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In today’s episode, I talk with Michael Parnell, a man with one heck of a story of turning around his life. I met Mike through my wife while at an event, and wanted to have him on the show because of the immense challenges he had to overcome in order to get to where he is today. Mike shares his story and is real, unfiltered, and totally honest – which I find incredibly courageous.

 

In This Conversation We Cover:

  • [6:45] His dad leaving at age 1 + male influences
  • [13:16] Meeting with his biological father
  • [17:50] Moving around
  • [19:46] High school problems + stability
  • [21:20] Anger in college + being arrested
  • [24:37] Selling and experimenting with drugs
  • [28:26] Being arrested again
  • [33:56] Getting a job out of college while awaiting trial
  • [38:40] Heading to his sentencing
  • [41:46] Turning things around
  • [46:28] Looking back at the lessons learned
  • [48:28] How he shares his story
  • [52:18] Rapid fire