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TEDxCalicoCanyon - Charley Johnson - Paying It Forward

About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)An entrepreneur and former Owner/Executive V.P. of a Manufacturing company with over 250 employees has a deep passion for Pay it Forward. Believing in Pay it Forward so much so he left his company, career & millions behind to change the world and how people view humanity.He has been a Board member of the Pay it Forward Foundation for the past 4 years and will become President January 1st, 2012. He is the creator of the Pay it Forward Bracelet, a physical reminder to do good that has been sent to over 1 million people in 105 countries.He Founded the "PIF Experience" ( the website responsible for collecting stories from all over the world of people Paying It Forward. It has become the driving force for the Worldwide direction of the Pay it Forward movement and has also become the headquarters for all Pay it Forward Bracelet requests from across the world.Charley also Founded the "Pay it Forward Hall of Fame" in November of 2011 with the First inductee being Catherine Ryan Hyde, author of the Pay it Forward Novel that was turned into a major motion picture in 2000.Pay it Forward embodies all that is good on this planet and he plans on making sure all 7 billion people know about this very simple but powerful movement.We will be changing the world like no one ever thought possible!
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