How many obstacles have you had to overcome in pursuit of your dream? Does your mind control you or do you control your mind?
Our guest this week was a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears. He also became known as an ESPN analyst for 21 years, a cancer survivor, and is now an inspirational speaker who has an amazing story.
Merril Hoge has a story, let's hear it!
[04:38] Merril talks about his transition from the NFL to his post-NFL career.
[05:52] What made Merril decide to pursue the path of an NFL player?
[07:24] One of four things was always said to Merril about his dreams of becoming an NFL player.
[08:16] What was Merril's first "Moment of Truth" in life?
[09:52] He walks us through one of the darkest moments in his life - living with the Big C.
[10:56] How can one change his life and circumstances? What should one focus on?
[12:44] Merill shares that we can be an inspiration and motivation to people in our life.
[15:37] How does Merril capture and maintain the attention of people as a professional speaker?
[17:01] Why does Merril see himself more of a "Messenger" than a "Speaker"?
[18:47] Messages that are told in stories - how is this used as a great tool for getting people to connect with you?