Book – Embracing the Edge


A compelling collection of personal, inspirational stories, Embracing the Edge recounts how author Neil Peterson overcame physical and learning disabilities from an early age to become a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive and public servant. During his 40-year career, Peterson founded five successful companies including Flexcar, the award-winning car-sharing company, and served as the head of public transportation systems in Los Angeles, Oakland and Seattle. Numerous awards, including TIME magazine’s “100 Newsmakers of Tomorrow” in Seattle, attest to his success.

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Paperback: 195 pages
Publisher: Book Publishers Network (September 22, 2008)
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1887542957
ISBN-13: 978-1887542951

Praise for Embracing the Edge

Neil Peterson’s determination in any situation comes through loud and clear in Embracing the Edge. Reading his stories of a lifetime of defying the naysayers and winning against all odds, will inspire all to follow their chosen path and hold tightly to their dreams.
Booth Gardner, former governor, State of Washington

Embracing the Edge is itself a bracing read, a harrowing story of how will and spirit can conquer any odds.
Chris R. Morris, New York Times best-selling author of The Trillion Dollar Meltdown

Chicken Soup for the Soul fans will find a tasty soup du jour in Neil Peterson’s poignant life lessons.
Marsha Landreth, author of the Samantha Turner Mystery Series

Excitement, entertainment and inspiration . . . what more could anyone ask for in a book? Embracing the Edge does not disappoint and provides valuable lessons that no one is too old to learn.
Patricia Quinn, M.D.,author of the best-selling book Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder