Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

#131 Colin O'Brady on How to Become Decisive In the Face of Paralyzing Fear | Impact Theory

av Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu | Publicerades 7/23/2019

How does a regular person with fears and doubts go from abject failure to breaking world records? Colin O’Brady suffered a critical injury so bad that a doctor told him he would probably never walk properly again. So, he climbed Mount Everest. And he became the first person to do what was thought impossible--cross Antarctica alone and unaided. On this week’s episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, watch as Colin O’Brady explains how he deals with fears, doubts, and competitiveness, and how he uses objectivity about it all to his advantage.

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Colin explains what inspires him to take extreme risks [2:42]

Colin describes the connection between being an artist and an athlete [4:30]

Colin talks about how his self-narrative kept him going [7:51]

Colin describes his relationship to fear [13:32]

Colin defines the most important skill he needed to cross Antarctica alone [18:30]

Colin describes the real experience of meditation [20:33]

Colin explains why he doesn’t have a negative interpretation of his experiences [27:00]

Colin illustrates his own competitive drive and how he cultivates it [35:00]

Colin describes his conception of death [42:00]

Colin shares the impact he wants to have on the world [49:00]




“We are the story we tell ourselves.” [8:16]

“My biggest fear is bottoming out at that plateau of comfortable complacency.” [46:30]

“The fear is not death specifically. The curiosity is how can I live my life so that I’m...not hedging so much against death that I don’t fully live.” [47:26]








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Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.