The author, a disabled, African-American Olympic ski medalist, Rhodes scholar, former White House official, and businesswoman, shares her personal formulas for making it to the top of one's field without sacrificing the things that are most important.
In Succeeding Sane is Deane's prescriptive plan offering tools, insights, and exercises that help readers get the most from life while giving up less.
Bonnie St. John Deane was the first African American to ever win medals in a Winter Olympic competition, despite having her right leg amputated at age five. She won a silver and two bronze medals at the 1984 Winter Paralympics. Beyond her Olympic success, St. John graduated with honors at Harvard, won a Rhodes Scholarship, earned numerous sales awards at IBM, and was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a director of the White House Economic Council.