(near the bottom of this page) are nine TFI Foundation projects and also
info on how the money is spent. Select the
project that you may want to
in greater detail and then
contact Dr. Freeman directly.
to help subsidize open-registration, world-class
leadership educational and entrepreneurial
workshop experiences for qualifying organizations –
regardless of age, race, class or religious
affiliation (some events especially designed for urban
youth) – who would be unable to afford Dr. Freeman's
normal, general market fees for such training. One
seminar covers the "people" and "technical" side of
the entrepreneurial pursuit. Seminar titles
include: "Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!"®,
"When Strangling Someone Isn't An Option",
"Diversity: The Value of Mutual Respect",
"If Nobody Loves You, Create The Demand"®,
a). to develop a magazine,
designed to help people start meaningful
conversations with co-workers, next door
neighbors and complete strangers. This unique,
general market magazine will be used by churches
and other faith-based non-profit organizations
to help with community outreach.
This same magazine model will be launched in
Canada, throughout the UK, South Africa,
Australia, New Zealand and other
English-speaking countries throughout the world.
manufacture and donate
already developed resources and also to create new
(books, CDs, DVDs,
some of which will
be translated into other languages and published in
Funds are being raised to donate different
(CDs, DVDs, books)
, including a DVD copy of the Return To Glory®
film to prisons, jails, juvenile detention facilities,
and international mission organizations.
The award-winning film has been translated into French,
Portuguese and Spanish. This translation work will
permit the Foundation to donate copies of the DVD
across Africa, parts of Europe and South America and
The Next Generation workbook
(Connecting Now with Later)
will connect the contents of the book, "If
Nobody Loves you, Create The Demand"®
to young adults (15-26) interested in
developing an entrepreneurial pursuit.
Examples of Resources: Professional Bloodsuckers, Return
To Glory®: The Powerful Stirring of the Black
Man, If Nobody Loves You Create The Demand®,
A White Man's Journey Into Black History®,
develop Black History galleries (executive summary
here), designed to educate
and inspire this generation. The Freeman Institute®
owns a Black History collection of over 3,000
vintage documents and artifacts, with the oldest
piece dated 1553. The goal is to develop Black
History galleries, connecting the African American
experience with galleries in major U.S. cities and
in selected cities internationally (parts of
Canada, Europe, Africa and South America and every
Each gallery will
have a wall dedicated to some of the White
abolitionists who sacrificed their lives for the
anti-slavery cause. This project also
includes the development and the manufacture of
replicas of the Rosetta Stone to be exhibited in every
We'd love for
community-based organizations, churches, and/or
community colleges to be a part of sponsoring or
History galleries in major cities throughout the USA
and parts of Canada. Read more about Dr. Freeman's
for more information.)
Blades of Grass in a Concrete Jungle (:90
Theme for the Black History Gallery Project
-- Dr. Freeman, the president of
has created a digital model and mold and the
fabrication of museum-quality replicas. Why?
full life-size 3-D replica of the Rosetta Stone
in each gallery provides a literal touchstone
to ancient times and informs that Egypt is
located in Africa, not the Middle East. It
also provides a solid ancient historical
context for the ups and downs of African
Click to read about the
Rosetta Stone Literacy Project and
RS Replica Educational Exhibitions.
In other words, we will not reinforce the
misguided notion that Black History started with
slavery. Black History has its ancient roots
firmly planted in creativity, inventiveness,
ingenuity, royalty, perseverance and so much more,
with many African Kingdoms (Ghanian, Songehay,
Great Zimbabwe, Malian, etc.)
providing a context for the documents and
artifacts exhibiting the part African Americans
played in the past four centuries of American
-- What will it take for a local
organization to start a Black History gallery?
Each community will have its own adventures.
Click for an executive summary of the
History Gallery Project.
We have developed an autoCAD design
demonstrating how the square footage can look. The corporation funding the local
effort can become the title sponsor of the gallery
in their community. The economic viability of the
gallery concept has already been completed. Each
gallery can become a local "town well," where
young people are mentored, families break the
curse of debt, entrepreneurial dreams are fostered
and lives are transformed.
