Burchard has captured the heart and soul of lifes journey. Through this rich and inspiring fable, he helps us pause, stand above our lives, and see the subtle signs of how our story is unfolding. Three cheers for Lifes Golden Ticket for helping us heroically step forward to claim who we are meant to be. -James Redfield, author of The Celestine Prophecy ? https://videos.whiteblox.com/gnb/secure/player.aspx?sid=33108. A hero is defined as a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. Brendon Burchard never thought about being a hero, let alone what it meant. Then, a horrific car accident sent him through the windshield of his car leaving him bloodied and broken by the side of the road. At that moment, staring up blue moonlit sky, Brendon was given what he calls a “golden ticket” a second chance at life and love. Lucky to be alive, he devoted himself to giving back and helping others experience the same feeling so that they could overcome their pasts and start anew and create the life they had always wanted. ?In Lifes Golden Ticket, Burchard crafts a harrowing story of survival and redemption to inspire readers to discover what their souls are is capable of achieving. After the narrators fianc? survives a similar horrific accident, she begs him to take the envelope to an amusement park and give it to her brother. There are only two things wrong with her requestthe amusement park is abandoned and her brother died as a child. But at the park, he meets Henry, a man who makes the ultimate sacrifice to help the narrators quest. The narrator then faces the rides of his life overcoming his fears by being tossed into a lion cage, walking a tightrope to learn about small bold steps, spinning in a treacherous Ferris wheel to turn through the chapters of life. These thought-provoking metaphors and Henrys sacrifice are the foundation of Bruchards simple tips for becoming a hero: care for others. A modern-day Christmas Carol, his parable illustrates the importance of those lessons and what he calls the four As (Awareness, Acceptance, Accountability, and Action). In Lifes Golden Ticket, it is not enough to survive: We must learn and discover what we are truly capable of. The simple care for others extends beyond the pages of Lifes Golden Ticket to Bruchards own actions, providing us motivation in a sea of skeptics. In a history-making book partnership, Bruchard has arranged for three international nonprofit organizations comprising of 30 million members to use the book to raise funds and awareness and is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of his book to them. Brendon Burchards clients have included Fortune 500 companies, startups, nonprofits, universities, and thousands of individuals in coaching sessions and seminars across the country. Yet nothing he has done in the ten years it took him to write this book compares to what he has learned. What if you were given a magic golden ticket that you knew could mysteriously renew and restart your life? Would you redeem it? Make time for Brendons story this summer. 10 minutes will motivate and inspire you. 10 hours could change your life. THIS SUMMER, join one man as he searches for the truth about what happened to his fianc?e Mary, who is found on the side of the road, bloodied and broken clutching an unopened mysterious envelope. Upon regaining consciousness, she begs him to take the envelope to an amusement park and give it to her brother. There are only two things wrong with her request the amusement park has been abandoned for years and her brother died as a child. In LIFES GOLDEN TICKET (Harper San Francisco May 2007), Brendon Burchard has created a gateway to an enchanted amusement park where readers will experience an unforgettable journey of personal transformation that begins with a mysterious envelope and ends with a second chance at life. Brendon Burchard has captured the heart and soul of lifes journey. Through this rich and inspiring fable, he helps us pause, stand above our lives, and see the subtle signs of how our story is unfolding. Three cheers for Lifes Golden Ticket for helping us heroically step forward and claim who we are meant to be.James Redfield, author of The Celestine Prophecy Brendon Burchard is a masterful storyteller, leadership speaker, and life coach. He is founder and principal of swiftKick Development, a private company dedicated to helping individuals, teams, and organizations achieve dramatic transformations. As a leadership and human performance consultant, his clients include the likes of JC Penney, e-Bay, Best Buy, Levi Strauss & Co., and dozens of universities and nonprofit corporations. He is author of The Student Leadership Guide and The Leaders Guide to Innovation.?