Reviews & Praise about
Bright Triumphs from Dark Hours
Axiom Business Book Awards - 2010
Jenkins Group Inc. is proud to announce the results of the third annual, 2010 Axiom Business Book Awards, designed to honor the year's best business books and their authors and publishers.
David Heenan, Bronze Award, in Category 21, Memoir/Biography, Bright Triumph for Dark Hours: Turning Adversity into Success (University of Hawaii Press)
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"Read this groundbreaking book and you'll discover some simple truths about overcoming adversity. Part mediation, part how-to manual, Bright Triumphs illustrates through the prism of ten extraordinary individuals that confronting a hellhole is not the end of the world. According to Heenan, it could even be a required speed bump on the road to success–to, in the words, a Bright Triumph."
Warren Bennis, University Professor, University of Southern California; author, On Becoming a Leader and Co-Leaders (with Heenan)
"David Heenan's fascinating stories of overcoming adversity make Bright Triumphs both a timely and inspiring read."
Spencer Johnson, M.D., New York Times best-selling author of Who Moved My Cheese? and Peaks and Valleys
"This is an inspiring book. All of us, if we honestly look into our hearts, we know that there have been moments when we have failed. Failed ourselves, failed our family and failed our communities. This book tells you that failure should not be the cause and reason for your demise."
U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye
"Adversity can inspire greatness and this book shows you how. Get ready for an exciting read."
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees star and best-selling author of Ball Four
"What does it take to effectively deal with adversity? Dave Heenan skillfully guides you through the lives of several extraordinary individuals and identifies the key approaches each used to master their extreme challenges. We all go through tough times and can use some wise advice on how to deal with them. Bright Triumphs provides it!"
Jerry I. Porras, Lane Professor Emeritus of Organizational Behavior and Change, Stanford Business School, and co-author of Built to Last
"Thought-provoking, inspiring, and useful insights for moving forward when problems seem intractable. Bright Triumphs made me want to get up and do something!"
Kent M. Keith, CEO, Greenleaf Center on Servant Leadership, and author of The Paradoxical Commandments