Finding Opportunity in Adversity, with Peter Sage

Finding Opportunity in Adversity, with Peter Sage

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Peter Sage is an international serial entrepreneur and subject matter expert in human behavior and self mastery. His unique way of looking at the world has earned him the distinguished Brand Laureate Award for extraordinary individuals alongside previous winners who include Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs and Christiano Ronaldo. Peter is a 6x TEDx speaker whose multiple #1 bestselling books have sold over 150,000 copies in several languages. He has founded multiple 8-figure companies and raised over $1M for various charities.

Peter is now committed to sharing his vast knowledge and experience in a way that allows others to also lead an extraordinary life.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Peter introduces himself and shares his story as a mindset expert and entrepreneur who has learned the key life skill of finding opportunity in adversity
  • What differences exist between a coach, a mentor, and a consultant, and why the differences are important when finding someone to work with who can accelerate your success
  • Why a lack of resources is no excuse for not being resourceful, and why “personal growth” focuses too much on knowledge mastery rather than self-mastery
  • Why the most important aspect of your success isn't the skills you learn but the person who is applying those skills
  • Why your mindset is 60% of your success and needs to be the aspect you develop before anything else
  • Why too many people find out too late that there's a huge difference between a life spent chasing success and a life spent chasing fulfillment
  • Peter shares a story from a TEDx talk he gave about being charged with contempt of court and sentenced to six months in prison
  • How Peter managed to find the silver lining in his prison experience and turned it into a powerful learning experience and an opportunity to change others' lives
  • How Peter turned eleven letters he wrote to coaching clients while in prison into a powerful book about turning adversity into advantage, “The Inside Track”
  • Why Peter's book landed at the ideal time given the state of the world today, and how to get a free copy of his book for just the cost of shipping


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