Jim Harshaw Jr. is a Division 1 All-American wrestler, a speaker, consultant, and founder of the "Wrestling With Success" Podcast, among many other achievements. Jim and I discuss the importance of hard-work despite common beliefs, as well as the importance of embracing failure along your journey to success. He's also responsible for a TED Talk, which you'll be able to check out in the full description of today's blog.
Episode 78 Time Stamps:
(7:47) The qualities that helped Jim persevere | Hard Work, Learning, Mindset
(13:36) Out-working everyone | Pain now, or pain later?
(20:52) Failure is NECESSARY for success | knowing the process, and the outcome
(28:09) The root cause of perfection
(31:17) Advice for individuals who lack support | surrounding yourself with great people to model | relating to the greats
(34:51) Jim's most influential books
1. "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie (Link to Amazon)
2. "Obstacle is the Way" by Ryan Holiday (Link to Amazon)
3. "How to Awaken the Giant Within" by Tony Robbins (Link to Amazon)
4. "The Power of Thinking Big" by Thomas Abreu (Link to Amazon)
(37:33) Jim's "dream-roundtable" with Tony Robbins, Cael Sanderson and Elon Musk
Jim's main website: jimharshawjr.com
"Wrestling with Success" Podcast: View in iTunes
Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #78 Blog