Reaching Your Next Summit!

Manley Feinberg II

“When anchors fail, people die.”


Your climb to excellence is never easy. The human drive within calls us to what is possible. In Reaching Your Next Summit!, Manley Feinberg II, world-class mountain climber, shares nine Vertical Lessons and one essential question. These principles will renew your commitment and inspire your quest for excellence. You will realize more of your potential as you sharpen your focus, act with courage, and generate momentum in reaching your next summit—and beyond.

Manley Feinberg II

Manley Feinberg is recognized as an award-winning international keynote speaker and business leader, author, published outdoor adventure photographer, and professional musician. He served two terms as the President of the National Speakers Association, St. Louis chapter.

Praise for Reaching Your Next Summit!

“Unlike many who write and speak about leadership success in business and life, Manley has actually done it. For more than ten years at Build-A-Bear I saw firsthand the results of Manley’s Vertical Leadership Lessons. In this book, he engages you with experiences that will keep you on the edge of your seat and shares strategies you can implement immediately. If you are ready to lead with heart and make a difference, the last chapter alone could change the way you live the rest of your life.”

Maxine Clark

Founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop and author of "The Bear Necessities of Business: Building a Company with Heart"

“The Vertical Lessons Feinberg shares from his lifetime of mountain adventures and growing businesses are both brilliant and actionable. His leadership insights will impact the way you serve your customers, your fellow employees, and everyone in your personal life. A must read for anyone who is ready to achieve more in life.”

Shep Hyken

New York Times bestselling author of "The Amazement Revolution"

“Manley has written the guide for business leaders who want to climb mountains to success!”

Jeffrey Hayzlett

Primetime TV and Podcast Host, Chairman, C-Suite Network