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Anticipate D.C. Lyons’ Book “With Worn-Out Tools” at the 2023 L.A. Times Festivals of Books

Join Darren as he navigates through midlife rites of passage that challenge his resolve, strain his resources, and reconfigure his paradigm.

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The book “With Worn-Out Tools: Navigating the Rituals of Midlife” by D.C. Lyons will be exhibited at the upcoming Los Angeles Times Festivals of Books, which will be held on April 22-23, 2023, at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. The self-publishing and book marketing company ReadersMagnet will display the book at their exhibit booth for the literary festival.

“With Worn-Out Tools: Navigating the Rituals of Midlife” is an absolute must-read inspirational book that tells the autobiographical story of the author when he was at the peak of his success in life until an “incident” during his early fifties changed his and his family’s lives forever. It is an uplifting story of overcoming hardships in life.

Problems can arise anytime. Darren thought that what he had been through when he was younger would exempt him from the problems waiting in adult life. However, middle age has several rites of passage as well. And it seems like it has no end.

Despite his difficult situation - having two below-knee amputations, being diagnosed with stage five kidney failure requiring dialysis three times a week, and surviving a stroke - Darren never backed out. He had a tenacious desire to fight back for the life he lost.

Readers will root for him, laugh with him, and cry with him as he works his way through his trials, which may be much like anyone.

Learn more about the inspiring life of Darren Lyons. Get a copy of his book “With Worn-Out Tools: Navigating the Rituals of Midlife” on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Make sure to check out the book display at ReadersMagnet’s exhibit at booth 225.

Learn more about D.C. Lyons and his works by visiting his website:

“With Worn-Out Tools: Navigating the Rituals of Midlife”
Author | D.C. Lyons
Published Date | September 15, 2021
Publisher | Page Publishing
Genre | Inspirational, Midlife, Inspiration Midlife

Author Bio

As a customer journey executive for 20 years, Darren Lyons has built relationships across the globe, managing a business process outsourcer organization in Asia, Central America and South America. When he was the director of global customer care for, he led a vendor organization of 1000 FTE across seven partners in five countries and ten cities. Over the past eighteen months, Darren has had numerous health issues, including two below-knee amputations, stage five kidney failure requiring dialysis three times a week, and he is a stroke survivor.

Yet, Darren has used the concepts learned managing vendors to help him overcome his physical limitation, leaning into your discomfort, the power of partnerships and the importance of clear, consistent and concise communication. Darren’s story is one of triumph because of his tenacious desire to fight back for his life through these trials.

Darren obtained his Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts in History from George Mason University. Darren and his lovely wife Elaine founded Korrior, Inc. with a vision to create inspirational books and faith-based media projects. Darren’s eBook, A Day in the Life in a Skilled Nursing Facility: Short Stories from a Young Man Trapped in a Nursing Home, was released in September 2018.

Darren’s memoir, With Worn Out Tools: Navigating The Rituals of Midlife, was released in the fall of 2021. Darren is a certified John Maxwell trainer, coach and speaker with an executive coaching clientele of 15 executives in four countries.

He is a licensed color code personality assessment facilitator, training over 500 leaders in four countries. He is a 2019 consumer reviewer for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. Darren lost over 270 pounds on a vegetarian diet.

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