Episode 108: How an NFL Super Bowl made Jimmy Farris The Coach He Is Today!
Jimmy and I have so much to talk about that we had to record a second episode, mostly to talk about the things we were supposed to discuss in the first place! Today we’re talking all about FOOTBALL and how Jimmy became the person he is today because of his experience. Jimmy played for the New England Patriots under Bill Belichick, played in a Super Bowl, and is now an Author and Coach! This is a GREAT final podcast of the year and I’m excited to share it with you!
In his own words:
In 2001, I signed my first NFL contract with the San Francisco 49ers and achieved a goal I set for myself when I was 10 years old. I spent the next 7 years in the NFL, won a Super Bowl with the Patriots, and lived my dream. And then at the age of 30… it was over.
For the next several years, I struggled to find myself again. Can you relate?
I was unsure …. Who was I without football? What was I passionate about? What could I offer the world? How could I make an impact?
I realized that all of those years spent pursuing… realizing… and living the dream of playing Pro Football taught me some incredibly valuable lessons.
Lessons about what it takes to be a high performer, how to consistently be your best, how to come back from failure, and how to become the absolute best version of yourself. I want to share that information with the world and that is why I created Be A Pro.
My team and I are on a mission to help YOU get better and get more of the things you want in life. I want to teach you how to become the best version of yourself and realize more success, happiness, achievement, and fulfillment.
0:00 – Intro
0:50 – Why Write ‘Be A Pro’
5:00 – How does athlete mindset make a difference?
7:00 – Bill Belichick
16:30 – Michael Vick
29:50 – How long in NFL before benefits?
35:10 – What do you do when you retire football?
42:06 – Being reliable and obsessed
52:10 – Changing mindset to being obsessed
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