My Advice to the Younger Generation with Carter Pline

I recently had a deep conversation with a 19-year old gentleman who had some deep questions for me. This young man, a student-athlete at Mount Vernon Nazarene College in Ohio, is looking to gain practical wisdom and insight as he is currently making some big decisions to set himself up for success in life.

My friends, listen carefully as Carter Pline asks me seven deep questions on life, faith, success, my decision-making process, legacy, and more. These include:

  • What does a typical day in your life look like?
  • What are you consistently doing every day to develop yourself and become better as a whole?
  • What is the best piece of practical advice you have ever been given that has stuck with you?
  • What advice would you give to me and my generation?
  • Does your faith ground you?
  • What is the legacy you hope to leave?
  • What’s next for you?

Regardless of your age, I believe this episode will deliver great value & IMPACT to your life. Additionally, please make sure you share this episode with your friends, co-workers, and family on your social media. Please tag me so I can reciprocate some love! 

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More on the episode:

1:13 – What does a day in your life look like?
I like to do my best work before noon. 2007 AHA moment after reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill…The Power of a Mastermind Group!  

5:43 – What are you consistently doing every day to develop yourself and become better as a whole?
Moving everyday go deeper in my faith. 

7:18 – What is the best piece of practical advice you have ever been given that has stuck with you?
The fear of failing can hold us back. Stop taking myself so seriously. Loosen up!

9:58 – What advice would you give to me and my generation?
Work!  “It only took me 20 years to get overnight success,” Mike Chandler.

14:31 – Does your faith ground you?

21:03 – What is the legacy you hope to leave?
IMPACT Man…Great Father, Husband, Coach, and Life Transformer

21:45 – What is next for you?
Big dreams in my next decade. The best is yet to come!

24:05 – Lightning round  Rapid-Fire questions.

27:05 – Close


Please keep your questions coming so I can highlight you on the podcast!!

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About the Author



Todd Durkin, MA, is a world-renown trainer, coach, author and motivational keynote speaker who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL, MLB, and MMA athletes, including two Super Bowl MVP’s, one NFL League MVP, Olympic gold medalists, Heisman Trophy winners, and MMA champions. Todd is a 2-Time Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Top-100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.

Todd was a featured trainer on the popular TV show, NBC STRONG, which is now airing on Netflix. His award-winning gym, Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, is a Top-10 Gym in America and his 3 best-selling books, Get Your Mind Right, The WOW BOOK, and The IMPACT Body Plan, have both changed thousands of people’s lives. If you would like to get motivated and inspired now, you can pick these books up at www.Amazon.com, or if you would like a signed copy, please purchase at www.ToddDurkin.com/
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