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“Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” – Lou Holtz
Today on Spin It!, Stephynie talks with Jeremy Ryan Slate, the CEO & Co-Founder of Command Your Brand Media. Jeremy is also the Founder of the Create Your Own Life Podcast which he has been hosting since 2015.
Jeremy is a former school teacher turned podcaster, CEO, and author. His book Extraordinary discusses adversity and how we can overcome it. At age 19, he faced an emotional crisis when he had a near death experience. Five years later, he faced another devastating crisis when his mother suffered from a stroke that left her diasbled.
Jeremy spun these pivotal moments in his life and used them as fuel to propel him towards furthering his education, starting a top podcast and launching a profitable business. Listen to this episode to get inspired on how you can turn your obstacles into opportunities, too.
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03:15 - Jeremy Almost Passed Away at Age 19.
07:07 - Jeremy’s Mother Having A Stroke.
07:34 - How does he deal with it with his daughters?
10:11 - Did You Always Want To Be An Entrepreneur?
14:18 - Delivering Bad News.
17:21 - Creating an Online Persona.
19:26 - Jeremy's advice for college students to select a job.
23:35 - Jeremy's Interview Process.
25:50 - Jeremy's Work Ethic
28:00 - Teaching Your Children To Work Hard
31:12 - Transferable Skills / Being A Learner
33:20 - Seeing Things A Different Way
38:31 - How do you know what you wanna do?
40:51 - Common Mistakes That Podcasters Make
43:43 - Pivotal Failure That Turned Into An Opportunity
45:51 - One Thing You Want To Discuss But No One Has Asked You About.
Mentioned in the Episode:
Jeremy's Website: https://www.jeremyryanslate.com/
Jeremy's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-ryan-slate-bb7b284a/
Jeremy's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeremyryanslate/?igshid=1e33j5ghi366q
Jeremy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeremyryanslate?s=11
Jeremy's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/slatejer
Jeremy's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jeremyryanslate
Jeremy's Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-create-your-own-life-show/id1059619918Jeremy's Book: https://publishizer.com/extraordinary/