“I went through those younger ages. My mom was a single mother at the time, she had to work 3 jobs just to put a food on the table, so we could live in a tiny one bedroom apartment and in the trailer parks with me and my sister. I knew what tough was like and growing up through high school, through college never having money. And then getting out of college and being a broke college student in debt and having to sacrifice, giving my all to this career of MMA.
I put all my eggs in one basket. I didn’t have a fallback plan. I gave everything to the fighting and I always knew I will never give up. Even through six years that I first started out here in Florida, training MMA, having no money to my name, having to run to the gym every day, sometimes in the rain and be soaking wet going into the practice. But I still never doubted myself. I trusted God’s plan.”Interview w/ Submission Radio in September 2020.
Putting Your Eggs In One Basket
If you study the lives and choices of many highly-successful people, you’ll start to find a common theme, they always seem to play high-risk, high-reward game by putting all their eggs in one basket.
These are individuals didn’t branch off and have 10 backup plans. They had one plan: succeed, or fail.
“If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things that are part of a normal one.”Srinivas Rao
Ignore conventional wisdom if you want to live a life people envy. You’re going to have to start doing things no one has done by putting all your eggs in one basket, and watching that basket carefully.
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