Inspirational Book “GOING FOR IT!” Shares Wisdom and Hail Mary Moments from Celebrities and Icons

By Sean Okelly on June 4, 2024

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Dallas, TX – Paul Salfen, author of “GOING FOR IT!” announces the release of his inspirational book, offering readers a unique glimpse into the success stories of some of the world’s biggest stars. With a career spanning over 24 years, Salfen, who is also known for his role as co-host of “Drew Pearson Live” alongside legendary Hall of Famer Drew Pearson, has compiled a collection of insightful quotes and lessons on success from a diverse range of personalities, including celebrities, CEOs, authors, athletes and astronauts.

Named after the common denominator for success discovered through hundreds of celebrity interviews, “GOING FOR IT!” provides access to invaluable knowledge and experiences that are otherwise hard to access. Through this deluxe case study, readers gain insight into the Hail Mary moments of these icons’ lives – the pivotal moments where they decided to go for it against all odds, and found success.

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Salfen’s journey to creating “GOING FOR IT!” is deeply personal. After surviving several automobile accidents including one where his car caught fire, he began to reflect on life’s purpose. Motivated by his children and a sense of unfulfilled destiny, Salfen embarked on a mission to share the wisdom and experiences of successful individuals with the world.

“This book is a testament to the power of perseverance and hard work,” says Salfen. “Every interviewee has their own story of overcoming obstacles and seizing opportunities, and I’m thrilled to share their wisdom with readers.”

Featuring personal anecdotes and reflections, “GOING FOR IT!” offers inspiration for anyone striving for success regardless of age, gender, or background. From Salfen’s own journey starting as a high school broadcaster to his role as co-host of “Drew Pearson Live,” the book is dedicated to his children and their role in driving him to strive for better.

In addition to his literary pursuits and co-hosting duties, Salfen is actively involved in charitable endeavors and serves on the board of Charity Road, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing food to families in need.

“GOING FOR IT!” is now available for purchase online at and at selected retailers.

For media inquiries, interview requests, or review copies of “GOING FOR IT!”, please contact:

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Phone: 214-538-6881

About Paul Salfen: Paul Salfen is a renowned media personality, broadcaster, and author based in Dallas, TX. With over two decades of experience, Salfen has interviewed numerous celebrities and icons, co-hosting “Drew Pearson Live” alongside legendary Hall of Famer Drew Pearson. He has compiled their insights and wisdom into his latest book, “GOING FOR IT!” In addition to his literary endeavors and co-hosting duties, Salfen is actively involved in charitable work and is dedicated to inspiring others to pursue their dreams.

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