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 that means. This booklet is an element introspective memoir, half family members historical past, and half non secular 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 endurance. It skill putting in place exertions and time. It ability displaying up. yet typically, it potential believing you’ll get there—no topic how convoluted the trail seems.
Lindsey discovered those classes becoming up in the course of bothered instances in Mississippi—the early civil rights movement—and in a lifestyles packed with interesting, diversified 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 foreign consulting company and for Hughes plane corporation in California. And, he based a administration consulting enterprise. even supposing Lindsey excelled in those positions, his activity good fortune left him unusually dissatisfied.
Through all of it, Lindsey knew he had but to discover his precise function. Leaning on God for realizing and path, he came upon wisdom and energy to maintain chasing his dream, although he couldn’t outline what that dream was.
Finally, after an extended trek of self-discovery, he stumbled on his vacation spot: directing an government MBA software at Loyola Marymount college the place he taught govt scholars to be precise leaders. however it wasn’t until eventually he begun writing his memoir that he learned 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 worthwhile classes and his tale with different dreamers.
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