What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?
Nina Lesowitz, Mary Beth Sammons

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Narrated By: Meredith Mitchell

Duration: 5 hours and 58 minutes

What to expect

"What would you do if you know you could not fail?" These words, attributed to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, have inspired tens of millions to face their fears and dare to follow their hearts. This can-do compendium is a veritable tool kit for transforming readers from reticent to role model. From the authors of Living Life as a Thank You, this volume presents true stories of ordinary people with extraordinary fortitude.

Authors Mary Beth Sammons and Nina Lesowitz have gone to the front lines of adversity and fear to surface the brave hearts who took action before they were forced to, confronting and overcoming their fears in inspirational ways. From world-class athletes to spiritual teachers to cancer patients to ordinary people who took extraordinary action to transform their lives, these courage warriors teach readers to turn apprehension into action. Enriched with motivational quotes and power practices, this courage guidebook advises how to live life with guts and gusto. Readers learn to face and transform their fear, apply the art of tenacity when times are tough, embrace the lessons and gifts of a crisis that lead to personal growth, and simple, effective, and proven methods for confidence and courage.


Advice on careers and achieving success, Assertiveness, motivation, self-esteem and positive mental attitude, Mind, body, spirit: thought and practice, Coping with stress

Listen to a sample

What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail? is a book I intend to keep by my bedside when I need to be reminded of all the people in the world who have exhibited extraordinary acts of bravery when faced with the everyday trial of life. It’s impossible to feel alone when you read this book—you cannot help but be inspired.”