through service. That shows the value of leadership being personal, rather than positional. That shows you don't have to win awards to make a difference. That is this book. Now let's make Unselfish mandatory reading for ALL ages."
– Julie Foudy, Former Captain of the US Women's Soccer Team
"...Unselfish is uplifting and inspiring."
"...the next Chicken Soup for the Soul for this generation."
– Laura Hartness, Book Critic, The Calico Critic
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