It’s Meet the Author Monday! Each week we meet a new author and get to know a little about them, their writing process, publishing experience, and tips for other writers. Today we’re talking to Scott Davis, author of Surf the Seesaw: Unconventional Essays on Balance, Beauty, and Meaning in Life.
About Scott Davis:
Scott Davis has spent his adult life as a business leader, tech founder, ex-pat, adventurer, and essayist. Profiled by Forbes at 30 as a promising young executive, he ignored industry expectations and walked away from the executive suite to pursue a life off the beaten path. His adventures led him to remote shores in the South Pacific, the Atlantic, and the Caribbean.
Today, Scott spends much of his time guiding friends on adventure travel, writing, playing with his granddaughter, and occasionally building something cool in his workshop.
Surf the Seesaw is his first published collection.
Learn more and connect with Scott at www.surf-the-seesaw.com.
To succeed in this world, you need to understand the rules of the game. In Surf the Seesaw, business leader, tech founder and adventurer Scott Davis reveals principles on how our world (and your brain) works, so you can live a better life with less drama.
Profiled in Forbes at age 30, Davis stunned the business world when he walked away from the executive suite to spend years exploring the world.
And, in Surf the Seesaw, Davis shares his unique life experiences through which he observes key concepts that drive the world in which we live—the common theme being active balance.
Inspired by his life and adventures, this collection of 30 thoughtful essays provides profound insight on a wide variety of topics including:
- Human nature and in particular some common misconceptions about how our brains work
- Relationships and how to cultivate healthy ones without losing ourselves in the process
- Decision-making and a few bad assumptions at the root of many regrettable choices
- Positive parenting to raise kids that will amaze you
- The meaning of life and specifically how we can create meaning in a universe dominated by chaos
Each entertaining essay concludes with an invitation to put core concepts into action, so that you can work toward more effective behaviors. For anyone searching for lasting satisfaction and meaning in their life, Surf the Seesaw offers the essential toolkit needed to create balance, accountability, and greater happiness.