Did you know you have better odds at winning the lottery than an Olympic medal? To bring home one of those coveted medals—or achieve any great personal goal in life—you need a lot more than luck. You need a game plan.
What if you could learn the secrets of success from an Olympian? A Nobel Prize winner? A Fortune 500 CEO? Along with anecdotes from her own dramatic journey, Olympic gold medalist Nikki Stone has compiled a treasure trove of compelling stories to illustrate each step on the path to success. She’s gathered humorous, heartwarming and hugely inspirational tales from some of today’s most brilliant business leaders, scientists, soldiers, inventors, philanthropists, musicians, athletes and entrepreneurs…a host of people whose very names epitomize achievement. Winners such as:
- Designer Tommy Hilfiger
- X-Games/Olympic Champ Shaun White
- Jazz musician Branford Marsalis
- Olympic skiing Star Lindsey Vonn
- NFL quarterback SteveYoung
- Celebrity chef Todd English
- Prince Albert of Monaco
- Best-selling author Stephen Covey
- Top venture capitalist Vinod Khosla
- Special Olympic Chair Timothy Shriver
- Perfect '10' gymnast Nadia Comaneci
- And many more...
When Turtles Fly spells out the winning philosophy of the Turtle Effect. First get in touch with your passion, your “soft inside.” Develop a hard shell, then stick your neck out...and go for gold!
Now an acclaimed motivational speaker and peak performance coach, author Nikki Stone helps people in all walks of life to overcome fears, failures and plateaus and realize their full potential. In this step-by-step guide to success, she and her team of high achievers share their stories about reaching for dreams...and grasping them. Learn their secrets, then dream big and fly...!
25% of the author’s net proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
“Even after my many successful years in business and politics, I was still able to gain a great deal of inspiration and helpful advice from Nikki Stone and her incredible contributors. Nikki’s work demonstrates why I was so thrilled to develop such a strong relationship with the Olympic movement.”
- Mitt Romney, Business Executive, Presidential Candidate, Massachusetts Governor, and President of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee
“These inspirational stories and lessons will challenge readers to overcome their personal obstacles to success and encourage them to achieve their potential. When Turtles Fly is a great read and one that I would recommend to old and young alike.”
- Dick Marriott, Chairman, Host Hotels and Resorts