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In this week’s episode, we learn the story of Eric Foster, Esq. Eric is a successful lawyer and owner of his own firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Eric tells his story of struggling with self-doubt and fear of failure and how it has affected his life on postponing and sometimes overthinking decisions. He talks about overcoming self-doubt and now is an encourager of others who doubt themselves. It’s about not asking yourself “why” but “why not?” Eric is a member of the Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Board and writes columns for that publication. His story is one we all need to hear and pay attention to.
Read Eric's Self-Doubt article here.
- Try to squelch that voice inside your head that says, “what if I fail?”
- Self-doubt can stop you from taking advantage of opportunities in your life.
- Fear of failure is the core of self-doubt. Failure though is part of the process in becoming successful.
- Go with your gut. Just move forward. Don’t talk yourself out of going with decisions you have made.
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More About Rod Cate and Get Back Up:
On August 14, 1981, Rod broke his neck while making a tackle that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In a split second, he went from athlete to quadriplegic. Get Back Up is the story of Rod's life journey and provides a detailed account of what it’s like to be handicapped, how to overcome it and how to thrive. The book gives you a look into trying legal cases through the eyes of a handicapped lawyer. The book’s purpose is to hopefully motivate you to not allow life’s sometimes devastating twists and turns ruin your quest for a great life. If your life is perfect and you have never suffered a tragedy, this book may not be for you. For the rest of us who have hit a bump or two on the road of life and are still trying to make it happen, this is your book.