It's been almost a year and a half since my first post on the book project.
"For quite some time it has been a dream of mine to share my story in a long-form version. There are several elements of my story that I felt were too personal to openly discuss. After wrestling with those elements, I’m ready to hang it all out there and share the unedited tale. Now is the time! The book project is born and destined to be published..." read the full post >>
Well, I’m happy to report that the book is developing tremendously after teaming up with the prefect writing partner! In the past 14 months we have taken a bunch of words, audio recordings and stories in my head and crafted a flagship article. The flagship article serves as the basis for the first chapter of the book proposal that will be completed in the next few weeks. We’ve got a title for the book and a dozen chapters formulated. I mean – this is happening!
Below is an excerpt that provides a glimpse into the theme of the book. The stories deliver highly impactful messages with a dash of humor.
“Destiny is debatable. But the filter through which you view your circumstances is most certainly up to you. Whether you wake up in your own bed tomorrow, in a luxury suite at the Ritz-Carlton, or in a hospital, don’t wait to start building your life into the one you want. Waiting is like being at the DMV: your future seems to be in the hands of the apathetic (doctors with poor prognoses, bosses who don’t value you, and your own nagging self-doubt). Don’t wait. Just do the next right thing. Even if you end up taking two steps forward and one step back, that’s still progress. In Texas, we even call it dancing.”