The Hummingbird Way

The Hummingbird Way

Putting Hover, Zip, and Zoom to Work in Your Life!

Non-Fiction - Self Help
232 Pages
Reviewed on 02/18/2014
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Author Biography

Sherri Gerek is an author, speaker, certified professional life coach, and veteran managing sales and marketing director with nearly 30 years in the travel and tourism industry. Training, leading and developing employees to reach their peak potential became her passion during her corporate career. In recent years, Sherri was Departmental Manager for RSSC (Carlson Companies), World’s Best Small Cruise Line according to Conde` Nast Traveler and Travel and Leisure Magazine. She was also the opening and start-up Director of Sales and Marketing for a Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center.

In 2010 Sherri Gerek founded Let’s Strut Your Stuff to serve busy, ambitious women with individual coaching, motivational workshops, and seminars.

Sherri leads an active life and she understands first-hand the challenges we all face while juggling the responsibilities of career, family, and community. She wrote The Hummingbird Way to help guide others successfully through similar terrain.

In addition to writing, Sherri is passionate about the great outdoors, an animal lover, and an amateur nature photographer who captures amazing photos while simply standing on her front porch. Her approach to life is action-oriented, always striving to excel in her career, while enjoying personal experiences that bring joy and balance to her life. She loves to travel, entertain, cook from scratch, flower garden, and feather her nest.

Sherri and her husband Larry live near Glacier National Park.

Book Review

Reviewed by Katelyn Hensel for Readers' Favorite

I LOVED the Hummingbird Way by Sherri Lynea Gerek. It's one of the most thoughtful looks into self-improvement that I've read lately, and believe me, I'm ALWAYS trying to find better ways of improving my life. Tools utilized by Gerek are timeless factors for being your best, and can be applied to any person of any culture, class, or walk of life. There wasn't some drastic push towards improvement, it was just a gentle nudge here, there, and everywhere that gets the reader to wake up, and when they do, they realize their full potential. Sherri Lynea Gerek is responsible for the true guide into creating motivation, creativity, and a thriving, wonderful lifestyle that encourages people to just be who they were always meant to be! The Hummingbird Way may just be the answer for those who are searching for a better life.

I felt like Gerek was my own personal cheerleader, both spurring me on to do what needs to be done, and a guide and inspiration with words of encouragement to get you through your low points. The book was a combination of empowerment, self realization, and just thoughtful passages encouraging you to think about stuff you never really have before. I loved the idea of incorporating nature, and looking at nature as a way to change your life for the better. It reminded me of how actors attempt to emulate animals to really create a character or to create dynamic motion. The same thing can be applied every day to better your own life! Kick your energy into high gear, and find a new way to be the best 'you' that you can be. It's all here in The Hummingbird Way.