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Recovering when Everything you have Pursued Suddenly Vanishes with Tim Hightower

Episode Summary –

Sometimes, life can put you in a position where your entire world has been turned upside down. You may feel hopeless and like there is no way to go on, and you may feel unworthy of ever being happy again. After a lifetime of following the rules, working hard, and living within your means, an illness or disability can take away everything you have pursued and you’re forced to start over.

We must learn how to overcome these adversities in order to grow into the best version of ourselves and rise above the storms of life! We can do this by recognizing that we are resilient and strong enough to overcome the difficulties in our lives.

“Failures, challenges, and hurdles are a part of life. Since we cannot get away from them, we learn to live with them.”

In this episode, Tim Hightower, a 10-year NFL veteran, businessman, best-selling author, and philanthropist, talks about how you can rise above your storms. Get empowered to make a significant difference in the quality of your life and the lives of others.

Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[02:10] Meet and greet Tim Hightower and hear how he has been making an impact in the world.
[03:49] Top three reasons why people have challenges with resilience and what they can do about it.
[06:35] Ways you can develop your resilience skill.
[08:47] Tim’s insights on ways you can find a mentor.
[10:53] Skillset that helped Tim succeed in athletics and entrepreneurship.
[15:19] Tim's greatest achievements and memorable projects in his life.
[23:01] The feeling of being selected for an NFL draft and a dream come true.
[30:46] What does working from your happy place mean to Tim?
[32:19] Tim’s advice on persistence and becoming a professional athlete and entrepreneur.


About Tim Hightower – 

Tim Hightower is 10 year NFL veteran, businessman, best-selling author, and philanthropist. He is empowering individuals and organizations to make a significant difference in their quality of life and the lives of others. 

Tim Hightower brings the energy of professional football to the business world. He was a running back in the NFL for seven years and is the only NFL athlete to return to play after missing four seasons due to injury. Hightower is a graduate of Episcopal High School and the University of Richmond. Most recently, he has been a public speaker and provided consultation to companies on sales, marketing, and health education. Hightower excels at building relationships with companies to form business partnerships that meet community needs. He currently serves as the Director of Alumni Relations for the Washington Commanders.


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A Dream Worth Fighting For: Never Let Obstacles Stop You from Being Your Best Self: 


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About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality. 

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.


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