Mon, 29 December 2014
Todays guest entrepreneur is quite remarkable, and its not just me that says that, but also thousands of people who he has presented to over the last few years.
He is a professional speaker, and record breaking businessman, author and someone who focuses in on Business mastery and also has the "come on guys you can do the impossible you just have to start taking action" vibe nailed down too.
He can help us all get the champion mind-set and build the strength and courage to tackle the "impossible" head on.
We can build lives that give us the freedom to experience what we could only dream about.
But his life didn't start in such a positive way, as at fourteen years old he was hit head-on by a drunk driver while riding his bicycle.
The neurosurgeon said, “If he survives the night, he will be a vegetable for the rest of his life.”
And certainly the diagnosis looked accurate, as he was in a coma for four days, in casts and rehabilitation for a year, and suffered problematic effects lasting many years.
After the accident, life was a cycle of ups-and-downs until he learned the tools and strategies he teaches today.
He started his professional career as a carpenter and exceled with woodcraft, and then created his first business at age 24, when he entered into the residential contracting and real estate investment business.
But it wasn't until after a divorce whilst still a young man, did his life really start to find traction and he began to fire sparks across the world.
In 2011, he decided he wanted to do something amazing.
He wanted to make a difference.
He wanted to leave his mark.
He wanted success.
So from a casual runner, in just nine months he went to running 2,621 miles across America joining the ranks of the most elite ultra-runners in the world.
For 100 consecutive days, he ran a marathon distance, and then gave an inspirational keynote speech to at-risk groups and donated 10,000 of his books "Dream Big Act Big" to the audiences he met.
He ran into New York city waving a huge American flag, surrounded by hundreds of runners, and entered the record books.
And since then he has continued to provide inspiration to everyone that he meets, undertaking many challenges that so many people would look at as daunting and undoable.
So what is it about the world today that sees the challenge too big to even start taking action on?
And was there a moment when he realised that he had the mental strength to tackle anything?
Well lets find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots, with the one and only freedom fighting, america running Croix Sather.