John Perkins is an author and activist whose 10 books on global intrigue, shamanism, and transformation including Touching the Jaguar,Shapeshiftingand the classicConfessions of an Economic Hit Manhave been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 70 weeks, sold over 2 million copies and are published in 35 languages. As chief economist at a major consulting firm, he advised the World Bank, United Nations, Fortune 500 corporations, US and other governments. He regularly speaks at universities, economic forums, and shamanic gatherings around the world and is a founder and board member of the nonprofit organizations, the Pachamama Alliance and Dream Change.
His new book is titled Touching the Jaguar: Transforming Fear into Action to Change Your Life and the World. John tells the dramatic story of how, when he was a Peace Corps volunteer, his life was saved by an Amazonian shaman who taught him to “touch the jaguar,” to change his reality by embracing perceptions that transformed fears into positive actions.
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