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Learn to Suffer
with your Eyes Wide Open

Jason L. Sharp

Veteran, Business Owner, & Author


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Eyes Wide Open: Learning to Suffer

In "Eyes Wide Open: Learning to Suffer,” author, veteran, and Chicago native Jason L. Sharp shares a heart-wrenching story of perseverance and triumph over unimaginable adversity.

Growing up in extreme poverty in Chicago, Sharp faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles at every turn. He found hope in humanity itself which led him to join the Army. He developed an unshakable resilience, grit, and mental toughness that propelled him forward through some of life's toughest challenges.

From battling cancer to enduring the rigors of Ranger School, Jason shares his hard-won wisdom and insights into what it takes to develop the mental fortitude needed to overcome life's many obstacles.

He has carefully penned a book whose applicability extends to aspiring entrepreneurs, business leaders, military service members, and anyone looking to make massive changes in their lives and push the envelope in several domains.


By drawing on his personal experiences and lessons learned, Jason’s inspiring message is one of hope, perseverance, and the power of the human spirit to overcome even the most difficult circumstances. Whether you're a teen living the street life, a soldier on the front lines, or someone looking to build greater resilience and grit, "Eyes Wide Open: Learning to Suffer" is an essential read.

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About Jason L. Sharp

As the CEO of Sharp Leader, a company that focuses on leadership development, executive coaching, and program management, Jason L. Sharp has authored "Eyes Wide Open." The book provides valuable insights into how to confront adversity, drawing from his vast experience in both government and industry. Additionally, the company's Executive Lounge, which is scheduled to open its doors to the public in the Fall of 2023, will serve as a collaborative space for every walk of life to grow.

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