May 7, 2018
Lou Holtz is credited with saying, ‘In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying, so get in motion and grow.’ Justin Schenck lives by this mantra, measuring each day by his growth in several areas of life. So, what drives Justin? When did he discover his purpose in inspiring others to accept themselves? And how did he learn to overcome big challenges without seeing himself as a victim?
Justin is the host of the Growth Now Movement podcast. He is on a mission to teach the world that it isn’t about where you came from, it’s about the decisions you make today. Justin was named a Top 8 Podcaster to Watch in 2018 by Inc. magazine and selected as an ‘Icon of Influence’ in the new media space. He also serves as a podcast coach and consultant, teaching others how to launch and grow their own podcast.
Today, Justin joins Emerald to explain how his mother’s passing after a 20-year pill addiction inspired him to launch the Growth Now Movement. He speaks to his decision to surround himself with inspiring mentors and his mission to help people learn to love themselves. Justin describes how growth serves as the driving force in his life and how he assesses his progress through daily check-ins. Listen in for Justin’s insight around viewing success as an opportunity to reach more people, celebrating the love and support of family, and embracing where you are in this moment.
How his mother’s passing drove the launch of Justin’s podcast
The connection between growth and self-love
How his parents’ poor choices gave Justin clarity of purpose
Justin’s decision to surround himself with inspiring mentors
How growth serves as Justin’s driving force
How Justin uses daily check-ins to assess his progress
How Justin views each day as an opportunity to change the world
Why Justin struggles with accepting and celebrating success
Justin’s insight around success as an opportunity to reach more people
How Justin is driven by the love and support of family
The empowering moment Justin received his calling
Justin’s advice around embracing where you are in this moment
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