Book 2017-11-05T04:17:49+00:00

In today’s 24/7, never-unplugged culture, getting through a day often feels like a full-contact sport – bruises and all.

The debut book from award-winning writer, TEDx speaker, and in-demand business strategist Cortney McDermott, Change Starts Within You is a must-read for anyone who’s wary of the ‘five simple steps’ approach to wellbeing.

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McDermott explores:

  • Genuine passion vs. “chasing gold stars” – the simple, powerful way to tell the difference

  • Burnout, comparison, disconnection, and distraction:  the maladies of our modern age, and why we tune our feelings out to avoid tuning in to our intuitive minds

  • Sustainability: redefining corporate America’s favorite buzzword

  • Unlearning as the new learning: forget what you’ve been taught, act on what you already know

  • Time management, “prioritizing your priorities,” and finding focus amidst the noise

  • Exercises, tools, prompts, and more to help you get clear on your dreams and confident about turning them into your day to-day reality

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Readers say:

Change Starts Within You is the perfect segue to Cortney’s electrifying TEDx Talk. If you want to follow the road to success without detouring through burnout and self-disillusionment, McDermott’s book will be your trail guide!”

NADINE HACK
Top 100 Thought Leader on Trustworthy Business Behavior
and adviser to Nelson Mandela and President Obama

“It’s self-awareness without being preachy. Cortney offers insightful wisdom for lasting change through simple strategies to remember that your most precious resource is yourself.”

BETSY BLANKENBAKER
Bestselling author and founding partner of Beautiful Infinity Books

“If you’re looking to unearth your vision, Change Starts Within You is the key to feeling more free and confident so that you are able to sustain yourself.”

STACY ROEN
Traceability Manager, lululemon athletica

Initiate your change.

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