at the doors of Leavenworth prison from the inside is where Brent Cassity found
himself. Once a successful CEO of a national company and recognized by Time,
Forbes and Fortune magazines, obviously Brent’s fortunes had changed. Brent
didn’t allow himself to stay down even while there. Brent’s now a successful
author and podcast host who used his experience of being a prisoner to make
lasting changes. Listen to the simple five things Brent did to turn his worst
nightmare to success.
· How he
got along with fellow inmates
· Two types
5-Steps to Success
1.) Inmates can tell quickly if you’ve never
been to prison before - Brent was
blessed to find someone willing to help him adjust. You have a good chance to
find someone there from past who can help.
2) Set goals/standards to fight being institutionalized and
sinking into a depression and giving up. Include your family or a person to
help hold you up.
Take Steps to support your
5 Steps from his book Nightmare Success with corresponding Proverbs:
Be humble – Ask for help
Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with
the humble is wisdom
Find Zaywontanao – Dream/Purpose – Goal or plan,
Proverbs 13:16 – In everything the prudent acts with
Move past bad days – how to get a win out of bad,
don’t get caught up into it. Don’t look too far ahead.
Proverbs 24:16 - For though a righteous man falls seven times,
he rises again
Learn from mistakes – You will make them but make
sure you learn from them.
Proverbs 22:3 – The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but
the simple go on an suffer for it.
Don’t give up
Proverbs 21:5 – The plans of the diligent lead to profit as
surely as haste leads to poverty.
Nightmare Success: Loyalty, Betrayal, Life Behind Bars, Adapting, and Finally
Breaking Free: A Memoir: 9781951943967: Cassity, Brent: Books
Success In And Out (audacy.com)