The following press release was issued this week by Club Red Inspiration.
MEDIA RELEASE – 20th July 2014
‘If Life’s Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing Well’ is the title of local business and life coach, Tony Inman’s new book, released recently by Australian publishers, Gowor International Publishing.
The sub-title of ‘Finding Sane Fulfillment in an Insane World’ goes even further to reveal the message behind Tony’s inspirational read. Reminding us that our world moves at an incredible pace and that it is filled with contradiction and confusion from those who are supposed to lead us, Tony asks whether we might find ourselves questioning our own sanity as we struggle to make sense of it all.
The book is an interesting mix of Tony’s personal stories and lessons learned with anecdotes from a diverse range of inspirational human beings, along with a myriad of supporting quotes from iconic, transformational thought leaders to take you on a journey that has you guessing what will come next.
Readers can expect that this book may help you to:
- Define or redefine your life’s purpose and mission
- Set and achieve meaningful goals
- Be inspired by stories and quotes from many of the world’s iconic leaders
- Harness the wisdom of the Ancients to gain leverage
- Conquer setbacks and limiting beliefs
- Propel you to fulfill your definition of success
“The most common question I get is, ‘How long did it take you to write?’” said Mr Inman. “I have a selection of answers to that.” he expanded. “My favourite answer is 52 years, because that was my age when I finished writing this summary of my life’s learnings so far, though it actually took about eleven months from getting serious to holding a book in my hand.”
Tony continued, “In reality though, the book draws upon the wisdom accumulated by many great minds throughout the history of mankind and that’s the leveraging power of reading this kind of self-help book. In the few hours it might take you to read it, you are sucking in the distilled knowledge that it has taken people their whole lifetime to learn.”
Tony Inman held his Perth book launch party early in July at the Scarborough Sportsmen’s Club, where the audience of over 70 people were treated to three inspirational speeches and some incredible music, along with the usual celebratory refreshments.
The first speaker was Suresh Rajan, the CEO of the WA Epilepsy Association, who spoke of the trials and tribulations faced by the people he helps on a daily basis – people suffering from epileptic seizures; people with disabilities; refugees fleeing incomprehensible horrors; and he spoke of his own personal battle with cancer, concluding that he is “too busy helping people to have time to be sick!”
Dean Blanchard of Music Rocks Australia was the second orator and he told the audience how he helps children in schools to rejoice in and develop their latent musical talents. Through his work, Dean is able to connect with and reach the souls of some children who have to contend with disabilities, whether physical or intellectual.
These speakers combined to initially shock, then inspire the audience with the power of their anecdotes. Tony Inman then spoke about his new book and about his theme of making the most of your life. The people of whom Suresh and Dean had spoken have to jump over massive hurdles, yet still go after their dreams.
“Grab life by the horns,” said Tony, “And do it now, because none of us know how long we’ve got.”
Music was provided firstly by a young man named Kieran Wouk, who is visually impaired and autistic, yet still plays lead guitar to a rousing standard. The band who accompanied him, before playing their own sets are called ‘Four Blue Walls’, a talented group of youths who have evolved under Dean’s tutorage.
An undivulged sum of money was raised for WA Epilepsy and door prizes were generously provided by local businesses: Club Red Inspiration; Della Photography; Superior Business Networks; Smarter Websites; Wildfire Social Marketing; Streetsmarts Self-Defence Tactics; Chi Spirit and Yoga; Scarborough Tennis Academy; Leroy Brown Carpentry; Gowor International Publishing and Dive, Ski and Surf.
Tony organised an exercise for attendees to focus on their ‘bucket list’ dreams with some entertaining and delightful declarations of intent – one attendee pledged to renew their marriage vows; many plan to embark on holidays and adventures around the world; another plans to go to space with Sir Richard Branson. Tony was delighted to learn that one of his friends has now given notice to retire and travel the world as a result of being inspired by the book.
In his closing remarks, Tony challenged his audience with “Let’s get out there and let’s have a great time!”
Author-signed copies of the book can be ordered from Tony Inman at clubred.com.au