Open Your Eyes with McKay Christensen
8 months ago

S1E5 - How Do You Find Greatness?

Call it perseverance, stick-to-it-iveness, guts or grit. When we learn to stay in the game, we can find greatness. But staying in the game takes specific skills. Learn with McKay as he shares those skills and how you can create a character and habit of perseverance. Throughout the episode, our host looks at fostering greatness, finding lessons in the stories of others, highlighting the gift of perseverance, and sharing what can be learned from staying in the game. Today, McKay engages in an exploration of what it means to fuel yourself and your future, how to go about it, and, as a result, find greatness. The Finer Details of This Episode: ·   Fostering greatness ·   Bob Mankoff and Arnold Palmer’s stories and what we can learn from them ·   The gift of perseverance ·   George Foreman’s story and its lesson for us ·   Maxcy Filer’s story ·   What running marathons has taught McKay ·   Fuelling yourself and your future Quotes: “Even successful people face rejection all the time.” “It is in the failure and perseverance of it that you find your greatness.” “Don't give in to short term struggles, get better, stay in the game, and if you do, you will do what others are unwilling to do.” “Fall seven, rise eight.” “Nothing, nothing, replaces perseverance and staying in the game.” “The road to greatness is paved with failure and perseverance.” “The city attorney in Compton said ‘Maxcy was just too busy doing good deeds to everyone around him to pass the test.’” “A clear image of where you're headed, a clear well-defined image, makes all the difference in enabling you to persevere.” “It is not over until you win.” “We're just halfway towards who you are meant to become.” “If you persevere, persevere, persevere, you will find greatness.” Show Links: Open Your Eyes: 10 Uncommon Lessons to Discover a Happier Life