The Bravest You: Five Steps to Fight Your Biggest Fears, Find Your Passion, and Unlock Your Extraordinary Life (Hardcover)
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A Breakthrough Bravery System to Confront Your Greatest Fears, Find Your Purpose, and Create the Successful Life You Want
Feeling directionless, or perhaps too intimidated to make a necessary change in your life? Tired of letting your fears keep you from achieving your goals or becoming healthier, happier, or more successful? If so, this book is for you. Popular life coach and consultant Adam Smith has created a powerful method to help you harness your inner passion and drive to overcome whatever is holding you back.
The Bravest You presents the five-step Bravery Process™, an easy and highly effective way to master our biggest fears. Offering inspiring and helpful advice, Smith guides you through each of stage of the process—Complacency, Inspiration, Fear, Passion, Bravery—showing how to identify goals and passions and apply the Bravery Process to any circumstance. These proven techniques will empower you to conquer your doubts once and for all and become your bravest self.
Covering the ten most common fears all successful people face, from the fears of inadequacy and being judged, to rejection, failure, loss of control, and loneliness, The Bravest You arms you with the necessary tools to tackle any fear-inducing situation head-on and lead the braver, happier, and more successful life you’ve always imagined.
About the Author
ADAM KIRK SMITH is an entrepreneur, life coach, consultant, and public speaker. His popular blog, asmithblog.com, offers insights on leadership, bravery, and life purpose, among other topics. Named one of the most influential people of 2014 by American Genius, Smith has written for Entrepreneur and Success Magazine, among other publications, and has been featured in Newsday and other media. He lives in Illinois with his family.
“The Bravest You is insightful, actionable and powerful. Smith turns on a light and helps us see exactly what's been holding us back."
—Seth Godin, bestselling author of Linchpin
"Instead of cringing before challenges, those using Smith's principles should be able to face any situation not only with confidence but with aplomb."—SUCCESS magazine
"In a world of online criticism, trolls and constant invitations to create a fake social media version of yourself, The Bravest You dares you to live differently. You're the only you we've got; learn how to love that truth with this book."
—Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Do Over
“Your greatest fears and challenges will lead to your greatest accomplishments and triumphs if you have the courage to keep moving forward. The Bravest You shows you how! Read it and leap toward your destiny.”
—Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The Energy Bus and The Carpenter
“Too many of us live in the shadow of fear, letting it steal our happiness and human potential. Adam Kirk Smith’s book is a welcome antidote – a practical guide to living courageously that anyone can follow.”
—Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach, business educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
"Courage is fundamental to human life and accomplishment, and it is completely learnable. In this book, Smith gives readers specific action steps they can take to fight fear and make bravery a reality in their lives."
—Sydney Finkelstein, bestselling author of Superbosses and professor, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
"If you've ever held yourself back or played it safe, you know the toll that fear and conformity takes. You owe it to yourself to live a life of meaning and impact. The Bravest You shows you the path forward."
—Dorie Clark, author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, and adjunct professor, Duke University's Fuqua School of Business