Review: The Freeman Institute®
Black History Collection of 3,000+ genuine
documents and artifacts --
Rosetta Stone Replicas --
iv. to anonymously donate small
amount of funds, after careful review, to
any individual or organization that has
demonstrated the thoughtful use of
financial assistance. The funds may be
given to anyone for charitable reasons, at
the discretion of the directors. Funds are
not given to those who are actively
soliciting for funds, because then the
gift would no longer be anonymous. The
anonymity of the foundation and its
directors will always be retained.
gift is designed to encourage people
by providing real-world financial
assistance, with all acknowledgements
going back to our Creator.
to encourage (through "The
Entrepreneurial Connection") every
school (Jr. High, Sr. High, College and
University), church, community-based
organization, prison, mentoring group, Job Corps
site and community-based organization to develop
an entrepreneur club. The goal is to inspire our
next generation to dream big, research the
marketplace and then to implement their viable
Dr. Freeman has developed the
book/workbook combination designed to
connect the contents of his book to specific
audiences. The book/workbook combination
will give the necessary tools for
organizations to start an entrepreneur club
or to enhance an already existing
the entrepreneurial connection
TEC is sponsored by The Freeman Institute Foundation
Entrepreneurial Connection" is also the
name of the radio program
available FREE of charge for any radio
station in the world -- College, Internet,
non-profit, commercial radio stations --
The program is
installments (72 in all) of Dr. Freeman's book, If
Nobody Loves You, Create The Demand --
are being developed as resources for
Next Generation Entrepreneur Clubs --
BE INTERESTED IN ONE OF
JOEL FREEMAN'S ENTREPRENEUR SEMINAR EVENTS?
EMAIL -- Contact Dr. Freeman if you want to host a region-wide
entrepreneur seminar in your community
Watch Dr. Freeman -- footage from event in
(7 min -- clip shot/edited by
an example of the entrepreneurship seminar
20 Freeman Institute Black History Collection
documents and artifacts were
showcased at the United Nations Transatlantic Slave Trade
Exhibit (March-May 2011)
If you are interested
in learning more about the
Black History Gallery Project,
here is a presentation
Dr. Joel Freeman made to a group interested in
Black History gallery in their community. Before it is
over, you will
have captured a glimpse into Joel Freeman's heart and
helping to establish Black History galleries in
across America and also in selected cities
The Freeman Institute® Foundation Black History Gallery
(2,000 sq ft
~ Gallery ~
Exhibiting 50+ artifacts & framed documents, along with
open area for fund-raisers (jazz, etc).
Rosetta Stone replica is the first item visitors review (to the
left) as they walk in. ~ Screening Room ~
Showing the 45-minute Return To Glory film every
hour-on-the-hour in every gallery.
Sliding wall for screening area makes for an even larger open area,
if necessary. ~ Shop ~
Long-term economic viability of gallery encouraged by
offering DVDs, books, reproductions, etc. for sale. ~ Classroom ~
Permitting students to finish homework before going home
Watch this unique 90 second "whiteboard" video -- The Rosetta Clone:
An International Rock Star
Dr. Freeman giving a bit historical
background on the
significance of the discovery of the Rosetta Stone
can you increase leadership, personal development,
mutual respect, creativity and teamwork for your organization?
Dr. Freeman rarely facilitates open registration seminars,
but when he has, the seminars typically attract many small
business owners, non-profit leadership teams, government
workers, faith-based leadership teams and others
interested in experiencing how personal development can
enhance family and business relationships. Under the
umbrella of The Freeman Institute®
Foundation, Dr. Freeman will consider facilitating a
mutually-beneficial all-day seminar in your community.
Send a query
email right now to see how this can happen. Explain a
bit about the purpose of your organization. Watch a short
video clip of Dr. Freeman in action just below.
Freeman Institute ~
The Freeman Institute Foundation ~
1994 The Freeman Institute® has experienced enthusiastic
response from the Prime Minister of Grenada and senior
"Dealing With People
Who Drive You Crazy!"
