Dec 26, 2018
Donnie is a Marine Corps veteran
turned salesman. For 20 years, he excelled at sales and made
a lot of money for other people. Donnie shares with us the epiphany he had a couple
years ago--that moment he realized he was living other people's
dreams, not his own. That's when he decided to make a big
leap by opening his own business.
He talks about the challenges he faces in starting his own
business, and one of his bigger hurdles was overcoming his own
This man knows himself, he's perceptive, and he pays attention
to those A-HA moments and epiphanies that are often triggered when
we least expect it, oftentimes in everyday, mundane
Donnie discusses the importance
of facing your fears and doing those things in life that creep you
out. In order to be effective, you must know yourself.
has his own
's Success Champions,
that has grown rapidly. You can find his show
Listen to find out the one question he asks all of his guests
before they go on his show. He tells us how he got started in
podcasting and also of a unique experience as a guest on a
Donnie urges people not to get
stuck being okay with being okay.
In his experience, people know what to do to help themselves,
they don't always have the courage to pull the trigger and actually
Donnie discusses coaches and why
he believes so many of them struggle.
This man opens up with us and shares his shame. He tells
us how he navigated through his shame to keep forward
Support systems are important, and be discerning from whom you
seek support. Misery loves company, so avoid reaching out to
people who will sit in the misery with you because they'll keep you
We discuss PTSD, effective treatments, and the pitfalls of the
system. Bit of advice - if you have PTSD, get out of the
Donnie encourages us to embrace
new things. Don't walk away from potential tools (such as new
technology) because you don't get it. Learn to use it.
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