The Eat, Pray, Love for busy executives, Take Off Your Shoes invites the reader to join a journey of self-rediscovery.
If 10% Happier made you more mindful, and Wild more adventuresome, Take Off Your Shoes will ground you and help you find your soul.
“The magic of Ben Feder’s narrative is that we see our own lives unfold as we travel alongside him on his journey. His poignant inner monologue touches us and emboldens us to make braver choices in our own lives. We are left richer for the voyage.”―Eric Langshur, author of the New York Times bestseller Start Here
A hard-charging CEO of a large enterprise, Ben Feder discovers that he is losing the very things that sustained him over his years of business success. Unsettled by his insight and determined to rebuild family relationships and rejuvenate his sense of purpose, he risks his career on a life-altering physical and emotional journey. Together with his wife and children, Feder sets off for an exotic island on a self-prescribed sabbatical year. That experience transforms them all.
The writing is honest and moving, baring the author’s innermost struggles and fears, and enticing the reader to share his quest. As Feder navigates the thrills and pitfalls of his time away, he draws us into remarkable examinations of values and priorities in adult life.
|Publisher:||Radius Book Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Ben Feder is President of International Partnerships for the U.S. at Tencent, the Chinese Internet conglomerate, and formerly was CEO of Take Two interactive, the publisher of the smash video game hits, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto, and NBA 2K. He serves on the boards of directors of public and private companies in the media and entertainment industries and is a director of Save a Child’s Heart, a nonprofit that works globally to rescue children with congenital heart defects. A Harvard Business School graduate, Ben lives in New York City with his wife, Victoria, and their four children.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Ben Feder, a CEO of a multi-million-dollar company was good at what he did. However, he felt he was losing touch with his family, his wife, and even with himself. His wife suggested a sabbatical. After much thought, he decided to risk his career and commit to this suggestion. After thinking of possible places to go for a year, they finally settled on Bali. This book is Ben’s honest account of the trials, tribulations, joys, and miracles that he and his family undergo during this experience. He talks about their struggles and their triumphs. It is very well written, and I could not put it down. I was truly inspired by this book. I also learned a tremendous amount about the brain, meditation, and thought, as well as about the world. I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased review.