Book Description: From Average to Awesome: Lessons for Living an Extraordinary Life details the transformation process to passion, purpose and power! Candid, thought-provoking anecdotes and a powerful action plan, make From Average to Awesome a quick, yet emotional read. Author, Jim Smith, Jr., explains the effects of adverse situations and how personal experiences can transform anyone from average to awesome! From Average to Awesome is much more than a rah-rah motivational self-help book. The 'no-pain, no gain' theory is brought to life as Smith describes the high hurdles he's cleared to get to awesome. From Average to Awesome features ways to get the junk out the trunk, strategies for dealing with pain, steps for becoming more disciplined, tips for thriving and surviving in corporate America, pointers for capturing and savoring special moments, ways to self-reward, and methods for connecting with all types of people.