Through Trials to Triumph: How Wilbert Wynnberg Started Think Act Prosper

Starting out from humble beginnings and growing up in an abusive, low-income environment, no one had high expectations for Wilbert Wynnberg. Mixing with the wrong company took him down the wrong path for most of his childhood and adolescence. He joined a gang, dropped out of school, became a heavy drinker and a gambling addict who, at his peak, was experiencing 5 to 6-figure swings on a daily basis. However, the consequences of his lifestyle caught up with him and sobered him up, spurring him to turn over a new leaf, put his degenerate days behind him, and live a purposeful life.

Many of his friends and acquaintances were amazed at the transformation that Wynnberg had pulled off. Today, Wilbert Wynnberg is a serial entrepreneur, bestselling author, and founder of the Think Act Prosper movement. As someone who was able to redeem himself and turn his life around, he shares his story to inspire others that it’s never too late to get yourself back on track and start living a meaningful life. Delivering his message both virtually and in-person with his own brand of charisma, Wynnberg has made appearances on TV, been featured on news publications such as Forbes, USA Today, Yahoo! Finance, and many more. Ever since 2015, Wynnberg has made it his mission to empower people to excel in their business, income and life.

2017 was a highlight year for Wynnberg. It was the year he went to pursue a skydiving license to get rid of his fear of heights. After he miraculously survived a near-fatal skydiving crash, he reached a realisation that he could possibly have perished with plenty of regrets if he had died from that crash. This prompted him to write and publish his first book, Think Act Prosper. Soon after, he obtained his United States Parachute Association (USPA) ‘A’ license and successfully completed more than 50 solo jumps. Subsequently, he collaborated with the world’s best thought leaders and business experts—people like Brian Tracy, Kerri Kasem, Evan Carmichael, Elena Cardone, David Meltzer, Kim Perell, and many more—to expand Think Act Prosper to include an annual business conference as well as a magazine.

A big advocate of the importance of education, particularly in childhood, Wynnberg has been actively involved with community assistance efforts around Southeast Asia, regularly helping children living in the underprivileged communities in the region. To lead by example, Wynnberg also decided to pursue an MBA with Murdoch University in 2019, to show that it’s never too late to start again.

Daniel Ruiz

Daniel Ruiz is an Executive Journalist at The Chicago Journal. Daniel's decades of experience in the writing world has gained him exposure to various kinds of businesses. He has helped several entrepreneurs in the past to grow in their respective industries.

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