Imagine one day you’re teaching Spanish to middle school students and then you’re in an octagon fighting for your life and getting punched in the face.
Sounds pretty insane, right?
That’s exactly the journey of the latest guest of the Academy, none other than Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman who was a former teacher turned UFC fighter who ranked as high as #7 and now a speaker, author, coach and writer who shares his story all over his platforms and turned into a book called "Driven: My Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage".
In this episode we discuss how to adopt a fighter’s mindset, how to have a magnificent obsession, having a massive outcome that makes sense to you (but not others), lessons from the octagon, how to deal with endless critics, trolls and haters, the process of writing a book and enjoying the process of every single moment of life.
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