By Bill Lindsey

In Chasing the Dream, invoice Lindsey eloquently explores faith, race, family members, flying, politics, schooling, luck, and failure—all within the look for which means. This booklet is an element introspective memoir, half relatives historical past, and half religious trip. It’s a narrative that explores these grand, such a lot important—yet illusive—questions approximately our goal in this earth.

Chasing your dream calls for greater than simply ambition and patience. It potential putting in place labor and time. It capacity exhibiting up. yet normally, it skill believing you’ll get there—no topic how convoluted the trail seems.

Lindsey realized those classes growing to be up in the course of occasions in Mississippi—the early civil rights movement—and in a existence choked with interesting, varied careers. As an officer within the military, he served aboard a boat and flew planes alongside the coast of Vietnam. As a civilian, he labored for a widely known overseas consulting company and for Hughes plane corporation in California. And, he based a administration consulting company. even if Lindsey excelled in those positions, his task luck left him unusually dissatisfied.

Through all of it, Lindsey knew he had but to discover his precise objective. Leaning on God for realizing and path, he stumbled on wisdom and energy to maintain chasing his dream, even if he couldn’t outline what that dream was.

Finally, after a protracted trek of self-discovery, he discovered his vacation spot: directing an government MBA application at Loyola Marymount college the place he taught govt scholars to be precise leaders. however it wasn’t until eventually he started writing his memoir that he discovered how worthwhile his life’s trip have been in revealing truths in regards to the nature of self-fulfillment and luck. Now he stocks these valuable classes and his tale with different dreamers.

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