37. Michael W Connor – Helping People Empower Themselves

In this episode, Lance and Michael discuss living with the ups and downs of life and ways to EMPOWER yourself!

Michael W Connor is the Founder of UnderstandingU, his life-empowerment coaching brand that embraces happiness, positivity, and abundance. Michael has overcome challenging adversities ranging from his father being incarcerated at a very young age, being HIV positive, and being forced to leave a stable corporate job. All of which he found strength and positivity through the support of his loving family. 

Michael tells listeners: “Don’t let the pain or the shock of something take you out of the game. You always gotta be a player. You always gotta keep it moving forward or you get left behind.”

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The importance of living in the present; in the here and now.
  • How an abundance mindset versus scarcity mindset will set you up for success
  • The power behind embracing all the things that make you different
  • His journey of overcoming adversity and eventually becoming a certified life coach
  • How you can find your own methods to empower yourself 

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