Bryant K. Smith is proof positive that hard work will always overcome hard times. Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago the son of an alcoholic father and a hard working and praying mother, Bryant has been able to achieve where others with similar backgrounds and circumstances have failed. Bryant's personal motto "difficult does not equal impossible" is also his mantra for helping others to maximize their own potential.
"Recruiter", "Professor", "Author" and "Coach", are all titles he has worn while guiding people to their success in the classroom, in the halls of corporate America and on and off the basketball court. Now living everyday firmly in his purpose and passion Bryant "helps make good people great and helps great people become memorable". He is the "Human Potential Specialist". Find out what Tyson Foods, Stanford University, Hewitt Associates, Pinewood Preparatory School, The Urban league of Knoxville, TN, The Bush School, and other clients already know; Bryant K. Smith can take your next event, meeting, or training from good to great and from great to memorable.
- #BLACKNOTBLIND Critical in his commentary, complete in his analysis and contemporary with his subject matter, no one tackles racism and race relations in the United States as engagingly as Bryant K. Smith does. In this updated version of his first book #BLACKNOTBLIND, Bryant takes readers on an eye opening growth experience into the mind of a Black man experiencing both the American dream and nightmare. Before America became “great again”, Bryant warned a generation to be “Black Not Blind”. An excellent institutional text for students, staff and administrators at PWI’s and a must read for anyone committed to identifying, fighting and dismantling systemic racism and white supremacy.
- Manhood The Missing Manual; Assembly Instructions Everyday millions of boys receive a gift that is worth millions of dollars but only if it has been assembled correctly. This book is the missing assembly instructions that should have come with their manhood. It should have been given to the parents when they made the child. It should have been passed on to the child as he grew into a man. Unfortunately it wasn't but it's never too late. Manhood, The Missing manual; Assembly Instructions is the practical guide to putting one's manhood together. It is the first step in redefining what it means to be a man, and how it is that one becomes a man.
- FIVE: A Story of Human Potential Coleman Talmadge Green has everything; a great job, a beautiful home and family, an expensive car...and a strong dislike of Black people. What will happen when 5 Black people from his past re-enter his life at a critical juncture? Five is a gripping and compelling look at racism, greed, lust, fate, faith, ethics, and human potential. This modern day morality tale will force you to think about 5 people you have met. It will leave you breathless while asking you to consider whether or not you have been taking a chance with your life, or making positive choices in it?
- Inclusion & Diversity "Unsung Champion Award" Winona State University. In grateful recognition for your dedicated service and contributions to our students and department H.O.P.E. Academic & Leadership academy.