484: Sam Acho | How to Get To Know Yourself


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Sam Acho is an NFL player, writer, public speaker, and humanitarian. A linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he speaks widely at colleges, events, conferences, and churches, and also co hosted the podcast, Relevant Is Doing a Sports Podcast. The founder and president of Athletes for Justice, he is a vice president of the NFL players association and a graduate of the University of Texas and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. On this Episode: Sam explains how he hated football when he started playing at 12 years old, and how his parent’s immigrant background gave him the mindset of “don’t quit.” Sam tells Travis about his first mentor and the impact of believing in himself took him to the next level. Hear Sam talk about how mindset can differentiate you from others and level the playing field. Travis and Sam discuss what the reason was behind Sam becoming an author in the middle of his career. Sam shares a few tips from his book about how to know yourself and the opportunities he had as a result. Key Takeaways: Believe in yourself first. Slow down and unplug “Touch doorknobs” and have courage to try new things! Tweetable Quotes: “It seems like the people who do make it long term, and become the Tom Brady’s of the world, are the people who have trained their mind to believe first and then follow through with those actions.” - Travis “You are worth getting to know.” - Sam Acho Sam Acho: Find out more about his book, Let The World See You, at www.Samachobook.com Resources: Follow along with me on Instagram- @travischappell Visit my website for more information on resources and announcements:https://travischappell.com/ ( https://travischappell.com) Join the Facebook group to find community: https://travischappell.com/group (https://travischappell.com/group)
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