#12 Why So Angry? Podcast: Failure Is A Gem Best Served Spicy

I posted this instagram because it makes me smile. Actually, it makes me really think about what my mind goes through at all the odd hours of the night.

Today's episode I bring back my good friend and former writing partner, Tonio, to talk about a key moment in our path towards following our dreams to becoming Hollywood screenwriters. 

The reason why I wanted to bring this memory onto the show is to be able to share an experience that doesn't seem to be covered a lot in today's mainstream culture. It feels like we always celebrate and focus on the ultra-successful and hyper-popular public figures of the "Rich and Famous" variety.

Now I don't want to be a Debbie-Downer, or sound like I cannot take away anything of value from motivational speaker such as Tony Robbins or Gary Vaynerchuk, but sometimes I feel that everything, in terms of the tough experiences, gets flattened out when we hear it come from the perspective of the successful.

My mission is to get too the ground level of what is causing our level of disgruntlement. Perhaps I'm being my traditional negative self, but I'm simply providing some real-time documentation of what actually happened to me without the "pie-in-the-sky" message of "it will get better as long as you don't quit your dreams!" 

Well everyone, I did quit a dream, and perhaps, I'm a prouder man for it. 

So stay tuned!

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  • War of art great work of nonfiction chronicling the tales of Steven Pressfield's journey through the struggles of creative process and how we as imaginative beings are locked into an eternal battle against resistance and inspired freedom. 


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