10 Things we can all Learn from former President Barack Obama

"A Promised Land" New Book: 10 Things we can all Learn from former President Barack Obama
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is currently promoting his new book “A Promised Land” surely to be a best seller before the end of the week. 

Former President Barack Obama has an impressive list of accomplishments during his two-term administration, which includes passing the health care reform, signing the economic Stimulus plan, ending the war in Iraq, and eliminating Osama bin Laden.

However, there are at least ten other things that we can take from his lifestyle and use as a learning lesson. Click Next Above or Below to see the next segment

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Keep (Your) God first.

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Just as the country’s Pledge of Allegiance states that we are “One nation under God,”Obama here” href=”https://radiofacts.com/tag/president-Obama/”> Obama faithfully adds, “I am a devout Christian. It is because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would like to lead – being my brother’s and sister’s keepers, treating others as they would treat me.”

Since becoming saved, Obama has belonged to Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and Evergreen Chapel in Camp David. He recognizes “the power of African-American religious tradition to spur social change” as being very inspirational to his life.

Make family a priority.

Whether it’s taking his daughters out for trick or treating during the midst of an intense election campaign, vacationing annually with Michelle, Sasha, and Malia on Martha’s Vineyard, and regularly attending church together, Obama always puts quality time in with his family.

You can quit smoking.

We also know that the best way to prevent the health problems that come with smoking is to keep young people from starting in the first place.”

Know that besides every good man stands a good ….

“And I would not be standing here tonight without the unyielding support of my best friend for the last 16 years… the rock of our family, the love of my life, the nation’s next first lady …. Michelle Obama” was how Barack Obama described his better half on the night he became president in November 2008.

Michelle, also an attorney by profession and decorated with Ivy League credentials from Princeton University and Harvard Law School, epitomizes elegance, class, style, and confidence.

Since becoming First Lady, Michelle, was responsible for spearheading the Let’s Move! The campaign, an administration based initiative to combat childhood obesity and is an advocate for the LGBT community.

Find Time for Recreation

In addition to putting long hours in at the Oval Office, Obama also finds time for pick-up games of basketball on the White House court for recreation, exercise, and just pure love for the sport. In addition to hoop, the president also enjoys watching the Chicago White Sox play, and private, romantic date nights with the First Lady.

In addition to putting long hours in at the Oval Office, Obama also finds time for pick-up games of basketball on the White House court for recreation, exercise, and just pure love for the sport. In addition to hoop, the president also enjoys watching the Chicago White Sox play, and private, romantic date nights with the First Lady.

Be enlightened by reading regularly.

Obama is an avid reader and a voracious consumer of the news. He begins each day by reading the major daily newspapers, which include the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times.