Losing might just tell you more about yourself than you could ever imagine. In today’s rat race, our sights are so focused on the win that we beat ourselves up when we lose. Without losing, however, winning wouldn’t feel like winning. In this episode of the DPB, you’ll hear the story of John Stephen Akhwari, a 1968 Olympic marathon runner who lost the race, but won the history books.

Noteworthy Topics from this Episode:

05:35 – The testament of the true human spirit.
05:58 – Perseverance despite extremely difficult circumstances.
06:22 – There always tend to be unforeseen circumstances that bring you down to the ground.
07:06 – Keep going. You’ve got this. You’re more powerful than you’re giving yourself credit for.
07:27 – Your ability to rise up and achieve what you’ve set out to accomplish is what really matters.
07:36 – Our glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
09:04 – Wise people learn from experience super wise people learn from others’ experiences.
09:37 – We’re plagued by just jumping into whatever we do without much planning or preparation.
10:44 – Take ample time to plan the potential obstacles that may get in the way.
11:00 – What are the potential obstacles that will keep me from getting to that destination and how will I act or how will I overcome them when encountered?
11:53 – New Obstacle means new research – means new strategy – means a new method of overcoming it.
13:20 – Without purpose, everything will always feel happening to you, not because of you.
13:31 – The point of this podcast is to enrich and empower you to think bigger, live happier, and enjoy your time in the automotive industry.
13:37 – The automotive industry is an exceptional vehicle for helping you achieve a lifestyle that you both want and are working hard to deserve.
13:56 – With the right tools and resources you can make incredible things happen for yourself, your family, your community, and whoever else on this beautiful planet you want to have a positive impact on.
14:52 – You have what it takes to succeed. Create a playbook, keep it open and dominate.

Keep going. You’ve got this.

Michael adds that there always unforeseen circumstances or obstacles that bring you down. It is important to understand that this is normal and if you are not bumping into obstacles, then you are probably not moving or growing. It is your ability to adjust, learn, evolve and rise every time you fall is what matters.

You have what it takes to succeed.

Michael says that you are more powerful than you are giving yourself credit for. You have what it takes to succeed and DPB is here to give you the tools and resources to help you achieve your goals. The key to successfully achieve your goals is to plan for them and map out the road to reach those goals with possible roadblocks and obstacles. In the time when everyone jumps on every new shiny thing without much planning, your advantage is to carefully plan your moves and make sure you are preparing to overcome any challenges that might present themselves on your journey towards reaching your dreams.

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