No Opportunity Wasted (Hardcover)
Eight Ways to Create a List for the Life You Want
Rodale Books, 9781594860867, 256pp.
Publication Date: November 27, 2004
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Face Your Fears * Rediscover Your Childhood * Test Your Limits * Shed Your Inhibitions
From renowned adventurer and rising television star, Phil Keoghan, No Opportunity Wasted: Creating a List for Life combines the self-improvement appeal of an inspirational book with the adrenaline-rush of an adventure story. Taking the reader on a series of exciting journeys, Phil sets forth his dynamic and uplifting philosophy, and in a step-by-step manner, shows the reader how to put that philosophy into effect by creating a personalized "List for Life."
In dramatic narrative form, Keoghan transports the reader from Yucatan Jungle to the African Congo, from the depths of an underwater cave to the top of an erupting volcano. But this is no armchair traveler book. It is an urgent call to action, inspiring and enabling people to overcome fear and seek out memorable experiences of their own. With his fresh and compelling N.O.W. philosophy, this is a book that will help us all dream more freely and live more fully.
About the Author
Phil Keoghan is currently in his fifth season starring as host of the Emmy-winning CBS primetime series, The Amazing Race. This fall Keoghan will star in and produce the NOW: No Opportunity Wasted reality television series on The Discovery Channel, a groundbreaking television project that represents one of the most widely-publicized and highly-anticipated primetime series launches in the history of Discovery networks. He has co-created and co-produced a number of original series including Phil Keoghan's Adventure Crazy, one of the highest-rated worldwide series for the Discovery Channel, currently airing in primetime around the world. He has been profiled in People magazine and TV Guide, and has been featured repeatedly on Oprah. On his last visit to the show, he helped a woman over come her debilitating fear of heights.
Warren Berger is a longtime contributing editor at Wired magazine, and his writing also appears frequently in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, GQ, and Men's Journal. His book, Advertising Today, was named one of the "Best Books of 2001" by Barnes & Noble.
Praise For No Opportunity Wasted: Eight Ways to Create a List for the Life You Want…
“No Opportunity Wasted is about learning how to live while you still have the chance; about letting go of the handrails; taking off your tie (and maybe taking off a lot more, while you're at it); swerving off that predictable road you've been following for years--onto a strange and bumpy path that just might, with a bit of luck, get you lost. It's about taking the time to enjoy experiences you've denied yourself. But it is also about sharing experiences with other people you don't know . . . beginning with yourself.” —Phil Keoghan