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Average 70kg D--khead

Motivational Lessons from an Ex-Army Special Forces Doctor
By: Dan Pronk
Narrated by: Dan Pronk
Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
Categories: Self Development, How-To
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Ever get the feeling that you're destined for great things, but you don't quite know how to get started? Perhaps you're stuck in a rut with life passing you by and a fear that you will die wondering what you could have achieved? If so this audiobook is for you. 

Average 70kg D--khead tracks key life events of Dr Dan Pronk, from his beginnings as an average chubby kid, through his failed attempt at professional triathlon, onto becoming a doctor, joining army Special Forces, being decorated for his conduct in action in Afghanistan, and then onto his post-army career as a medical executive and co-owner of a multi-million-dollar business. 

Throughout the audiobook Dan shares his motivational philosophies and key lessons learned from his journey. He breaks down the goal-setting process and provides examples of how seemingly impossible goals can be deconstructed into smaller and smaller achievable sub-goals, creating a clear pathway to getting started and moving towards your ambitious objectives. Dan highlights the crucial factor of persistence in goal attainment and uses case studies from the Special Forces selection process to illustrate that average people with above-average persistence will beat stronger, smarter, faster, and more educated people who are not as willing to persist every time. 

This audiobook will inspire you to do more. Be it to get off the couch and get started, or double down on your existing goals and supercharge your commitment to them. You only get one go at this life, so what are you waiting for? Give it a listen and get going!

©2019 Dan Pronk (P)2019 Dan Pronk

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Super inspirational

Such an awesome book, quick and to the point about Dan Pronk’s success through the ups and downs of his career.

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Average 60 kg civilian

I follow Dan on Instagram and bought the audiobook after seeing a post and comments about it. I am not an Operator groupie (full disclosure I do have a pair of Ranger panties but they were a gift). I am a female, regretfully I never served in military but do have many years in emergency medicine. Aside from the panties and medicine I didn’t think I would identify with much in Dan’s story. Despite the differences Dan’s stories resonated with me. I was surprised by the personal experiences that were relatable, motivational, and even entertaining at times.
I highly recommend listening rather than reading. I enjoyed the Aussie accent and the off-script additions Dan provides on occasion. Either way, we’ll worth the couple bucks, even if you are just an average 60 kg civilian.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-18-19

Awesome book

This is the first time I have written a book review. This book is really good! Absolutely resonates with any average guy out there who wants to level up their life.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-08-19

Loved the straight talking

I bought the book expecting an autobiography but what I got was actually one if the best motivation / life lesson books I've ever read.

If you enjoyed David Goggins then do yourself a favour and pick this up!

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  • William Erasmus
  • 05-06-19

Can’t recommend this highly enough

If you have any interest in hearing how you can go from average to above average. You owe it to yourself to check this book out.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-06-19

Great bloke, amazing book.

Not only is Dan a great bloke, he is also a genuine and honest man who gives a detailed account of his own personal life events and how his character developed through these life changing events.
If you ever wanted to try and develop the way you perceive your own circumstances, this is a more than beneficial.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-05-19

brilliant

absolutely loved this book. I loved his genuine stories and experience. the fact that he broke script occasionally was also brilliant

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  • Kerry Perkins
  • 09-28-19

Brilliant

Loved how real & honest this book was. Thank you for sharing your story & life with the reader.
PS The off script comments were the best bit!!

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  • Mags
  • 08-29-19

Great perspective

Although the themes are by no means new revelations, Dan has essentially taken the reader on an amazing, sometimes challenging and quite relatable journey of self discovery, universal connection and acceptance. Thoroughly enjoyed!

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  • Ben Doyle-Cox Platypus
  • 08-20-19

Inspirational

Great work Dan thanks for sharing there was a few nuggets in there and I look forward to catching up for a yarn

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-07-19

Fantastic read

I really enjoyed reading this book. Great lessons here drawn from amazing experiences. Thanks Dan.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-11-19

Great book - so worth the listen

I didn’t really know what to expect and was massively surprised and impressed. Dan’s story was an interesting one with so many great ways to look at things.

Make sure you play it through and really take it in. Look forward to your next book Dan!!