Watch Dr. Freeman (6 minutes)
E! Entertainment Television, North East Foods, NASA, VA, ATF,
HUD, Sparrow Records, Ikea, GE, National Security Agency, Reliable
Contractors, US Bankruptcy Courts, European Council of
International Schools (ECIS), Billboard Music Group,
Sentencing Commission, Giant Foods, Indian Health Services,
Federal Judiciary, Baltimore City Department of Education,
Tuscan Dairy Farms, Black Public Relations Society, many
leadership teams, many pro
athletes, and others around the globe, including a number of
urban youth initiatives.
Thesis: We all are different. Some of us are
thinkers, others are doers; some are passive, still others
are aggressive. Most people come to work with pretty good
intentions, but we get on each other’s nerves just by
being ourselves. In the every-day stress of the work
environment, the tiniest issues can escalate. And soon we
are fighting about the way we are fighting, instead of
dealing with the real issues. People do not respond to our
intentions. They respond to our behavior.
that 15% of one's career and financial success is dependent
upon technical competence, while 85% of one's success is
dependent upon interpersonal skills.
individual flips hamburgers at a fast food restaurant or
occupies a mid level position of a Fortune 500 company,
Freeman's passion is to enhance the "promotability potential"
of people of all ages, shapes, sizes and colors. In his
seminars Dr. Freeman blends a sense of humor and personal
vulnerability with sharp wit and practical concepts to reach
a broad audience.
Joel A. Freeman, Ph.D.
Joel Freeman has served as the mentor/chaplain of the
NBA Washington Wizards for 19 years ('79-'98) and has worked
personally with many professional athletes and business
executives. From these experiences Dr. Freeman has developed
a number of proven training programs.
prolific author (6 books), retired chaplain (19 yrs) and pastor
(18 yrs), Dr. Freeman is a seasoned veteran.
He is virtually unshockable when it comes to the ups
and downs of working with most any organization. Freeman has
made himself available to facilitate such
seminars, but he wants to make sure that each event is
successful -- hosted at a venue large enough to make an impact
upon the community.
seminar event Dr. Freeman casts a wide net in terms of
content -- customizing the training experience to include
everyone from small business owners, family-owned enterprises
and government workers to family relationships, faith-based and corporate leadership teams.
Joel A. Freeman, Ph.D.
High-Impact All-Day Seminar Event ~
"Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!"®
The People Side of Life, Work and Family
B O T T
O M L I N E B E N E F I T S
Immediate and long-lasting!
Each participant has a better understanding
of his or her personality style.
Reduction of the potential for conflict or
maintenance vs. crisis management).
Higher morale and greater productivity.
Better listening and leadership skills.
Greater sensitivity to work force diversity.
Tools for influencing an emotionally safe
Working with change; not against it.
Knowing how to approach different people and
Implementation of change in a win/win
Enhancing self-motivated work teams.
works and what doesn't work in terms of
Dealing more effectively with difficult
PROBLEMS - How you approach problems and
PEOPLE - How you interact and attempt to
PACE - How you respond to change and
PROCEDURE - How you respond to rules set by
Freeman latest book (and workbook): "If Nobody Loves You, Create The
Demand: A Powerful Jolt of Entrepreneurial Energy and
Wisdom" -- Click on the cover to read the first
chapter and overview of the book. Promoting
vulnerability, pithy advice and reader-friendly content
Freeman has developed an intriguing approach to the
entrepreneurial journey, which has already connected
with many noted business experts ranging from Steve Forbes, Ken Blanchard, George Fraser,Cathy
Hughes, and Peter Shea to Brian Tracy, Janice Corley, Ben Carson,
Roger Dawson, Teri Woods, Rich DeVos and many others.
None of the projects listed below are pipe dreams.
