A new 2010 Edition, updated with 130 color photographs and completely revised text featuring numerous tales of adventure to reinforce the powerful message.
Turn Daily Setbacks and Dramatic Challenges into a Key Component of Success
Adversity is one of the most potent forces in life. It shapes your character, clarifies your priorities, and defines your path. It can also fuel your greatness. Each of us faces a rich assortment of adversities every day, ranging from minor hassles to major setbacks and challenges, even tragedies.
Nobody knows this better than blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer and adversity expert Dr. Paul Stolz. In this exciting new edition of The Adversity Advantage, this dream-team joined forces to offer incredible experiences and practical science to teach you how to turn life challenges into a powerful advantage.
Weihenmayer, who is the only blind person to climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits, shares his struggles on high mountains to turn adversity on its head and do the impossible. Co-author Stoltz has spent decades decoding the human relationship with adversity and is the creator of the globally acclaimed Adversity Quotient.
Fully revised and updated, this new edition of The Adversity Advantage offers lessons from real-life adventure, seemingly insurmountable challenges, and extensive research to help you achieve greatness. This unique book provides an exciting and insightful framework for surpassing obstacles and reaching higher goals. Its seven proven principles will help you harness the adversity in your life and turn it into agility, innovation, energy, and happiness:
TAKE IT ON!
SUMMON YOUR STRENGTH
ENGAGE YOUR CORE
PACK LIGHT, PACK RIGHT
DELIVER GREATNESS, EVERY DAY
Let The Adversity Advantage inspire you to overcome obstacles, no matter how daunting!
“The very process of studying this book led me to look carefully at myself with an awareness of how the challenges of my life can be the very fuel that will enable me to swim against the stream, against cultural currents, against all forms of adversity inherent in my most important goals.”
—From the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, Ph.D., author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
"The Adversity Advantage encouraged our team to walk into the midst of the current economic adversity with optimism and look for the new opportunities that these times bring. All of our top executives have read this book -- it has been an inspiration and has truly made a difference."
-- Al Carey, President and CEO, Frito-Lay North America