20. Chris Burns – Jail Cell To Greatest Possible Self

Chris Burns is the podcast host of Becoming Your Greatest Possible Self and founder of Burn It Up coaching. His podcast is renowned for for interviewing experts on a 12-hour Facebook livestream in which he encourages people to share inspiring stories and connect with each other. Chris is known for his ability to hold people accountable, encourage others to be their best selves, and guide people toward a higher level of personal and professional performance.

In this episode, Chris tells his story of hitting rock bottom at an early age. His wake up call came when he found himself in jail. With what could have resulted in a larger consequence, Chris was let off with a warning and at that point, Chris made a firm decision to live a better life and quickly changed his path. 

Chris talks about loving the journey you are on. He explains that there is so much value held in embracing personal growth and the biggest disservice you can do to yourself is comparing yourself to others’ success. He truly believes that in order to overcome adversity, you must stop trying to carry the burden alone and surround yourself with people in which you can confide to share your struggles and grow past them.

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