Stuart Avery Gold


Stuart is an international best-selling author and future finder whose critically acclaimed and path-guiding books have been translated into more than 20 languages around the world, inspiring us to work for a better tomorrow, not just in ourselves, but in society. His PING stories have leaped into the hearts and minds of readers across the globe. Publisher’s Weekly said of Stuart’s writing, “They’re not just books - they’re a lifestyle.” His books on self-growth and personal performance have changed the way people think about the world and their place in it and have been lauded by Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki and Cheryl Richardson, cementing his reputation as a sought-after resource and speaker.

When he’s not writing, Stuart is an award-winning product developer, venerated brand Sherpa and WOW! Wrangler, respected for not simply reacting to the marketplace, but for contributing to one in which people, profits and the planet can all flourish. He is an advisor and meaning-maker for companies and entrepreneurs on leadership, “what's next,” and on the differentiating importance of trends, talent and the significance of creating compelling brand experiences.

His unconventional views on personal effectiveness and business mastery led CNN to praise him as, “Inspiring and energizing,” and Newsweek to describe his energy and style as, “A blend of business advice and spiritual teachings for the 21st century.” Tom Peters, management guru and hailed as one of the most influential thinkers in modern business, states in his book, Re-Imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age, “When it comes to branding, my friend Stuart Avery Gold gets it.” Stuart can be reached at the website or by e-mail at

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Ping the Rescue of Eden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Ping returns in this third adventure with a traveler's tale that is both timely and necessary. Ping is troubled by disturbing indications of growing imbalances in Eden Pond that compel him to embark on his greatest journey yet: to help guide a stricken world back to the path of harmony. Ping and the Rescue of Eden is sure to stir the reader to think about the world and their place in it.
The Way of Ping: Journey to the Great Ocean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
In this second adventure, the now legendary Ping's travels take him to a pond-centered village whose dwellers, ruled by Toad the Elder, have never questioned the certainty of their surroundings. This delightful story captures the fears and doubts faced by all who choose to leave the familiar to make their way in an unknown world. As Ping says, "It’s never too late to be what you can become."
Ping: A Frog in Search of a New Pond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Classics
This is the story of Ping, a frog who's ignored the signs of his pond drying up around him, and is stuck in the mud. Ping represents everybody who has encountered a setback, needs to take a risk, or is struggling with the challenges of change -- that is to say, he is all of us. Ping's tale shows us the limitless possibilities that can result when the decision is made to take a leap of faith.

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