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About the Book"Now is the perfect time to get prepared for what's next. Whether you are riding on top of the world, or having a rough time of it, or somewhere in between, you are perfectly positioned to make your 'what's next' your best yet. No matter how comfortable or uncomfortable you are, or what the circumstances of your life might be, no matter where you are in the world or what you have done or not done, this is the perfect time to get prepared, and this book is for you. Influenced by his own experience transitioning out of a 9-season NFL career, Eric Wood provides the tools needed to achieve success amidst unexpected transitions, whether professional or personal."--
Transform the next chapter of your life into the best one yet
In Tackle What's Next: Own Your Story, Stack Wins, and Achieve Your Goals in Business and Life, NFL veteran and motivational speaker Eric Wood delivers an inspirational and insightful take on how you can prepare for the next big thing in your life. Whether you're riding high or feeling low, the author shows you how to make your "What's next?" into your best yet.
In the book, Wood draws on his own experiences transitioning out of his NFL career and provides you with the tools you need to achieve success in your own circumstances. You'll explore:
- How to pivot between opportunities when life forces you to unexpectedly change direction
- Strategies for closely examining what you're good at, what you're great at, and what you can contribute to the world with your unique combination of gifts and talents
- Ways to adjust your perspective to maintain resilience and toughness in the face of adversity
A can't-miss read for anyone looking for proven and straightforward ways to make the next chapter of their life even more exciting than what's come before, Tackle What's Next is your own personal handbook to achievement, resilience, and success.
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PRAISE FOR TACKLE WHAT'S NEXT
"Eric's daily preparation and work ethic allowed him to succeed in the NFL, and he's taking that same approach to the next chapter of his life. This book is filled with practical tools and wisdom that will allow you to achieve high success no matter what life throws your way."
--BRANDON BEANE, Buffalo Bills GM
"Change in life is constant. Eric Wood is the perfect person to speak about thriving through change. After a neck injury ended his career, he stepped into his next chapter of life like the champion he is. This book will give you practical ways to ensure that your next chapter of life is the best part!"
--JON GORDON, Bestselling Author of The Seed and The Carpenter
"Eric is uniquely qualified to cover the information in this book. Each chapter comes from his actual life experience. Eric is a friend and one of the most brilliant, kind, and strong men that I know. I'm very proud of Tackle What's Next and honored to endorse it."
--ED MYLETT, Entrepreneur and Author of Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Power of One More
"The people who succeed in life are the ones who thrive in the transition. Change is daunting, but the transition is actually the most difficult. Eric does a phenomenal job laying out the framework and blueprint for how to successfully go through transition and ultimately lead you to living the life you have always dreamed of!"
--DAVID NURSE, NBA Optimization Coach, Author, Speaker, and Performance Coach
"Perspective. Vision. Routine. Through transition. Eric Wood might be THE expert today on this topic. Because he has lived it. One of the best in the world at his craft on the gridiron. UNEXPECTED tragedy caused him to pivot. Eric never wavered and remains a POWERFUL example for all of us to never stop believing in what is possible."
--BEN NEWMAN, Speaker, Bestselling Author, and Performance Coach
About the Author
ERIC WOOD played as an NFL Center for the Buffalo Bills. He was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft and retired in 2017 due to a neck injury. Now, Eric serves as the Buffalo Bills Radio Analyst, host of the "What's Next with Eric Wood" podcast, and a motivational speaker.