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What An Ex-NFL Taught Me About Community

Uncategorized Dec 01, 2022

To grow, you must be surrounded by those who are ahead of you.

Recently I had the privilege of being at a mastermind retreat in Phoenix, Arizona with 25 faith-based entrepreneurs from around the world.

Sometimes I attend these retreats and I have specific tactics or strategies that I’m really excited to implement in the business.

Other times I had a conversation that really inspired me.

But this time was different

Literally all I wanted was to be around people that were more successful than me.
The fastest way to grow is to be the small fish in a big pond.

One of the speakers was John Madsen, who played in the NFL for a couple of seasons before switching to entrepreneurship.

He was a gym owner for 6 years and managed to pay his bills for the most part.
But about 4 years ago something changed…

He decided to spend time around people that were more successful than him. People that were doing what he was doing. But they were further along.

And in the last 4 years, his business has DOUBLED every year.

This is why you cannot pursue recovery alone. It is easily the biggest mistake men make.

The sooner you are in an environment of men who are further ahead than you, the quicker you will recover.

You may need to read that line again.

Avoid the “blind leading the blind” situations. Your mentors, coaches, and leaders shouldn’t be struggling in this area.

That’s why you should be proud of yourself for reading these emails. Even just taking in content from someone who is almost 7 years clean is going to help you a ton.

Find the people that are further ahead, get around them as quickly and as often as possible.

And you will watch your recovery soar to new heights.

“For as iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another” – Proverbs 27:17

So if you’re sick and tired of doing this recovery thing alone… 

And you want to be part of a vibrant community of men pursuing freedom… 

We have time specifically set aside to speak with our newsletter readers. Book A Time now and let’s see if we can help you.

Cheering you on,

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