EPISODE 274 No matter what obstacles life throws at you, you have control over how you act, the decisions you make and who you will be. You are never powerless.
CONTENT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, at the height of his boxing career in the 1970’s, was wrongly accused of a horrific crime he didn’t commit and sentenced to life in prison. When he arrived at the prison he told the warden and guards that he was not, and never would be, powerless.
It took 19 years and 2 trials to overturn the verdict. When it was over and he was set free he simply resumed his life, no civil suit for damages or requests for an apology. He had made the choice that his past couldn’t harm him.
There are always things going wrong in our lives. Some of these events and obstacles we have control over and some we do not. When something stands in our way, often the first thing we do is blame someone else. If it isn’t our fault we feel we don’t have to take action.
Overcome obstacles in 3 critical steps:
How do you deal with obstacles? You will learn the details of each step in this episode. Overcome the obstacles and you are guaranteed to experience success and excellence!
QUOTES BY CHRIS
“It’s easier to blame the external when there is an obstacle, yet most of the time those obstacles are internal.”
“Many of our problems come from having too much.”
Google “learned helplessness”.
Read The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday