To many of us, the word “uncompromising” can sound like someone is difficult or inflexible. To Steve, uncompromising means:
When you adhere to these seven pathways, you are standing by your why with an uncompromising mindset. And you are doing it with a winning and impactful approach that can help you lead a more fulfilling and purposeful life, while helping you guide others and leave a lasting legacy.
What Readers Are Saying…
“Uncompromising tells the compelling story of Steve White’s journey from growing up in poverty to becoming one of America’s most successful business leaders and directors. With deeply personal stories, Steve identifies essential pathways to a life with true purpose and meaning.”
“Steve gets it! The power of the commitment to your why is your fuel through times of turbulence to continue to steadily march, sometimes run, with ferocity towards your destination. This is a book and daily empowerment to be read over and over again.”
“As a former public company CEO, I was once described as a learning machine by one of my board members who was attributing that strength to my success, so Steve’s chapter about ‘living life as a learning lab’ particularly resonated with me. A very relatable and meaningful read.”
“Steve White has given us access to his personal life story and his incredible journey to the executive suite. His book is a must read on so many levels—especially for anyone looking to realize their true potential. This is an incredible life story. You will ask yourself, ‘What is my why?’ when you finish the book.”
“Keeping your eye on the prize is the key to every goal we hope to accomplish. Through seven critical life pathways, Steve White shares what it means to have your eye on the real prize and how to avoid losing your way with the short-term distractions of lesser value.”
“Steve’s uncompromising intellectual curiosity creates profound and provocative conversations, always with the goal of improving focus and results. This book is a terrific compilation of his guiding principles and a fascinating look at the internal compass that guides and drives him.”
“Steve White’s Uncompromising story challenges all of us who may be leaning back with a relaxed approach, to lean forward with ferocity and focus. Only the truly committed will enjoy a fulfilling life and a lasting legacy. I can’t think of a leader who wouldn’t benefit from pushing the purpose pedal and applying Steve’s hard-won life lessons.”
“Steve inspires you to look for the good, be grateful for what you have, and never compromise on who you are. No matter what your personal journey looks like, you will be able to identify with the struggles, successes, celebrations, and life lessons Steve so articulately details, and these stories will become powerful tools for you to apply in your own life.”
“Life is full of uncertain times, twists and turns…The uncompromising focus that carried Steve White through troubled waters as a young adult to the terra firma he’s worked tirelessly to cultivate as one of America’s trusted leaders, is something we should all strive to model as we aim to make our mark and leave a legacy.”
“…brimming with highs, lows, and everything in between that happens to someone who’s on a mission to live a purpose-filled life. If you want one too, you have this book in your hands.”
7 PATHWAYS to an UNCOMPROMISING LIFE
Find your fight.
Identifying your why gives you meaning and direction.
Focus on the (real) prize.
Avoiding distractions keeps you on the right road.
Live life as a learning lab.
Embracing life’s lessons keeps you alive and growing.
Think and act like a business.
Invest in You, Inc.
Own your attitude and effort.
You can only control what you can control.
The straight line to success is actually crooked.
Commit to road dog relationships.
Making deposits always yields big dividends.