The Neyland Report
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Giving Back

John Has A Dream

Some people dream about a beach vacation, while others dream of winning the lottery. But John Neyland’s dream is and always has been unique: “I just want to help as many people as I can, for the rest of my life,” Neyland says. “Helping people has been my dream since I was old enough to dream. When you lift a person up, that’s a gift that can last a lifetime.”

Lifting people up occupies a good deal of Neyland’s time and energy. “I truly feel like I was put on this earth to help people. I just want to help as many people as I can for the rest of my life. If I can do that through my financial services company, that’s great, but people need so much more than financial security. They need hope, a sense of self-worth, and a purpose in life.”

Neyland’s dream of helping people has been just the impetus that so many people needed. As a long-term mentor, Neyland has met some of his mentees by chance, others via word of mouth, and still others as a result of his frequent speaking engagements around the country.

“My message is clear and it does not change: Everybody matters, and everyone has something to contribute to society, their employers and their families,” he said. “If I can just help people, one by one, to find their true esteem and their authentic gifts in life, that’s a lot to me. And then, if I can enable people to dream bigger and go out and realize those dreams, that’s the icing on the cake.”

With a passion for helping disadvantaged youth in his community, John has not only sponsored local charitable organizations, but has also established the John’s Dream Foundation, an organization dedicated to positively transforming the lives and mind-sets of inner-city children. That means that after his full time vocation, helping his clients at JCN Financial and Tax Advisory Group achieve financial security, Neyland pursues his avocation – helping people have better lives.

“You only have so many breaths to breathe on this earth,” he said. “Everybody has to learn to use them the best way they can. It just so happens that some people do not have the natural instincts or the good guidance to learn that, and those are the people I try to boost through John’s Dream.”

Find out more about the John’s Dream Foundation at https://johnsdream.com/.

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