Rocky is a current member of The National Syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Radio Show, which airs in 80 Markets. You can see him daily on the #1 Ranked TV Show “DISH NATION”. His ROCKTEEN initiative is a youth mentoring program whose mission is to motivate youth to start living a #RockTeenLifestyle – one that promotes Academic Achievement, Character Development & Positive life choices.
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- We all have choices in life – just make the right one.
- Don’t let anybody set your limits – you set your own.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:24] – Rocky had two goals in life – be a professional athlete and be a radio and TV personality
- [02:07] – “I have two choices – to believe all the things being told to me, or I can do something about it”
- [02:24] – Put the work in even if it’s hard
- [03:05] – Rocky applied for a job on a radio station and was rejected 5 times
- [03:31] – He went for the 6th time and asked if they’d just let him work for free
- [03:44] – He was allowed to work for free for a year
- [04:05] – When a position became available for full-time, Rocky was on top of the list
- [04:16] – Rocky has now been in the radio industry for 17 years
- [05:45] – Value Bomb Drop: You’ve got to have the mindset and know the difference between your gift and your talent
- [08:49] – Never get stuck until it’s time to stick to something
- [09:52] – What is something you’ve changed your mind about in the last 6 months? That the sky is NOT the limit
- [10:55] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Taking all the NO’s personally instead of embracing them
- [13:35] – There are mentors out there in our lives – find them!
- [14:38] – What is the one thing you are most FIRED up about today? Having an opportunity to be a blessing for someone else
- [15:57] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – Myself
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – Don’t allow people to create limits for you
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – Hanging around with people who are smarter than me
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Dream Job Freedom and EOFire
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – Motivation Manifesto –it’s about how to get started, how to get motivated, and a step-by-step blue print on doing everything!
- Imagine you woke up tomorrow morning in a brand new world, identical to Earth, but you knew no one. You still have all the experiences and knowledge you currently have – your food and shelter is taken cared of – but all you have is a laptop and $500. What would you do in the next 7 days? – I would create a handle/profile on all social media platform and take the $500 to make a website. I would give people opportunity free of charge to learn how they can overcome obstacles in their lives.
- 18:54 – Catch Rocky on Facebook and Twitter
- 19:02 – Check out Rocky’s website, Dream Job Freedom
- [19:40] – The road to success is always under construction
1) The Freedom Journal: Accomplish your #1 goal in 100 days!
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