My name is Ben Biddick. I’m the Creator and Host of the Get Up Nation® Show and Co-Author of Get Up: The Art of Perseverance with former Chicago Cub and Miami Marlin Adam Greenberg. Get Up Nation® is a group of people dedicated to developing and sustaining resilience and perseverance in their lives, organizations, and societies. I want you to join us to create positive impact in your sphere of influence! The Get Up Nation® Show is a product of Great Waters Media, a division of Ideal State Consulting. Below are the Vision and Mission of the Get Up Nation® Show.
It was inspiring to connect with Lauren Alexander, Founder of the non-profit organization called Canine Champions for Veterans (formerly known as Canine Companions for Veterans) on Episode 2 of Get Up Nation®. She and her staff are saving the lives of veterans by deploying service dogs that help men and women heal from Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Military Sexual Trauma at no cost to veterans or their families. Her work is truly noble, as the cost of raising and training a service dog can reach nearly $40,000.
It was an honor to share the journey and insights of former Chicago Cub and Miami Marlin Adam Greenberg in the book we co-wrote called Get Up: The Art of Perseverance. His journey of resilience and perseverance began in Guilford, Connecticut, with a dream of one day becoming a Major League Baseball player. His relentless drive, work ethic, and passion to succeed took him to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned tremendous accolades in Coach Fox’s baseball program. Soon he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs organization, and made his way through the minors until he got the call.