By John Whalen

Raised on a farm within the plains of North Dakota, John Whalen was firm there needed to be a greater lifestyles someplace. for a lot of his early life, he lived with out electrical energy and indoor plumbing. He despised farming. whilst he observed there has been no swap to develop his schooling within the kingdom, he sought different skill. therefore started his trip From The Plains...To Planes...And different simple speak.

As a teen, John Whalen discovered that he could be homosexual. His upbringing wouldn't let this sort of factor, and he was firm as he matured that these emotions could disappear. Leaving for the west coast, he labored for 2 trucking businesses and comprehensive university. He loved the company yet turned tired of existence in Portland. He made up our minds to shuttle to Alaska.

In Alaska, he discovered possibilities he couldn't have imagined. beginning with a small auditing enterprise, the possibilities grew and finally he came upon himself the president and CEO of 1 of the nation's biggest world wide airfreight forwarding companies.

The route to luck used to be demanding, and Whalen confronted many struggles together with his sexual orientation, a disruptive divorce, and diabetes. decided to come back out a winner, he made judgements in his existence that finally introduced him luck and happiness.

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