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S2E9 - Prisoners Pardon - Brent Cassity
24th October 2022 • Prisoner's Pardon • Michi J
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Looking

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.

 

 


Show

Highlights:


 


·       Entering

prison


·       How he

got along with fellow inmates


·       Overcoming

his fear


·       Two types

of prisoners


·       Family

support


·       Brent’s

5-Steps to Success


Takeaways:


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.


3)

      Take Steps to support your

goals/standards


 


Brent’s

5 Steps from his book Nightmare Success with corresponding Proverbs:


 


1.    

Be humble – Ask for help


Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with

the humble is wisdom


 


2.   

Find Zaywontanao – Dream/Purpose – Goal or plan,

step


Proverbs 13:16 – In everything the prudent acts with

knowledge


 


3.   

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


 


4.   

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.


 


5.   

Don’t give up


Proverbs 21:5 – The plans of the diligent lead to profit as

surely as haste leads to poverty.


 


Book

Nightmare Success


Amazon.com:

Nightmare Success: Loyalty, Betrayal, Life Behind Bars, Adapting, and Finally

Breaking Free: A Memoir: 9781951943967: Cassity, Brent: Books




Podcast


Nightmare

Success In And Out (audacy.com)