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Chasing the Bright Side: Embrace Optimism, Activate Your Purpose, and Write Your Own Story

Jess Ekstrom
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Now available in trade paper! One flicker of hope. That's all it takes to catapult yourself into the life you've always imagined. Success is not b... Read More

Now available in trade paper! One flicker of hope. That’s all it takes to catapult yourself into the life you’ve always imagined.

Success is not born out of skill, school, where we’re from, who we know, or what we scored on the SAT. None of us were born ready. None of us started life knowing how to fly a plane or launch a company or knit a sweater for our dog.

But we are born with something more important than skills. We’re born with optimism—the initial seed for success. Optimism fuels the belief that you can be the one to create the good the world needs. But you’ve got to hone it. And practice it. And determine to live from it.

In Chasing the Bright Side, Jess Ekstrom shares her own inspirational story of how optimism helped her overcome multiple challenges, and the dynamic ways her mind-set propelled her as a young entrepreneur, international speaker, and philanthropist.  

Do you have dreams for yourself and the world that are tucked away in your box of somedays? What would happen if today was the day you opened the box? And what if that box was the key to a better tomorrow?

Jess’s journey will inspire you embrace the power of optimism in your own life, and help you reimagine your purpose so you create good in the world while fulfilling your own dreams—right where you are.  

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  • Contributor(s)Jess Ekstrom
  • About the Contributor(s) Jess Ekstrom is the founder of Headbands of Hope, a company that donates headbands to kids with illnesses with every...

    Jess Ekstrom is the founder of Headbands of Hope, a company that donates headbands to kids with illnesses with every headband sold. Headbands of Hope has been featured on TODAY, Good Morning America, QVC, and The View and has been worn by celebrities like Kelsea Ballerini and Khloé Kardashian. More importantly, Headbands of Hope has donated over one million headbands, reaching every single children's hospital in America and twenty-two countries.

    After starting her company, Jess wanted to use her ups and downs to help other women become valued as experts in their industries. In 2020, she started Prompted.io, a self-improvement platform delivering Prompt Pathways by world-renowned thought leaders.

    Jess is also the author of Chasing the Bright Side and creator of Mic Drop Workshop, an e-learning company that helps women tell and sell their stories as thought leaders. For three years Jess lived and traveled full time in her Airstream with her husband, Jake, and their seventy-pound dog, Ollie. Now they reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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  • ISBN-139780785229285
  • Publish Date11/02/2021
  • PublisherThomas Nelson
  • Format Softcover
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Weight (lbs)1.0 lb
  • Case Weight (lbs)36.03 lb
  • Dimensions 8.4(h) x 5.5(w) x 0.58(d) inches
  • Pages224
  • Price $13.29

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