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Is it your turn to be a super achiever? Could you learn from the world's most successful people like Bill O'Reilly, Marc Cuban, Montel Williams, Sylvester Stallone, Snoop Dog, Gloria Gaynor, Randy Couture and others? Get instant access to insights and wisdom from Academy and Grammy award winners, Super Bowl and World Series champions, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends, talented artists, best-selling authors, Olympians, boxing legends, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) world class fighters, and even billionaires. The Common Thread of Overcoming Adversity and Living Your Dreams gives you proven strategies, disciplines, methodology, insights, wisdom and perspective from people in the public eye. You will discover that there is without question a Common Way, a Common Theme, a Common Thread that separates desired success from real success. It is not based on theory. Rather, it focuses on real people and how they became so successful. The Common Thread of Overcoming Adversity and Living Your Dreams is a guide to help you master new skills and habits. It is a comprehensive, easily read "Instant Motivator" with long-term benefits as you focus on how these cultural icons rose to the top and overcame the obstacles and challenges we all face each day. Each story concludes with practical helpful "do it daily" tips you can implement immediately. You will receive a renewed vision and a new "Yes I Can Do It" attitude. Get ready to use the "success formula" revealed in The Common Thread. Now is your chance to you reach your fullest potential and live a life far greater than you have imagined. You will no longer allow your circumstances, your lack or resources, or your past define who you are or what you can become.
How world-renowned celebrities reach the pinnacle of success.
The Common Thread is not based on theory but on real interviews and the author's personal relationships with Academy and Grammy Award winners, Super Bowl and World Series Champions, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends, boxing and UFC World Champions, best-selling authors, billionaires, and Olympians. Readers get instant access to insights, wisdom, disciplines, and habits of high-profile celebrities. The Common Thread provides strategies for the reader to step out of their comfort zone, silence negative self-talk, understand and overcome fear, learn how to take advantage of opportunities often missed, and discover and use their mental mindset for their own success.
About the Author
Jerry Gladstone is considered an expert in helping people overcome adversity and build self-worth and is described by some as "America's Master Motivator." Certified by the International Coach Federation, Jerry has used his abilities as a business consultant, author, motivational speaker, and success and life coach to enhance the lives of others.
Table of Contents
Personal Stories and Lessons As told by... BILL O'REILLY Fox News, Best Selling Author SMOKEY ROBINSON "King of Motown" JOE BARBERA Hanna-Barbera Founder BROOKS ROBINSON Baseball Hall of Fame MARK CUBAN Billionaire, NBA Team Owner MONTEL WILLIAMS Talk Show Icon SYLVESTER STALLONE Actor, Writer, Academy Award Winner HOWARD STERN "King of All Media" QUENTIN TARANTINO Director, Academy Award Winner. Three billion at box office. JIMMY KIMMEL Late Night Talk Show Host GLORIA GAYNOR "Queen of Disco" STEVIE NICKS "Fleetwood Mac" Singer Songwriter RINGO STARR "The Beatles" SETH MACFARLANE Creator "Family Guy," Actor, Emmy Award Winner, Host of the Academy Awards KID ROCK 5-time Grammy Award Winner MUHAMMAD ALI 3-time Heavyweight Boxing Champion ANN ROSENHECK Holocaust Survivor JOE NAMATH Legendary NY Jet, "Broadway Joe" TONY BENNETT Legendary Jazz Singer JOE FRAZIER World Champion Boxer JOE WALSH "The Eagles" Guitarist, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame KARRIE WEBB Golf Legend DAVID WILD Iconic Writer, Best Selling Author DANIEL RUETTIGER The Real "Rudy" Notre Dame Football LEONARD MARSHALL New York Giants Football Super Bowl Champion GRACE SLICK Jefferson Airplane, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame MIKE ERUZIONE Captain 1980 "Miracle On Ice" Olympic Team JERRY SCHILLING Elvis Presley's Best Friend RANDY COUTURE UFC Lightweight and Heavyweight Champion, Olympian, Actor DAN CALDWELL "Punk Ass" Founder TapouT RON GRESCHNER New York Ranger NHL hockey JIM DAVIS Garfield Creator CHRIS ISAAK Singer Songwriter DAVID DIEHL New York Giants Football, Super Bowl, All Pro EVANDER HOLYFIELD Boxing World Champion "SNOOP DOGG" Grammy Nominated Hip Hop Artist KEITH ASKINS Miami Heat Executive MEL FISHER Discovered $400 Million of Sunken Treasure TOM TERWILLIGER Mr. America CHARLES FAZZINO Pop Artist BILL RANCIC First Winner Donald Trump's Apprentice BILL GERMANAKOS Biggest Loser Winner Season 4 JEFF IDELSON Baseball Hall of Fame President CHEF JEFF Prison Inmate to Celebrity Chef MARTY BALIN "Jefferson Airplane" Rock and Roll Hall of Fame GARY CARTER Baseball Hall of Fame ANN MARIE SACCURATO Women's World Champion Boxer MOTI HORENSTEIN Israel War Hero, 6-time World Karate Champion NIK HALIK Financial Entrepreneur, Civilian Cosmonaut JACOB "STITCH" DURAN Iconic Cut Man JUAN CARLOS SANTANA World Class Performance and Fitness Trainer PETER GOLENBOCK Sports Journalist HERSCHEL WALKER Heisman Trophy Winner, NFL, Olympian, Mixed Martial Artist RON ANDERSON World Renowned Vocal Coach JIM KAAT Major League Baseball Pitcher and Broadcaster DENNIS ECKERSLEY Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher