TESTIMONIALS

Patricia Walsh Paralympian Athlete Engineer

Blind Ambition demonstrates Patricia Walsh’s ability to personally and professionally persevere while motivating others along the way. She helps you to understand the steps required to move beyond daily challenges, eliminate excuses, and become your personal best to reach the goals you desire. If you are ready to put your life on a new course, get a copy of Blind Ambition.

– Jeremy Drzal, Vice President, Solutions Management, Mozido

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In her book Blind Ambition, Patricia Walsh lays out an extremely effective framework for achieving your greatest goals—in business and in life. In her success at Microsoft, I have personally seen Patricia apply this approach to great effect. I am sure that anyone who reads her book will be that much closer to achieving their goals as a result.

– Steven Sinofsky, Former executive, Microsoft Corporation

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Filled with both practical and actionable advice for true goal setting, framed by her experience with the toughest of real world challenges, Patricia Walsh lays out in her book a “no-nonsense” framework for actualizing your goals and becoming resilient. Whether you look to excel in business, sports or in life, this book should serve as your go-to guidebook for achieving breakthroughs, managing challenges,and fulfilling your own marvelous potential.

– Meg Hare, Board President of Austin Women in Technology

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We all have purpose and potential beyond what we can see or even imagine. In her book, Blind Ambition, Patricia Walsh inspires you to take action immediately. She shows you how to identify your most important goals and then equips you to achieve them with her unique goal-attainment framework. Life’s too short! Don’t let another day pass without reading Patricia’s book and beginning to apply her proven process.

– Jeff Booher, Founder & CEO of TriDot.com and elite triathlon coach

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In her book Blind Ambition, Ms. Walsh offers a fresh, powerful approach to attaining one’s goals. She encourages readers to push beyond their perceived limitations, laying out an action plan that is both logical and approachable. Blind Ambition inspires and motivates the reader to forever change their perceptions of persons with disabilities—and themselves.

– Dr. Georgeanne Freeman, CEO Downtown Doctor, board certified Doctor of Osteopathy for athletes and non-athletes

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An inspirational true story molded into a motivational tool, Patricia Walsh’s Blind Ambition realizes the heart of a champion in us all, and challenges readers to run through limitations and toward their full potential.

– Mel Gonzales, Assistant Director of Marketing, EBOOST

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Patricia Walsh gave the keynote talk at AccessU 2014 and brought the room of web professionals to their feet in enthusiasm and appreciation of experience, her message, and the practical methods she demonstrated for setting and achieving goals. Patricia brings her passion and clarity to her new book, Blind Ambition, to inspire and motivate readers in the same way she did her listeners. Don’t wait, get Patricia’s book now and begin achieving your own life goals.

– Sharron Rush, Executive Director, Knowbility.org

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Patricia Walsh is a transformational leader. Her distinctive perspective, borne of hard-won experience, is truly inspirational. This book should appeal to a wide audience, particularly to those who want to be better leaders—or simply better human beings.

– Michael Bisesi, Professor, Institute of Public Service, Seattle University

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Patricia Walsh is a beacon and inspiration for us all, and a reminder of what is achievable in the short time we have on this planet. Blind Ambition is a must read for able-bodied athletes, and for athletes with a disability, who want to maximize their amazing untapped potential by applying the lessons, concepts, and “can-do” attitude that Patricia embodies and shares so eloquently in her book. Overcoming the obstacles that her blindness posed and achieving her goals are a metaphor for everyone who dreams of climbing to their own mountaintop, and overcoming just about anything. I recommend Blind Ambition unequivocally and without reservation. It is a book that will leave you with stories, tools, and concepts that will make your life better and more fulfilled.

– Paul M. Craig, Co-Founder & President, Rudy Project North America & XX2i Optics

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For many facing challenges in life or in business, it becomes easy to simply accept the reality that there are economic headwinds, the competition is too tough or that you just don’t have what it takes to actually achieve success. It’s ironic that Patricia Walsh’s book can actually help you see your way past the obstacles that are in your way and achieve anything and everything in life. Why is it ironic? Because Patricia Walsh is blind, which is supposed to be one of life’s insurmountable obstacles. But when you read her book, it quickly becomes apparent that Patricia Walsh’s vision will help to make you great!

– Bob Babbitt is the co-founder of Competitor Magazine, the co-founder of The Challenged Athletes Foundation, the creator of the Muddy Buddy Ride and Run Series, the creator and host of Competitor Radio and an inductee into both the USA Triathlon and Ironman Triathlon Hall of Fame.

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In her book, Blind Ambition, Patricia Walsh shares her story and uses her unique experience, wit, and personality to show the reader that all goals are attainable with an action plan and a positive, can-do attitude. Her story will truly inspire you, and her action plan will challenge you to go after your goals—no matter what the circumstance.

– Natasha van der Merwe, Professional Triathlete and Tridot Triathlon Coach

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Patricia Walsh is a perfect example of what is possible when faced with an apparent insurmountable obstacle. In Blind Ambition, Patricia conveys beautifully how to target and achieve your goals with an intensity and focus that creates lasting change. Her story of her blindness as a child and her response to achieve her dreams is what it means to be human at its core.

– Ben Shook PT, DPT, COMT is a physical therapist in Austin, Texas

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At a time when the world thirsts for people of deep and significant character, Patricia Walsh reminds us what a truly significant life looks like; fearlessly authentic and faithfully dedicated to improving the lives of others. In her book, Blind Ambition, Walsh shares her fuel, fire, and blaze framework that has consistently placed her atop leaderboards. Her clear and actionable methodology will empower readers to be catalysts in their own lives, as Patricia has become a catalyst in hers.

– Andrew Walsh, President and COO, Paint Sundries Solutions, Inc.

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The struggles and triumphs that Patricia allows us to experience along with her in her book Blind Ambition are not just a testament to human potential, they are a vision of what we all can be capable of. There are few people in the world who can provide the motivation and vision of what is truly possible like Patricia can. Regardless of your goal or where you are headed, Blind Ambition will give you  what you need to get there.

– Alex & Cadey Charfen, Founders, Charfen Institute

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People around Patricia Walsh always comment that she ought to run around with a superhero cape around her shoulders, given all that she manages to achieve. But as she shows in her book, Blind Ambition, it is not some sort of innate ability only a few have (she wasn’t born on the planet Krypton)—it is having goals and a method to achieve them. Patricia shares this method, her “fuel, fire, blaze goals framework,” so that we can all run around with capes around our shoulders.

– Tiago Soromenho, Founder, StickyStreet.com, Technology Futurist

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Whether it is doing your first 5K, an IRONMAN, or completing an important project at work, the steps and lessons shared in Blind Ambition will help you get there. Goal setting is wonderful, but it is goal achievement that we truly seek, and Patricia Walsh—a leading professional engineer, and one of the world’s top paratriathletes—is an expert in meeting and overcoming challenges in the way of reaching one’s goal. This is one outstanding read!

– Barry Siff, President, USA Triathlon, 10-time IRONMAN, Former Business Executive

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Patricia Walsh’s book Blind Ambition is not only the inspiring story of someone who has achieved remarkable things in her career and personal life, against all odds, but it is also a proven system of goal achievement that anyone can apply to his or her advantage. If you’ve got big goals in your work and life, and you’re not sure how you’ll achieve them, then Blind Ambition will give you the roadmap to success.

– Peter Economy, Bestselling Author and The Management Guy on Inc.com

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If you are struggling on how to set goals or to fully unlock your own personal potential, Patricia Walsh’s book Blind Ambition not only sets the framework for goal setting, but will reveal your own ambition. Her inspiring story of loss, personal sacrifice, and starting over will leave you motivated to find your own sense of empowerment and meaningful contribution to the world.

– Amie Smith, Owner of BlueDot Events

 

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