The Resilience of Champions with Dr. Tommy Watson

RDPTommyWatson SqThe Real Deal with Jason Silverman featuring Dr. Tommy Watson (The Resilience of Champions)

Welcome to this edition of THE REAL DEAL with Jason Silverman!

Jason Silverman got a chance to catch up with speaker, author and leading expert on turning transitions into success, Dr. Tommy Watson for a fun and truly eye opening conversation about what makes a true champion.   If you’re looking to take your business (and your life) to the next level, this podcast is a must!

What are you waiting for??  You’re going to get a ton of value from this one!

Strap yourself in and get ready!  This is going to be great!

A little about Dr. Tommy Watson…

Considered a leading expert on turning transitions into success, Dr. Tommy Watson inspires millions with the unique and charismatic way he articulates his rags-to-success story.  His life of resilience, hard work, and perseverance will inspire any audience. Dr. Watson’s hardships include (1) living with parents who were heroin addicts and shoplifters (2) his mother being arrested 11 times during his first year of birth, (3) living in 30 different locations by the time he finished high school, and (4) being homeless when he was recruited as one of the top football players in the nation. This astonishing journey provides the foundation for the powerful principles Dr. Watson teaches today to individuals and organizations. Dr. Watson attributes his success to the power of resilience. Despite the hardships and a learning disability, his amazing resilience, has led him towards academic and professional excellence.  He has obtained four college degrees – including a Doctor of Education in Leadership with an emphasis on organizational change.  And, equally impressive is his winning McDonald’s Corporation’s prestigious leadership award bestowed on top leaders in management.

His latest book, The Resilience of Champions: Secret Habits of Highly Resilient Individuals and Organizations, chronicles the personal experiences that shaped him to be the resilient champion that he is today. The award-winning book reveals the secrets of success contained in the journeys of peak performers such as Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, McDonald’s and Mary Kay Cosmetics. The Resilience of Champions describes how readers can use key habits of resilience to make their individual and organizational dreams come true.

He is also the author of the award-winning book, A Face of Courage- The Tommy Watson story, which chronicles Dr. Watson’s life growing up in Denver, CO. Dr. Watson resides in Charlotte, NC.

Listen to today’s podcast and discover:

1. Failure and obstacles, has been something that you have had to encounter much of your life- share with us about those encounters.

2. What kept you going in the midst of those many challenges and obstacles?

3. What lessons did you learn from those situations?

4. How does a certain mindset play into getting beyond obstacles?

5. We are told that being intentional about failing is the quickest way to success- what are your thoughts about that?