Jerry Gladstone

Founder at The Common Thread Project

About Jerry Gladstone

The founder of the fine arts and entertainment company A.R.A., Jerry Gladstone has spent the past 25 years stewarding distribution and publishing rights for numerous creative works, including art and memorabilia related to animation, music, sports, and more. Considered an authority in his field, Mr. Gladstone offers his services as an expert to news and entertainment outlets. He has published and distributed work from classic rock greats such as the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and the Grateful Dead, as well as other luminaries such as Frank Sinatra and Bob Marley. Jerry Gladstone has also obtained licenses from numerous studios, including 20th Century Fox, DreamWorks SKG, and Warner Bros.

With a long career in entertainment art and memorabilia, Jerry Gladstone has developed relationships with many dynamic and driven people in the industry. These people he has met and worked with have inspired him to create The Common Thread Project, a fascinating work in progress. Mr. Gladstone, who has himself been recognized for his dynamism and positive attitude in the book "Attitude is Everything," started the project to uncover the motivations and inspirations of highly successful individuals.

Among those interviewed by Jerry Gladstone for The Common Thread Project are movie stars, musicians, athletes, business executives, and more. From the film business come insights by Quentin Tarantino and Sylvester Stallone; from music, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Kid Rock, and Snoop Dogg; and in athletics, Evander Holyfield, Joe Frazier, and Chuck Liddell. Mr. Gladstone also spoke to Bill O'Reilly, Garfield creator Jim Davis, and Holocaust survivor Ann Rosenkatz for the project, among many others.

Mr. Gladstone oversees The Common Thread Project very closely and hand-picks his associates for their experience, professionalism, and passion for the project. The goal of the project is to inspire and empower, and to help readers find their own path to success. Net profits from the project will go to charities that give children a better chance in life.

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