JUMP: Donít Let the Fear of the Fall Keep You from Landing discusses methods to help avoid pitfalls that so many people stumble upon, as well as give strategies to overcome anxieties and challenges. Feelings of apprehension toward change and failure can create an environment where people accept their current place in life and neglect to pursue their greater goals. This book will discuss strategies to avoid living a life filled with fear and doubt and give you methods to overcome these anxieties.
The author believes that anyone can accomplish their aspirations if they have a clear vision, willingness to make sacrifices, and a positive environment to thrive in. None of these ideas are hidden secrets, but instead are realistic practices that others have used to become the people they wish to be. Given the right tools, the most common person can achieve uncommon success.
Alfredo D. Balarin is a higher education professional. He has worked with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at the United Nations in creating awareness for issues related to youth poverty and education. He also co-founded a successful family owned small business that acquires and develops properties in lower and middle-income communities.
Alfredoís life story is that of hard work, perseverance and dedication. He was born in New York City to struggling Peruvian immigrant parents, and has overcome barriers including both homelessness and a speech impairment to become a successful educator, community leader and entrepreneur. Through hard work and scholarship, Alfredo received both his Bachelorís and Masterís degrees from the State University of New York at Albany and is currently pursuing his PhD.
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