LeVar Burton: Hustle, Self Talk, and a little Perseverance

LeVar Burton was cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte in the landmark television series Roots, at age 19, landing him on the cover of Time Magazine. You will also know him as Geordi La Forge in the iconic “Star Trek: The Next Generation” television series and films, but it’s his role as host and executive producer of the PBS children series “Reading Rainbow” that he’s most proud of. In this episode, we dive into LeVar’s meteoric rise as a young actor to lessons learned of the last 40 years in the business for upcoming artists. We also get it into education, the revival of roots, and race relations in America. LeVar shares so many great lessons from his extensive career that reveals how we can all use self talk, hustle and perseverance to change the world. You can’t change the world from an absentee point of view. FOLLOW LeVar: website | twitter | facebook Watch the Episode LeVar’s episode was featured in the 30 Days of Genius series of Chase Jarvis Live on CreativeLive. If you like this, join 50,000+ people who are receiving one of these videos everyday. Listen to the Podcast Subscribe    Some Questions I […]