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Bonus Episode | Unyielding Spirit And A JOURNEY OF RESILIENCE with Merril Hoge

 

In a deeply personal and inspiring episode, Mick Hunt converses with Merril Hoge about the power of perseverance, the impact of mentorship, and the essence of resilience. Merril's journey from a determined NFL player to a motivational speaker offers valuable lessons in facing life's hurdles with a proactive and positive mindset.Merril Hodge's Background: Notable for his tenacity on the football field and his courageous battle off it, Merril shares his life's challenges and triumphs.

Defining Moments: Merril discusses the importance of mental preparation and visualization in his success in sports and life challenges.

Discussion Topics:
  • The impact of mentors on Merril's life and career highlights his admiration for Walter Payton.
  • Merrill's approach to overcoming adversity emphasizes preparation, mindset, and resilience.
  • He transitioned from an NFL player to a motivational speaker, sharing his philosophy of "finding a way" in life.
Key Quotes:
  • "Being prepared is your responsibility. It's a combination of an opportunity."
  • "People always remember how you made them feel. That's the relationship point."
Next Steps:
  • Learn More: Visit Merrilhoge.comlhoge.com to explore Merril's work, book him for speaking engagements, and find inspirational resources.
  • Reflect: Consider how Merril's approach to challenges can apply to your life. What steps can you take today to "find a way" through your obstacles?
  • Engage: Share your stories of resilience and how you've been inspired by Merril's journey using #MickUnplugged.

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