[00:49] - The Making of the Man: Breaking down his first year after he graduated college.
[05:46] - How he overcame despair and depression to step into his power.
[11:44] - Setting yourself up for success by networking and surrounding yourself with positive people.
[15:44] - Why you have to deconstruct your implicit biases.
[18:03] - Strategies to use to reach out to people outside of your bubble.
[24:46] - Becoming a published author in his 20s.
[28:51] - Overcoming your toughest opponent in life - yourself.
In this episode of the Transformed Sales Podcast, I had a chat with Alec Wons, an author, coach, passionate and positive entrepreneur, and salesman. Alec firmly believes that everyone (no matter how young or old) should fail as much and as often as possible. He sees failures as learning opportunities. He enjoys being physically active, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
He graduated from Marquette University where he played D1 college soccer and got his degree in Exercise Physiology. Alec will share what he has learned through his struggles and failures. If you are struggling through the day-to-day of life's adventures and being in a sales career either as a leader or individual contributor, Alec has some great advice for you. Tune in for more!
“Life is probably about 10% of what you can personally control yourself and about 90% of what you just react to in the outside world” - Alec Wons
“The largest amount of growth comes outside of your comfort zone” - Alec Wons
“What you say and do does affect others” - Alec Wons
“Things don’t happen to you, they happen for you” - Alec Wons
“Don’t just give to get but give because you truly want to give” - Alec Wons
“You’re one habit away from achieving what you want” - Alec Wons