Top Lessons from Prison & the Mob | IMPACT Q&A

We recently had my Mastermind 13th Annual Retreat with 100+ of the most passionate, purpose-driven trainers on the planet in Coronado, CA. The overwhelming response was that it was one of our best retreats yet. And BOTH guest speakers knocked it out of the park. Today’s episode is a montage of some of the best sound-bytes/lessons from the Retreat that will bring great value to your life.

Spartan founder Joe DeSena shared his story of how the now-famous Spartan runs came into existence, including how his upbringing in New York played a big part in his life story. In today’s episode, Joe shares 3 lessons a mob boss taught him that he still applies today in his personal & professional life.

Additionally, you’re going to hear from Damon West (Episode 56) who also spoke at the Retreat. Damon talks about how to transform the culture in prison, how to like what you see in the mirror, and the moment it all changed for him in prison. Damon will once again captivate your attention as he shares in-depth what it’s like inside the prison walls. 

The theme to the Retreat stemmed from the movie Shawshank Redemption and “Finding your Zihuatanejo.” Let’s get out to the Retreat now and listen in to 22-minutes of some of the top sound-bytes that I know are going to motivate your mind and inspire your soul. 


Tag us on IG/Twitter at @ToddDurkin, @DamonWest7, and @realjoedesena.

MORE ON THE EPISODE:

4:00- What’s Your Zihuatanejo?
A state of mind.

5:45- Step On The Gas Pedal
Don’t lose your stride

7:37- Spartan Founder Joe De Sena’s Advice From A Mob Boss
How he ran his world-class pool business…

10:22- Going Above And Beyond In Business

11:00- Make Sure You’re Scalable

11:39- How Damon West Changed Prison Culture
The only white boy on the basketball court…

15:00- Liking The Reflection In The Mirror
You look different when you’re not living in fear…

16:20- The Moment It All Changed For Damon
He pulled off something no one had ever pulled off in prison before…

18:29- What Kind Of People You Find Most Often In Prison
A carrot, an egg, or a coffee bean?

18:48- Final Words & Motivation From TD

Thank you, Joe De Sena and Damon West for being a guest at the Todd Durkin Mastermind Retreat and on the IMPACT Show podcast!
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Joe De Sena:
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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.

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