Burt Gershater is a motivational speaker and a
consultant to corporations, non-profit
organizations and collegiate athletic
teams. He has been a family counselor
for 32 years. He is a spiritual force and a dear
friend to many. Burt lives in the mountains of
No Guts No Love is a book of stories.
It is a book of lessons. It is a book that asks hard questions.
And it is a book that provides a few answers. Burt Gershater’s
stories touch the heart of love without glossing over its complexity.
Through powerful personal tales and specific practice lessons,
the reader wrestles with and gets closer to what we all want more of
What people are saying about No Guts No Love:
Burt's philosophy appears simple, but the more you delve into it, the deeper
it gets. It comes from pain and it comes from love. It's rabbinical in the best
sense, like the old stories the Hasids used to tell that delivered courage and
guidance in a Zen koan kind of way, or like the parables of Jesus.
—Steven Pressfield, author The War of Art and The Legend of Bagger Vance
Gershater’s writing is refreshing! He speaks as a father, husband, counselor,
competitive athlete, friend and spiritual seeker. He asks ultimate questions,
then responds with true stories that transcend “either/or” dualistic answers.
No Guts No Love is a graduate course in Twelve-Step spirituality and a
guidebook to be our best selves in the world.
—Reverend Nancy DeNero, VP of Coalition for Ministry in Daily Life
Page by page, No Guts No Love peels away the protective layers and exposes
the common threads of our universal heart. A spiritual journey, combined with
practical recommendations for implementation, make this book one to be read
and re-read by us all, no matter where, or who we are...
—Stephanie Gliege, Fulbright Fellow, International Lawyer and