All-American footballer Devon Still miraculously fought his way back from career-threatening injuries until he reached his goal of going pro. However, he put his NFL dreams on hold when his 4-year-old daughter was diagnosed with pediatric cancer and he committed full-time to coaching her through the pain during treatment. Devon talks about his experience developing and teaching resiliency on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

SHOW NOTES:
Devon talks about developing a fighter mindset and teaching his daughter this mindset throughout her cancer treatment. [3:00]

Devon explains how to find your purpose. [15:55]

Devon details the elements that make a powerful mindset. [23:55]

Devon shares the tactics he uses to deal with pain. [32:02]

Tom and Devon discuss dealing with negativity and adversity such as bullies. [39:00]

Devon reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [48:40]

QUOTES:
“I think whenever you’re trying to do something great, whenever you’re trying to be successful, you’re going to face failures. But it’s those lessons in the failures that really take you to greatness.” [5:27]

“A lot of people get confused and think that if they keep fighting, then that’s strength, that’s true strength. But sometimes true strength is being able to see what life is giving you and making a pivot in your life to do something different.” [26:48]

“I realized that the leaders didn’t always start in the front of the line. That a lot of them started off in the back, but they had the courage to step out of the line and go up to the front.” [44:50]

FOLLOW DEVON STILL:
TWITTER: http://bit.ly/1ziycpd
WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/2FKGJ0a
INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2oB0waH

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

BOOKS:
So Good They Can’t Ignore You – http://amzn.to/2D3zkFX [34:27]

ORGANIZATIONS:
Still Strong Foundation – http://bit.ly/2CSWL57 [2:18]

Credit to Tom Bilyeu for his amazing work!