Overcoming a childhood beset by civil war in East Africa and living on welfare in Chicago, the author grew up to attend Harvard on scholarship. Asgedom shares his experiences, insights, and five proven secrets that will help teens succeed in high school and beyond.
The Code: The Five Secrets of Teen Success by Mawi Asgedom offers advice for teens about how to succeed in school and beyond. Having overcome enormous obstacles himself during a childhood in war-torn Africa, the author, now a successful motivational speaker, addresses teens in a straightforward no-nonsense way with advice ("Give first, receive second," is secret #3), personal experiences and motivational exercises.
This book helped me conquer my inner obstacles!
I cannot express how wonderful this book is..it has helped me so much in my life! I would recommend this book to EVERYONE no matter your age. This will open your eyes and your heart. It gave me rules to follow each day and those have changed my life :)