Chances are you’ve seen the movie Top Gun before. This exhilarating film showcased the almost unbelievably intense reality of being an elite pilot in the military. And behind many of those awe-inspiring stunts and scenes was John Foley, Blue Angels pilot, entrepreneur, Real Estate
investor, public speaker, and all-around inspiring human being. John has performed these death-defying stunts for years and successfully became the one percent of the one percent of pilots. His key to success? Failing hard.
As soon as John saw the Blue Angels perform as a child, he dreamed of doing the same. It took him eighteen years to accomplish his dream, but it came with a cost. Before hitting his performance peak, John made a flight mistake that could have ended his career and another pilot’s life. Thankfully, this ill fate was avoided, but John still had to live with the consequences of making such a massive mistake. As a result, John reframed and rewired his brain to be better, retain more, keep his composure, and be “glad to be here.”
He’s made his way up to the highest level of flying and knows the key to elite success. The surprisingly simple method is laid out in today’s show, as John walks through the five steps he goes through every day to improve his life constantly, always be grateful, and never leave a day to waste. So if you want to push yourself to the next level, accomplish more than you think you’re capable of, and live more life in the moment, tune into this episode!
In This Episode We Cover:
Knowing your blind spots and why witnessing your weaknesses can boost your skills
Why complacency kills and thinking you’re “good enough” can drag you down
The benefits of a debrief and why you always want to know what you did wrong
Finding your “why” and turning it into the driving force behind your success
The “glad to be here” method and why it’s a “wonder drug” for human happiness
How the 1% of any skill set optimize their performance and push others to do the same
And So Much More!
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Navy SEAL Jocko Willink on Embracing Discomfort and Leading Through Extreme Ownership
Here’s Why Failure Is NEVER the End of Your Real Estate
Book Mentioned in this Episode
Fearless Success by John Foley
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