1029. Extreme Challenges Help Him Overcome His Fears
“Almost every day I had to get over that fear of approaching people I don’t know. And asking them where I can sleep, asking them where I can find food, and building that nervousness up to a point where I realized the more vulnerable I was, the more willing people were to help me. And I still find that today, if I am sometimes in a business negotiation and I realize that we have both dug in deep, I somehow allow a vulnerability to creep in where I need their help somehow.”
Recommended Steps to Success:
1. If you hit a barrier to using your talents, do not be deterred or discouraged, but find new ways to use them.
2. Find ways to combine your knowledge, skills and talents and create something new. Keep growing and challenging yourself. Make your own niche.
3. Help others. It is the best way to create both success and fulfillment in life.
4. Write down your goals and work on achieving them each day.
Erik Seversen has lived an amazing life, from hitchhiking from London to Central Africa to living with a remote Indian tribe in the Amazon to building and selling businesses. He has forged a path filled with extreme adventure and success. He published 2 books, “Ordinary to Extraordinary,” that reveals his personal search for meaning and highlights how anyone can create a life of purpose and success, and “. His focus is business development and English language training. He lives by the idea that helping others is the best way to create both success and fulfillment in life.
On His Bookshelf
Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe
Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of Exotic Places and Remarkable People & How Belonging and Purpose Can Transform Your Life, by Erik Seversen
Explore: Extraordinary Adventures of Vulnerability and Strength, by Erik Seversen
Winning Mindset: Elite Strategies for Peak Performance, by Erik Seversen, et al.
Successful Mind, Body and Spirit (3 books), by Erik Seversen, et al.
Connecting With Erik Seversen
Websites: https://www.erikseversen.com and https://www.languagelinq.com
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Careers: Author, Business Development, International Business Development, Linquistics, Podcaster, Teaching/Teacher
Topics: Fear, Linquistics, Travel