The Courage to Succeed: Success Secrets of an Unlikely Four-Time Olympian

The Courage to Succeed: Success Secrets of an Unlikely Four-Time Olympian

by Ruben Oscar Gonzalez


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Four-time Olympian, bestselling author and award-winning speaker Ruben Gonzalez on how to develop the focus, discipline, confidence and courage you need to achieve your goals. Take control of your life with the success secrets of an Olympic athlete and successful business owner.

As a four-time Olympian, peak-performance expert Ruben Gonzalez knows how to achieve success again and again. Now you can learn the keys to success from someone who's been there.

Learn time-tested ways to:

- Build confidence and destroy fear

- Unleash your passion and drive

- Unlock your full potential

- Turn defeat into victory

- Achieve your life ambitions

Ruben wasn't a gifted athlete. He didn't take up the Olympic sport of luge until he was 21. Against all odds, four years and a few broken bones later he was competing in the Calgary Winter Olympics. At the age of 47 he was racing against 20-year-olds at the Vancouver Olympics. If these principles worked for Ruben, they will work for anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780975554715
Publisher: Olympic Motivation
Publication date: 07/26/2014
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ruben Gonzalez is a four-time Olympian, a bestselling author and an award winning keynote speaker.

Ruben is an expert on creating desired

Organizations use his strategies to get their people to achieve more than ever before.

At the age of 21, Ruben, decided to compete in the Olympics, took up the sport of luge, and 4 years later was racing for the Gold against the best in the world. At the age of 47 he was racing against 20-year-olds in the Vancouver Olympics, becoming the first person to ever compete in four Winter Olympics each in a different decade - 1988, 1992, 2002, 2010.

He's currently training for the 2022 Beijing Olympics in order to become the oldest winter Olympian ever at 59 years of age.

Using his strategy for creating fast results, he soon became a bestselling author, business consultant and speaker, helping corporations and associations around the world create and sustain business

Since 2002 Ruben has spoken for one 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.

His books have been translated to over ten languages.

He combined his success in business and in the Olympics to create time-tested techniques to excel in these challenging times - to become unstoppable.

Table of Contents

Part I – Against All Odds

The Miracle in Lake Placid

Acting in Spite of Your Fear

Fortune Favors the Brave

Never Ever Quit

Hope Accomplishes the Impossible

You Will Only See It When You Believe It

How to Raise Your Self Belief Level

Dream, Struggle, Victory

The Key to Success

Teaming Up with Winners to Win Big

Don’t Listen to Your Fears

Take Charge of Your Life

Base Your Plan on Your Strengths

Ask for Help to Win More

The Secret to Becoming a Winner

Don’t Take “No” for an Answer

Celebrate Every Small Victory

The Principles of Success

The Driving Force Behind Success

How to Develop an Unstoppable Will

Paying the Price of Success

Part II – How to Become Unstoppable

How to Discover Your Dream and Purpose

How to Use Your Creativity to Win More in Life

How to Use Goals to Get What You Desire

A Proven Technique Every Champion Uses

Game Plans for Success

How to Condition Your Mind to Succeed

How to Benefit from Other People’s Success

How to Think Like a Champion

How to Succeed when Conditions Change

How to Manage and Minimize Risk

How to Develop the Courage to Succeed

The Power to Choose

How to Create Extraordinary Results

Part III – Stories That Will Help You Win

How to Design Your Own Life

How to Make Your Own Luck

How to Turn Defeat into Victory

How to Make a Difference in People’s Lives

How to Build a Dream Team

How to Realize a Big Dream

The Olympics are About the Dream

If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Part IV - From Rags to Riches

Using Success Principles to Create a Better Life


Ruben’s Rules for Success

Reading List for Winners

Recommended Biographies

Inspirational Movies

The Champion’s Creed

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