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Despite graduating in the top 10% of his high school class, Dr. Green earned a D in the first semester of his college career – almost leading him to drop out. His experience motivated him to develop academic skills that ultimately led to successfully earning a doctorate degree and developed his passion for mentoring students. By integrating leadership skills, soft skills, and academic success skills, Dr. Green empowers students to enhance their academic performance while building career-readiness skills that employers seek.

Prior to starting his own business, Dr. Green spent twenty years teaching, advising, mentoring, and supervising university students. He spent ten years in leadership positions in higher education where he served as director of a college-level recruiting and career center, department chair, and associate dean for academic programs. He taught leadership and academic success classes and received numerous teaching and mentoring awards. He also mentored student leadership development organizations and was influential in the development of a college-level student leadership academy.

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Success Skills for High School, College, and Career

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career provides step-by-step guidelines and hands-on exercises to enable students to enhance their academic performance and prepare for future career success. This book helps students construct realistic expectations for achieving success, develop self-awareness, build a future-oriented attitude, and improve their academic success skills, leadership skills, and soft skills. If you want to build skills essential for academic success and career readiness, this book is for you.

Furthermore, this book is an excellent resource for parents, grandparents, teachers, mentors, coaches, and anyone else who wants to help a young person develop the skills he or she needs to be successful.

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career is receiving excellent reviews:

“This unique and inspirational book teaches students how to be successful in school right now, while developing the skills that employers absolutely need in the 21st century.” —Pat Wyman, “America’s Most Trusted Learning Expert” and CEO of

“Don’t limit your future based on your current skills. Empower your future by learning from Cary and his wonderful book.” —Rebecca Kochenderfer, CEO of

ii. Empowering Young Christians: Developing Bible-Based Leadership and Soft SkillsEmpowering Young Christians: Developing Bible-Based Leadership and Soft Skills

I wrote this book to empower you to develop the leadership and soft skills that underpin your success in your education, career, and professional life. More importantly, I wrote this book to empower you to grow as a Christian. This faith-based book includes all of the advice contained in “Leadership and Soft Skills for Students” plus relevant Scripture and Biblical principles.


Free Academic Success and Career-Readiness Resources

A Dozen Tips For Young Leaders
Ten Empowering Practices for Young Leaders

Life Balance Worksheet
Project Planning Worksheet
Time Management Spreadsheet


Popular Radio and Television Interviews

FOX TV 59 Interview: The Soft Skills Students Need for the Next Phase
Think Outrageous with Kevin Short 11-16-17
Success Skill for School and Career on the Best of Our Knowledge with Bob Barret 1-1118


Articles in the News

“5 Ways to Build Essential Workplace Skills in College”
“4 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Experience”
“4 Skills Students Need for High School Success”
“5 Things Not to Do in Your First Interview”
“3 Ways Soft Skills Can Enhance Your Career”
“4 Tips for Successfully Transitioning from College to the Workplace”
“3 Tips for Building Soft Skills in Junior High and High School”
“Why Focus on Skills?”
“Prioritization: Time Management Advice to Empower Your Success”
“Fostering Success in Your Teenagers”
“Soft Skills for Academic and Career Success Part 1: Make Ready”
“Soft Skills for Academic and Career Success Part 2: Forge Strong Relationships”
“Soft Skills for Academic and Career Success Part 3: Focus on Results”
“Advice for Empowering Future Success in Graduates”


Favorite Books:

“What Got You Here Won’t Get You There” by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter

“Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading” by Martin Linsky and Ronald A. Heifetz

“Instinct” by TD Jakes

 Favorite Quotes:

“Leadership ability determines a person’s level of effectiveness” John C. Maxwell.

“Research indicates that the desire to achieve the skills associated with success is more highly correlated with achievement than the desire for success itself.” Marshall Goldsmith

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