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Inky Johnson: The Resilience Formula

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Podcast by Ed Mylett | Cumulus Podcast Network

Resilience, courage, and unwavering determination are the 3 words I’d use to describe today’s interview with my friend Inky Johnson.

Inky was on the brink of realizing his lifelong dream of playing professional football when a catastrophic injury during a game for the University of Tennessee changed his life forever. In a fleeting moment, his promising athletic career was halted, leaving his right arm and hand permanently paralyzed. Yet, what Inky chose to do in the aftermath of this life-altering event is nothing short of remarkable.

Instead of succumbing to despair, Inky transformed his greatest setback into his biggest breakthrough. Today, he’s not only an acclaimed author and entrepreneur but also one of the most compelling motivational speakers, touching the lives of people across the globe, from elite athletes to top executives.

Inky’s narrative is a powerful reminder that our greatest trials often pave the way for our most significant triumphs. In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Inky’s journey through the shock and realization of his injury and how he found the strength to face his new reality.
  • The pivotal role of patience, faith, and an unwavering belief
  • Insights into leveraging adversity as a catalyst for uncovering and utilizing other gifts and talents.
  • The importance of unconditional effort
  • Lessons on leadership
  • The critical distinction between expectations and standards
  • The indispensable value of joy and happiness

These insights offer not just hope but practical strategies for anyone facing obstacles, big or small and will leave you with lots of things to think about as you fight through battles in your own life.

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