By Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld

Global recognized aggressive skydiver and trainer Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld offers confirmed instruments and strategies for achievement and explains how they are often utilized in daily life.

Dan survived a airplane crash from which 16 of the twenty-two humans on board have been killed. He used to be left significantly injured and awakened from a six-week-long coma with a damaged neck, damaged cranium, serious head trauma, a collapsed lung, and different severe inner accidents. opposed to all odds, Dan recovered and went directly to turn into one of many maximum aggressive skydiver on the planet.

With the affection and help of family and friends, Dan used to be capable not just to resurrect his lifestyles yet go back to skydiving to accomplish better heights than he can have ever imagined. His ideas and strategies for excelling are acceptable to everyone, irrespective of their ambitions. Dan makes use of his reviews to coach the teachings he's learned--as a competitor, trainer, enterprise proprietor, father, and husband--to aid others in achieving their desires, triumph over stumbling blocks, and achieve their top functionality

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In her words, she had escaped the rural Midwest and embraced the world. After too long being in junior roles, she had busted through the glass ceiling and now ran the China operations for an international advertising agency. I was proud of her. But her focus on career was defining most of our existence. When we’d fallen in love, much of our time was spent hiking, discussing great books, exploring Australia, reading, and making bold and exotic travel plans. Over the last six months, things had changed.

Events had conspired to make him every bit as enthusiastic about the Bahundanda library project as I was, even though he had never set foot in Nepal. We drank tea, ate cheese omelets, and discussed how excited we were that each student in Bahundanda would soon have access to books. I asked if he had ever thought that our book drive would be such a success that we’d have to hire a “donkey train” to carry them all. Eight beasts of burden were tied up in the field next to our small lodge. The “donkey driver” was loading two over-stuffed boxes of books on each animal.

My hands, stiff from the cold, clutched it in eager celebration. I nodded my thanks. They left me alone to join the other monks for prayers. The tea took the edge off the cold. I doubt that Starbucks will ever sell grande yak butter lattes, but the salty and bitter liquid tasted great to me. As steam drifted over my face, I felt warmed by the monks’ gesture of inclusion. A bell rang, followed by a few seconds of silence. Then came the low, guttural chants of 30 monks. Hundreds of candles flickered in the darkness.

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