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5 Lessons from David Goggins for High-Level Leaders



Last week I took some notes from David Goggins as he was in town speaking at an event.

It was an INCREDIBLE reminder, and I wanted to share it with you.


Buckle up and get ready!


As high-level leaders, it's crucial to continuously develop your mental toughness and resilience.


One of my favorites who exemplifies these traits is David Goggins, a former Navy SEAL and ultra-endurance athlete.


Goggins' journey teaches us the importance of taking ownership in every aspect of our lives.


This is what got me inspired by David Goggins that can help you take ownership and become a fearless leader:


Accept responsibility for your actions 💡

  1. Understand that you control your life, and your choices shape your future. Embrace accountability and learn from your mistakes.

Push beyond your comfort zone 🚀

  1. Growth comes from embracing challenges and pushing your limits. Be fearless in the pursuit of your goals and consistently strive for improvement.

Cultivate mental toughness 💪

  1. Develop a resilient mindset to overcome setbacks and obstacles. Remember that your mind is your most powerful weapon in the battle for success.

Embrace discomfort and pain as growth opportunities 🌱

  1. Discomfort and pain are inevitable in the pursuit of greatness. Face them head-on and view them as opportunities to learn, grow, and become stronger.

Stay disciplined and focused on your goals 🎯

  1. Discipline is the foundation of success. Develop daily habits and routines that keep you focused on achieving your goals, no matter the circumstances.

To continue your journey toward fearless leadership, I encourage you to reflect on these questions:

  1. Are you taking full responsibility for your actions and choices in both your personal and professional life?

  2. How can you challenge yourself to step outside your comfort zone and embrace discomfort for growth?

  3. In what areas of your life can you improve your discipline and focus to achieve your goals?

Remember, true leadership begins with taking ownership of your life. Embrace the Goggins mindset, and you'll be on the path to becoming a fearless, unstoppable leader.

Chew on this scriptures during the week as well.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 (NIV)

"Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize."


Rooting for you. Praying with you.


Anthony Thompson



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