Nov 8, 2018
Every day our words affect others either in a positive or negative way.
In today's podcast, I share how different people and their words helped me to succeed and to sometimes fail. Take a lesson from my experiences and go and change someone’s life today.
“I now realize the importance of having yourself surrounded by people that will give you the words that are really, really important and honest. Not only the praise but also the words of doubt or the words of discouragement or the words to, to basically let you know that, hey, you're not on the right path. You're doing things the wrong way or you're not being honest. You're not being direct.”
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01:30 – Greg’s mission and involvement in Denver’s criminal justice reforms
02:04 – The impact of the power of words to Greg’s life growing up becoming a pleaser and trying to figure out everything on his own
04:20 – Robin’s impact to his life, being the only person that praised him and became his positive influence to his life
07:01 – Shifting gears, moving to Colorado with Robin, believing in his capacity and that he can do more by listening to Robin’s words of encouragement
08:14 – Powerful words that made him successful- being salesman of the month, breaking sales target after sales target
09:30 – The Positive impact of people around him
10:25 – The fall of his success—nobody told him that he is about to make a big mess
12:20 – The words of discouragement from his supervising officer inside the facility, an accountability he got from his sixth officer who believed in him and recognized his efforts
16:57 – Giving positive vibe and casual conversation to people we meet
17:20 – What is more with Greg, his mission to help former felon to transition back to the society
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