Nov 29, 2016 • 38M

#491: 3 Tips For Overcoming From Someone Who Overcame

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Devin Thorpe
Some of the world's great changemakers join host Devin Thorpe to share leadership lessons you can use to increase your impact.
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Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: Read the full Your Mark on the World article and watch the int erview here: Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes by clicking here: or on Stitcher by clicking here: --------------- Todd Sylvester overcame addiction to create a successful life. Now as a speaker and mentor he helps others trapped by addiction or other behavioral challenges to overcome them. The lessons could be relevant for anyone seeking to overcome any self-limiting challenge. Todd offers three keys to overcoming the challenges in our lives. First, he says, “You’re OK.” “Understanding that you are OK is one of the most empowering truths we can and should embrace,” he says. People are trapped by their self image, he says. “I have found with my clients that the three most common limiting beliefs they hold onto is that they are powerless, broken or damaged, and they are a victim of their circumstances. This keeps them in a self-made prison.” “These belief systems create a story they tell themselves about themselves and this story is a fairy tale,” he continues. “The fairy tale keeps them wallowing in their own misery but when they become aware that they are OK and have always been OK, the self-made prison is shattered. When they understand this simple yet powerful truth, they laugh themselves silly!” --------------- Read the full Your Mark on the World article and watch the interview here: Need a corporate social responsibility speaker? Learn more about Devin Thorpe at