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Lindsay Ess Overcoming Adversity

Lindsay EssThe story about Lindsay Ess is not about overcoming the challenges of brain injury, it is about overcoming adversity — maintaining a positive attitude while remembering the past, looking toward the future, and compensating for challenges in the present. If you have ever felt that success is beyond your reach, then you need to watch the following video.

If you want to know more about Lindsay Ess and her remarkable story, click here to read the article written by Matt Mendelsohn.


How do you define adversity? How much time and effort are you willing to dedicate to overcoming your adversity? What is your plan for overcoming your adversity? What is your Plan B if your primary plan does not work? What would you do if you were told that you would never overcome your adversity? What can you share that could help other people overcome their adversity?

Thanks to Esther who shared the video I used in this post. I also appreciate Lindsay Ess, Bill Weir, ABC News, YouTube, Matt Mendelsohn, and all the other people who made it possible to share the information in the post, video, and news article.

Lindsay, I am encouraged by your story and I hope that you have a speedy and thorough recovery.

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.