Influence is not a choice, but what you do with your influence is. Many people waste their influence, never realizing their potential or becoming apathetic to the impact they could have. Many more spend their influence, devoting their energies to a comfortable life without having to sacrifice much. But few people invest their influence, maximizing their potential while selflessly serving others. There is an art and science to this investment of influence. Those who want to be investors are daily learners of both the art and the science. Do you want to invest your influence? If so, then it’s time to experiment.

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Tony Villafane - July 5, 2023

044 Overcoming Adversity

It’s one thing to say you have the strength to overcome difficulty, it’s a completely different thing to actually overcome and come out stronger amidst adversity. When the bottom of life falls out from under us, we find out what kind of stuff we are truly made of. How do we deal with the plethora of emotions and the multiple negative ways we can respond to adversity? Is there a difference between self-inflicted and life-inflicted adversity? How do we grow as leaders through difficulty and how do we help others through adversity without being insensitive? It’s topics like this where it is advantageous to have someone speak through their firsthand experience of adversity to give us needed perspective and to learn from their story. Lean in and listen to Lindsay Felker share her adverse journey through encephalitis.

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