“Feeling that sting, that uncomfortable emotion FULLY is necessary for moving on and reaching that next level.”
How To Pivot From “The Plan”
There’s no way to TOTALLY prepare and no way to avoid life’s curveballs – so let’s get clear on WHO we want to become in these situations! Our guest Emiliano Acevedo shares from the heart about some recent major challenges – including losing his younger brother and trying to save a failing business. His GRATITUDE and COURAGE in the face of life’s storms is noble, and inspirational. Host Phil Gomez and Emiliano also answer: how to take healthy risks, why a free man has no choices, and how to break through when we are suffering in silence.
- [06:15] How did Emiliano face off with a failing business?
- [13:50] Why pivoting or pulling the plug is a hard pill for many men to swallow.
- [20:19] Who do you become when you don’t get your way?
- [26:11] Where do risk and masculinity intersect? Does our culture teach men to take or avoid risks?
- [32:30] Why victim mentality prevents us from realizing the gift of risk taking.
- [37:13] Why a truly free man has no choices, only commitments.
- [44:01] Where a reluctance to ask for support holds men back.
- [51:48] Emiliano’s reflections on his younger brother’s passing.
- [1:01:03] How allowing himself to be supported by his community impacted Emiliano.
- [1:10:21] The beauty of having a network and family with shared values and total alignment.
- [1:21:43] Why there’s no excuse to stay stuck in today’s world, which is abundant in medicinal + supportive resources.
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