Born without arms, John Foppe has faced unique obstacles to living a normal life. But what he's always had is an indomitable faith―a faith that not only gives him the will to survive, but also the will to thrive. By applying his own experiences as well as the unique insights he's developed as a trained counselor and motivational speaker, John advises us how to confidently confront adversity and discover our own dynamic potential for accomplishment and fulfillment.
As John says, even when faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, "All things are within reach."
"John Foppe's book What's Your Excuse? is an inspiration just like he is for all those who have been touched by him." ―Jimmy Johnson, former NFL coach, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins
"If you truly want to reach your goals, then you must read What's Your Excuse? " ―Rudy Ruettiger, the inspiration behind the TriStar hit movie Rudy
"Every one of us has survived some type of tragedy. John's story and practical insights help all of us to overcome the challenges in our lives. What's Your Excuse? is not just an inspirational book but a definitive 'how to' guide for triumphing over our problems." ―Dav Pelzer, number one international bestselling author of A Child Called It and Help Yourself
|Contributor(s)||John P. Foppe|
|About the Contributor(s)|| John P. Foppe
John Foppe has spent the last fifteen years as a professional speaker, delivering high-impact presentations on attitude control, personal growth, and performance improvement to businesses and organizations around the world. He has given a motivational address to the NFL's Miami Dolphins and has gone to the Vatican and received a special blessing from the Pope. He uses his heartwarming and humorous stories of overcoming adversity to educate and encourage others. His public speaking mission started after he experienced a spiritual awakening during a missionary trip to Haiti. Today, he owns and operates his own company, John P. Foppe Seminars, Inc. John is also a protégé of bestselling author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, with whom he has worked for the past ten years. A committed Christian, John holds a master's degree in social work from St. Louis University.
|Release Date||Aug 26, 2008|