The Freeman Institute
has developed (e.g. Black History collection with
full size Rosetta Stone facsimile, etc.) or
co-developed (e.g. Return To Glory book and film)
the basis for each dream to be fulfilled...and if
God gives me the time and breath everything on
this list will be accomplished:
full-size, 3-D Rosetta Stone Replica:
After over four years of research, we have already developed seven of the eight
innovations. The official launch of this
project was on October 14th, 2009 at the
Library of Congress (DC). We are VERY excited
about the potential impact of this project --
www.RosettaStoneReplicas.comIn Process -- 3-D digital
holographic image and projection technology...
To Glory curriculum (approx.
$150,000 to develop specifically designed
curricula for K - college) -- Corporate
sponsorship of this project is welcomed. As these
curriculums are donated throughout the world, the
name on the front could be, let’s say, the Acme
funding. Team is being identified...
To Glory graphic novel
(approximately $120,000 to write, illustrate, and
manufacture the first print run...very high
quality. And also to develop a CD with all of the
images of the comic book available in different
languages like Ibo, Hausa, Swahili, French,
Spanish, Portuguese, etc.) -- Corporate
sponsorship of this project is welcomed. We can
give up the inside back/front covers to any
corporation that wants to donate to this project.
Let's say, "The Special Acme Corporation Edition"
Developing the funding. Team has already been
Development of Black History galleries in selected
-- (the main costs for each gallery will be the
manufacturing of the Rosetta Stone replica. I will
have a better sense of the cost soon)
and also the frames for each document or image (50
framed images at about $300 each = $15,000) --
Corporate sponsorship of this project is welcomed.
Depending upon the footprint of the corporation,
we can call the images "The Acme Corporation Black
History" images or the entire gallery can be
called "The Acme Computer" Black History gallery.
The film screening room can be sponsored by let's
Bermuda or Barbados, etc.
If that were the case, the room could be
called the "Bermuda Screening Room" and they could
have a 60 second tourism ad (visit
before every screening of the RTG film --
gallery sites are being identified...
Manufacture and donation of the Return To
(DVD), White Man's
Journey into Black History (DVD)
or If Nobody Loves
(book or 4-CD audio book) to schools, prisons,
jails, juvenile detention facilities, rehab
centers, mentoring programs, etc.
-- Corporate sponsorship of any of these
projects is welcomed (We can private-label any of
these resources with the name of the corporation
on the front – let’s say, the "Acme Corporation
Edition") Always in process, with
DVDs being donated to worthy organizations...
6. I am willing to
do region-wide entrepreneurship, leadership or personal
development seminars for, let's
say, urban organizations or educational
institutions that would be unable to hire someone
like me to come in to speak -- Corporate
sponsorship of this project is welcomed (let's
say, "The Acme Corporation Seminar Tour")
i. (Corporations) ItTakesACompany.com
ii. (Business Schools) ItTakesASchool.com
7. Several films pertaining to African history. If
interested in learning more, please contact me.
the funding and the team to be assembled for this
8. Development of "Return To Glory" radio
programs, available free of charge to any radio
station in the world. These
professionally-produced will be 5-minute
installments of the audio book version of
Return To Glory, read by co-authors, Don
Griffin and Joel Freeman. In Process...almost DONE!
9. Development of "The
Entrepreneurial Connection" radio
programs, available free of charge to any radio
station in the world. These
professionally-produced will be 5-minute
installments of the audio book version of If
Nobody Loves You, Create The Demand, read by
DONE and already being heard on radio stations
H O W
T H E M O N E Y I S S P
E N T
The Freeman Institute® Foundation
(TFIF) functions under the
umbrella of the United Caritable Programs, a
unique 501(c)3 public charity designed to encourage
philanthropy. We have worked with the staff at the UCP
for well over twelve years and have been thrilled with
the integrity of the organization.
TFIF is assigned a Project
Director, who provides fiscal oversight. Under the watchful
eye of the Project Director every penny is spent
according to the purposes of the TFIF. At
least three quotes for each phase of the projects we
are initiating must be received and reviewed before a
dime is spent.
The Freeman Institute® provides all of the necessary
office space and supplies required to function. Seven
of every dollar goes to the UCP administrative costs.
All other funds go directly to the specified projects set up
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