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FMF #56: From David to Goliath w/ Nigel Thomas

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FMF #56: From David to Goliath w/ Nigel Thomas
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Fifteen Minute Fridays episode #56 Nigel Thomas.

In this episode, we delve into the transformative journey of Nigel Thomas. He shares the profound backstory of what led him to the brink of suicide, offering listeners a glimpse into the darkest moments of his life.

Discover what compelled him to change his decision to commit suicide and how he is rebuilding and documenting his comeback through his newsletter named ‘David to Goliath.’ Moreover, he sheds light on the significance behind naming his newsletter ‘David to Goliath’ and reveals the power of conviction and resilience.

Gain invaluable insights as Nigel shares his advice for those navigating through their own darkest moments. Drawing from his own experiences, Nigel underscores the importance of silencing the inner voice of the victim that tells us we’re not good enough and stops us from achieving what we want. He encourages listeners to cultivate self-belief and embrace discomfort to strengthen the champion within them.

Quote Of The Day:

“One man with conviction will overwhelm a hundred who have only opinions.” ~Winston Churchill

Timestamp:

[01:02] Introduction to the show

[02:04] Quote of the day: “One man with conviction will overwhelm a hundred who have only opinions.” ~Winston Churchill

[03:59] The backstory of what led Nigel Thomas to nearly commit suicide

[05:10] What made Nigel change his decision to commit suicide?

[05:46] Why he decided to name his newsletter ‘David to Goliath’ where he documents his comeback

[07:20] Nigel’s advice to anyone currently in a dark place

[10:11] His newsletter: David to Goliath

[11:29] Subscribe to the newsletter: https://davidtogoliath.com/

[12:36] Integration assignment

[14:45] Best way to reach out to Nigel Thomas

Website: https://davidtogoliath.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nigelthomas-ai/

Key Takeaways:

• “One man with conviction will overwhelm a hundred who have only opinions.” ~Winston Churchill [02:04]

• We all have that inner voice of the victim that tells us we’re not good enough, that listens to external opinions, and that stops us from achieving what we want. [07:34]

• The more you do uncomfortable things, the stronger the champion within you becomes [07:52]

• “No one is going to believe in you for you.” ~Nigel Thomas [08:27]

• If you listen to podcasts and motivational content online without changing your behavior, you will remain in the same place. [08:30]

• Everyone has a dream future and a vision board of success, but that is not within your control. What is in your control today are the actions you take to reach those dream outcomes. [12:44]

Integration Assignment:

Start making inputs toward your dream outcome, track your progress, measure your inputs, and then course-correct as needed.

People Mentioned and Other Resources:

1. Winston Churchill

2. José Mourinho

Keep In Touch with Nigel Thomas:

Website: https://davidtogoliath.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nigelthomas-ai/

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