Seth always keeps it real and The Icarus Deception is no exception. I love how he has changed the whole 'entrepreneurial mentality' into an artist mentality and gave plenty of advice for people who don't just want to be a cubicle inhabitor. I particularly liked the section where he gives advice to friends and family of people who have, what some may call 'wild cards' in their lives. That's the part that's especially good for parents.
By far the best 'self-help'/business book I've ever read just because it's not fluffy philosophies, but specific directions. That's why I suggest getting in print because he gives you a bunch of websites and other resources. Works with whispersync if you want both.
I read this book first and then listened to it when it became available on Audible. I can't even tell you how much better the narrator, who is also the author, reads this book than I did in my head. I was down right crying at a few points just from all the different voices the author uses, not to mention analogies like this, "Other than the McRib coming in and out like a negligent father, the McDonald's menu doesn't change."
This book was a pleasant surprise with all the other tidbits of information you learn that surrounds running. Everything from the origination of running shoes to the fact that ultra running is a very rare sport where men do not have an advantage over women. I thoroughly enjoyed being able to look up pictures of the real people who make up the characters of this incredible story.
This book definitely inspired me to 'live a better story' by making me be conscious of the story I'm writing everyday in life.
The lawyer that taught his kids that you can do anything- even meet with world leaders if you so choose.
It's always great to hear how the author intended the words to be heard.
There is one super sad part at the end when he's reading a letter from his friend about his wife passing away from cancer.
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