The Climb

A Leadership Fable About Navigating Challenging Change
The Climb is a leadership fable in which Chris Balmert, the CEO of the company is given the challenge to grow the company rapidly. He and his leadership team struggle meeting the challenge. Chris meets leadership coach and rock climbing guide, Don McGrath (also the author of the book), who takes the team on some rock climbing adventures, where they learn important lessons about fear, commitment, teamwork, and more. 7 Keys to Navigating Change emerge from the story and are summarized by the author in the final chapter.

Don Mcgrath

Don McGrath, Ph.D. has been a senior leader in Fortune 500 companies for over 20 years. He is also a trained rock climbing guide, and has completed difficult climbs all over the world. Don has combined his passion for leadership and his passion for rock climbing in The Climb, and looks forward to helping many corporate teams take on their big challenges.

Marketing & Publicity
  • Through our press initiatives, the book will be featured on a wide range of media including nationally syndicated radio shows, Television networks, high traffic podcasts, and blogs
  • Speaking Engagement Pre-Sales & Bulk Corporate Special Editions
  • The Author and Publisher will push the book heavily through their social media databases reaching over 250,000 targeted readers.
  • The author will coordinate book signings in stores in select markets to push in-store sales and will promote the signings to their network of followers