December 9th, 2020

// Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet: Choose Optimism

Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet: Choose Optimism

Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 8, 2020 — Emerging from 2020 is like coming out of a bad relationship. We all need to learn how to love life again. 

From award-winning global diversity and inclusion strategist, international inspirational speaker and unstoppable optimist Kimberly S. Reed comes the encouragement and the tools to launch the new beginning we all need: Optimists Always Win!: Unlocking the Power to Reach Life’s C-Suite. 

“Difficulties and struggles are unavoidable in life, but a person has complete control over one’s personal response to the situation,” Reed says. “This book offers readers a plan for responding with optimism for both the challenges and blessings that come their way.”

Optimists Always Win! isn’t another collection of platitudes and motivational mumbo jumbo. Reed’s book digs deep into her most powerful principles and life knockouts (LKOs) and walks readers through an actionable process for building resilience and choosing optimism over anger.

Reed uses her own experiences, including her heroic battle with her mother’s terminal illness and sudden loss as well as her own subsequent battle with cancer, to show readers that it’s possible to rise above pessimism and hopelessness when faced with hardship. 

Relying heavily on her faith in God and the optimism that she learned to cultivate, Reed teaches readers 10 “discouragement eliminators,” which helped her succeed not just in her fight against cancer but as she lives each day as her best self. 

Reed’s inspirational messages touch on every aspect of life, to help readers grow in their faith, remove self-placed stumbling blocks and adopt the optimistic attitude needed for reaching the C-suite of life. 

All book royalties are being donated to the American Cancer Society AstraZeneca Hope Lodge in Philadelphia and to a premier Academic Research Institution for Integrated Breast Cancer Fund and Patient Care. 

Author Kimberly S. Reed, MEd, CDP, is an award-winning diversity, equality and inclusion expert, international speaker and corporate trainer. As founder of the Reed Development Group, LLC, she has developed a distinguished reputation as having one of the most distinct and powerful voices on the lecture circuit, engaging audiences on topics ranging from diversity and inclusion and talent innovation, organizational leadership, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurial leadership, and personal and professional development. Reed earned a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and Public Administration from Westchester University; a certification in Global Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Management, from Fox School of Business; a Masters of Education, Adult Organizational Development and Public Policy; and certifications in Training and Development and Communication and Conflict from Temple University. She has also been a senior partner and advisor for one of the world’s leading CEO branding companies, The Ascendant Group.

Optimists Always Win!: Unlocking the Power to Reach Life’s C-Suite

Publisher: HCI Books

Release Date: January 12, 2021

ISBN-10: 0757321054 

ISBN-13: 978-0757321054 

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