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Author: Fran Tarkenton Narrator: Fran Tarkenton, Dan Woren Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2015 ISBN: 9781501272240
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NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton is a friend of failure. In the 1970s, he brought the Minnesota Vikings to the Superbowl three times—and three times his team was crushed. The first two companies he founded both quickly folded. But by learning how to deal with defeat, Tarkenton discovered the key to success. Now 74 years old and CEO of Tarkenton Companies, Fran Tarkenton shares the most valuable lesson he learned as an athlete and entrepreneur—that failure, devastating as it is, can be an incredible gift.

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    Steven Greenbaum, CEO and founder of PostNet

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About the Author

Fran Tarkenton is best known for his incredible eight-year NFL career as a Hall of Fame quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants. After leaving the NFL, Tarkenton used his football education in victory and defeat to embark on a successful career as an entrepreneur. Frankenton currently runs multiple companies out of his office in Atlanta, including Tarkenton Financial and He is the author of several books, including Playing to Win, How to Motivate People, and Murder at the Super Bowl.

About the Narrator

Dan Woren is an American voice actor and Earphones Award–winning narrator. He has worked extensively in animation, video games, and feature films. He is best known for his many roles in anime productions such as Bleach and as the voice of Sub-Zero in the video game Mortal Kombat.